Information About Syncro Soft's Use of Cookies

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Cookies we use

Below is a full list of the cookies used by Syncro Soft along with a description of what they are used for.

Google Cookies

Cookie NameDefault Expiration TimeDescription
__utma 2 years from set/update Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb 30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz 6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

OxygenWebsite Cookies

Cookie NameDefault Expiration TimeDescription
SHOP_SESSION_TOKENEnd of browser session2Checkout shopping session. This cookie is used to record that users have an active session on the shopping cart.
STORE_VISITOREnd of browser session2Checkout visitor cookie. This cookie is used to record that a visitor has been logged on the shopping cart site.
oxyindexvisited 1 year from set/update Used to set the latest visited page from the 'Oxygen XML Editor' tab.
oxyxml_authorvisited 1 year from set/update Used to set the latest visited page from the 'Oxygen XML Author' tab.
oxyxml_developervisited 1 year from set/update Used to set the latest visited page from the 'Oxygen XML Developer' tab.
page1 year from set/update Used in the online User Guide to remember the page displayed when a new password has been requested.
oxyAuth1 year from set/update Used in the online User Guide to store in browser the login details.
PHPSESSIDEnd of browser sessionThe PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie.

Oxygen XML Web Author Cookies

Cookie NameDefault Expiration TimeDescription
oxy_lang30 daysStores application language.

Local Storage Variables Used by Oxygen XML Web Author

Cookie NameDescription
sync.cacheFix.activeBuildTimeStores the time when Web Author is build, used to invaldate browser's cache.
copyIdStores the id of the copied text such that it can be shared between tabs.
layout.east.initialStateStores the open state of the side panel.
DITA.ditamap.historyStores the DITA Map history used by the alghorithm that resolvs keys when isn't specified a DITA Map.
-oxy-core-stylesheet-titlesStore the configuration of the 'Choose style' dialog.
-oxy-core-selected.dashboard.tabStores the last selected dashboard tab.
-oxy-core-sentinels.display.modeStores sentinels display mode set by the user in preferences dialog.
-oxy-core-spellcheck.enabledStores spellcheck enabled state set by the user in preferences dialog.
-oxy-core-selected.languageStores application language.
-oxy-core-breadcrumb.positionStores the breadcrumb position.

Local Storage Variables Used by Oxygen XML Web Author Plugins

Cookie NameDescription
recentlyUsedCharactersA list of recently used characters in characters picker view.
lastCharacterSearchStores the last character used in characters picker view.
github.shortcutStores the enabled state of the commit shortcut used by the git plugin.
github.commit.historyStores the commit history.
gcs::gh.acStores the GitHub access token in the credentials store.
gcs::bb.acStores the Bitbucket access token in the credentials store.
gcs::gl.acStores the GitLab access token in the credentials store.
gcs::gle.acStores the GitLab Enterprise access token in the credentials store.
gcs::up.acStores basic authentication credentials.
github::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
bitbucket::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
gitlab::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
gitlab-e::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
userpass::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
github::usr.nameStores the name of the authenticated user.
bitbucket::usr.nameStores the name of the authenticated user.
gitlab::usr.nameStores the name of the authenticated user.
gitlab-e::usr.nameStores the name of the authenticated user.
userpass::usr.nameStores the name of the authenticated user.
github::usr.emailStores the email of the authenticated.
bitbucket::usr.emailStores the email of the authenticated.
gitlab::usr.emailStores the email of the authenticated.
gitlab-e::usr.emailStores the email of the authenticated.
userpass::usr.emailStores the email of the authenticated.
github::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
bitbucket::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
gitlab::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
gitlab-e::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
userpass::ltst.url.keyStores the latest url which was opened in the file-browser.
webdav.userStores user logged in to WebDAV.
webdav.latestRootUrlStores the Root URL of the last WebDAV server. Used as a cache.
webdav.latestUrlStores latest WebDAV url.
sharepoint.onDocLoadStores the action which need to happend when a sharepoint document is loaded.
sharepoint.latestUrlStores latest sharpoint url.

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(Updated December 5, 2018)