Cookies Notice

Introduction

NearForm Limited (“we“, “us“, “our“) respects your right to privacy and is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Cookies Notice (together with our Website Privacy Statement, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us through use of our website. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we treat it.

We may change this Cookies Notice from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

What Are Cookies

Cookies are small files that store information on your hard drive or browser that means that the website can recognise that you have visited the website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the website, and by seeing how you use the website we can tailor the website around your preferences and measure usability of the website.

Cookies come in many forms, these include:

First and Third-Party Cookies: whether a cookie is first-party or third-party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user. Third-Party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent Cookies: these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period specified in the cookie. They have activated each time that the user visits the website that created that cookie.

Session Cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are automatically deleted.

What Do We Use Cookies For

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, to help us provide a better service; to record session information and/or to assist you in browsing the website. This may in some instances only be statistical data about how you browse our website.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your usage of the website by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies help us to improve the website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  • to estimate usage numbers and patterns;
  • to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise the website according to your individual interests;
  • to speed up your searches; and
  • to recognise you when you return to the website.

Which Cookies Do We Use

Following are the cookies we use on the website:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Name

Description

Lifespan

Hostname

__cfduid This host is used by OneTrust for hosting the Cookie Consent tool script. It is used to manage cookies on websites. PERSISTENT cookielaw.org
__cfduid Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information. PERSISTENT nearform.com
OptanonAlertBoxClosed This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.  The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information. PERSISTENT .www.nearform.com
OptanonConsent This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. PERSISTENT .www.nearform.com

Functional Cookies

__cfduid This domain is owned by Hubspot. This particular domain for the company ensures that all HubSpot features and functionality are added to the site correctly. PERSISTENT hs-scripts.com
__cfduid This domain is owned by HubSpot. This particular domain for the company ensures that all HubSpot features and functionality are added to the site correctly. PERSISTENT hs-analytics.net
_gh_sess This domain is owned by Github. The main business activity is: Source code repository and collaboration platform SESSION github.com
_octo This domain is owned by Github. The main business activity is: Source code repository and collaboration platform PERSISTENT github.com
hubspotutk This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform.  HubSpot report that its purpose is user authentication. As a persistent rather than a session cookie it cannot be classified as Strictly Necessary. PERSISTENT nearform.com
logged_in This domain is owned by Github. The main business activity is: Source code repository and collaboration platform PERSISTENT github.com

Performance Cookies

__hssc This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform.  It is reported by them as being used for website analytics. PERSISTENT nearform.com
__hssrc This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics. SESSION nearform.com
__hstc This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics. PERSISTENT nearform.com
_ga This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.  By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners. PERSISTENT nearform.com
_gid This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google.  It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited. PERSISTENT nearform.com
JSESSIONID This domain is controlled by New Relic, which provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications. SESSION nr-data.net

Targeting Cookies

__cfduid This domain is owned by Hubspot. The company provides a range of online marketing and sales technology and services. PERSISTENT hsadspixel.net
__cfduid This domain is owned by Hubspot. This company provides a range of online marketing and sales technology and services. PERSISTENT hubspot.com
__cfduid This domain is owned by Hubspot. The company provides a range of online marketing and sales technology and services. PERSISTENT hsforms.com
__cfduid This domain is owned by Hubspot. The company provides a range of online marketing and sales technology and services. PERSISTENT hsforms.net
__cfduid This domain is owned by HubSpot to create Lead Flows for marketing and sales purposes. PERSISTENT hsleadflows.net
_gat_gtag_x Google Analytics PERSISTENT nearform.com
bcookie This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. PERSISTENT linkedin.com
GPS YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. PERSISTENT youtube.com
IDE This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange PERSISTENT doubleclick.net
lang This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. This sub-domain is connected with LinkedIn’s marketing services that enable website owners to gain insight into types of users on their site based on LinkedIn profile data, to improve targetng. SESSION ads.linkedin.com
li_gc This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. PERSISTENT linkedin.com
lidc This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. PERSISTENT linkedin.com
lissc This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. PERSISTENT linkedin.com
sc_anonymous_id This domain is owned by Soundcloud, a German company providing social sharing services centred around soundclips. The data that is collected through its services can be used for profiling and targeted advertising. PERSISTENT soundcloud.com
test_cookie This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange PERSISTENT doubleclick.net
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos PERSISTENT youtube.com
YSC YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. SESSION youtube.com
__cfduid   PERSISTENT loremflickr.com
__cfduid   PERSISTENT cdpn.io
__cfduid   PERSISTENT usemessages.com
__cfduid   PERSISTENT bitsofco.de
__cfduid   PERSISTENT hubspotusercontent00.net
__cfduid This domain is used by HubSpot for a chat service directed at targeted users. PERSISTENT hsappstatic.net
__cfduid   PERSISTENT hs-banner.com
__cfduid   PERSISTENT codepen.io
__cfruid   SESSION codepen.io
_ga_HHYVT8R73J   PERSISTENT nearform.com
codepen_session   PERSISTENT codepen.io
messagesUtk   PERSISTENT nearform.com
PHPSESSID   SESSION loremflickr.com

Managing Cookies Usage

Certain cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our website, these are listed above as “Necessary Cookies”. Other cookies, users are given the option to opting in or out by selecting their preferences. These cookies are listed above as “Performance Cookies” and “Targeting Cookies”.

When you logon to our site, you will be given the option to manage your cookies preferences, so you can opt-in to certain targeting cookies if you wish. Necessary cookies are always active, you cannot opt-out of these. By default, both statistical and marketing cookies will be inactive, it is your choice as to whether you wish to enable these or not. Whether you opt in or out, this will not affect your browsing on our website.

Third Party Websites

Our website may contain links to and from third party websites. In the event that you follow a link to any of these websites, please be aware that these websites have their own privacy and cookies settings, and these are not controlled or endorsed by us.  We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these third-party websites.

If you have any concerns about any material which appears on the website, please contact us at privacy@nearform.com.

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