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Thinglink Cookie Policy

Last updated Fri Sep 21 00:00:00 UTC 2012

Thinglink respects your privacy. We want to ensure that you have a full understanding of how information about you is collected when you are using our service, and thus can make informed decisions about your privacy. In order to enable us to reach this goal, we have prepared this cookie policy, the purpose of which is to list the cookies we use in our service, and to explain what the cookies do and what kind of information they collect.

We have also included information about cookies set by third parties (“Third Party Cookies”). Given that these relate to third party services, we cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of the list, but we can say that we have done our best to ensure the list is as accurate as possible at the time this policy was prepared. Nevertheless, we strongly recommend that you consult the third party websites listed in the cookie descriptions to find out more about the third party cookies in question.

Our aim is to ensure that this policy is continuously updated to reflect any material changes in our use of cookies. If we change this policy, we will post an updated version on our site at Thinglink.com.

Cookies set by Thinglink
id
This cookie provides a temporary identifier so that we can track unique users across different requests. The cookie is stored for 30 days, after which we will consider you a new user. If you register and log in, this cookie becomes long-lived, meaning that it will exist until you sign out of Thinglink.com or delete the cookie yourself.
JSESSIONID, AWSELB, SERVERID, paymentInProcess, _jwpusr
These are technical cookies which store your user state as you browse around in thinglink.com. They are deleted when (i) you close your browser, or (ii) you log out or (iii) a certain period of time (depending on the cookie) has passed since your last interaction with Thinglink.com.
rememberMe
This is a cookie which allows you to return to thinglink.com without having to type in your username/password combination again. If you do not wish to do so, make sure that the "Remember me" - checkbox is unchecked when you log in. You can remove this cookie by signing out of thinglink.com when you are done tagging.
tlStatsExpanded
This is a a long-lived cookie which remembers your user settings and cannot be used to identify you. As noted above, long-lived means that it exists until you sign out of thinglink.com or delete the cookie yourself.
site
This is a technical cookie which keeps track of whether you are currently using our mobile or full site. It is a session cookie, which means that it is deleted when you close your browser.
Cookies set by 3rd parties
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz
These are cookies set by Google Analytics, which is a service we use to gain a better understanding of how people use our service. You can read more about Google’s privacy policy here: http://www.google.com/intl/None/policies/privacy/faq/
ki_r, ki_s, ki_t, ki_u
These cookies are set by KISSInsights and used on pages where we have surveys. They are used to ensure that you do not complete the same survey more than once. For more information about their privacy policy, see here: http://www.kissinsights.com/privacy
mp_super_properties
This is a cookie set by Mixpanel. We use Mixpanel to gain deeper understanding of how our users function in order to improve our service. You can find more information about Mixpanel’s privacy policy here: https://mixpanel.com/privacy/
Other third party cookies

Since ThingLink is a service which allows content to be embedded from third party sites to other third party sites, all of these sites may provide cookies on their own in addition to the above listed cookies. For example, viewing a YouTube tag can give you cookies from YouTube. We have no control or knowledge of those cookies. We recommend that you review your browser's privacy settings and adjust them accordingly if you wish to deny cookies from these third party sites.