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Use of cookies on by.me.com and their subdomains

Cookies are small text files that are placed on the user’s computer when visiting websites. They are widely used to serve websites or to ensure their more efficient operation, as well as to provide information to the owners of these websites. The definitions below explain the cookies we use and why.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are essential and are used to provide you with services available through 3DS websites. For instance, these cookies allow 3DS to remember your choices about cookies preferences, to record your interface customization trackers e.g. for the choice of language used by the website. You have no choice on whether or not to accept these cookies when you visit one of our websites.

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
TCPID, TCID . by.me.com TrustCommander uses this cookie to measure statistics for privacy banner performance after a visitor provided consent. Before users provided consent TrustCommander uses the TCPID cookie to measure anonymous statistics for privacy banner 13 months
tCdebugLib . by.me.com Activates the console log for Tag Commander Session
TC_PRIVACY . by.me.com Used for user status storage (opt-in or opt-out) and Privacy banner display 396 days
TC_PRIVACY_CENTER . by.me.com Displays the opt-in/opt-out categories in the Privacy Center if the user re-opens it 396 days
WID . by.me.com Used to identify when the browser is closed in order to split page views into multiple functional sessions. Session
_xsecfflg account.by.me Used to protect again CSRF during login process Session
_interaction account.by.me Used to ensure login workflow 10 minutes
_interaction.sig account.by.me Used to ensure login workflow 10 minutes
_interaction_resume account.by.me Used to ensure login workflow 10 minutes
_interaction_resume.sig account.by.me Used to ensure login workflow 10 minutes
homebyme .by.me.com User session token, used to authenticate user for access to his HomeByMe data 1 year
hl .by.me.com Used to remember user selected language 1 year

 

Functional cookies

Functional cookies are used to provide you with contents and proposals that correspond to your interactions. They may consist of information logged on your device or recorded as you navigate through 3DS websites. These cookies also allow us to analyze site usage so we can measure and improve performance.

Google Analytics & Google Optimize

Our websites and Google Optimize to run AB tests to improve the performance of our websites and propose the consent matching the users’ needs. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit Google Privacy Policy

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
_ga, _gs, _gu, gw, _gid . by.me.com Used to distinguish users. 2 yers
_gat . by.me.com Used to throttle request rate. 1 minute
_gcl_au . by.me.com It’s the first party cookie for “Conversion Linker” functionality 90 days

 

Other functional cookies

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
previousPageName . by.me.com Collects information about how visitors use our websites. Session
VUID . by.me.com Differentiates between unique users on our websites. 1 year
ajs_anonymous_id .by.me.com Random generated id for anonymous visitors. Used to count different users. 1 year
bmlng account.by.me Used to remember user preselected language Session

Targeted and Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies are used to enable 3DS and its 3DS business partners to serve ads that are relevant to your interests. The intention is to display ads that are relevant to you.

LinkedIn

With the help of the LinkedIn Insight Tag, we can analyze the success of our campaigns within the LinkedIn platform or determine target groups for them based on the interaction of the users with our website. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit LinkedIn’s Privacy Policy.

LinkedIn Ads ID syncing

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
UserMatchHistory .linkedin.com 30 days
lidc .linkedin.com Optimizes data center selection 30 days
lissc .linkedin.com   30 days
bcookie .linkedin.com Secures the Browser Cookie 2 years
bscookie .www.linkedin.com Saves the state of 2FA of a logged-in user 2 years
lang .linkedin.com Remembers the user’s selected language version of the website Session
lidc .linkedin.com Tracks the use of embedded services. 1 day

Facebook

We use Facebook Pixel to display Facebook ads to users who have shown an interest in our websites or who have specific characteristics, e. g. interests in certain products or topics. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit Facebook’s Data Usage Policy.

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
_fbp . by.me.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers. 90 days
_fbc . by.me.com Installed when a user arrives at our website from an Ad, and the destination URL includes the click identifier “fbclid”. 90 days
fr .facebook.com Set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. 90 days

KissMetrics

We use KissMetrics to analyze how visitors are using our website. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit KissMetrics Privacy Policy.

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
km_ai .home.by.me These cookies are placed by KISSmetrics, another third party analytics service, to collect information about how visitors use our website. 5 years
km_e .home.by.me These cookies are placed by KISSmetrics, another third party analytics service, to collect information about how visitors use our website. 10 years
km_lv .home.by.me These cookies are placed by KISSmetrics, another third party analytics service, to collect information about how visitors use our website. 5 years
km_vs .home.by.me These cookies are placed by KISSmetrics, another third party analytics service, to collect information about how visitors use our website. 1 day
km_eq .home.by.me These cookies are placed by KISSmetrics, another third party analytics service, to collect information about how visitors use our website. 1 day

Google Advertising

We use Google Ads services to display ads on Google and Google Display Network. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit Google’s Privacy Policy

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
IDE .doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads to measure the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year
RUL .doubleclick.net Used by DoubleClick to determine whether website advertisement has been properly displayed – This is done to make their marketing efforts more efficient. 1 year
_uetvid .by.me Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.  
uuid .mathtag.com

(MediaMath)

MediaMath uses cookies to help recognize a computer or device so that they can deliver relevant advertising to you, measure the impact of that advertising and better understand and recognize digital media usage patterns. 13 months
mt_mop .mathtag.com

(MediaMath)

Used for targeting purposes to optimise ad relevance by utilising visitor data from multiple websites provided by the MediaMath ad-exchanage and Google 30 days

 

YouTube

YouTube is used by our websites to store and show video content. These cookies are set by YouTube to track the usage of its services. The YouTube Cookies are only installed when you press play. To learn more visit Google’s Privacy Policy

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE .youtube.com Used by YouTube to show more relevant ads. VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE enables also personalized recommendations on YouTube based on past views and searches. 1 year
CONSENT .youtube.com    
YSC .youtube.com This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video Session

Pinterest

We use Pinterest services to display ads on Pinterest and Pinterest Network. To learn more about how your data is processed, please visit Pinterest’s Privacy Policy

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
_pin_unauth .home.by.me First-party cookie that groups actions for users who cannot be identified by Pinterest. 1 year

 

Outbrain

Outbrain Privacy Policy

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
outbrain_cid_fetch . by.me.com Collects data on the user’s navigation and behavior on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner. 1 day

AddThis

AddThis provides us with customizable social sharing tools, which makes sharing online content simple. To learn more about how AddThis collects and uses data please read its Privacy Policy

COOKIE NAME DOMAINS PURPOSE RETENTION
__atuvc . by.me.com This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. 2 years
__atuvs . by.me.com This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented but has been categorized on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service. 2 years
di2, loc, uid, um, uvc, Vc .addthis.com Addthis cookies track which of the social networking options you use (email a friend, send to Facebook etc.) This information is only collected in aggregate form so we can tell which are the most popular tools. 13 months

How do I change my cookie settings?

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Last modification: March 26th, 2021