Cookie Policy

This document informs Users about the technologies that help cotax.ch to achieve the purposes described below. A cookie is a small text file that websites install on the computer or mobile device of the users who visit them.

  • First-party cookies; are cookies that are generated by the website you are visiting and that can only be read by that website. Also, a website can use external services, which generate their cookies known as third-party cookies.
  • Persistent cookies that are saved on your computer and are not automatically deleted when you leave the browser (unlike session cookies, which are deleted when you leave the browser).

The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences for a certain period of time.

So, you do not have to re-enter them when browsing our pages during the same visit. Cookies can also be used to compile anonymized statistics about the browsing experience on our website.

How do we use cookies?

Cotax’s website uses mostly “first-party cookies” that are generated and controlled by Cotax, and not by any external organizations. To view some of our pages, you might need to accept some third-party cookies that are generated by external organizations.

There are 3 types of first-party cookie we use are to:

  1. store visitor preferences
  2. make our websites operational
  3. gather analytics data (about user behavior)

Visitor preferences

Cotax sets them, they are accessed and controlled by us only, to remember the following;

  • if you have agreed to (or refused) this site’s cookie policy
  • if you’ve replied to a survey from us. (for example; about how helpful our site is)
  • other information such as account name, language, and location.

 Operational cookies

These cookies are included for certain web pages to function. For this reason, they do not require your consent, in particular for technical cookies.

Analytics cookies

These cookies are used for purely research purposes to improve the content of Cotax website and its functionality. It collects analytical data on how users interact with the Website as an anonymous user, and what pages are visited most.

Third-party cookies

Cotax website may contain third party cookies that enable Cotax to monitor and analyze web traffic and also can be used to keep track of User behavior. These third-party cookies as follow;

Google Analytics (Google Ireland Limited)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google uses the collected data to track and examine the use of Cotax.ch, to report on its activities and share it with other Google services. For more information about Google Privacy Policy – and Opt Out.

LinkedIn conversion tracking (LinkedIn Corporation)

LinkedIn conversion tracking is an analytics service that connects data from the LinkedIn advertising network with the user’s activities performed on Cotax.ch. you can check their Privacy Policy.

Cotax may contain content and features of third-party providers. In order to view and use their contents and features, you need to accept their specific terms and conditions and cookie policies.

Third-party providers on our Website:




List of cookies:

We describe the different categories of cookies set in our Website, with specific examples explained in detail in the table below. This includes a cookie name and purpose.

Cookie Duration Purpose
devicePixelRatio Browser default (1 year) Used to make the site responsive to the visitor’s screen size.
wordpress_test_cookie Session Tests that the browser accepts cookies.
_ga 2 years Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users.
_gat_<property-id> 1 minute Google Analytics – Used to throttle request rate.
_gid 24 hours Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users.
trac_form_token Session Used as a security token for cross-site request forgery protection.
trac_session 90 days Used to keep anonymous session information.
tix_view_token 2 days Used for session managing private CampTix content
tk_ai Browser default Used for tracking
stnojs 2 days Remember if user do not want JavaScript executed
wordpress_logged_in_{hash} Session Remember User session
wordpress_test_cookie Session Test if cookie can be set

How can you manage cookies?

You can manage/delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org.

Removing cookies from your device

You can delete all the cookies in your device by cleaning your cookies from your browser, however, you might lose some information such as site preference.

Managing site-specific cookies

If you want to manage a specific cookie, you can do that through the settings of your preferred browser.