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matelso cookies

1) What cookies does matelso set and what is the lifetime of the cookies? 2) How can the cookies be blocked? 3) How does matelso handle DNT (do not track) requests from a customer?

1) What cookies does matelso set and what is their lifetime?

 

mat_tel 

(!) Is ALWAYS set

  • Saves the customer’s user ID in a cookie. This determines which telephone number(s) the customer is shown.

  • The cookie is set if the customer does not yet have a mat_tel cookie in the domain.

  • The user ID is a ‘GUID’ version 4.

mat_ep

(!) Is set if the Channel Selector is being used

  • Contains the customer’s initial entry point (entry point “location” and “referrer”).

  • This cookie is set if the customer visits the website.

 

mat_seg

(!) Is set if the Pool Selector is being used

  • Saves the latest Pool Selector value (Subdirectory/GET Parameters/...)

All values are unencrypted when saved in the cookie

 

What is the lifetime of the cookies set by matelso?

  • mat_ep

  • Can be set to values from 0 to 365 days in the Control Panel. Default value is 30 days

  • mat_tel

  • This is set for 712 days (2 years).

  • mat_seg

  • Can be set to values from 0 to 365 days in the Control Panel. Default value is 30 days

2) How can the cookies be blocked?

 

To completely prevent the execution of JavaScript code by matelso,

you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

The entry into force of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) means new requirements regarding the use of cookies on websites.

Many operators divide their cookies into categories, which website visitors can accept or reject as desired.

Tools that can be used for configuration include “Cookie Control 8”, “Cookiebot” and “usercentrics.com”.

 

3) How does matelso handle DNT (do not track) requests from a customer?

 

matelso uses DNT configurations that users can activate in the browser.

If a user sets the DNT header via their browser configuration, matelso does not collect any web data about the user.