Avangate.com - Cookie Policy

Cookies Policy

1. Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide web services and functionalities for the users.

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

2. Site cookies

The table below explains the site cookies we use at Avangate.com and why we use them.

Cookie Source Cookie Name Function Expiry Date
Crazy Egg is_returning This cookie is used for login and comment functions on this site. It is created in order to track whether a visitor is new or returning. A "returning" visitor is one that has previously visited any tracked page on your domain within the last 5 years. 5 years from the date that it was set
Avangate _rfrr This cookie is a persistent cookie used for storing internal reports regarding Google Analytics information 1,000 days from the date that it was set
Avangate _rfrr_start_time This cookie is a persistent cookie used for tracking sign up time of the visitor on Avangate.com 1,000 days from the date that it was set
Avangate _avangate_trk This cookie is a persistent cookie in order to track whether a visitor is new or returning. A "returning" visitor is one that has previously visited any tracked page on your domain within the last 90 days. It also tracks personal information about you in order to prefill forms on website. 90 days from the date that it was set

On our order page we use the following cookies:

Cookie Source Cookie Name Function Expiry Date
Avangate GKD This cookie allows Avangate to identify a user session. 10 years
Avangate PHPSESSID This cookie is a session cookie used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie end of session/close of browser
Avangate ui_tabs_1/2 These cookies are used for graphic interface dimensions, numeric values 1 month from the date that it was set
Avangate main_menu_slide These cookies are used for graphic interface dimensions, numeric values 1 day from the date that it was set
Adobe s_cc
s_fid
s_sq
s_vi
These (Adobe) Analytics cookies help Avangate to measure and understand how you use our apps, websites, social networking pages, and advertising campaigns.
We use Adobe (formerly Omniture) SiteCatalyst to give us insights into how many people visit our website, and how our users interact with it.
The SiteCatalyst cookies are s_cc (session), s_sq (session) and s_vi (persistent). More information can be found at http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy.
s_vi - 2 years from the date that it was set
s_cc, s_sq - end of session/close
Avangate AVG_AFF[encoded] Avangate affiliate cookie is used to track affiliate sales within the Avangate ordering system at the product level.
The information stored in the cookie consists of:
- Avangate product ID
- Cookie placement date
- Avangate affiliate ID
30-180 days from the date that it was set (to be decided by the vendor)
Avangate AVG_AFF_encoded~ Avangate affiliate cookie is used to track affiliate sales within the Avangate ordering system at the vendor level.
The information stored in the cookie consists of:
- Avangate vendor code
- Cookie placement date
- Avangate affiliate ID
30-180 days from the date that it was set, decided by the vendor

3. Third party cookies

The table below explains the third party cookies we use and why we use them. These cookies are set by a third party and not by this site.

Cookie Source Cookie Name Function Expiry Date
Google Analytics _utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmz
These cookies belong to third parties and are used to collect information on how visitors use this site. Collected information is used to compile reports and to help improving the site. The cookies collect information in an anonym way, including (i) the number of visitors to the site, (ii) where visitors have come to this site from and (iii) the pages of this site they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google. _utma: 2 years from the date that it was set
_utmb: 30 mins from the date that it was set
_utmc: end of session/close of browser
_utmz: 6 months from the date that it was set
Adobe s_cc
s_cq
Adobe uses cookies, log file data and embedded code to gather data on behalf of the Avangate about visits to the Avangate sites. Avangate uses this information to track volume of usage on the Avangate sites and to help improve the services it provides to users.
Marketo _mkto_trk This tracks your activity on the site (pages visited, resources downloaded etc). It also tracks personal information about you including IP address. 2 years from the date that it was set
Google AdSense _ar_v4 These cookies are set by our advertising partner Google in order to show you relevant adverts. 6 years from the date that it was set



4. Don't Accept Cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies you should end your browsing on this site.
Please note that the above button do not block third party cookies. Third party cookies can be deleted by changing cookie setting in your browser as further described below.

5. Change cookie settings in your browser

Most web browsers allow control of the above listed cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see, what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Please note that if cookie settings in your browser are changed the above functions specified under section 3 may not be available.

6. Cookies and personal information

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained only from Avangate Tracking cookies.

7. Privacy policy and cookies policy

This Cookies policy constitutes an inseparable part of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of this site. Click here for Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

8. Contact us

This website is owned and operated by Avangate B.V.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy, please contact us:

(a) by email to: info@avangate.com

(b) by post to: Prins Hendriklaan 26 II, 1075 BD Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Version 01 - June 2014