Cookies help us to provide you with a more personal experience when you visit Viaplay. Furthermore, it gives us the possibility to improve our service and to make sure that you can find what you need in a more intuitive way. Below you will find an explanation on what cookies are and what exactly we use them for.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website. In this text file, the website stores information that it would like to be able to read the next time you visit the page. It is often information that is used for statistics and analysis and is completely harmless.
Persistent and session cookies
Whether a cookie is ‘persistent’ or ‘session’-based refers to the amount of time the cookies is stored or accessible on your device.
- Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering users’ preferences and choices when using a site or to target advertising. The length of time between a cookie being set and expiry is set by the website operator.
- Session cookies allow websites to recognize and link the actions of a user during a browsing session. They may be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around a site.
First-party and third-party cookies
Whether a cookie is ‘first’, or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie.
- First-party cookies are set directly by the website the user is visiting, i.e the URL displayed in the browser’s address bar.
- Third-party cookies are set by a domain other than the one the user is visiting. This typically occurs when the website incorporates elements from other sites, such as images, social media plugins or advertising.
HOW TO DELETE COOKIES?
You can choose to either agree to cookies or not, as well as the type of cookies you want to accept. You can delete cookies at any time. Some browsers let you see all stored cookies or can be set to automatically reject cookies. Information on how to do this can be found in your browser’s help menu and / or documentation. In the below links you can find guidance on how to delete or block cookies in the most common browsers.
Please note that changes in your browser, i.e. disabling the cookie function will prevent parts of the Website from functioning properly.