Cookie Notice


To make our website provide the best possible user interface, and to provide the most relevant product and solution information to our site visitors, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This policy provides you with information about cookies for this website.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity. Cookies on this site may be delivered in a first-party (set by the website) or third-party (set by another website) context and may also be set in association with emails you receive from QSC.

Cookies help us enhance your experience when using our website. They also help us understand how people use our site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve our site users on an ongoing basis.

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a tool that facilitates the installation of non-essential Google Analytics Cookies (see below) and marketing cookies. It is not a cookie, it is essential to the proper functioning our site, and it does not have an expiration date.

Cookies Used on This Site

Essential Cookies. These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around our website and providing access to features such as your profile, purchases, partner only resources, and other secure areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled. The table below provides more information about these cookies.

Cookie Name Source Expiry Purpose
fe_typo_user 365 days This cookie stores session information of logged in visitors on site.
_session_id 365 days This cookie stores session identifying information of visitor on site.
has_active_session 365 days This cookie stores Boolean value indicating the presence of an active session.
qscid_active_session 365 days This cookie stores session identifying information of a logged in visitor.
__cfduid 365 days This cookie stores session identifying information for 3rd party content delivery network (CDN).
_fbp 1 day This cookie stores session identifying information for 3rd party analytics (Facebook).
trwsa.sid Session This cookie contains an alphanumeric value pertaining to the visitor’s current session and is used to personalize the current visit to the site and present relevant content based upon known information about the visitor.
trwv.uid 2 years This cookie contains an alphanumeric value to associate current visitor with the Marketo Web Personalization record and is used for the personalization of visitor’s content.

Analytics Cookies. We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies collect information in the aggregate to give us insight into how our website is being used. We anonymize IP addresses in Google Analytics, and the anonymized data is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. The following table has more information about these cookies.

Cookie Name Source Expiry Purpose
_ga Google Analytics 365 days These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use We use the information to help us improve our site through the collection of anonymized information (e.g., number of visitors to website and where visitors have come from to the site).
_gid Google Analytics 365 days
_gad_UA-40213070-1 Google Analytics 1 day

To view an overview of the privacy of your Google Analytics cookies please go here:

Marketing Cookies. We also use a marketing database management program that deploys a cookie when a user interacts with a marketing communication, such as a marketing email or a marketing-based landing page on our website. This cookie collects personal information such as your name, which pages you visit on our website, your history arriving at our website, your purchases from the IAPP, and the like. Collected information is used to evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns or to provide better targeting for marketing. The following table  provides more information about this cookie.

Cookie Name Source Expiry Purpose
_mkto_trk Marketo 2 years This cookie collects personal information (e.g., name, pages visited, and purchase history) to link a visitor to the recipient of an email marketing campaign.  This cookie stores only your unique identifying browser and internet device information.

Third Party Websites' Cookies

Third party cookies are cookies set by someone other than the website owner for purposes such as collecting information on user behavior, demographics, or personalized marketing. When using our website, you may encounter embedded content, such as YouTube videos, or you may be directed to other websites for such activities as surveys, to make payment in currency other than U.S. dollars, or for job applications. These websites and embedded content may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites, even if you are directed to them from our website.

Using Your Browser

Many of the cookies used on our website and through emails can be enabled or disabled through our by disabling the cookies through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions usually located within the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling cookies may affect the user experience with our site.


For more information, please contact our privacy coordinator at [email protected].