PDM technology Group

Cookie Policy

Last updated: August, 2019

PDM technology Group (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on www.bluestarplm.com (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

1.0 What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies will be set either by our website domain or by third party domains on our behalf. Cookies set by us on our website domain are referred to as ‘first party’ cookies. Cookies set by third party domains or set on or via our domain on behalf of third parties, are referred to as ‘third party’ cookies.

Cookies do not usually contain personal information. Cookies may, however, be used in combination with other information to identify you.

If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

2.0 Types of cookies used on PDM technology Group’s website 

Type of Cookie

Explanation and Purpose

Preference Cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, for instance your preferred language or the region that you are located in.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are required for the smooth operation of our webpage and delivering you good user experience.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies have the purpose of informing us of the Service web traffic, number of visitors, most visited pages and the channels where the traffic comes from. The provided data is in aggregated form which does not represent a risk to the privacy of our users. 

Targeting (advertising or marketing) cookies

Targeting cookies are used when you visit our page and interact with it. We use the information to adjust our content and paid promotion

Session Cookies

Session cookies are kept as long as your browser is open. After closing your browser they expire.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies are placed on your computer when accessing the Service and expire at fixed point in time, unless they are deleted manually from your browser.

First Party and Third Party Cookies

First party cookies are set by the Service. The third party cookies are set by another website and the responsibility of compliance lays on the third party provider.

Preference Cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, for instance your preferred language or the region that you are located in.

3.0 Third Party Services on PDM technology's Group page

3.1 Google Analytics

Provider

Name

Type

Purpose

Expiration

Google

_ga

First Party

This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

2 years

Google

_gid

First Party

It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited..

24 hours

For further information about Google Analytics cookies usage, you can read here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

3.2 Google Ads

Provider

Name

Type

Purpose

Expiration

Google

_gac_UA-#

First Party

Contains campaign related information for the user. We have linked our Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts. In this way the Google Ads will be able to track conversions on our page.

90 Days

3.3 Hotjar

Provider

Name

Type

Purpose

Expiration

Hotjar

_hjid

Persistent

Analytical

This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

2 years

3.4 Albacross

Provider

Name

Type

Purpose

Expiration

Albacross

nQ_cookieId

Persistent

Authentication Token

1 years

Albacross

nQ_visitID

Persistent

Id of the current customer

1 years

3.4 LinkedIn

Provider

Name

Type

Purpose

Expiration

LinkedIn

bcookie

Persistent

Targeting

This is a cookies in your browser which tracks Linkedin embedded services. On our page we have put a code for LinkedIn Insight Tag which helps us track conversions, retarget our ads and get web analytics for LinkedIn Ad Campaigns.

1 year

LinkedIn Ads

BizoID

Persistent

Targeting

Used for LinkedIn Ad Analytics. Help us analyze and learn about our LinkedIn insights and ads tags.

6 months

LinkedIn Ads

lidc

Persistent

Necessary

Used for routing

1 Day

LinkedIn

bscookie

Persistent

Targeting

Used by LinkedIn to track use of embedded services on the page.

1 year

LinkedIn Ads

lang

Session 

Preferences

Remembers user’s selected language for the page.

24 hours

LinkedIn 

UserMatchHistory

Persistent

Targeting

It is used to track visitors in order to adjust our LinkedIn Campaigns. 

6 Months

For further information about Google Analytics cookies usage, you can read here: 

4.0 What are you choices regarding cookies?

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

4.1 More information about third party cookies

4.2 How to clear cookies from your browser

  • Chrome
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under “Privacy and security,” click Site settings.
  5. Click Cookies and then See all cookies and site data and then Remove all.
  6. Confirm by clicking Clear all.

More information here: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

  • Firefox
  1. Click the Library button 57 library icon , click History and then click Clear Recent History….
  2. Select how much history you want to clear:
    • Click the drop-down menu next to Time range to clear to choose how much of your history Firefox will clear (the last hour, the last two hours, the last four hours, the current day or everything).
    • Use the check boxes to select what information you want to clear from your history. Your choices are described in the What things are included in my history? section above.
  1. Click the Clear Now button. The window will close and the items you’ve selected will be cleared from your history.

More information here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-browsing-search-download-history-firefox?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Clear+Recent+History

  • Internet Explorer:

Instructions here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer

  • Safari
  1. Open Safari if it is not already open.
  2. Choose Safari > Preferences, and then click Privacy.
  3. In the “Block cookies” section, specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites. To see an explanation of the options, click the Help button (question mark).
  4. If you want to see which websites store cookies on your computer, click Details.

Some browsers as Chrome and Firefox allows you to browse in incognito mode which will limit the amount of data stored on your computer and will automatically delete the persistent cookies after finishing your browsing session. There are also third party applications which can help you block/manage cookies.

 

4.3 Opting out from third party cookies