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Bureau van Dijk's privacy and cookies policy.

Privacy policy

Any data you supply whilst visiting this website is strictly for internal use at Bureau van Dijk and will not be passed on to any third party.

We compile visitor information including total number of visitors, pages viewed and other information - no individuals are identified. We use this data to improve our understanding of our visitors and to enhance our navigation and user experience.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

We also use cookies so you can go straight to your preferred bvdinfo.com site and don't have to choose from the landing page every time you visit us.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website because we can monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

If you have any questions please contact us via info@bvdinfo.com

Cookie control

Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website, these essential cookies are automatically set to be allowed. These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

Key Level Comment
CMSCookieLevel System Specifies which cookies are enabled by the user.
ASP.NET_SessionId System Keeps the user session ID for security reasons.
     
CMSPreferredCulture Essential Preferred user content culture.
CMSMobileRedirected Essential Flag whether the user has been redirected to the .mobile version of the site
CurrentTheme Essential Name of the current visual theme to provide proper design to the dialog windows.
webauthtoken Essential Live ID authentication cookie.
CMSShoppingCart Essential Keeps the reference to the user active shopping cart.
PostAnswer Essential Keeps the list of forum posts that the user voted to be answer to avoid duplication of votes.
VotedPolls Essential Keeps the list of polls that the user voted to avoid duplication of votes.
DocRated Essential Keeps the list of documents that the user rated to avoid duplication of votes.
ChatLoggedInToken Essential Login information of the Chat module to keep the user online state
ChatSupportLoggedInToken Essential Login information of the Chat module - support to keep the user online state.
CMSBodyClass Essential Body element class to provide accesibility standards.
     
VisitorStatus Visitor Overall status of the visitor to track the site visitors within the web analytics.
VisitStatus Visitor Status of the visit to track the site visitors within the web analytics.
CurrentVisitStatus Visitor Status of the current visit to track the site visitors within the web analytics.
Campaign Visitor Campaign from which the user came to the web site.
UrlReferrer Visitor URL referrer from which the user came to the web site.
CurrentContact Visitor Stores the GUID of the contact related to the current site visitor to track his activity on the web site.
CMSMVT<mvtestname> Visitor Stores the provided variant of the MVT test to keep the user view consistent.
CMSNoTestMVT<templateid> Visitor Stores the provided variant of the page if no MVT test is currently being run.