Metric details: All cookies found

The All cookies found metric reveals all of the cookies that were found on the selected properties for the selected date ranges and regions. 

  Note: Please be aware that currently Sourcepoint does not support a single export of all cookies found on your properties. Cookies found on your properties can be exported on a per vendor basis from the cookie details modal. 

Navigate to the All cookies found metric page by click Dashboard in the left-hand rail and selecting All cookies found from the subsequent menu. 

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Use the provided fields to configure the following for the dashboard:

  • Properties
  • Regions
  • Date range
  • Benchmark properties

Click Apply when finished to repopulate the dashboard in accordance with your configuration.

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Overview

The graphs below show how your selected properties compared to the selected benchmark properties in regards to the number of cookies found on your properties.

 Definitions

  • Average count: the average number of vendors per scan that fulfilled the criteria of the metric (e.g. non disclosed, triggered before consent, etc...)
  • Relative score: a percentile ranking that compares your selected properties against your benchmark properties for this particular compliance metric. 

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Detailed Breakdown

The detailed breakdown table lists the vendor who were observed dropping cookies on your properties. Please refer to the table below for definitions for each vendor detail in the table.

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Detail Description
Vendor name Name of observed vendor on your property(ies) who dropped at least one cookie.
Distinct cookies Number of distinct cookie names observed that were set on your properties from this vendor. Specific cookie names dropped by the vendor is viewable by clicking Cookie details inline with the vendor name.
Flagged

Cookies dropped by the vendor can be flagged for any of the following criteria:

  • Non-secure
  • Persistent
  • Large (over 100 b)
1st or 3rd-party

Identifies whether cookies dropped by the vendor are either 1st-party or 3rd-party cookies:

  • 1st-party cookies are created by the domain of selected property and can only be used to track user behavior on the domain that created it.
  • 3rd-party cookies are created by a 3rd-party domain and can be used to track a user cross-domains.
Cookie category

The cookie category is determined by the technology category of the host domain that sets the cookie. This technology category is then mapped to the following cookie category buckets:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Targeting/advertising
  • Performance
  • Functionality

For any technologies that are uncategorized or if you wish to question one of the categorizations, please reach out to your Sourcepoint account manager.

Cookie details See Cookie details.
Vendor details See Vendor details.

  Note: Filter the table by different headers by selecting the filter icon from a vendor detail header and apply filters via the dropdown menu. Click OK to apply the filters.

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Cookie Details

The cookie details modal allows your organization to view specific information about each cookie set on your property(ies) by the vendor. View the cookie details modal by clicking under the   Cookie Details column inline with a specific vendor.

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Use the provided modal to view details for each individual cookie set by the vendor.

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Detail Description
Cookie name Name given to the cookie when the vendor set the cookie.
Flagged

Cookies dropped by the vendor can be flagged for any of the following criteria:

  • Non-secure
  • Persistent
  • Large (over 100 b)
1st or 3rd-party

Identifies whether cookies dropped by the vendor are either 1st-party or 3rd-party cookies:

  • 1st-party cookies are created by the domain of selected property and can only be used to track user behavior on the domain that created it.
  • 3rd-party cookies are created by a 3rd-party domain and can be used to track a user cross-domains.
Cookie category

The cookie category is determined by the technology category of the host domain that sets the cookie. This technology category is then mapped to the following cookie category buckets:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Targeting/advertising
  • Performance
  • Functionality

For any technologies that are uncategorized or if you wish to question one of the categorizations, please reach out to your Sourcepoint account manager.

Persistent/Session

The type of cookie set by the vendor:

  • Persistent cookies store information in the user’s browser for a long time.
  • Session cookies generally expire when the browser closes.
Secure/Non-secure

If the cookie is secure, the cookie's confidentiality is protected from attackers. For cookies that store sensitive or personal information it is recommended at a minimum that secure cookies are used.

Samesite

This detail dictates if the cookie is restricted to a first-party or same-site context. Use this field to ensure the cookie is shared in accordance with your organization's intentions.

  • None: the cookie will be sent in all contexts which includes cross-origin contexts.
  • Strict: the cookie will only be sent in a first-party context and not sent with requests initiated by third parties.
  • Lax: the cookie is not sent on normal cross-site requests except when the user is navigating to the origin website, (e.g. when following a link).

  Note: View this video for additional help on the Samesite cookie attribute. 

Cookie size The size of the cookie in bytes. Sourcepoint considers any cookie over 100 bytes to be large.
Cookie duration

Length of time from when the cookie was set to when it expires in days.

  Note: If field is blank, there is no expiry date set on the cookie and is persistent until the end-user resets the cookie in their browser. 

Host domain The domain which set the cookie.

  Note: Download the cookie details for the vendor as a csv file by clicking the download icon in the upper right-hand corner.


Vendor Details

The vendor details modal allows your organization to view specific information about the vendor. View the cookie details modal by clicking under the   Vendor Details column inline with a specific vendor.

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From the modal, you organization can view vendor details such as the technology categorization of the vendor, the vendors privacy policy, and the vendor's IAB Global Vendor List identification number (if applicable).

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Select any website from under the Websites header to view the URLs where the vendor was observed.

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Expand any Page URL to view the host domains associated with the vendor. Host domains are servers that are making network calls to your website that Sourcepoint has mapped to this vendor.

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  Note: View even more information, including the full URL path used by the vendor by downloading the vendor detail as a csv file.  

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