Last revised on 23 May 2018 

Scope of this Cookies Policy 

TUC RAIL would like to make your experience on their website as informative and relevant as possible. We therefore use cookies and endeavour to protect your privacy while providing an enjoyable online experience. This cookie notice aims to inform you of what happens when cookies are placed on your device during your visit to the TUC RAIL website. 

 

For the purposes of this notice, the terms will have the following meaning:

  • “Cookie” or “cookies”: text files which are downloaded and recorded on the device you are using to browse (mobile phone or computer) when you view a website, and may send information on your website usage. 
  • “Third party cookies”: cookies placed by a third party while you browse the TUC RAIL website.  
  • “Our cookies”: cookies we place on your internet browser while you browser the TUC RAIL website.  
  • “Permanent cookies”: cookies recorded on your hard disk once the internet browser has been closed in order for the browser to use them for future visits to the TUC RAIL website. 
  • “Session cookies”: temporary cookies which disappear once you close your internet browser. 
  • “Necessary functional cookies”: These cookies are indispensable for visiting the website and for using all functionalities. If cookies are disabled, some parts of the website may not work optimally.  
  • “Performance-analysis cookies”: TUC RAIL uses performance and analysis cookies to collect general information about how visitors use its website. Statistical analyses can be derived from the information collected in this way. These statistics give TUC RAIL insight into how often its web pages are visited, on which pages visitors spend most of their time, etc. This enables TUC RAIL to make the structure, navigation and content of its website as user-friendly as possible and to continue to improve it.
  • “Advertising cookies” : These are cookies that TUC RAIL uses to offer you personalised and more relevant advertisements, to determine how many times a certain advertisement has already been shown, to calculate the effectiveness of a certain advertising campaign, to keep track of data from a previous visit and to share the data collected with the third parties involved, such as the advertisers. They are used on this website and placed on your device by third parties such as companies associated with TUC RAIL and advertisers belonging to the advertising network of this website. 
  • “Social media cookies”: cookies which allow you to share content from our site on social media and to interact with social media via our website. 

 

This cookie notice should be read in conjunction with the privacy notice on the TUC RAIL website TUC RAIL- Privacy Notice.

 

Which cookies are placed on your device whilst using the website? 

While you are browsing the website, some cookies will be placed on your device for the purposes described below.  

The following table contains further information on the cookies used on the TUC RAIL website. It also gives information on the cookies used by third parties.

Name of Cookie

Type of cookie

Who the cookie belongs to (Third party cookie or our own cookie)

Objective of cookie Session cookie or permanent cookie?

has_js

HTTP Cookie

TUC RAIL

JavaScript-enabled clients are identified by the 'has_js' cookie 

Session

prevent-redirect

HTTP Cookie

TUC RAIL

Prevent redirects once on the site.

Session

cookie-agreed

HTTP Cookie

TUC RAIL

Set a cookie to remember the cookie agreement

100 days

langselect

 

TUC RAIL

Selected language on the website

1 year

_ga

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gat

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.

1 minute

_gid

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

__atuvc

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Updates the counter of a website's social sharing features.

13 months

__atuvs

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis.

30 min

JSESSIONID

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

The JSESSIONID cookie is used to store a session identifier so that New Relic can monitor session counts for an application. The cookie value is generated by Jetty.

Session

PREF

 

YouTube

Unclassified

8 months

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

HTTP Cookie

YouTube

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

179 days

IDE

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

13 months

YSC

HTTP Cookie

YouTube

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Session

NID

HTTP Cookie

 

Unclassified

6 months

PREF

HTTP Cookie

YouTube

Unclassified

2 years

GPS

HTTP Cookie

YouTube

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

Session

opti-userid

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

6 months

SEUNCY

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.

179 days

TDCPM

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

1 year

TDID

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

1 year

TapAd_DID

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.

2 months

TapAd_TS

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user.

2 months

TapAd_TTD_SYNC

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

2 months

loc

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

 

13 months

mus

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Unclassified

1 year

loc

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).

13 months

ouid

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Unclassified

1 year

uid

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

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.

1 year

uvc

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.

13 months

vc

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

1 year

di2

HTTP Cookie

AddThis

Unclassified

1 year

__qca

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

1 year

_ga

HTTP Cookie New Relic Unclassified

2 year

__ar_v4

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

1 year

optimizelyEndUserId

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

6 months

_gid

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

1 day

ajs_user_id

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

1 year

_mkto_trk

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

2 years

ei_client_id

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

2 years

intercom-id-cyym0u3i

HTTP Cookie

New Relic

Unclassified

9 months

ref_page_url

HTTP Cookie New Relic Unclassified

Session

1P_JAR

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

1 month

APISID

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

2 years

CONSENT

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

20 years

HSID

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

contain digitally signed and encrypted records of a user’s Google account ID and most recent sign-in time

2 years

NID

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on

6 months

SAPISID

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

Unclassified

2 years

SID

HTTP Cookie

Google Analytics

contain digitally signed and encrypted records of a user’s Google account ID and most recent sign-in time

2 years

SIDCC

 

Google Analytics

Unclassified

3 months

SSID

 

Google Analytics

Unclassified

 

SID, LOGIN_INFO, use_hotbox, PREF, SSID, HSID, watched_video_id_list, __utma, __utmz, demographics, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

 

YouTube

Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Youtube video. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Youtube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States.This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.

Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Youtube video, although some expire sooner.

 

How long will the cookie remain on your device?

The amount of time a cookie will remain on your device whilst you are browsing varies depending on whether it is a permanent cookie or a session cookie. Session cookies remain on your device until the internet browser is closed. Permanent cookies, however, remain on your device after your browsing session until they expire or are deleted.

 

Authorisation of the visitor

Before data is stored on your computer and cookies are installed, you will receive a warning when you open the website, which will ask your permission. If you refuse these cookies, you will have access to the Infrabel website, but your browser will operate more slowly or you will have difficult or no access to certain parts of the website.

More information about the handling of your personal data can be found in our Privacy Notice. 

You may withdraw your consent at any time and refuse the installation of cookies on your computer or their use on the website, and/or delete them, by changing the settings of your browser.

 

Disabling cookies  

As a general rule, it is possible to allow, deactivate or delete cookies through your internet browser. If you would like to do this, follow the instructions in your internet browser (by simply going to “Help”, “Tools”, “Modify”). You can set your internet browser preferences to delete all cookies or to receive a notification when a cookie is sent. 

The following links allow you to disable cookies or to delete cookies that are installed on different browsers

 

Please be aware that if you deactivate cookies on your internet browser you may no longer be able to access certain secure areas of the website and some areas and functionalities of the website may no longer work properly. 

More information about how to modify the cookies parameters on your browser is available on www.allaboutcookies.org