Last updated: 18th May 2018
What is a cookie?
Cookies can be “persistent or session cookies. Session cookies are stored in memory and never written to disk. When the browser closes, the cookie is permanently lost from this point on. If the cookie contains an expiration date, it is considered a persistent cookie. On the date specified in the expiration, the cookie will be removed from the disk.
Cookies can also be classified into Necessary, Functional, First-Party and Third-Party.
- Necessary Cookies: These are cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of a website. Without these cookies, the NetRefer Sites won’t work properly.
- Functional Cookies: These are cookies which are set up to improve the functionality of the website. For example, cookies that remember the content you previously viewed on the NetRefer Sites or the email address and password you provided when registering during an earlier visit to the Sites.
- First Party Cookies: These are cookies which are set by the NetRefer Sites and can only be read by such Sites.
- Third Party Cookies: These are cookies that are set by a site other than the one a user is visiting.
What are cookies used for?
What cookies does NetRefer use?
The following tables categorise and describe the various Cookies used on the NetRefer website. Please note that the names of cookies, pixels, web beacons and other technologies may change over time.
NetRefer Affiliate Marketing Platform – Administrator Interface
|Cookie||What it Collects||What it is used for||What happens to this data||Type|
|CountryChanged||The country or local from where the site is being accessed when the country preferences are changed.||Used to customise the content to the relevant country, as well as for prompts related to user input fields which differ by country.||Expires after 15 minutes.||Persistent|
|MediaLandingPageMultiClick||A true or false parameter.||Used to always execute the save function once even if the user clicks multiple times.||Expires after 1 day.||Persistent|
|Search||True/false.||Used to retain the user’s search preferences and their preferred view of the search results.||Removed when page is revisited.||Persistent|
|SearchPref||The search preferences as set by the user within the application.||Used to retain the user’s search preferences and their preferred view of the search results.||Expires 1 day after last visit.||Persistent|
|GridMode||A true or false parameter.||Used to retain the user’s search preferences and their preferred view of the search results.||Expires 1 day after last visit.||Persistent|
|GridSwitch||A true or false parameter.||Used to deselect all records when switching between grid modes.||Expires after 1 day.||Persistent|
|SessionId||A unique numerical identifier generated randomly.||Used to identify the session and retain the settings throughout that session.||Becomes invalid when user logs out or session expires.||Session|
Third Party Cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use third-party cookies to report usage statistics of our products and services such as Google Analytics.
What are your choices regarding cookies?
Using our products and services without cookies is also possible. In your browser, you can deactivate the saving of cookies, limit them to particular websites, or set the browser to notify you when a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your PC hard drive at any time (file: “cookies”). Please note that in this case you will have to expect a limited page presentation and limited user guidance.
Most web browsers allow some control of most 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: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
For further EU-specific advice on cookies and the various opt out options available to you, you can also visit the following website: http://youronlinechoices.eu
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
To opt out of being tracked by Hotjar across all websites, visit: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/compliance/opt-out
You can also choose to opt out of some or all of the advertising cookies set on your PC by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) website External Link
Not everyone who visits our NetRefer website will do so using a web browser. For example, some users will access using a mobile device. If so, it may not be possible to disable cookies or adjust web browser settings.
“NetRefer AdServing” means the technology product NetRefer provides to the Operators that stores advertising content used in online marketing and delivers that content onto various digital platforms such as Websites, social media outlets and mobile apps.
“Operator” means a direct client of NetRefer, and the entity operating the Affiliate program using the software products provided to them by NetRefer.
“Affiliate” means any third parties who direct online and/or offline traffic to the online and/or offline properties of the Operators, which can be tracked and attributed to the Affiliate and who are incentivized by the Operator.
“Site Visitor” means the visitor to a site viewing the advertising banner placed by the Operator or the Affiliate.