Cookie Policy

About this Cookie Policy
What are cookies?
How do we use cookies?
What types of cookies do we use?
Necessary
Advertising & Targeting
Analytics
Performance
We use social-media plugins on our websites
How can I control the cookie preferences?
What are my rights?
Changes to this notice
How to contact Global Railway Review

About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent or preferences via the Cookie Settings on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domain: www.globalrailwayreview.com

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

Our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience which also helps speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Some cookies are always on when you visit us and you cannot turn them off unless you change your browser settings, we call these “Necessary” cookies.

We also use “Advertising & Targeting”, “Analytics” and “Performance” cookies to make your experience more enjoyable. You can switch these off or change your preferences at any time via the Cookie Settings.

The cookies used on our website are grouped below into the following categories: “Necessary”, “Advertising & Targeting”, “Analytics” and “Performance”.

Necessary

Necessary cookies enable the core functionality of the website, including security, network management and accessibility. These cookies do not store any personal information. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertising-targetingpersistent1 year

The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Advertising & Targeting".

cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticspersistent1 year

This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent WordPress Plugin. The cookie is used to remember the user consent for the cookies under the category "Analytics".

cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessarypersistent1 year

This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".

cookielawinfo-checkbox-performancepersistent1 year

This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent WordPress Plugin. The cookie is used to remember the user consent for the cookies under the category "Performance".

PHPSESSIDsession1 year

This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.

viewed_cookie_policypersistent1 year

The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

zmember_loggedsession1 year

This session cookie is served by our membership/subscription system and controls whether you are able to see content which is only available to logged in users.

__cfduidpersistent1 month

The cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.

Advertising & Targeting

Advertising and targeting cookies help us provide our visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
advanced_ads_browser_widthpersistent1 month

This cookie is set by Advanced Ads and measures the browser width.

advanced_ads_page_impressionspersistent2 years

This cookie is set by Advanced Ads and measures the number of previous page impressions.

advanced_ads_pro_server_infopersistent1 month

This cookie is set by Advanced Ads and sets geo-location, user role and user capabilities. It is used by cache busting in Advanced Ads Pro when the appropriate visitor conditions are used.

advanced_ads_pro_visitor_referrerpersistent1 year

This cookie is set by Advanced Ads and sets the referrer URL.

bscookiepersistent2 years

This cookie is a browser ID cookie set by LinkedIn share Buttons and ad tags.

IDEpersistent2 years

This cookie is set by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.

li_sugrpersistent3 months

This cookie is set by LinkedIn and is used for tracking.

UserMatchHistorypersistent1 month

This cookie is set by Linkedin and is used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEpersistent5 months

This cookie is set by YouTube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.

Analytics

Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the content, and in combination with previously collected information, are used to measure, understand, and report on your usage of this website.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
bcookiepersistent2 years

This cookie is set by LinkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.

GPSpersistent30 minutes

This cookie is set by YouTube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location

langsession1 year

This cookie is set by LinkedIn and is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.

lidcpersistent1 day

This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing.

lisscpersistent11 months

This cookie is set by LinkedIn share Buttons and ad tags.

vuidpersistent2 years

We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play, Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the video to play and to see how long a viewer has watched the video. This cookie does not track individuals.

wow.anonymousIdpersistent2 years

This cookie is set by Spotler and tracks an anonymous visitor ID.

wow.schedulepersistent20 minutes

This cookie is set by Spotler and enables it to track the Load Balance Session Queue.

wow.sessionpersistent20 minutes

This cookie is set by Spotler to track the Internet Information Services (IIS) session state.

wow.utmvaluespersistent20 minutes

This cookie is set by Spotler and stores the UTM values for the session. UTM values are specific text strings that are appended to URLs that allow Communigator to track the URLs and the UTM values when they get clicked on.

_gapersistent2 years

This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. It stores information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

_gatpersistent1 minute

This cookies is set by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.

_gidpersistent1 day

This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.

Performance

Performance cookies include cookies that deliver enhanced functionalities of the website, such as caching. These cookies do not store any personal information.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
cf_ob_infopersistent1 minute

This cookie is set by Cloudflare content delivery network and, in conjunction with the cookie 'cf_use_ob', is used to determine whether it should continue serving “Always Online” until the cookie expires.

cf_use_obpersistent1 minute

This cookie is set by Cloudflare content delivery network and is used to determine whether it should continue serving “Always Online” until the cookie expires.

free_subscription_onlysession1 year

This session cookie is served by our membership/subscription system and controls which types of content you are able to access.

ls_smartpushpersistent1 month

This cookie is set by Litespeed Server and allows the server to store settings to help improve performance of the site.

one_signal_sdk_dbpersistentUntil cleared

This cookie is set by OneSignal push notifications and is used for storing user preferences in connection with their notification permission status.

YSCsession1 year

This cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.

We use social-media plugins on our websites

Global Railway Review does not control the processing of personal data in the context of social media plugins. We do not have any access to the data collected and transferred by the social media plugin to the social media provider. Any data processing is determined solely by the network service provider. In the interest of transparency, we would like to inform you about the processing of your personal data in this context.

To improve your user experience, our website includes social media plugins of the large social media networks Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These plugins allow you to directly post links to and other content from our websites on the relevant network. Upon you opening a website on which a social media plug-in is embedded, the respective social media provider is as detailed below, and relevant Privacy Policies are also listed.

For information on the legal basis of processing by the social media provider, please contact the respective social media provider or refer to their respective privacy policy as detailed below:

 

 

With reference to the social media sharing buttons, Global Railway Review does not have access to, nor share, or retain any personal data. Without the social media plugins, the social media providers processing the above-mentioned personal data, you will not be able to post links to and share other content from our website.

How can I control the cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookie Settings” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org. As the precise means by which you may do this will vary from browser to browser, please visit your browser’s help menu for more information. For some quick links please go to:

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

What are my rights?

  • To access, correct, update, or request deletion of your personal information. You can exercise these rights any time by contacting you using the contact details under the “How to contact Global Railway Review?” heading below.
  • If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) you can object to the processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information. Again you can access these rights by contacting us using the “How to contact Global Railway Review?” heading below.
  • You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the marketing emails we send you. To opt-out of other forms of marketing e.g. telephone calls please contact us using the “How to contact Global Railway Review?” heading below.
  • If we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds, other than consent.

We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection law.

Changes to this notice

This was last updated on 17 May 2020.

How to contact Global Railway Review

Find out more by contacting our Data Protection Officer (DPO):

Tim Martin
Head of Data
Russell Publishing
Court Lodge Cottages,
Hogtrough Hill,
Brasted
Westerham
TN16 1NU
Email: [email protected]