Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy

Our websites use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer (or internet-enabled device) by websites you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work and to improve their efficiency, as well as to provide website usage information to the website owner.

We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our websites in order to help us to improve your experience when you browse our websites. For example, they allow you to navigate between pages efficiently and to log in to areas of the websites for which you choose to register.

What cookies do we use?

Venus Concept use the following categories of cookies on our websites:

(i) Strictly necessary cookies

These are essential to enable you to move around our websites and to allow the features of the sites to work correctly. Without these, services you request – such as navigating between pages – cannot be provided.

We use the following strictly necessary cookies on all our websites, unless specified otherwise:

Cookie Name Purpose
__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

__cfduid2

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

AWSALB

Registers which server-cluster is serving the
visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience.

connect.sid

The cookie is necessary for secure log-in and the detection of any spam or abuse of the website.

X-Mapping-#

Saves the address and port number of the web server that is managing the session. Used to improve the website’s performance security.

(ii) Performance cookies/technologies

These enable us to collect information about how you use our websites or read our publications, for instance which pages are viewed by visitors most frequently. All information collected in this way is used to improve how our websites work or the effectiveness of our client publications. The cookies set out below are used across all Venus Concept websites.

Cookie Name Purpose

cftoken

This cookie is used to determine which type of device the visitor is using, so the website can be properly formatted. This information is stored in the “CFID” cookie.

jwplayerLocalId

Used to determine the optimal video
quality based on the visitor’s device
and network settings.

lang

Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded “Follow us” panel.

(iii) Functionality cookies

These cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to remember your preferences. If you are known to us and we hold your details, we may use this information to help us build up your profile based on your web journey, and choices. For example, if you access our website from a link in an email we sent to you, these cookies will allow us to track your web journey.

Cookie Name Purpose

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the
visitor uses the website.

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the
visitor uses the website.

cfid

This cookie is used in context with the “Cftoken” cookie. The cookie stores a specific ID for the
visitor and the visitor’s
device and browser.

(iv) Targeting/Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. They remember that you have visited the Venus Concept websites and this information may be shared with other organizations, e.g. advertisers.

Cookie Name Purpose

__ab12#

Unclassified.

__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

__hssrc

Collects statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number
of visits, average time spent on the website
and what pages have been loaded.
The purpose is to segment the website’s users
according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable
media and marketing agencies to
structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising.

__ptq.gif

Sends data to the marketing platform
Hubspot about the visitor’s device and
behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and
marketing channels.

_fbp

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time
bidding from third party advertisers.

ads/ga-audiences

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.

bcookie

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

bscookie

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

c

Regulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services.

csync

Optimises ad display based on the user’s movement combined and various advertiser
bids for displaying user ads.

embed/v3/timings.gif

Collects data on visitors’ preferences and behaviour on the website. This information is
used make content and advertisement
more relevant to the specific visitor.

fr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time
bidding from third party advertisers.

hubspotutk

Keeps track of a visitor’s identity. This cookie is passed to the marketing platform HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts.

i/adsct

The cookie is used by Twitter.com in order to determine the number of visitors accessing the website through twitter advertisement content.

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick to register
and report the website user’s actions after
viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads
with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an
ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

lang

Remembers the user’s selected language
version of a website.

lidc

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the
“use of embedded services.

lidid

Collects data on visitors’ behaviour and
interaction. This is used to make advertisement
on the website more relevant. The cookie also allows the website to detect
any referrals from other websites.

MUID

Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising
the ID across many Microsoft domains.

MUIDB

Registers data on visitors from multiple visits and on multiple websites. This information is used to measure the efficiency of advertisement on websites.

pagead/1p-user-list/#

Unclassified.

personalization_id

This cookie is set by Twitter.
The cookie allows the visitor
to share content from the website
onto their Twitter profile.

pid

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.

pixel.gif

Collects information on user preferences and/or interaction with web-campaign content.
This is used on CRM-campaign-platform used
by website owners for promoting
events or products.

redir

Used to present the visitor with relevant content and advertisement. The service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitate real-time bidding for advertisers.

rt

Unclassified.

s/52164

Unclassified.

sa-user-id

Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based
on the visitor’s preferences.

sa-user-id-v2

Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based
on the visitor’s preferences.

test_cookie

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

TestIfCookieP

Identifies new users and generates a unique
ID for each user.

tr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time
bidding from third party advertisers.

tt_viewer

Used in context with video-advertisement. The cookie limits the number of times a visitor is
shown the sa me advertisement-content. The cookie is also used to ensure relevance of the
video-advertisement to the specific visitor.

tuuid

Registers whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies.

tuuid_lu

Contains a unique visitor ID, which allows Bidswitch.com to track the visitor across multiple websites. This allows Bidswitch to optimize advertisement relevance and ensure that the visitor does not see the same ads multiple times.

UserMatchHistory

Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.

(v) Unclassified

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, cookies. together with the providers of individual.

We use the following unclassified cookies on all our websites, unless specified otherwise:

Cookie Name Purpose

_adl_id.AL_1496

Unclassified.

_adl_ref.AL_1496

Unclassified.

_adl_ses.AL_1496

Unclassified.

calltrk-_ga

Unclassified.

calltrk_landing

Unclassified.

calltrk_nearest_tld

Unclassified.

calltrk_referrer

Unclassified.

calltrk_session_id

Unclassified.

calltrk-calltrk_landing

Unclassified.

calltrk-calltrk_referrer

Unclassified.

calltrk-calltrk_session_id

Unclassified.

lead_cd_token

Unclassified.

lead_cd_token

Unclassified.

rkpd_fwABAVsH48o1jQBT_0

Unclassified.

rkpd_fwABAVsH48o1jQBT_hd

Unclassified.

Strictly necessary cookies are necessary to provide the Website to you. We use such cookies without your prior consent. All other cookies are dropped after you have consented via the cookie banner on our websites.

Third Party websites

Our websites may link through to third party websites that may also use cookies over which we have no control. We recommend that you check the relevant third party’s privacy policies for information about any cookies which may be used.

Opting out of cookies

Most browsers automatically accept cookies unless you change your internet browser settings. If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by any of our websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. If you do not accept all cookies or withdraw your consent, you may still browse our website but you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

If you delete cookies relating to this website we will not remember things about you, including your cookie preferences, and you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the site.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org.

Changes

We may need to update this Cookie Policy in the future and so encourage you to review this Cookie Policy periodically to stay informed about how we are using cookies. This cookie policy was last updated October 2019.

Further information

You can find more information about cookies at: allaboutcookies.org.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Cookie Policy, please email info@venusconcept.com.

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