COOKIE POLICY

COOKIE POLICY ADDENDUM TO THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS SWITZERLAND



To make full use of the features offered on BusinessPortal-CH, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features on this website by using them.

Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or business information: they simply hold the "key" that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from BusinessPortal-CH, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for:

Cookie Name Type Expiration Originator Purpose
PHPSESSION Session Session BusinessPortal-CH "Key" that identifies your session and ensures that your session remains private once you've "logged in". The private functions of this website will not work unless this cookie is enabled.
_ga Performance Tracking 2 years Google Analytics Used to distinguish users.
_gid Performance Tracking 24 hours Google Analytics Used to distinguish users.
_gat Performance Tracking 1 minute Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate.
NID Preferences Google Contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language, how many search results you wish to have shown per page, and whether you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
1P_JAR Statistics 1 week Google Used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.
IDE Advertising Tracking 1 year doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
DSID Advertising Tracking Session doubleclick.net Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes.
c_user Identification 90 days Facebook Used in conjunction with the xs cookie to authenticate your identity to Facebook.
datr Security 2 years Facebook Identifies browsers for purposes of security and site integrity, including for account recovery, and identification of potentially compromised accounts.
sb Security 2 years Facebook Identifies browser for login authentication purposes.
wd Performance Session Facebook Used for performance tracking.
xs Identification 90 days Facebook Used in conjunction with the c_user cookie to authenticate your identity to Facebook.
fr Advertising 90 days Facebook Facebook’s primary advertising cookie, used to deliver, measure, and improve the relevancy of ads.
tfw_exp Social Media 14 days Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
syndication_guest_id Social Media 68 weeks Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
remember_checked_on Social Media 10 years Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
pid Social Media 24 weeks Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
ads_prefs Social Media 10 years Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
personalization_id Social Media 2 years Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
ct0 Social Media 10 years Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
kdt Social Media 77 weeks Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
guest_id Social Media 1 year Twitter Set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for social media.
PREF Preferences 8 months YouTube Remembers basic preferences, such as choice of language, format of search results, how to display information, so the visitor don’t need to set preferences each time he use the site
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Performance Tracking 8 months YouTube Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
YSC Tracking Session YouTube Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
akavpau_ppsd Payment Integration Session PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
AKDC Payment Integration 1 minute PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
LANG Payment Integration 8 hours PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
44907 Payment Integration 3 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
ts Payment Integration 3 years PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
tsrce Payment Integration 1 minute PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
login_email Payment Integration 22 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
cookie_check Payment Integration 13 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
rmuc Payment Integration 22 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
feel_cookie Payment Integration 22 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
s_pers Payment Integration 22 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
navlns Payment Integration 22 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
_gat_PayPal Payment Integration 1 minute PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
consumer_display Payment Integration 22 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
ui_experience Payment Integration 22 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
KHcl0EuYAKSMgfvHi7J5E7hPtK Payment Integration Never PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
X-PP-ADS Payment Integration 10 months PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
X-PP-SILOVER Payment Integration 1 minute PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
x-pp-s Payment Integration Session PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.
x-pp-p Payment Integration 1 year PayPal Set due to PayPal integration for payments.


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