Cookie Notice blog


This page has been amended on 23 May 2018

This Cookie Notice explains what cookies are, which cookies we use on the equensWorldline blog 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 visit our blog. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows our blog or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and our blog more useful to you.

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

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


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

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 blog. 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 blog. 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 blog.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
2 years
  _gid
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the blog.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
24 hours
  _utma
The cookie collects information on the number of times a visitor has visited our blog. 
More information about Google Analytics cookies
2 years
  _utmb
The cookie register a timestamp with the exact time of when a visitor visits our blog.
The cookie calculate the duration of a blog visit.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
30 minutes from set up date  
  _utmz
The cookie stores the traffic source that explains how the user reached our blog, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used.
More information about Google Analytics cookies

6 months

 
  _utmc
The cookie register a timestamp with the exact time of when a visitor leaves our blog.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
Expires after the browsing session ends
 
  _utmv
The cookie is used for user-custom variables in Google Analytics.
More information about Google Analytics cookies
2 years
 

Third party cookies
Our blog uses the following third party suppliers and partners who also set cookies on your computer or mobile device as you browse our blog. 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
Twitter
(third party)

i/jot
i/jot/syndication

Cookies names that begin With i/jot come from Twitter. These cookies are unclassified.
Expires after the browsing session ends

Please note that, where we embed content from third party websites such as Twitter , 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 blog 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.

Management of cookies
If you don’t agree with the use of the cookies listed above on our blog, 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 blog.

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: