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.
How do you disable cookies?
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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.
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.
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
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 Name||Purpose||Storage Time||Cookie Type||Domain|
|_ga||Used by Google Analytics to distinguish different users.||2 years||First Party Cookie||.getqbis.com|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics to limit the number of requests if the site get's a lot of traffic.||1 minute||First Party Cookie||.getqbis.com|
|_gid||Used by Google Analytics to distinguish different users.||1 day||First Party Cookie||.getqbis.com|
|ASP.NET_SessionId||Used to identify a session between client and server. Necessary for the site to work.||The cookie disappears when the browser closes||First Party Cookie||bin.qbis.se|
|__cfduid||The 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 years||Third Party Cookie||.globalsign.com|