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Cookies policy

Last updated: January 2023

By using the website www.adsterra.com (the Website) and the services it provides to Advertisers and Publishers (the, “You”, “Your”, etc.), you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookies Policy. The Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the website and allows us to improve the Website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are stored on your device when you visit a website and used to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information.

Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user's device. Cookies allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember preferences, generally improve the user experience or tailor advertising to your interests. Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and persistent cookies remain on your device after the browser is closed.

Disabling cookies

If you do not agree to the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions for your preferred website browsers or accessing the settings on your preferred browser. Please consult the manuals and support services provided by the manufacturer of the browser that you are using. For information only, we provide the following links that explain how to allow, block or delete cookies in the main browsers in the market:

You can also use automated disabling tools provided by some organizations, where available. This Website does not provide automated disabling tools, so you will need to manually disable cookies from your browser.

Where the organization setting the cookie provides an automated disabling tool in respect of its cookie(s) we list the name of that organization, the category of cookies it sets together with a link to its automated disabling tool. In all other cases, we list the names of the cookies themselves and their source at the date of this Cookies Policy so that you can easily identify and disable them if you want through your browser controls.

Some browsers make is possible for you to signal that you do not want your internet browsing activity to be tracked. Disabling tracking may interfere with your use of the Website and the services provided on the Website.

After your initial visit to the Website, we may change the cookies we use. This Cookies Policy will always allow you to know who is placing cookies, for what purpose and give you the means to disable them so you should check it from time to time.

What types of cookies do we use and why?

We describe the categories of cookies the Website, its affiliates and its contractors use below.

We generally use cookies to evaluate information on recent visits to the Website and how you move around different sections of the Website for analytics purposes to understand how people use the Website so that we can make the Website more intuitive. The information also helps us to understand which parts of the Website are most popular and generally to assess user behaviour and characteristics, in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Website. This then allows us to improve the Website and the way we market our services.

This information may also be used to help us to improve, administer and diagnose problems with our server and the Website. The information also helps us monitor traffic on the Website so that we can manage the Website's capacity and efficiency

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

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

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Cookies Used Lifespan Purpose Category Further Information
CookieConsent adsterra.com First Party 1 year Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain Necessary
test_cookie doubleclick.net Third Party 1 day Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. Necessary https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
__cf_bm gleam.io Third Party 1 day This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. Necessary https://gleam.io/privacy
_app_session gleam.io Third Party 27 days Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests. Necessary https://gleam.io/privacy
_gfpc gleam.io Third Party Session Used by the website manager in order to access third-party marketing platform's API. The cookie is designed to secure user privacy in context to multi-site embedded content. Necessary https://gleam.io/privacy
auth-enter gleam.io Third Party Persistent This cookie is necessary for the login function on the website. Necessary https://gleam.io/privacy
XSRF-TOKEN gleam.io Third Party Session Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor. Necessary https://gleam.io/privacy
bscookie linkedin.com Third Party 1 year This cookie is used to identify the visitor through an application. This allows the visitor to login to a website through their LinkedIn application for example. Necessary https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
li_gc linkedin.com Third Party 179 days Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain Necessary https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
sync_cookie_csrf mc.webvisor.org Third Party 1 day Used in connection with the synchronisation between the website and third-party Data Management Platform. The cookie serves to monitor this process for security reasons. Necessary https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
sync_cookie_csrf mc.yandex.com Third Party 1 day Used in connection with the synchronisation between the website and third-party Data Management Platform. The cookie serves to monitor this process for security reasons. Necessary https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
i webvisor.org Third Party 399 days Preserves users states across page requests. Necessary https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
i yandex.com Third Party 399 days Preserves users states across page requests. Necessary https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
i yandex.ru Third Party 399 days Preserves users states across page requests. Necessary https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
sync_cookie_csrf yandex.ru Third Party 1 day Used in connection with the synchronisation between the website and third-party Data Management Platform. The cookie serves to monitor this process for security reasons. Necessary https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
CONSENT youtube.com Third Party 2 years Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website. Necessary https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
lang ads.linkedin.com Third Party Session Remembers the user's selected language version of a website Preferences https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
intercom.intercom-state-# adsterra.com First Party Persistent Remembers whether the user has minimized or closed chat-box or pop-up messages on the website. Preferences
intercom-id-# adsterra.com First Party 270 days "Allows the website to recoqnise the visitor in order to optimize the chat-box functionality." Preferences
intercom-session-# adsterra.com First Party 6 days Sets a specific ID for the user which ensures the integrity of the website’s chat function. Preferences
pll_language adsterra.com First Party 1 year "This cookie is used to determine the preferred language of the visitor and sets the language accordingly on the website if possible." Preferences
owner_token gleam.io Third Party 1 day "This cookie stores visitor credentials in an encrypted cookie in order to allow the visitor to stay logged in on reentry if the visitor has accepted the 'stay logged in'-button." Preferences https://gleam.io/privacy
lang linkedin.com Third Party Session Necessary for maintaining language-settings across subpages on the website. Preferences https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
lidc linkedin.com Third Party 1 day "Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing in order to optimize user experience." Preferences https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
remixlang vk.com Third Party 1 year Determines the preferred language of the visitor. Allows the website to set the preferred language upon the visitor's re-entry. Preferences https://vk.com/privacy
__vw_tab_guid adsterra.com First Party Session Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Statistics
_dc_gtm_UA-# adsterra.com First Party 1 day Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag. Statistics
_ga adsterra.com First Party 399 days Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Statistics
_ga_# adsterra.com First Party 399 days Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Statistics
_gid adsterra.com First Party 1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Statistics
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress adsterra.com First Party 1 day "This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors - this is done by assigning the visitor an ID so the visitor does not get registered twice." Statistics
_hjFirstSeen adsterra.com First Party 1 day "This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before or if it is a new visitor on the website." Statistics
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample adsterra.com First Party 1 day Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics. Statistics
_hjIncludedInSessionSample adsterra.com First Party 1 day Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Statistics
_hjSession_# adsterra.com First Party 1 day "Collects statistics on the visitor's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read." Statistics
_hjSessionUser_# adsterra.com First Party 1 year "Collects statistics on the visitor's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read." Statistics
_tt_enable_cookie adsterra.com First Party 1 year "Used by the social networking service, TikTok, for tracking the use of embedded services." Statistics
_ym#:#_reqNum adsterra.com First Party Persistent Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Statistics
_ym_retryReqs adsterra.com First Party Persistent Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Statistics
amplitude_# adsterra.com First Party 399 days Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Statistics
amplitude_id_# adsterra.com First Party 399 days Statistics
ln_or adsterra.com First Party 1 day Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Statistics
collect google-analytics.com Third Party Session Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Statistics https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
AnalyticsSyncHistory linkedin.com Third Party 29 days Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service. Statistics https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
yandexuid webvisor.org Third Party 399 days Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Statistics https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
yandexuid yandex.com Third Party 399 days Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Statistics https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
yandexuid yandex.ru Third Party 1 year Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Statistics https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
ymex yandex.ru Third Party 1 year Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Statistics https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
__tld__ adsterra.com First Party Session "Used to track visitors on multiple websites in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences." Marketing
_fbp adsterra.com First Party 3 months Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Marketing
_gcl_au adsterra.com First Party 3 months Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services. Marketing
_rdt_uuid adsterra.com First Party 3 months "Used to track visitors on multiple websites in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences." Marketing
_ttp adsterra.com First Party 1 year "Used by the social networking service, TikTok, for tracking the use of embedded services. Marketing
_uetsid adsterra.com First Party 1 day "Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement." Marketing
_uetsid adsterra.com First Party Persistent "Used to track visitors on multiple websites in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences." Marketing
_uetsid_exp adsterra.com First Party Persistent Contains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name. Marketing
_uetvid adsterra.com First Party 1 year "Used to track visitors on multiple websites in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences." Marketing
_uetvid adsterra.com First Party Persistent "Used to track visitors on multiple websites in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences. " Marketing
_uetvid_exp adsterra.com First Party Persistent Contains the expiry-date for the cookie with corresponding name. Marketing
_ym#_lastHit adsterra.com First Party Persistent Marketing
_ym#_lsid adsterra.com First Party Persistent Marketing
_ym_d adsterra.com First Party 1 year Contains the date of the visitor's first visit to the website. Marketing
_ym_isad adsterra.com First Party 1 day This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has any adblocker software in their browser – this information can be used to make website content inaccessible to visitors if the website is financed with third-party advertisement. Marketing
_ym_synced adsterra.com First Party Persistent Tracks the user’s interaction with the website’s search-bar-function. This data can be used to present the user with relevant products or services. Marketing
_ym_uid adsterra.com First Party Persistent 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. Marketing
_ym_uid adsterra.com First Party 1 year This cookie is used to collect non-personal information on the visitor's website behavior and non-personal visitor statistics. Marketing
_ym_visorc adsterra.com First Party 1 day "Saves information of actions that have been carried out by the user during the current visit to the website including searches with keywords included." Marketing
_ym_wasSynced adsterra.com First Party Persistent Used for data-synchronization with advertisement networks. Marketing
_ym_wv2rf:#:0 adsterra.com First Party Persistent Marketing
amplitude_cookie_test adsterra.com First Party Session Detects whether partner data synchronization is functioning and currently running - This function sends user data between third-party advertisement companies for the purpose of targeted advertisements. Marketing
amplitude_unsent_# adsterra.com First Party Persistent Used in context with the website’s pop-up questionnaires and messengering. The data is used for statistical or marketing purposes. Marketing
amplitude_unsent_identify_# adsterra.com First Party Persistent Used in context with the website’s pop-up questionnaires and messengering. The data is used for statistical or marketing purposes. Marketing
metrika_enabled adsterra.com First Party Session "Used to track visitors on multiple websites in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences." Marketing
tt_appInfo adsterra.com First Party Session "Used by the social networking service, TikTok, for tracking the use of embedded services." Marketing
tt_pageId adsterra.com First Party Session "Used by the social networking service, TikTok, for tracking the use of embedded services." Marketing
tt_pixel_session_index adsterra.com First Party Session "Used by the social networking service, TikTok, for tracking the use of embedded services." Marketing
tt_sessionId adsterra.com First Party Session "Used by the social networking service, TikTok, for tracking the use of embedded services." Marketing
collect adsterra-274112.uc.r.appspot.com Third Party Session Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. Marketing
rp.gif alb.reddit.com Third Party Session Necessary for the implementation of the Reddit.com's share-button function. Marketing https://www.reddit.com/policies/privacy-policy
MUID bing.com Third Party 1 year Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains. Marketing https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement
IDE doubleclick.net Third Party 1 year 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. Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
pagead/landing doubleclick.net Third Party Session "Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
fbssls_# gleam.io Third Party Session "Collects data on the visitor’s use of the comment system on the website and what blogs/articles the visitor has read. This can be used for marketing purposes. Marketing https://gleam.io/privacy
fpr gleam.io Third Party Session Marketing https://gleam.io/privacy
L-# gleam.io Third Party 1 day Marketing https://gleam.io/privacy
PP-#5 gleam.io Third Party 1 day Marketing https://gleam.io/privacy
R#-# gleam.io Third Party 1 day Marketing https://gleam.io/privacy
ads/ga-audiences google.com Third Party Session Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites. Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
pagead/1p-user-list/# google.com Third Party Session Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites. Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
pagead/landing google.com Third Party Session "Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. " Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
bcookie linkedin.com Third Party 1 year "Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services." Marketing https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
li_sugr linkedin.com Third Party 3 months Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. Marketing https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
UserMatchHistory linkedin.com Third Party 29 days Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor. Marketing https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
webvisor/# mc.webvisor.org Third Party Session Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
sync_cookie_ok mc.yandex.com Third Party 1 day Used for data-synchronization with advertisement networks. Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
_/ad/75aa344edeef4dbfa3b3dd7cb5f40e6f/pixel q.quora.com Third Party Session Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. Marketing https://www.quora.com/about/privacy
_ttp tiktok.com Third Party 1 year "Used by the social networking service, TikTok, for tracking the use of embedded services." Marketing https://www.tiktok.com/legal/page/eea/privacy-policy/en
remixstlid vk.com Third Party 1 year Marketing https://vk.com/privacy
rtrg vk.com Third Party Session Collects information on user behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement on the website. Marketing https://vk.com/privacy
yuidss webvisor.org Third Party 399 days "Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. " Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
yuidss yandex.com Third Party 399 days "Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement. " Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
watch/# yandex.ru Third Party Session Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
webvisor/# yandex.ru Third Party Session Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
yabs-sid yandex.ru Third Party Session Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
yuidss yandex.ru Third Party 1 year Collects information on user behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement on the website. Marketing https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
DEVICE_INFO youtube.com Third Party 179 days Used to track user’s interaction with embedded content. Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Third Party 179 days Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
YSC youtube.com Third Party Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY youtube.com Third Party Persistent Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
yt-remote-cast-available youtube.com Third Party Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com Third Party Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com Third Party Persistent Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com Third Party Persistent Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com Third Party Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com Third Party Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com Third Party Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
_ym_hostIndex adsterra.com First Party 1 day Unclassified
intercom-device-id-# adsterra.com First Party 270 days Unclassified
sync_cookie_image_decide mc.webvisor.org Third Party Session Unclassified https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
sync_cookie_ok mc.webvisor.org Third Party 1 day Unclassified https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/
sync_cookie_image_decide mc.yandex.com Third Party Session Unclassified https://yandex.com/legal/confidential/

Session Cookies

These cookie files contain information about how users interact with the Website during browsing session. This may be information about the frequently visited or most recently visited web pages and about visited sections of the Website, for example, if user saw an error message.

Persistent Cookies

These cookies help the Website remember information and settings applied by user, such as language selection, theme selection, menu preferences, internal site bookmarks or favorites, and others. Persistent cookies enable a website to remember you on subsequent visits, speeding up or enhancing your experience of services or functions offered.

Use of IP addresses and web logs

We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Website and to improve the service we offer to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information. We may perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (e.g. google.com) to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.

Information from these types of cookies and technologies or about website usage is not combined with information about you from any other source.

Social media sharing cookies

These cookies are used to integrate some common feature of the major social media and provide it within the site. In particular, allow the registration and authentication on the site, e.g. via Facebook and Google connect, share, and the comments of the site’s pages on social, enable the “functions like” on Facebook and “+1” on Google+.

Cookies policy does not cover third party websites

Please note that this Cookies Policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third party websites which may be linked to this Website. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or advertising cookies.

Pixel tracking

Cookie files can be used to ensure proper display of advertising materials in campaigns of our advertisers and to measure the effectiveness of such campaigns. In this case, information may be collected through pixel tracking tags, which advertisers undertake to place at its or its partners sites.

A pixel is a line of code which is used by a website or third party ad server to track a user’s activity. The use of a pixel allows us to record that a user has visited a particular webpage along with additional non-personally identifiable information that a website publisher or advertiser may choose to include with the pixel tracking tags. We do not collect the online user’s personally identifiable information through our pixel tracking tags.

These tags are used by our ads server regarding the user’s behavior and usage patterns on advertisements and sites operated by our clients to better customize the type of advertisements users see on various sites and refers only to non-personally identifiable information of users. We believe that the use of these pixel tracking tags enables us and our clients to provide users with a more meaningful web experience.

Changes to the Cookies Policy

We may update this Cookies Policy and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies. When we do so we will change the “Last Updated” date at the beginning of this Cookies Policy. Any amended policy will be effective immediately after the date it is posted. If you do not agree to the revised policy, you should discontinue your use of the Website. By continuing to access or use the Website after the effective date, you confirm your acceptance of the revised policy and all of the terms incorporated therein by reference.

If you do not accept changes which are made to this Cookies Policy, or take any measures described above to opt-out by removing or rejecting cookies, you may continue to use the Website but accept that it may not display and/or function as intended. Any social media channels connected to the Website and third party applications will be subject to the privacy and cookie policies and practices of the relevant platform providers which, unless otherwise indicated, are not affiliated or associated with us.

Questions or Comments about this Cookies Policy

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Cookies Policy, you should first contact us through email. You can address your general questions and comments by e-mail to [email protected].

Further contact information is contained in our Privacy Policy, available at https://adsterra.com/privacy-policy-managed.