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ExxonMobil Cookie Statement

Cookies

In this statement, you will find information about what cookies are, what cookies may be set when you visit this website and how to reject or delete those cookies.

What cookies are and how we use them

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your device when you visit a website and contains information that is transferred to your computer. This information is sent back to the website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish your device from other visitors’ devices. This helps us to provide you with a better online experience, for example, by remembering your preferences, and also allows us to improve the site, for example, by measuring site visits and by ensuring that visitors easily find what they are looking for.

We also use cookies for other purposes, including:

  • to remember visitors’ preferences, such as, font size, language choice or region; and
  • to collect information about how visitors use our website, for example, which pages are visited and the duration of the visit.

We will also use cookies where they are necessary to provide a service you have requested, for example, so that you can access secure areas of our website. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of our site to operate. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but that may result in parts of the site not working as intended.

You can find more information about the cookies used across ExxonMobil websites (including Exxon, Mobil and Esso branded websites) and the purposes for which they are used in the table below. Each cookie will not necessarily be used on each ExxonMobil website.

Consent to cookies

In some countries, the law requires your permission to place cookies on your computer. As a visitor in one of those countries, you may consent to our placing of cookies on your device, in one of two ways (depending on the website visited); either you select the box to “accept cookies from this website” which will appear in a dedicated pop-up (a cookie banner), and you click on “Confirm”. Or, you continue browsing the site after receipt of a cookie banner informing you that by continuing to browse the website you consent to our placing of cookies on your device. In both cases, you can change your mind at any time by opting-out (see below for more information).

Previous visits to ExxonMobil websites

If you have previously visited an ExxonMobil website, it is likely that cookies were placed on your computer at that time. The cookies previously placed will be similar or the same as the cookies listed in the table below and we use them for similar or the same purposes.

To delete cookies that we previously placed, follow the instructions in the section “Opting-out.”

Opting-out

At any time you can delete and block all cookies from this site. You can delete cookies in most web browsers and you should be able to block cookies by activating the feature on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. The "help" screen in your browser or computer user manual should tell you how to do this.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.


Cookies used on this website

Name of Cookie Necessity Functionality Expiry Length
_ga Statistical Reporting Google Analytics - Keeps track of site usage and anonymous user information Expires after 13 months
cookie Performance Keeps track of users who have agreed to the Cookie Statement Expires after 1 year
laravel_session For Admin use Keeps track of user within admin site so any page changes or data/item selection is remembered from page to page Removed when the browser is closed or 1 hour which ever is sooner
_utma Statistical Reporting Allows us to record each unique visit to the site Expires after 2 years
_utmb Statistical Reporting Records when a page is closed and is used in conjunction with _utmc to measure how long visitors view our site pages 30 mins
_utmc Statistical Reporting Records when a page is closed and is used in conjunction with _utmb to measure how long visitors view our site pages Removed when the browser is closed
_utmz Statistical Reporting Notes how visitors find our website, for example, whether they come via a search engine, linked from another website or whether they typed in the web address directly. Also shows the sequence of pages visitors visit Expires after 6 months
_gat Statistical Reporting Used to throttle request rate 10 minutes

This website is using Google Analytics-powered content experiments to perform a preference test on the home page between the original and new alternative designs. The following cookies aim to monitoring the incoming traffic data to define which page is performing best.
Name of Cookie Necessity Functionality Expiry Length
__utmx Statistical Reporting Used to determine a user's inclusion in an experiment. 18 months
__utmxx Statistical Reporting Used to determine the expiry of experiments a user has been included in. 18 months

Third Party cookies used on this website

Name of Cookies Domain Functionality
YSC, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, SID, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, LOGIN_INFO, GEUP, PREF youtube.com These cookies allow YouTube to collect usage information for YouTube hosted videos
GoogleAccountsLocale_session, GAPS, PREF, PREF, SID, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, _ga, __utma, __utmc, __utmz, NID, TAID, AID google.com These cookies allow Google to collect usage information for YouTube hosted videos