Cookie Policy

Last revised: May 5, 2020.

What’s a cookie?

Cookies” are small text files that can be placed on your computer or mobile device in order to identify your web browser and the activities of your computer on the Wave Connect website and other websites.

What’s a page tag?

Page tags,” also known as web beacons or gif tags, are a web technology used to help track website or email usage information, such as how many times a specific page or email has been viewed. Page tags are invisible to you, and any portion of the services that Wave Connect offers including advertisements, or e-mail sent on our behalf, may contain page tags.

Does Wave Connect use cookies, and why?

Yes. We use cookies to personalise your experience on our websites (such as dynamically generating content on webpages specifically designed for you), to assist you in using the Wave Connect Service (such as saving time by not having to reenter your name each time you use the chat service), to allow us to statistically monitor how you are using the Wave Connect service so that we can improve our offerings, and to target certain advertisements to your browser which may be of interest to you or to determine the popularity of certain content. By using cookies and page tags together, we are able to improve the Wave Connect service and measure the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing campaigns.

Please be aware that this cookie policy does not govern the use of third-party websites or services or providers of third-party services.

Do I have to accept them?

You do not have to accept cookies to use the Wave Connect service. If you reject cookies, certain features or resources of the Wave Connect websites may not work properly or at all and you may have a degraded experience.

Although most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie or to reject cookies generally. To learn more about how to control privacy settings and cookie management, click the link for your browser below.

To learn more about cookies; how to control, disable, or delete them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org. Some third-party advertising networks, like Google, allow you to opt-out of or customise preferences associated with your internet browsing. For more information on how Google lets you customise these preferences, see their documentation.

All cookies, on our website and everywhere else on the web, fall into one of four categories:

  • Necessary – cannot opt-out. No personal data.
  • Performance – cannot opt-out. No personal data.
  • Analytics – cannot opt-out. No personal data.
  • Targeting/Advertising – can opt-out. May contain some personal data.

List of cookies Wave Connect uses on our websites

Wave Connect owns and operates several different websites. You can identify the website below with the following acronyms (“All websites” indicate all of the websites in the list below):

  • Wave = waveconnect.co
  • MP =marineplans.com
  • MPH = help.marineplans.com
  • 4G = 4gyacht.com
  • MSTV = marine-satellite-tv.com
  • MWH = hello.marineworker.com
  • MW = marineworker.com
Website name Cookie Description Duration Type
Wave, 4G, MSTV, MWH, MW, MPH __cfduid 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. 4 weeks Necessary
4G ci_session This cookie is set as default session Cookie name in config.php in config folder in CodeIgniter. 2 hours Necessary
4G AWSELB This cookie is associated with Amazon Web Services and is used for managing sticky sessions across production servers. 1 minute Necessary
Wave, MWH, MW, MPH _ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitors, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 2 years Analytics
Wave, MWH, MW, MPH _gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie 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. 1 day Analytics
Wave, MWH, MW, MPH _gat_gtag_UA_ Google uses this cookie to distinguish users. 1 minute Analytics
MWH GPS This cookie is set by YouTube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location 30 minutes Analytics
MWH YSC This cookies is set by YouTube and is used to track the views of embedded videos. Performance
Wave, MW _fbp This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website. 2 months Targeting/Advertising
MWH VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE This cookie is set by YouTube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website. 5 months Targeting/Advertising
Wave fr The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. 2 months Targeting/Advertising
MWH IDE Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisements before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile. 1 year Targeting/Advertising

Log files

We collect non-personal information through our Internet log files, which record data such as browser types, domain names, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of the Wave Connect services. This information may be used to analyze trends, to administer the Wave Connect services, to monitor the use of the Wave Connect services, and to gather general demographic information. We may link this information to personal information for these and other purposes such as personalizing your experience on the Wave Connect services and evaluating the Wave Connect services in general.

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