Cookie policy

This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we, Virtusa, use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website, www.virtusa.com (our website). This Cookies Policy is effective from 1/1/2020.

‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. You consent to us placing non-essential cookies on your computer or device by continuing to use our website with your browser settings set to accept cookies.

For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.

For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies.

About cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customizing a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.

  1. Essential and non-essential cookies

    Cookies can be classified as either essential’ or ‘non-essential.
    Essential cookies:these are cookies that are either
    Used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network
    Strictly necessary to provide an online service (such as our website or a service on our website) that you have requested.
    Non-essential cookies:these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyze your behavior on a website (analytical cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (advertising cookies).

  2. Session and persistent cookies

    Cookies can be classified as either session or persistent, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

    Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

    Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

  3. First- and third-party cookies
    Cookies can be classified as first party or third party. 

    First-party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.

    Third-party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by third-party website domains.

  4. Cookies used on our website

Name of Cookie

Type of Cookie

First- or Third- Party Cookie

Session or Persistent

Purpose

_ga

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Persistent (2 years)

Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website

_gat

Non-essential (functional)

First-party

Session

Google Analytics cookie used to throttle number of requests received by users

_gid

Non-essential (functional)

First-party

24 hours

Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website

_gac_<property-id>

Non-essential (functional)

First-party

90 days

Google Analytics cookie used to track campaign-related information for the user

visitor cookie

Non-essential (functional)

First- and third-party

Session

Pardot cookie for a unique visitor ID used to track page visits

pi_opt_in

Non-essential (functional)

First- and third-party

Session

Pardot cookie used to track opt-in preferences

sessionStorage

Non-essential (analytical)

third-party

Session

Yext Analytics cookie used to distinguish user search sessions

_yfpc

Non-essential (analytical)

First- and third-party

90 days

Yext cookie used to distinguish users on a website to generate statistical information about their use of the website

rokoAPI

 

Non-essential (analytical)

third-party

1 year

Contains unique identifier of Chatbot user

rokoAPISession

Non-essential (analytical)

third-party

Session

Chatbot session cookie- used to track browser sessions, needed for "Users who have visited * number of session" setting in bot's Triggers settings

MF_ 234e2957-1c06-48e5-a481-88b3898ed9dd

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Session

This cookie identifies the browser session while it happens. The cookie is deleted as soon as the session ends, meaning when the user leaves the website.

mf_user

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

90 days

This cookie establishes whether the user is a returning or first time visitor. This is done simply by a yes/no toggle - no further information about the user is stored.

mbox.

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Persistent (2 years)

Adobe Target cookies used to give Virtusa the ability to test which online content and offers are more relevant to visitors.

s_ecid

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Persistent (2 years)

This cookie is set by the customer's domain after the AMCV cookie is set by the client. The purpose of this cookie is to allow persistent ID tracking in the 1 party state and is used as a reference ID if the AMCV cookie has expired. Check AMCV cookie here for more details.

AMCV_29BE15F354E
747F10A4C98A4%40AdobeOrg

 Non-essential (analytical)

 First-party

 Persistent (2 years)

Adobe Experience Cloud uses cookies to store a visitor ID that is used across Experience Cloud Solutions.

s_cc

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Session

This cookie is set and read by the JavaScript code to determine if cookies are enabled (simply set to "True")

s_sq

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Session

This cookie is set and read by the JavaScript code when the ClickMap functionality or the Activity Map functionality are enabled; it contains information about the previous link that was clicked on by the user

s_vi

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Persistent (2 years)

Unique visitor ID time/date stamp

s_fid

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Persistent (2 years

Fallback unique visitor ID time/date stamp

pc ID

 

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Session

A semi-permanent ID for a visitor's browser. Lasts until cookies are manually deleted.

session ID

 

Non-essential (analytical)

First-party

Session

A unique ID for a user session. By default, this lasts 30 minutes.

formRefrer

 

Functional

First-party

Request based

Used for form submissions

 

 

Changing your cookie settings

You can turn Functional and Analytics/Marketing cookies on or off using the controls below. 

 

Changing your browser settings

You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third-party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

             Google Chrome

             Mozilla Firefox 

             Microsoft Internet Explorer

             Apple Safari

Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third-party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

Opt out of third parties’ use of cookies

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on, which is available here.

You can also visit Google’s Ads Settings to opt out of Google’s use of cookies.

You can choose to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Clearing existing cookies

To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.