Privacy policy

What Are Cookies

 

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site also uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites’ functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

The cookies used on our websites are based on your consent. Please note that you can at any time revoke your consent by disabling cookies as described in t his Cookie Policy.

 

How We Use Cookies

 

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is thus recommended that you leave on all cookies, except third party cookies (marketing cookies), if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

 

Disabling Cookies

 

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit.

 

Third Party Cookies (marketing cookies)

 

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long time you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work social media sites, including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

 

Cookies on our website

Necessary cookies:

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

Cookie name: CONSENT
Purpose: 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. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for 198 months.

Cookie name: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Purpose: Tries to estimate the user’s bandwidth on page with integrated YouTube videos. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for 179 days.

Cookie name: YSC
Purpose: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tube user has seen. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one session.

Cookie name: yt.innertube::nextld
Purpose: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tube user has seen. This is a persistent cookie.

Cookie name: yt.innertube::requests
Purpose: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tube user has seen. This is a persistent cookie.

Cookie name: yt-remote-cast-available
Purpose: Unclassified. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one session.

Cookie name: yt-remote-cast-installed
Purpose: Store the user’s video player preferences using embedded video. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one session.

Cookie name: yt-remote-connected-devices
Purpose: Store the user’s video player preferences using embedded video. This is a persistent cookie.

Cookie name: yt-remote-device-id
Purpose: Store the user’s video player preferences using embedded video. This is a persistent cookie.

Cookie name: yt-remote-fast-check-period
Purpose: Store the user’s video player preferences using embedded video. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one session.

Cookie name: yt-remote-session-app
Purpose: Store the user’s video player preferences using embedded video. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one session.

Cookie name: yt-remote-session-name
Purpose: Store the user’s video player preferences using embedded video. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one session.

 

Statistics cookies:

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

Cookie name: _ga
Purpose: Statistics of website views: Counting visit number from individual computer. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for two years.

Cookie name: _gid
Purpose:  Identification of user returns within 24 hours of first view. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one day.

Cookie name: _gat
Purpose: Identification code of website for tracking visits. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one day.

 

Marketing cookies:

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.

Cookie name: IDE
Purpose: 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 efficiency of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one year.

Cookie name: tr
Purpose:  Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. The data gained from use of the cookies is retained for one session.

 

More Information

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you. However, if you are still looking for more information than you can contact us at nordural@nordural.is and we will try our outmost to assist and answer any questions you may have in relation to our use of cookies.