latest update: September 2016
1 Cookies – What and why?
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive or in your browser memory. When using www.innotribe.com, it enables SWIFT to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time. You do not have to keep re-entering these whenever you return to the site or browse from one page to another. For www.innotribe.com, SWIFT mainly uses the following cookies:
- ‘Strictly necessary’ cookies: these are essential for you in order to be able to use www.innotribe.com;
- Functionality cookies: these are used to provide you with the requested services and to remember your settings to improve your use of www.innotribe.com;
- Authentication cookies: these are essential to allow you to authenticate yourself when using www.innotribe.com and gain access to authorized content (for example to access a restricted area of www.innotribe.com;
- Performance cookies: these collect information about how you use www.innotribe.com in order to allow SWIFT to improve our tools and to understand what interests you. SWIFT is however not able to identify you when using this type of cookies. All information collected by means of these cookies is processed and stored in an anonymous way;
- Third party analytics cookies: these are set by a third party that does not operate www.innotribe.com in order to collect statistics on the use of the website (e.g. to estimate the number of unique visitors, to detect the most preeminent search engine key words that lead to a certain webpage or to track down website navigation uses).
In addition, a distinction needs to be made between session cookies and persistent or permanent cookies:
- A session cookie is a cookie that will be automatically deleted from your computer’s hard drive or in your browser memory when you log out or you close your browser;
- A permanent cookie is a cookie that remains stored on your computer’s hard drive or in your browser memory for a limited period of time (minutes, days or years) after you have logged out or closed your browser.
2 List of cookies when using www.innotribe.com
When you visit www.innotribe.com :
|PHPSESSID||This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is a random generated number, used for maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages. No personal information is stored in this cookie.||Functionality cookie||Session|
|__utmc||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.||Third party cookie (google.com)||Session|
|__utmt||Used to throttle request rate.||Third party cookie (google.com)||10 minutes|
|_ga||Used to distinguish users.||Third party cookie (Google Analytics)||2 years|
|_gat||Used to throttle request rate.||Third party cookie (Google Analytics)||10 minutes|
|guest_id||Used to distinguish and identify Twitter Users||Third party cookie (twitter.com)||2 years|
3 Deleting or blocking cookies
For more information on deleting or blocking cookies, please check http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Under the section “Manage your cookies”, you will find a clear explanation on how to delete or block cookies for each browser (Netscape, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari and Opera).
You can thus delete or block all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
www.innotribe.com contains links to other websites not owned or operated by SWIFT. SWIFT is not responsible for the cookie practices of these websites.
- .@bankofengland has established its own #FinTech hub to explore new technologies that could help boost Britain's ec… https://t.co/nBaGGhlcGf 03:18:20 PM March 23, 2018 from Hootsuite
- UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, @PhilipHammondUK, has today launched the 'FinTech Sector Strategy' policy paper aim… https://t.co/bcaKODkvxM 03:00:30 PM March 22, 2018 from Hootsuite
- RT @johnsok77: Getting ready to kick off day2 of the Strategies d’innovation workshop in Paris, talking #FinTech #collaboration and the @In… 10:48:38 AM March 21, 2018 from Hootsuite
- Having launched the world's first domestic regulatory sandbox in 2016, the UK's @TheFCA will now start working with… https://t.co/2F26FHubGY 04:00:29 PM March 20, 2018 from Hootsuite
- The Chancellor of the UK Exchequer @PhilipHammondUK is set to outline a blueprint for the future of the UK's… https://t.co/liRhpIzqg8 03:55:11 PM March 19, 2018 from Hootsuite
- RT @ISITC: . @johnsok77 recaps yesterday's @Innotribe session where participants problem-solved industry hot topics like #AI and #DLT https… 02:06:54 PM March 19, 2018 from Hootsuite
- .@EBA_News publishes its #FinTech Roadmap that aims to enhance knowledge sharing and foster technological neutralit… https://t.co/D3ybyP2WI8 05:30:23 PM March 16, 2018 from Hootsuite
- The 2018 @SWIFTInstitute Challenge encourages students across Australia to address the issue of data privacy in an… https://t.co/l6YIx8m3TE 12:55:08 PM March 15, 2018 from Hootsuite
- While overall investment has fallen from its peak in 2014 and 2015, #FinTech is no longer niche. It’s big business,… https://t.co/SRoxqABvg5 11:20:11 AM March 14, 2018 from Hootsuite
- "Innovation really is about solving a problem – an anticipated problem, not necessarily a problem that people are c… https://t.co/7WSUCYjST8 11:50:09 AM March 13, 2018 from Hootsuite