So how does Hotwire use cookies? The main Hotwire website uses three sets of cookies:

  • Google Analytics. These are used as part of the Google Analytics software, which helps us understand where our web traffic comes from. You can view further details about their privacy policy here – http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
  • ShareThis. If you look in the on various pages, you’ll see some buttons to share this website on various social media platforms. Cookies are used for this web application. View their privacy policy here – http://sharethis.com/privacy
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  • Whitepaper download cookie. When you choose to download one of our whitepapers, we ask that you fill in some details about yourself. This cookie ensures that we don’t ask for the same details every time you visit.

THE HOTWIRE BLOG FEATURES THESE COOKIES:

  • Google Analytics.  See what we say above
  • Disqus. This is our commenting system and the cookies are used as part of the login system
  • Quantcast/QuantServe. This is in place on all WordPress blogs, which is what Hotwire uses. You can view their privacy policy here – http://www.quantcast.com/how-we-do-it/consumer-choice/privacy-policy/
  • WordPress Mobile Pack.  This is a plugin used to distinguish whether you are accessing our blog from a mobile device, and stores a cookie to remember your preferences.
  • ShareThis. See what we say above
  • LinkedIn. This is used as part of the sharing and social integration on our blog. You can view their privacy policy here: http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy

If you have any further questions about how we use cookies, please contact us at andy.west@hotwireglobal.com