1. What do I need to know about cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that’s stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. We use them to:

  • store and sometimes track your preferences;
  • to customise our site to your browser type;
  • and to increase website performance.

You will normally see a message appear on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.

2. CDNetworks use of Cookies

We will never link the cookie to any personal information about you we hold.

CDNetworks cookies are limited to our site only and are not designed to follow you when browsing to other sites after leaving the CDNetworks website.

CDNetworks primarily makes use of cookies to enhance your browsing experience. All data we retrieve from our cookies is only used to understand your experience as a visitor on the website with the aim to improve the performance and usability on this website. The information we collect is in an anonymous form and is compiled into reports that show us the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited; this helps us improve your experience of our site.

You can learn more about our how this is done at Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can also choose to opt out of Google Analytics.

3. Our first message when you visit our webpage

We are legally obliged to tell you that we use cookies on our site and gain your consent to their use where your personal data is concerned. We do this via a pop-up message when you first visit our site https://www.cdnetworks.com/uk/en. We store a cookie on your computer so that we know that you have acknowledged the message, and this then records whether you have given consent for our more privacy intrusive cookies.

4. Cookie Types

By lifespan cookies are either:

  • Session cookies

These are stored while you’re browsing. They get deleted from your device when you close your browser.

  • Persistent cookies

These are saved on your computer, so they don’t get deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies are used when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, they are used to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.

From a website domain perspective, cookies are either from a first party, or third party.

  • First party cookies

These are set by our website when you’re visiting, and only our website can read them. They are used primarily for providing certain features and they help us measure and improve the website. In addition to these our website uses separate companies such as Google Analytics to analyse how people are using this site. This separate company will set their own cookie to do this.






Help us respond to chat requests. It helps us to improve our chat service by providing us with limited monitoring. For example, the chat number and duration.

When session ends


Help us to respond to chat requests. It helps us to improve our chat service by providing us with limited monitoring. For example, the chat number and duration.

2 years





Google analytics used to distinguish users

2 years


Google Universal Analytics for performance

1 mins


Google Universal Analytics for performance

24 hours


  • Third party cookies

When you visit the CDNetworks websites you may notice some cookies that are not related to us. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from Facebook or YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the generation of these cookies, so we suggest that you check the individual third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. CDNetworks has no control over third party cookies.

  • Advertising cookies

Some websites use advertising networks to show you specially targeted adverts when you visit. These networks may also be able to track your browsing across different sites. CDNetworks does not use advertising cookies.

5. Managing Cookies on your computer

You can manage cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser (the ‘Help’ section of your browser will provide more details on how to do this. Be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit.

Find out more about how to manage cookies by visiting www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org .

More Information

Hopefully this information has clarified things for you. However, if you require further information then you can contact us at:

CDNetworks Europe, CO. LTD, 85 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7NQ