What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file placed on your computer or other IT equipment
A cookie enables recognition of your computer and the collection of information on what websites and functions have been visited. It helps maintain your settings when you are navigating a website or return to the same website at a later point. Cookies are sometimes used to collect information which is considered personal data, such as your IP address and information related to the IP address, but no information directly related to you as an individual. Cookies are used by practically all websites and the website/Digital Channel is often dependent on cookies to function.
Cookies are either deleted automatically when the user turns off its web browser (so-called "session cookies"), or are stored on the user's computer to facilitate future visits on the website (so-called "permanent cookies"). Permanent cookies should also be deleted, either automatically or after a certain period.
Cookies in PostNord's digital channels
Cookies on the Website
The Website uses two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies, which are saved on your computer for some time after the web browser is closed, are used for surveillance and to log web traffic and traffic patterns between your computer and the Website. Session cookies, which are deleted automatically after the browser is closed, are used to optimize loading and caching of web pages on your computer.
||_ga, _gat, _gid
||These cookies store information about how the user uses PostNord's website, including the number of pages displayed, where the visitor comes from and the number of visits.
||Contains unique alphanumeric value to associate visitor to a Marketo person record.
Channel ID, id
|Channel ID: Purpose is for local storage. id: This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts.
|| 1 year
||bcookie, bscookie, BizoID, UserMatchHistory, lidc, IN_HASH
||Used to optimize the range of advertising on LinkedIn.
|| 1 year
||Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
||Tries to estimate the users bandqidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
||Tracks user preferences and serve up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.
|| 2 years
||Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
||Used to distribute traffic to the web site on several servers in order to optimise response times.
||Used for not showing cookie banner once accepted.
||Preserves users states across page requests.
We use the following cookies on the Website:
Name: Google Analytics
Cookies from Google Analytics are used to measure visitor statistics on the Website.
These are called:
The session cookies that are used are:
- ASP.NET SessionId
In accordance with the Electronic Communications Act (2003:389), cookies may only be used with the user’s consent.You can choose whether or not to accept cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but the settings can be changed. In the settings section of your browser, you can set which cookies to allow, block, or delete. If your browser (or equivalent device that can access websites) is set to allow cookies when you visit the Website, you are deemed to have consented to such usage.
If you have any questions about cookies you can contact us.