QBIS Policy for cookies

Our website, getqbis.com, uses cookies to make its services simpler and more efficient for you as a user. When you visit our site, we may send, and store cookies on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser on your computer, smartphone or other device when you visit a website. The text files stores information such as personal page settings and references.

There are several reasons why we use cookies. For example, they help us recognize and count the number of visitors and analyse how our website works. In addition, our website keeps track of your username and settings, so you get the best experience when you visit our website.

How do you disable cookies?

In the settings of your browser, you can choose if you accept the use of cookies or not. If you do not want to allow cookies, you can either disable or restrict cookies through the browser’s security settings. If you choose not to allow cookies, you should be aware that our site may not work as well as you expect.

Here’s how to manage cookies settings in three of the most common browsers:

Google Chrome 
Microsoft Internet Explorer 
Mozilla Firefox

More information about cookies, how to prevent them from being installed, and how to delete cookies from your hard drive can also be found here.

Cookies on this website

First Party Cookie
A first party cookie is a cookie that belongs to the website that places the cookie in the visitor’s browser.

Third Party Cookie
A third-party cookie is a cookie that a website places in the visitor’s browser on behalf of another company. The purpose of using third-party cookies is usually to compile statistics about visitor habits or to collect data for targeted advertising.

Persistent Cookie
A persistent cookie is a cookie stored in your browser for a long period of time, it may be months or years, or until it is simply deleted. These cookies are available for web servers to recognize recurring visitors so that the pages shown can be customized using previously saved information. These cookies can easily be deleted.

Session Cookie
A session cookie is a cookie that is only stored during a site visit. It will be deleted as soon as the user closes the browser. For example, it may contain information from the login on a site that is password-protected to allow the user to navigate between different pages of the site without having to log in again.

Analysis tools for web statistics

QBIS uses Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site. Read more here.

Third Party Providers

Note that third party providers (such as ad networks and external service providers such as analytics services) can use cookies. These cookies are likely to be analytical or deployed to improve performance. We are not responsible for the use of third party information on our website.

Our cookies

We use both session cookies (which expire when you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which remain on the device for a certain amount of time or until you delete them). We use the following types of cookies for the purposes described in this table:

Cookie NamePurposeStorage TimeCookie TypeDomain
_gaUsed by Google Analytics to distinguish different users.2 yearsFirst Party Cookie.getqbis.com
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to limit the number of requests if the site get's a lot of traffic.1 minuteFirst Party Cookie.getqbis.com
_gidUsed by Google Analytics to distinguish different users.1 day First Party Cookie.getqbis.com
viewed_cookie_policyThese cookies are used to confirm that you agree to our Cookie Policy.1 yearsFirst Party Cookiegetqbis.com
ASP.NET_SessionIdUsed to identify a session between client and server. Necessary for the site to work.The cookie disappears when the browser closesFirst Party Cookiebin.qbis.se
__cfduidThe cookie __cfduid is set by CloudFlare service and is used to identify individual users who share IP addresses in order to apply appropriate security settings for each user. The cookie does not provide a user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.2 yearsThird Party Cookie.globalsign.com