Like most websites, we sometimes place small data files called Cookies, on your computer.

They improve our service by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given (eg your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit Or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

How we use cookies

This Mazars website uses cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last. “End of session” means the cookie is temporary and will be removed when you close your browser.


Essential cookies for the website

Name  Purpose  Expires
eZSESSID This cookie is used by our content management system and is added when visiting any part of the website. We deem this essential to the working of the website. End of session
is_logged_in We use this cookie to remember when a MazarsConnect user is  logged in. We deem these as being strictly necessary to allow the registered user access to MazarsConnect content.  End of session


Remembering if you’ve seen our cookie policy message

On your first visit to the website, you may be greeted by a pop-up message that provides information about cookie use. We’ll store a cookie when you click the accept button so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and will stop showing it.

Name  Purpose  Expires
mazarsAcceptCookies  Saves a cookie to let us know that you have seen and accepted our cookie message. 12 months


Measuring website usage

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies by visiting this page on Google.

Name  Purpose Expires
_utma This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site 2 years
_utmb This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site 30 minutes
_utmc This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser End of session
_utmz This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months
_jsuid This is cookie holds a random number that is generated the first time someone visits the website. Its sole purpose is to better identify new and unique visitors to the website. 10 years
_eventqueue This cookie stores an array of mouse events that can’t be guaranteed to be logged to our servers before the current page is unloaded. These events can then be processed and logged on the subsequent page. 1 hour
heatmaps_g2g_100626449 This cookie tells our tracking code to log data about where a visitor is clicking on a site to send back to our servers and later used to generate a heatmap report of clicks on that page. 1 hour
_first_pageview This is a session cookie that is set on the first page view of any visit. Its purpose is so that certain parts of the Code only fire on the first page view, making it faster and more efficient. 10 minutes
_referrer_og This cookie stores the external referrer for a visitor, so that on future visits the same referrer will be attached to their sessions 90 days

Other third-party cookies

Name Purpose Expires
leo_auth_token These Linkedin cookies are created by the LinkedIn share button. Used to track which pages the user visits to collect them. For more information visit LinkedIn’s privacy policy  page. 1 hour
L1e End of session
X-LI-IDC End of session
visit 2 years
JSESSIONID End of session
guest_id Created by Twitter, this cookie is present because we offer Twitter’s share and follow widgets 2 years
ACTIVITY Created by Youtube with our embedded videos, these cookies provide measurement data of video viewing. End of session
PREF End of session
YSC End of session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE End of session