Q4 Cookie Policy


At Q4, we respect and value the relationship we have with you. The purpose of this page is to help you understand what information is collected when you visit or browse this site.

To improve your experience of this site, we collect certain details that will help us understand how this site is being used, such as traffic patterns for operational or marketing purposes. This information will then help us to tailor the site with material that will be both useful and relevant to you.

The way we collect this information is by using cookies. Please continue to read the rest of this page to understand what cookies are, and how they are used.

What are “cookies”?

Cookies are small files containing just text that are placed on your computer to assist website owners with understanding how their sites are being used.

It’s important to note that cookies can be placed directly by the site or third-party plugins that are used by the site. In either case, when you visit q4inc.com, we use the information contained within these cookies for the purposes of website and marketing improvements. Under no circumstances do we collect personal data, as we are committed to respecting our users’ privacy.

Cookie Categories

At q4inc.com, the cookies we use can be broken down into the following categories:

  • Essential
  • Analytics
  • Marketing

The Essential cookies are those that are necessary for core functions of this site. For example, we use “geolocation” cookies that help us identify where you are when you visit us. By having this information, we can show you content is that relevant to your region. On other sites, you’ll see these cookies referred to as Functional or Operational.

Cookies in the second category, Analytics, summarize usage patterns that track what pages were accessed, what links were clicked on, the number of visitors to a certain page, and so on. The information here is anonymous and is used to help the Q4 team make improvements to the site.

And, finally, Marketing cookies are what allow for a personalized experience of this site, which are used to make content (such as images or ads) more relevant to you.

Cookies on Q4inc.com

You will notice that when you first visited this site, you would have been presented with a banner that would have alerted you to the use of cookies. This tool is designed to take into account your preferences and disable cookies that you do not wish to have stored.

Please note that this tool cannot be used to disable our essential cookies, as that would affect the performance of the site. In cases where third-party plugins store cookies on their domains, the tool provides you with the link to these sites where you can opt out at any time.If you still wish to block all cookies, you will need to use your browser’s settings. Please use the following links depending on the type of browser you use.

For information regarding the specific cookies stored and their uses, please see the chart below:

Category Name Publisher Domain Length Purpose
 EssentialJSESSIONID NewRelic nr-data.net Session Q4 utilizes NewRelic’s monitoring tools to ensure a proactive approach to monitoring infrastructure uptime and availability. In addition, the information collected allows us to ensure a high level of service.
 Marketing1P_JAR Google** gstatic.com Persistent Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes
 EssentialNID Google** gstatic.com Persistent Contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences such as preferred language and number of search results.
 Analytics_ga Google** q4inc.com 2 years Google Analytics that track usage patterns on q4inc.com
 Analytics_gid Google** q4inc.com 24 hours Google Analytics that track usage patterns on q4inc.com
Google** q4inc.com Session Used by Google Adwords to re-engage visitors
 Essentialsite-locale Q4 q4inc.com 10 hours Determine location of a site visitor
 Marketingvisitor_idxxxxx Pardot q4inc.com Persistent Pardot Analytics that track usage patterns on q4inc.com
LinkedIn ads.linkedin.com 2 years LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags
 Analytics, MarketingUserMatch
LinkedIn ads.linkedin.com 6 months LinkedIn insights and ad tags
 Marketinglang LinkedIn ads.linkedin.com Session Remember user’s selected language
 ** While Google-specific cookies are used by this site, no personal information is collected as we have enabled IP anonymization as part of our default privacy settings. Please refer to Google's support article for additional information.

Additional Information

If you would like to learn more about our commitment to privacy and data rights, please refer to our Privacy Policy and GDPR Readiness Statement.

If you would like to modify your cookie settings for this site, you may do so using our tool or your browser.

— Updated July 10, 2018