Shiply Cookie Policy

We want to make Shiply easy, useful and reliable. On the internet, in order to do this sometimes involves placing small amount of information on your computer/device. These include small files which are known as cookies. These cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.We use these pieces of information for you and to the benefit of all users of www.shiply.com. For example:

  • Detecting you as a logged in user so that you don't need to log in every time you come to Shiply (unless you log out)
  • Collecting anonymous data to help us measure how people are using our web site, so we can improve it, make it easier to use and ensure there's enough capacity to keep things running fast.
  • Collecting anonymous data to help us measure what sources of our marketing work best and help find more users for our transport providers and more transport providers for our users - benefiting both side of the marketplace.

You can manage these cookies yourself and learn more about them through this helpful article.

There are two types of cookie which may be placed when using the Shiply web site; first party and third party. First party cookies are our own cookies, controlled by us. Third party cookies are those found on other service providers tools whose aim is to improve our service to you.

First Party Cookies


Shiply uses cookies in several places across the site - we've listed these below along with some details on why we use them.

NamePurpose
PHPSESSIDHelps keep you logged in on the site when you move between pages.
is_returningUsed to anonymously detect whether or not you have visited Shiply before and offer you a more tailored experience.
PAPCookie_*If you clicked through from one of our partner sites, they might be entitled to some sales commission, this cookie helps us track what's due to them.
autolinkIf you clicked through from one of our partner sites, they might be entitled to some sales commission, this cookie helps us track what's due to them.
google_seo_tracking_linkUsed to collect anonymous infomation about how visitors found our site on Google and other search engines. We then use this data to make informed decisions about how we can improve the site for both users and transport providers.
marketing_source_idUsed to collect anonymous information about how visitors found our site. We then use this data to make informed decisions about how we can improve the site for both users and transport providers.
marketing_source_keyword_idUsed to collect anonymous information about how visitors found our site. We then use this data to make informed decisions about how we can improve the site for both users and transport providers.
shiply_refUsed to collect anonymous information about how visitors found our site. We then use this data to make informed decisions about how we can improve the site for both users and transport providers.

Third Party Cookies


Shiply uses a number of suppliers to help us improve the web site, they may place cookies on our behalf, however Shiply does not have any control over the dissemination of these. You should check the third party web sites own privacy policies for more information about these.

Third PartyNamePurposeDetails
Facebookc_user
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locale
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x-src
xs
Used by Facebook to track when a visitor has clicked their like buttonFacebook's Privacy Policy
Google Analytics_utma
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Used to collect anonymous infomation about how visitors use our site. This is then used to make informed decisions about how we can improve the site.Google's Privacy Policy
GetClickyWRUIDUsed to collect anonymous infomation about how visitors use our site. This is then used to make informed decisions about how we can improve the site.Clicky's Privacy Policy
OptimizelyoptimizelyBuckets
optimizelyCustomEvents
optimizelyEndUserId
optimizelyPendingLogEvents
optimizelyRedirect
optimizelyReferrer
Used to anonymously send different visitors to different versions of the web site in an effort to identify which work best and provide the best user experience.Optimizely's Privacy Policy
Yahoo Search Marketingysm_*Used to collect anonymous infomation about how visitors originating from Yahoo's search engine use our site. This is then used to make informed decisions about how we can improve the site.Yahoo's Privacy Policy