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  1. Overview

    Our website uses first and third-party cookies or requests for analytical and advertising purposes, and to provide some functionalities on our site according to our cookies policy below.

    First party cookies refer to cookies that are set by our website. We are the only ones with access to this information. Third party cookies or requests allow other third parties to have access to the information collected. These cookies are usually used for analytics and advertising. For example, Google Analytics works through third party requests.

    Not all cookies are necessary to navigate this site. Cookies used for analytical and advertising purposes such as Google Analytics cookies are not necessary to navigate our website. You have the choice not to accept them or to delete them at any time, and resume browsing the website.

  2. What are Cookies and Why Do We Use Them

    "Cookies" are files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit certain websites. For instance, cookies allow a website to identify a user session, recall your preferences (e.g. language), gather information about your browsing habits or show you advertising adapted to your preferences.

    We use cookies for our legitimate interest in facilitating your access and use of the website (essential cookies). We ask your consent for using advertising and analytics cookies (non-essential cookies) so we can measure how you interact with the website content. However, you can withdraw your consent at any time. For additional information see Your Choices section.

  3. Personal Data Collected and Types of Cookies We Use

    Our website uses first and third-party cookies or requests, for analytical and advertising purposes, and also to provide some functionalities on our site. Information captured through their use is stored for a certain retention period. However, you can eliminate these cookies any time before the expiration date.

    The types of cookies we use are:

    Functionality
    Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type

    ASP.NET_SessionId

    kvh.com Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.

    Session

    html

    __cfduid

    kvh.com Set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information. 5 years http
    ServerID mycompas.com Used by mycompas.com for load balancing 1 day http
    JESSIONID New Relic Platform session cookie, used to maintain state across pages.  Set by the New Relic service, which provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications. 12 months http
    Marketing
    Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type

    at-lojson-cache-#

    kvh.com

    Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

    Persistent html

    at-rand

    kvh.com

    Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

    Persistent html

    at.cww

    kvh.com

    Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

    Persistent html
    atuvc kvh.com

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

    13 months http
    atuvs kvh.com

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

    Session http

    bt2

    addthis.com

    Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in
    order to recommend other parts of the site

    225 days http

    di2

    addthis.com Pending 12 months http

    loc

    addthis.com

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

    13 months http

    ouid

    addthis.com Pending 12 months http

    uid

    addthis.com

    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.

    12 months http
    uvc addthis.com

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

    13 months http

    vc

    addthis.com

    Used by the social sharing platform AddThis

    12 months http
    xtc addthis.com

    Registers the user's sharing of content via social media

    13 months http

    yt-remote-session-app

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Session html

    yt-remote-session-name

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Session html

    VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

    youtube.com

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

    6 months http

    ysc

    youtube.com

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

    Session http

    GPS

    youtube.com

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

    Session http

    yt-remote-cast-installed

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Session html

    yt-remote-connected-devices

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Persistent html

    yt-remote-device-id

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Session http

    yt-remote-fast-check-period

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Session html

    yt-remote-session-app

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Session html

    yt-remote-session-name

    youtube.com

    Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video

    Session Html

    Munchkin (_mkto_trk)

    kvh.com

    This cookie is set by Marketo. This allows a website to track visitor behavior on the sites on which the cookie is installed and to link a visitor to the recipient of an email marketing campaign, to measure campaign effectiveness. Tracking is performed anonymously until a user identifies himself by submitting a form.

    24 months http
    Analytics
    Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type

    _ga

    kvh.com

    Set by Google Analytics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

    24 months

    http

    _gat

    kvh.com

    Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

    Session http
    _gid kvh.com

    Set by Google Analtics to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

    Session http

    In addition, we also provide links to our social network accounts (e.g., Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube). If you access these pages, cookies from these social media networks will be downloaded to your computer for different purposes such as tracking, analytics or advertising.

  4. With Whom We Share the Information

    We share information collected through the use of cookies as follows:

    • Information collected through Google Analytics is shared with Google and its partners who may combine it with other information you’ve provided to them or they’ve collected from your use of their services. This information will be stored in Google’s servers in the United States of America according to their Privacy Practices.

    • Social Media Networks: information collected when you access all our social media pages (eg. Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) will depend on whether you are logged into these social networks, since they will be able to associate it with your account. By clicking on the symbol of the social network,  new cookies and information about you will be collected through these sites which are controlled by each social media network according to their privacy policies (Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube). All companies’ servers are in the United States of America.

  5. Your Choices

    You can control and delete these cookies through your browser settings as follows:

    To opt-out of advertising or analytic cookies you can also use the following tools:

    Source Opt-Out tools

    DoubleClick

    Browser plugin
    Opt-Out Choice

    AddThis

    Opt-Out choice

    Google Analytics

    Browser add-on

  6. Contact

    If you have questions or concerns regarding our use of cookies you can contact us at: privacy@kvh.com

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