Cookies policy



1.    Use of cookies and the purpose of this policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide web services and functionalities for the users. According to applicable legal regulations, cookies may be stored or accessed on your equipment only based on your consent, except for cookies that are strictly necessary in order to provide the services on this website. The purpose of this policy is to provide you with the necessary information regarding our use of cookies and the storage of such cookies on your device when you access our site to enable you to make a choice whether you wish to enable cookies to be placed on your device.

What kind of cookies are there?
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. The purpose of use of the various cookies is outlined below in this policy.

What are web beacons?
In addition to cookies, HBO may also use so-called web beacons. A web beacon is a type of electronic image only one pixel large which is embedded into and downloaded with a website, an application or an e-mail with HTML support. A web beacon then provides information about your device, such as the IP address, URL, duration of the visit, web browser and cookies.  

2.    Site cookies (first party cookies)

Certain site cookies (so-called first party cookies used by HBO) are necessary for the operation of this website. The table below explains the site cookies we use and why we use them.

Cookie Type of cookie  Purpose  Function Expiry date
 PHP Session cookie  Session Functionality This cookie is a session cookie used for storing environment variables.  End of session/close of browser
Schedule display cookie  Persistent Functionality  This cookie is a persistent cookie used for storing which schedule view (horizontal or vertical view) of this site is preferred by user. 365 days
 Program guide cookie  Persistent Functionality This cookie is a persistent cookie used for storing which channels’ program guide is preferred by the user to be shown on this site. 365 days
 Popup cookie  Persistent Functionality This cookie is a persistent cookie used for displaying a popup window on the main page of this site only once within 24 hours. 24 hours
 Language cookie  Persistent Functionality This cookie is a persistent cookie used for storing the selected language, provided that language selection is available on this site. 365 days

 3.    Third party non marketing related cookies

Certain third party non marketing related cookies are necessary for analytics and measurement purposes. The table below explains the third party non marketing related cookies we use and why we use them. Marketing related cookies are not used by this website.
 

Cookie Type of cookie  Purpose  Function Expiry date
Google Persistent Analytics/Measurement Google uses cookies to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates. 1-20 years
Google Analytics Persistent Analytics/Measurement These cookies are used to collect information on how visitors use this site. Collected information is used to compile reports and to help improving the site.
The cookies collect information in an anonym way, including (i) the number of visitors to the site, (ii) where visitors have come to this site from and (iii) the pages of this site they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Maximum 2 years


4.    Change cookie settings in your browser

How can I control the use of cookies or remove them?

You can choose whether you wish to accept cookies.

Most web browsers allow control of the above listed cookies through the browser settings. By adjusting your web browser, you may avoid receiving cookies. The method used to block cookies will depend on the web browser used. Consult the “Help” or corresponding menu in your web browser for instructions. To find out more about cookies, including how to see, what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
 

5.    Contact us

This website is operated by HBO Europe s.r.o.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy, please contact us:

(a)    by email to: sekretariat@hbo.cz   

(b)    by post to: Praha 7, Jankovcova 1037/49, Post Code: 170 00, Czech Republic
Latest update on 25 May 2018