Cookies at BI

The EU has issued new rules for acquisition of information and personal data. On this page you will find information about what "cookies" are. As a user of bi.no/edu you agree that we can install cookies in your browser.

Cookies are a standard technology most web sites use today. A cookie is a small text file that is installed in your browser's internal memory. By installing a cookie we can store information about how you navigate our web site and obtain useful statistics that we use to improve our web pages. Most browsers (such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera) are set to accept cookies automatically, but you can choose to change the settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you choose to not accept the use of cookies, our website may not function optimally.

Information we acquire cannot identify you as a user and will not be shared with third parties.

Read about Privacy policy at BI Norwegian Business School.

Google Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect and evaluate information about how visitors use the site. Google Analytics uses cookies. Google Analytics receives general web statistics, like browser type, time, language and the website that the user came from.

__utmz gives us information about where you came from when you landed on our site. For example advertisements, search engines, etc.

__utma gives us information about whether you are an entirely new visitor or if you have visited our web site earlier.

__utmb and __utmc tells us which pages you have visited and how you navigated them. In addition, they show how long you have been on our pages. This information is deleted when you leave our pages.

To read more about Google's privacy policy, or to opt out of cookies and data collection by Google, visit Google's Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Webtrends cookies

WT_FPC: arbitrarily generated identifier and information on how a page was found (the user's path through the web site). Expires 10 years after being created.

ACOOKIE: works with WT_FPC to acquire information about your visit. Expires 10 years after being created.

WEBTRENDS_ID: works with WT_FPC to acquire information about your visit. Expires 10 years after being created.

More information about Webtrends cookies: http://webtrends.com/terms-policies/privacy-notice

Other cookies

ASP.NET_SessionId: A cookie our content management system Episerver uses to maintain certain variables throughout a user's sessions.

NSC: A user-identifying cookie used by Netscaler, our server load balancer.

Our website uses different external solutions across our site. The following solutions may place cookies on the users' device:

Siteimprove

nmstat: This cookie is used to help record visitors' use of the website.It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when the visitor last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on the website. This Siteimprove Analytics cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to recognize the browser when a visitor reads a page. The cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics.

 

siteimproveses:This cookie is used purely to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site. This information can be used to create User Journeys and enable visitors to find relevant information more quickly.

To read more about Siteimprove's privacy policy, or to opt out of cookies and data collection by Siteimprove, visit https://siteimprove.com/legal/privacy-policy/

Adform
Our digital marketing agency Carat uses Adform to create and deliver marketing campaigns. Our website collects user statistics, such as pageviews and ad clicks, and shares them in Adform. We also use this kind of data to customize ads towards specific demographics. Adform does not collect personally identifiable information from your visit, other than information that you voluntarily submit.

To read more about Adform's privacy policy, or to opt out of cookies and data collection by Adform, visit http://site.adform.com/privacy-policy/en/

DoubleClick Floodlight/Google Dynamic Remarketing/Google Adwords Converter/YouTube
Data collected by Google is used by our digital marketing agency Carat to create and deliver marketing campaigns on Google's advertising network. We collect data on the types of websites you visit, which apps you have installed on your mobile device, the cookies in your browser, and the settings you have chosen in Ads Settings. Google also registers websites and apps you have visited that belong to businesses that advertise with Google, previous interactions with ads or ad services from Google, and your Google profile (including YouTube and Google+).

We do not: associate your name or other personally identifiable information with your cookie without your consent, or associate your cookie with sensitive topics like race, religion, sexuality, or health, without your consent. Read more about the option to prevent Google from tracking your online behavior here: https://support.google.com/adsense/troubleshooter/1631343

Google's privacy policy: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Facebook Custom Audience
We use cookies and similar solutions to display ads on and outside of Facebook's services. Find out more about how Facebook determines which ads you see: https://www.facebook.com/help/562973647153813
You can adjust your ad display settings through Facebook.

To read more about Facebook's privacy policy, or to opt out of Facebook tracking, visit https://www.facebook.com/about/ads/

LinkedIn

We use cookies from our web pages to show you relevant ads on LinkedIn. You can change your settings for personalised ads on your LinkedIn page.

Read more about LinkedIn's cookie policy here.

MediaMath
Our digital marketing agency Carat uses MediaMath to create and deliver marketing campaigns. Our website collects user statistics, such as pageviews and ad clicks, and shares them in MediaMath. We also use this kind of data to customize ads towards specific demographics. Mediamath does not collect personally identifiable information from your visit, other than information that you voluntarily submit. 

To read more about MediaMath's privacy policy, or to opt out of cookies and data collection by Media Math, visit: http://www.mediamath.com/privacy-policy/

Google Tag Manager
Used to organize and control scripts across all our web domains.

How you delete information capsules /cookies in your browser

Google Chrome

1. Click on the wrench on the toolbar of the browser.

2. Select Tools.

3. Select Empty log.

4. In the dialogue box you checkmark the types of information you want to remove.

5. Use the menu at the top to select the volume of data you want to delete. Select dawn of time to delete everything.

6. Click Empty log.

Internet Explorer 9.x

1. Click on the Tools button (the icon looks like a cog wheel). If you don't see the menu, press the Alt key on the keyboard to display the menus.

2. Select Security from the pull-down menu.

3. Select Delete Browser log.

4. Remove the checkmark for Save data for web areas in Favourites.

5. Checkmark for Temporary Internet files.

6. Click Delete.

Note: Deleting the buffer log can take several minutes.

Internet Explorer 8.x

1. Click on the Security menu. If you don't see the menu, press the Alt key on the keyboard to display the menus.

2. Select Delete browser log.

3. Remove the checkmark for Save data for web areas in Favourites.

4. Checkmark for Temporary Internet files.

5. Click Delete.

Note: Deleting the buffer log can take several minutes.

Internet Explorer 7.x

1. Click on the Tools menu. If you don't see the menu, press the Alt key on the keyboard to display the menus.

2. Select Delete browser log.

3. Click Delete files.

4. Click on Yes in the confirmation window.

5. Click on Close.

Note: Deleting the buffer log can take several minutes.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on the Tools menu.

2. Select Delete log.

3. Select Alt in the pull-down menu. Delete the time period.

4. Checkmark for Buffer.

5. Click on Delete now.
Safari for Mac OS X:

1. Click on the Safari menu.

2. Select Empty buffer.

3. Click on Empty.

Safari 5.x for Windows

1. Click on Settings.

2. Select Settings in the pull-down menu.

3. Click on Data protection.

4. Click on Remove all web site data in the part on Information capsules and other web site data.

5. Click on Remove now.

6. Close the Settings dialogue box.

Opera

1. In Opera you click on the Tools menu.

2. Select Delete private data in the pull-down menu.

3. Click on Details.

4. Select Empty the entire interim storage and remove the checkmark for any rows you do not want to empty

5. Click on Delete.