Cookie Notice


This page has been amended on 23 May 2018

This Cookie Notice explains what cookies are, which cookies we use on our website (excluding the connected websites belonging to businesses under the direct or indirect supervision of equensWorldline) and how we use them, how third-parties  use cookies on our website, your choices to adjust the cookies settings in your browser and some additional information about cookies. It is possible that our Cookie Notice will be adjusted in the near future. Therefore, we recommend that you regularly check our Cookie Notice for any changes.

What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of information that websites store on your computer or mobile device, and may then be sent back to our website’s servers with updated data as you browse our website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows our website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and our website more useful to you.

How equensWorldline uses cookies
We use cookies to store information that helps us establish whether you have visited the website before. We use cookies for the following objectives:

  • to monitor the activity of the visitors of our website
  • to examine how we can make our website even more user-friendly
  • for research and analyses of our website statistics


In addition to our own cookies, we use various third party cookies to report usage statistics of our website.

Which cookies do we use
The table below explains which cookies we use, for which purpose we use them, and how long they are stored.

Statistics cookies
Statistics cookies help us to understand how website visitors interact with our website. The collected personal data will be anonymized (the last octet of your IP-address will be masked) before storage and further usage for the reporting on how the website visitor interacts with our website. We use the following statistics cookies:

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry
Universal Analytics (Google)
_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical information on how the visitor uses the website.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
2 years
  _gat
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
1 minute
  _gid
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
24 hours
  _gac_UA-#

Contains campaign related information about the website visitor. We have connected our Google Analytics account to our Google Adwords account. Adwords will therefore read this cookie in order to be able to track conversions. More information about Google Adwords:

Please use this browser add-on if you don’t want to be tracked: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

90 days

Preference cookies
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, for instance your preferred language or the region that you are located in. We use the following preference cookies:

 

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry
ads.linkedin.com
Lang
Remembers the user's selected language version of a website
Expires after the browsing session ends

Third party cookies
Our website uses the following third party suppliers and partners who also set cookies on your computer or mobile device as you browse our website. We use the following third party cookies:

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry
Linkedin
(third party)
Bcookie
Cookie names that begin with Bcookie, BizoID, bscookie, UserMatchHistory and lidc come from Linkedin. These are used to optimize the range of advertising on LinkedIn. 
More information about LinkedIn cookies
2 years
  BizoID,
Cookie names that begin with Bcookie, BizoID, bscookie, UserMatchHistory and lidc come from Linkedin. These are used to optimize the range of advertising on LinkedIn.
 More information about LinkedIn cookies
6 months
  bscookie
Cookie names that begin with Bcookie, BizoID, bscookie, UserMatchHistory and lidc come from Linkedin. These are used to optimize the range of advertising on LinkedIn.
 More information about LinkedIn cookies
1 year
  UserMatchHistory
Cookie names that begin with Bcookie, BizoID, bscookie, UserMatchHistory and lidc come from Linkedin. These are used to optimize the range of advertising on LinkedIn. 
More information about LinkedIn cookies
6 months
  lidc
Cookie names that begin with Bcookie, BizoID, bscookie, UserMatchHistory and lidc come from Linkedin. These are used to optimize the range of advertising on LinkedIn.
More information about LinkedIn cookies
1 day
YouTube
(third party)

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
179 days
  YSC
Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
Expires after the browsing session ends

 

Please note that, where we embed content from third party websites such as Twitter and YouTube, you may also have cookies from these third party websites installed on your computer or mobile device. equensWorldline does not control these cookies. We advise you to check the privacy policy of the applicable third party website(s) for more information. Please find these links below: 


Please also note that, if you use one of the ‘sharing tools’ on our website to share content using social networks, these social networks may install a cookie on your computer or mobile device. equensWorldline does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant third party website for more information.

Do we use other cookies?
We do not use any other cookies than the cookies described above. Some of our connected websites belonging to businesses under the direct or indirect supervision of equensWorldline may use other cookies than the ones listed above. If so, their cookies will be listed in their specific cookie notice.

Management of cookies
If you don’t agree with the use of the cookies listed above on our website, you can set up your browser to limit or exclude their use by adjusting your cookie settings. Your browser provides you with information and control over cookies. You can set your browser to alert you when a cookie is being used, and accept or reject the cookie. You can also set your browser to refuse all cookies. You can generally disable the cookie feature on your browser without affecting its ability to use our website(s). Nevertheless, some functionalities of our website might be impacted by restricting the use of cookies.

Mobile device users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.

To help you find your way in how to change the settings in your browser, please find below some links that may be useful to configure the browser you may be using: