Cookie Policy

What’s a cookie?

  • “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyze traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.
  • Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.


Why do we use cookies and other tracking technologies?

We use first party and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites and Services to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies enable us and the third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our Websites, and we refer to these as “performance” or “functionality” cookies. For example, we use cookies to tailor content and information that we may send or display to you and otherwise personalize your experience while interacting with our Websites and to otherwise improve the functionality of the Services we provide. We also enable our users to employ cookies and similar tracking technologies in connection with their use of our Services in order to allow us and our users to track their subscribers. Finally, third parties serve cookies through our Websites and Services for advertising, analytics, and other purposes.


Removing cookies

You can remove all cookies from your computer – or specific cookies that you wish to remove –by opening your internet browser’s settings and finding the privacy or content settings. The following links give you specific information for removing cookies from certain popular browsers:


Used Cookies

Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_GRECAPTCHA google.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website 179 days HTTP Cookie
_grecaptcha marathons.ahotu.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website Session HTML Local Storage
rc::a google.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website Persistent HTML Local Storage
rc::b google.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Session HTML Local Storage
rc::c google.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Session HTML Local Storage
_calendars_session marathons.ahotu.com This cookie allows you to use the calendar function on the website Session HTTP Cookie
_hjDonePolls marathons.ahotu.com Set when the user minimises a questionnaire panel. The cookie ensures that the panel remains minimised when the user navigates the website. 1 year HTTP Cookie
_hjDonePolls marathons.ahotu.com Set when the user minimises a questionnaire panel. The cookie ensures that the panel remains minimised when the user navigates the website. Persistent HTML Local Storage
hjIncludedInPageviewSample marathons.ahotu.com Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics. 1 day HTTP Cookie

Preferences

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
JSESSIONID nr-data.net Preserves users states across page requests. Session HTTP Cookie
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days HTTP Cookie

Statistics

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_ga ahotu.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat ahotu.com Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate 1 day HTTP Cookie
_gid ahotu.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress ahotu.com This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjFirstSeen ahotu.com This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjTLDTest ahotu.com Registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Session HTTP Cookie
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker
_hjIncludedInSessionSample marathons.ahotu.com Registers data on visitors’ website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjRecordingLastActivity marathons.ahotu.com Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. Session HTML Local Storage
hjViewportId marathons.ahotu.com Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. Session HTML Local Storage
YSC youtube.com Session HTTP Cookie
yt-remote-cast-available youtube.com
yt-remote-cast-installed youtube.com
yt-remote-connected-devices youtube.com
yt-remote-device-id youtube.com
yt-remote-fast-check-period youtube.com
yt-remote-session-app youtube.com
yt-remote-session-name youtube.com

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_hjRecordingEnabled marathons.ahotu.com This cookie is used to identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites’ this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange. Session HTML Local Storage
__mpq_#_# stay22.com Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. Persistent HTML Local Storage
_hjCookieTest marathons.ahotu.com This cookie is set by the audience manager of a website in order to determine if any additional third-party cookies can be set in the visitor’s browser. third-party cookies are used to gather information or track visitor behavior on multiple websites. Third-party cookies are set by a third-party website or company. Session HTTP Cookie
_hjSession_1974782 ahotu.com 1 day HTTP Cookie
_hjSessionUser_1974782 ahotu.com 1 year HTTP Cookie

How often will you update this Cookie Statement?

We may update this Cookie Statement from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Statement regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please contact us at [email protected].