What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or other internet connected device in order to identify your browser, provide analytics, remember information about you and your preferences, either for a single visit or for multiple repeat visits such as your language preference or login information. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors, and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in They’re completely safe and can’t be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your device. You can learn more about cookies by clicking here.

What type of cookies does factoHR use?

Cookies can either be session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires automatically when you close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves; some may expire after a few minutes while others may expire after multiple years. Cookies placed by the website you’re visiting are called “first party cookies”.
Below is a detailed list of the cookies we use on our website. Our website is scanned with our cookie scanning tool regularly to maintain a list as accurate as possible. We classify cookies in the following categories
Strictly necessary
Functional / preference/br> Analytics
Strictly necessary cookies are necessary for our website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are essential in order to enable you to navigate around the website and use its features. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions.If you remove or disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our websites.
Functional/Preference These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location.
Analytics Analytics cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them
Cookie namePurposeValidity
Alphanumeric cookies of length 10 characters (eg: 467aef24c7)Load balancing and session stickinessSession
csr* / *csr* / *csr, zmpncc, zfccnWebsite securitySession
dcl_pfx_lcntNavigation through cross-domainsSession
JSESSIONIDHTTP session token identifierSession
stk, rtkLogin, signup – success & failure analysisSession
_imtremManage the ‘Remember me’ optionSession
_z_identityManage the user’s login sessionSession
IAMTFA*Two Factor Authentication validationSession
_zsudcManage custom domain login sessionsSession
zidpMaintain OpenID sign in optionsSession
factoHR_fbuidMaintain Facebook login optionSession
GAUTH_TICKETProvide the authentication token in mobile apps for mobile sign in abilitySession
tfa_acTwo Factor Authentication managementSession
clientauthtokenSupport sign in for client portalSession
_iamadt, _iambdtManage logged in user session1 month
zipStore IP locale country value for proper website operations1 day
AKA_A2Performance optimisation in loading of pages1 hour
dcl_bdStores the base domain of the current dc(data center) for proper cross data center domain navigationSession
is_pfxStores the current web URL domain prefix informationSession
IAMTFATICKET_Stores the trusted browser session, when “Trust this Browser” option is enabled during TFA verification by the user.180day(s)

How you can manage cookies?

Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their ‘settings’ preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information. Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
Google chrome internet explorer
Mozilla firefox safari (desktop)
Safari (mobile) android browser
Opera opera mobile


We may update this cookie statement from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this cookie statement regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. For more information relating to cookies, you may contact legal@factohr.com
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