Cookie Policy

This page describes Freightliner’s Cookies Policy, which applies to this website. If you do not accept this policy, please do not use this website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer or mobile device. They are designed to hold a small amount of data specific to a piece of website functionality. Cookies can be accessed either by the server upon which a website is hosted or by the user’s internet browser.

What cookies does this website use?

Site visitation cookies

To monitor website traffic and content usage behaviour we employ Google Analytics to (anonymously) compile site visitation statistics. Google Analytics sets the following four cookies which are all used to collect information about how visitors arrived at this website, how they use the website and it’s content and how they leave the site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The data collected is in an anonymous form. No personal information is collected or stored either by the Google Analytics system or the cookies that it sets.

Cookie name Purpose Expires
_ga Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. After 2 years
_gat Used to throttle the request rate, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. After 1 minute
_gid Stores randomly generated ids and campaign information relating to the user After 1 day

For more information on the data that Google collects you should visit the Google Privacy Policy page (Note, this applies to all of Google services, not just Google Analytics).

Other cookies this site uses

This website also uses the following cookies to help provide certain aspects of the site’s functionality.

Cookie name Purpose Expires
PHPSESSID This is a general purpose identifier used by the PHP server language that this site runs on to maintain a user’s session variables. When the browsing session ends
FLmultiModalPopup Used by the site to decide whether to show the user our Global Freight Award voting window. After 1 day
fl_cookie_agree Used by the site to store a users agreement to the site’s cookie policy. After 1 year
ct_checkjs Used by our anti-spam system to check whether JavaScript is available within the browser. When the browsing session ends
ct_cookies_test Used by our anti-spam system to check whether cookies are enabled within the browser. When the browsing session ends
ct_timestamp Used by our anti-spam system to store date and time data. After 1 day