Metaswitch Networks wants its websites to be simple, useful and accessible. This sometimes involves putting information on the device that you use to access our websites, for example your computer or mobile phone. This includes small files called cookies.
- Recognize that you may have given a username and password to log in to one of our services so that you don’t need to do it for every web page that you visit.
- Remember any personal preferences that you may tell us about.
- Remember certain actions that you may have taken. For example, if you have already seen a particular feature banner, our website will use a cookie to remember this and show you a different one next time.
- Ensure a high quality of service when you view digital media, such as videos.
- Measure how many people visit our websites, to help us understand how our users interact with our websites so that we can make them better.
Removing or blocking cookies
If you do not want to have cookies placed on your device, you can remove any existing cookies and block new cookies from being put on your device. To learn more about how to remove or block cookies in your web browser, visit www.aboutcookies.org, read the Help text in your web browser, or read the instructions for your mobile device.
Please note that blocking cookies might degrade your experience or prevent you from using some features on our websites. For example, if you block cookies our websites might not remember any personal preferences you set and you might not be able to log in to any user accounts that you have set up.
Types of cookies
Our websites use two types of cookie.
- First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to support the essential infrastructure and user experience of our websites.
List of cookies used by Metaswitch websites
If a particular Metaswitch website is not listed here, that is because the website does not use any cookies except those listed as applying to "All".
|Metaswitch corporate||Metaswitch||SESSa84213247e4df09b68d2fb52d6855d07||Establishes a browsing session for each user.||Expires in 3 weeks|
|Metaswitch corporate||Metaswitch||feature_carousel-default||Remembers which feature banner the user last viewed on the home page so that the carousel can show the next feature banner when the user returns to the home page.||Expires in 1 day|
|Careers||Metaswitch||ASP.NET_SessionId||Establishes a browsing session for each user.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Communities||Metaswitch||JSESSIONID||Establishes a browsing session for each user.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Communities||Metaswitch||jive.user.loggedIn||Remembers whether the user is logged in.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Communities||Metaswitch||iPlanetDirectoryPro||Keeps the user's session alive.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Routes the user to the correct server.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Network Technologies||Metaswitch||ASP.NET_SessionId||Establishes a browsing session for each user.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Network Technologies Customer Portal||Metaswitch||SESSa84213247e4df09b68d2fb52d6855d07||Establishes a browsing session for each user.||Expires in 2 weeks|
|Network Technologies Customer Portal||Metaswitch||ms_test_cookie||Checks whether the user's browser has cookies enabled. This website requires cookies and displays a warning if cookies are not enabled.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Network Technologies Customer Portal||Metaswitch||.ASPXAUTH||Remembers whether the user is logged in.||Expires when the user closes their web browser|
|Thrutu||Metaswitch||slimstat_tracking_code||Collects information about how visitors use the site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site.||Expires in 30 minutes|
|Thrutu Developer||Metaswitch||sessionid||Establishes a browsing session for each user.||Expires in 2 weeks|
|Thrutu Developer||Metaswitch||csrftoken||Enables users to log in securely.||Expires in 1 year|