2. WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT DO THEY DO?
3. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE?
3.1 We use performance cookies which are a mixture of first party cookies, which we set ourselves and third party cookies, which are set by our third party service providers as detailed below:
Performance cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our Website and Mobile Apps and help us improve the way our Website and Mobile Apps work such as which pages you visit most often and whether or not you experience any technical errors. Performance cookies cannot be turned off via our Website or Mobile App.These cookies do not contain any information that could identify you.
For example, we use performance cookies to:
(a) improve the speed of your browsing experience
(b) identify pages viewed and browsing behaviour to improve our Website and Mobile Apps; and
(c) gain insight into how you use our Website and Mobile Apps so that we can quickly identify and fix any issues that may arise.
4. HOW CAN I ENABLE OR DISABLE ACCEPTING COOKIES?
5. WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT COOKIES?
For further information about cookies, please refer to your browser ‘help’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org
Session / temporary - These cookies are deleted from your device after you leave the Website.
Permanent / persistent - These cookies are not deleted from your device after you leave the Website. They remain on your device for a longer period of time.
First-party cookies – These cookies are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain.
Third-party cookies – These cookies are stored by a different domain to the visited page's domain. This can happen when the webpage references a file located outside its domain.
The table below summarizes the different types of cookie Hamad International Airport uses on the Website and Mobile Apps, together with their respective purpose and duration (i.e. how long each cookie will remain on your device).
|BIGipServerhamadairport||Strictly necessary||This cookie is for persistence cookie encoding to help
efficiently route internal traffic.
|Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight||Strictly necessary||This cookie stores values that allow the site to store the
current applicable responsive layout such as web or mobile view
|_ga||Strictly necessary||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics
- which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used
analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users
by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
It is included in each page request on a site and used to calculate
visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
By default, it is set to expire after 2 years
|Third Party||2 years|
|_gat||Strictly necessary||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics,
according to the documentation it is used to throttle the request
rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires
after 1 minute as default.
|Third Party||1 minute|
|_gid||Strictly necessary||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics,
used to distinguish users.
|Third Party||24 hours|
|_identity||Strictly necessary||This cookie is required for the Drupal CMS Authentication for admin
and content editor. The cookie is only used internally
|_adaptive_image||Performance||This cookie stores values that allow the site to remember image
length and width for responsive image layout
|Has_js||Performance||This cookie stores a Boolean value to determine if the user’s browser
7. QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS
Qatar Airways Group
Qatar Airways Tower
PO Box 22550
Doha, State of Qatar
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