Outfront KW

Cookie Policy

Updated October 10, 2018

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site.

How do we use cookies on our website?

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. Cookies are used to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website, and allow us to improve our website.

We use the following types of cookies:

Cookie Type Description
Necessary These are cookies that are essential for the operation of our website. They help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the website may not function properly without these cookies.
Preferences These 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.
Statistics Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around on our website when they are using it. These cookies help us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies provide statistics on how our website is used, help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur, etc.
Marketing 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.
Performance/Security These cookies help improve the performance of websites and ensure the availability and security of websites.
Unclassified Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

 

Other cookie types

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

First Party – these cookies are set by us to give you the best user experience and to make sure our website is performing as it should.

Third Party – these cookies are set by our third party providers such as Google. We use Google Analytics to see how many people visit our site and how they use it, allowing us to make any necessary changes so that you have the best experience possible.

First party cookies

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
cookieconsent_status Preferences Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain. Persistent

Third party cookies

Some pages use third party services or software, such as maps, online videos or social networking features. Many of these services may set cookies in your browser.

AddThis

AddThis’s privacy policy

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
__atuvc Necessary This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. Persistent
__atuvs Necessary This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented, but has been categorised on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service. Session
loc Necessary Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level). Persistent
mus Unclassified This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. Persistent
ouid Unclassified This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. Persistent
uid Necessary Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID. AddThis, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers. Persistent
uvc Necessary Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. Persistent

 

Facebook

Facebook’s privacy policy

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
fr Marketing Used by facebook social plug-in to store encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID. We use Facebook functionality to enable visitors to easily share content across social media platforms. Persistent

 

Google Analytics

Google’s privacy policy | Opt out of Google Analytics

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
_ga Statistics Used by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Persistent
_gat_gtag_UA_* Statistics Used by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session
_gid Statistics Used by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Persistent

 

Linkedin

Linkedin’s privacy policy

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose Duration
lidc Marketing Linkedin creates this cookie whenever their social sharing buttons and ad tags are used on a site. Linkedin uses this cookie for routing. Persistent

 

Managing cookies on your device

You can restrict or block cookies which are set during your use of the website by changing your browser’s settings. Some pages and features may not work if you completely disable cookies, but many third party cookies can be safely blocked.

Check information in your browser’s help section for specific instructions on how to manage cookies. Alternatively, more information on the use of cookies can be found on the website www.allaboutcookies.org.

Update

We reserve the right to modify this cookie policy from time to time. It is your responsibility to regularly verify whether you have read and consented to the latest version of the applicable cookie policy.