Privacy Policy for Akoya Network

At akoyanetwork.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by akoyanetwork.com and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at contact@akoyanetwork.com.

 

Log Files

 

akoyanetwork.com follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

 

Cookies and Web Beacons

 

Like any other website, akoyanetwork.com uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

 

Privacy Policies

 

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of akoyanetwork.com.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on akoyanetwork.com, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that akoyanetwork.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

 

Third Part Privacy Policies

 

akoyanetwork.com’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here and check this out: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

 

Children’s Information

 

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

akoyanetwork.com does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

 

Online Privacy Policy Only

 

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in akoyanetwork.com. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

 

Consent

 

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.

GeoLocation Persistent Postcode, Town, Longitude/Latitude and ACORN code. These areal related to the postcode of the last search performed. Enables us to provide the user with the distance information from each of the vehicles in their search results. This information is also provided to the display advertising server to provide more relevant display ads to the user.
IP_CHECKED Persistent Yes/No flag Used to remember if the user’s IP address has been checked as to assess whether they should be sent to the Northern Ireland or UK site.
JSESSIONID Session Unique identifier for this browser’s session. Used by the Servlet container to identify the user’s session for the particular server that the user is connecting to; although we don’t take advantage of this due to our load balancing policies.
OAX Persistent 247 Real Media cookie holds unique anonymous identifier for the user. 247 Real Media is used to deliver display advertising across the site to users and identifies the unique user to the Real Media server.
PAGE_REF Session Log code, page identifier, previous page path. This is used to: Enable the ‘back to results’ navigation link to function correctly Ensure the correct page type is being logged from the page (which helps us understand the counts of advert and search views) Ensure that the same search results are not double logged on navigating back.
QuickQuote Persistent Gender, Age, Years of no claims discount. This is used to provide the user with the insurance estimates for each of the vehicles in the search results.
FL Persistent The identifiers of the featured listing ads clicked on in the previous 5 minutes. Used to ensure we only single count the clicks of the same Featured Listing ad that the same user may have re-visited within a 5 minute time period.
RMFL Persistent 247 Real Media cookie holding the campaign frequency cap. 247 Real Media is used to deliver display advertising across the site to users.This cookie is used to ensure the display advert impressions are regulated depending on the type of campaign.
SearchData Persistent Postcode of the last used vehicle search. This is used to pre-populate the postcode field on the used vehicle search forms and also updates the GeoLocation cookie upon searching.
UpdateAccount Session Encrypted authentication expiry time. This is used to identify when the user should be asked to re-authenticate (relative to the previous time when they authenticated) if they are trying to access sensitive account areas (such as the My Account section) of the site.
pageParameters Session The path to the previous page when accessing the My Account section of the site. Used when the user navigates to the Full Page Ad of one of their saved vehicles in the MyAccount section. It stores the path that the ‘Back to results’ link on the FPA should follow, as we want the user to navigate back to their account, not the search results.
Pages Persistent Accumulative list of page identifier for a selected number of product pages that the user has visited. This information is provided to the 247 Real Media banner advert server to provide more relevant display ads to the user.
postcode Persistent Postcode of the last new car search search. This is used to pre-populate the postcode field on the new vehicle search forms. It also re-sets the GeoLocation and used vehicle postcode cookie [SearchData].
searches Persistent Stores the last used and new vehicle makes and models searched. This information is provided to the 247 Real Media banner advert server to provide relevant display ads to the user.
ursid Persistent The unique URS registration identifier for the current user. This allows us to identify a user (and subsequently their account details) who has logged in to the web site on a previous browsing session.
urss Session The unique URS registration identifier for the current user. This allows us to identify a user (and subsequently their account details) who has authenticated themselves on this browsing session.
user Persistent First name, Postcode, Gender, Year of birth This is used to complete the greeting across the top of the web site. We also pass some of this information on to our banner advert server to allow us to serve more relevant display ads.
userid Persistent Unique identifier for the user’s account in our old registration system or a unique alpha-numeric string which remains between browsing sessions. Used to identify the user’s account across requests and browsing sessions or if the user is not logged in, it is used to identify the same unique user across browsing sessions. This applies to the old registration system only.
s_NI Persistent Flag to indicate the user has been recognised as a Northern Ireland user based on their IP address. Used to identify that the user has been recognised as being targeted for the NI micro site so that upon first access to .co.uk, they are sent to that site instead of the UK site.
NISEARCH Persistent Flag to indicate which of the two sites (UK and NI) the user should be sent to, based on their preference when prompted on the site (e.g. upon entering a NI post code). Ensures that if the user had opted to be sent to the UK site, but was initially targeted for the NI site, that we send them to their preferred site.
MobiRedirect-User Session Flag to indicate a mobile user wants to go to the Desktop site. To provide functionality to allow mobile users to view the desktop version of their site on their mobile device.
_utma, _utmz Persistent Google Analytics data This is used to understand behaviour and statistics across certain sections of the Akoya Network.com site.
survey Persistent Identifier representing the areas of the site a user has visited Used to determine the appropriate survey to display to end users
bucket Session Classifies the device accessing the website. Possible values are desktop, premiummobile or tablet Enabling server side components to determine the appropriate presentation of the website for the device
_ATD_DIGEST_, _ATD_SESSION_ Session Unique identifier for this browser’s session Used to identify malicious / suspicious activity on the website.
traderClub Persistent Identifier indicating if a user is a Trader Club Member Used to see if the user is a Trader Club Member
survey.bikes.response Persistent yes / no Records that you have agreed or declined to take part in a survey relating to bikes, so that we do not prompt you about it again for at least 30 days
survey.bikes.visit Persistent number of visits Counts the number of times you have visited an area of the site relating to bikes, as we might not prompt you for feedback if this is one of your first visits
survey.bikes.session Session True Allows us to increase the bikes visit count once per browser session
survey.cars.response Persistent yes / no Records that you have agreed or declined to take part in a survey relating to cars, so that we do not prompt you about it again for at least 30 days
survey.cars.visit Persistent number of visits Counts the number of times you have visited an area of the site relating to cars, as we might not prompt you for feedback if this is one of your first visits
survey.cars.session Session True Allows us to increase the cars visit count once per browser session
cookiePolicy Persistent True We are required to alert users that cookies are used on our website for various purposes that are explained in more detail on this page. To prevent this message from displaying continuously to users, we set a cookie that records that this message has been presented to you.
fsr.s cookie Persistent set by the ForeSee survey We use third party companies to provide survey functionality to our users on our site. The cookies set by these companies allow us to track your interactions with the website for the purpose of providing of associating your journey around our site with the information you provide when we ask you to complete a survey. We also use cookies to ensure that once you’ve completed the survey, we don’t ask you to complete it again.
fsr.sp cookie Persistent sets the fsr.s cookie with some values when an invitation is displayed or attempted to be displayed previously We use third party companies to provide survey functionality to our users on our site. The cookies set by these companies allow us to track your journey around our site and interactions on the site using the information you provide when we ask you to complete a survey. We also use cookies to ensure that once you’ve completed the survey, we don’t ask you to complete it again.
fsr.r cookie Persistent prevents user from being invited again for x number of days We use third party companies to provide survey functionality to our users on our site. The cookies set by these companies allow us to track your journey around our site and interactions on the site using the information you provide when we ask you to complete a survey. We also use cookies to ensure that once you’ve completed the survey, we don’t ask you to complete it again.
myCar Persistent Stores the most recent valuations of vehicles stored in My Car. We use cookies to store various pieces of information to improve both the user experience and performance of the My Garage and My Car areas of the website, including the most recent valuation of vehicles stored in My Car. These cookies do not contain personally identifiable information.
Demdex Persistent User content browsing and search activity on the Website The data collected helps us to provide users with more relevant products, content and marketing messages on the Website and advertising on third party sites