Last updated: May 30, 2018

About the Cookies Cooler Master Uses

Like most commercial websites we use cookies on Cooler Master web pages. To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Each cookie expires after a certain period of time depending on what we use it for. We use cookies for several reasons. Below we list and describe the various types of cookies we use on our site.

 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

 

How does the Cooler Master use cookies

We use different types of cookies for different things, such as:

  • Analyzing how you use the Cooler Master
  • Giving you a better, more personalized experience
  • Recognizing when you’ve signed in

 

Strictly Necessary cookies

These cookies let you use all the different parts of coolermaster.com. Without them services that you have asked for cannot be provided.

Some examples of how we use these cookies are:

Signing into the CM Fanzone or Community, it will be remembering some personal settings which accessing the other cooler master’s websites.

 

Functional cookies

These help us personalize the Cooler Master to you. For instance, remembering your preferences and settings so if you talking with tech support guys via live chat in CM Fanzone

 

Performance cookies

These help us understand how people are using the CoolerMaster.com, so we can make it better. And they let us try out different ideas.

 

Some examples of how we use these cookies are:

  • To collect information about which web pages visitors go to most often so we can improve the online experience
  • Error management to make sure that the website is working properly
  • Testing designs to help improve the look and feel of the website.

 

Strictly Necessary cookies

  • PHPSESSID
    Preserves user session state across page requests
  • compare_list, compare_type
    Stores the product selected in product categories
  • __atuvc
    This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.
  • AWSALB
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. Manages web traffic and balances traffic load
  • ips4_IPSSessionFront
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. This cookie contains the ID of your current session.
  • ips4_member_id
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. Your member ID. This cookie is set after you log in when you tick 'Remember Me' so you can be automatically logged in again in the future.
  • ips4_acpTabs
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. This cookie is used to track your ACP tab preferences.
  • ips4_login_key
    A unique key to authenticate your member ID cookie. This cookie is set after you log in when you tick 'Remember Me' so you can be automatically logged in again in the future.
  • ips4_device_key
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. Randomly generated string to load user device or create new if there isn't one.
  • ips4_hasJS
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. This cookie is set by javascript and then later read to determine if javascript is supported in the user agent.
  • ips4_ipsTimezone
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. This cookie is set by javascript to detect the user's local time zone so that the software can adapt the displaying of times automatically.
  • ips4_noCache
    This cookie names are associated with technology from Invision Community. This cookie is set in order to prevent pages that have been cached from being served to a guest during the checkout process, as the software has the ability to cache guest pages for a configured period of time.
  • ASP.NET_SessionId
    ‚Äč‚ÄčThis cookie names are associated with technology from CM Fanzone. It indicates that a user is signed in.
  • cookieconsent_status
    This cookie names are associated with technology from CM Fanzone. It indicates the state of the sign in session.
  • UserName
    This cookie names are associated with technology from CM Fanzone. This is cookie is used to store the user’s name.
  • BrowserId
    This cookie name is associated with technology from Salesforce. This is cookie is used to identity tokens of browser.
  • apex_PKB2SessionId
    This cookie name is associated with technology from Salesforce. This cookie is set the identity tokens.

 

Functional cookies

  • liveagent_oref, liveagent_ptid, liveagent_sid, liveagent_vc
    This cookie name is associated with technology from LiveAgent, which provides online chat and customer support functionality.
  • __ar_v4
    This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick advertising service from Google. Helps with tracking conversion rates for ads.

 

Performance cookies

  • _ga
    This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. 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 in 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, although this is customizable by website owners.
  • _gat
    This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
  • _gid
    This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

 

The following third parties also use cookies on our site for many of these same purposes.

 

Company Name Purpose of Cookie
Google Analytics Analytics/Measurement, Optimization
Youtube Analytics/Measurement, Content Customization, Optimization

 

More Information: To learn more about advertising networks and their opt out instructions, click here. See also the bullet point "We use cookies to" in our Privacy Policy.

 

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. 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 across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.