The management and protection of personal data of both our service users and their website visitors, is subject to the terms of this agreement and the relevant provisions of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679. The GDPR is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It applies to companies based in the EU and global companies who process personal data about individuals in the EU. The regulation apllies from 25 May 2018.
Is GDPR affecting you?
If you process personal data of any person in the EU, GDPR will apply to you regardless of whether you’re based in the European Union or not. Except strengthening user data privacy across EU nations, GDPR will require new or additional obligations on organizations that handle EU citizens’ personal data, regardless of where the organizations are located.
Features to help you comply with GDPR
onWebChat as data processor, we have released features that help you comply with the GDPR regulation. Admin operators have the ability to delete visitors and all related data, like chats and offline messages. Also you can export all data for a visitor of your website.
Features for us to comply with GDPR
We must comply with GDPR, so we have released features like automated deletion of operator accounts and all related data. Also we are releasing a new export feature, so we can export for you, all data related to your onWebChat account.
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onWebChat website may use the following cookies on your browser when you visit our website:
PHPSESSID: used by PHP to keep track of sessions (session)
_ga , _gat , _gid: used by Google analytics to distinguish visitors
accept-cookies: set to true if we have visitor's contest to store cookies (2 years)
onwebchatf: store browser http_referer info (from where a visitor came) (10 days)
aff: if the visitor comes from an affiliator, stores the affiliator id (90 days)
onwebemail: used if selected "keep me sign in" - the email of the user (60 days)
onwebhash: used if selected "keep me sign in" - hash of encrypted password (60 days)
lang: used to remember the visitors' selected language (session)
For the functionality of live chat widget, the following cookies may be used. Also, the following cookies may be used by our users' websites (websites using onWebChat service), so you may need to inform your visitors about that.
onwbchtexpress.sid : It's the identifier for your current onWebChat session (session)
io : keep socket.io session (session)
onwbchtclientid : It is a unique id so that onWebChat can identify visitors (1 year)
onwbchtsessionrandom : A random number used to identify visitors (used only on some browsers) (1 year)
onwbchtblocked : It is used to store if this visitor is blocked by an operator (6 months)
onwbchtSound : It is used to store sound On/Off preference of the visitor (if the visitor visit again this website or opens a new tab) (3 months)
onwbchtlastvisit : The last date visitor visited this website (3 months)
onwbchttimesVisited : How many times a visitor has visited this website (3 months)
inChatC : A flag indicating if this visitor is currently chatting. (4 hours)
hasTriggeredC : a flag indicating if a trigger has been shown (only when using triggers) (4 hours)
Also, the next cookies may be stored (for 1 day) if the visitors' browser doesn't support sessionStorage (iOS Safari):
sessionstorage.maxChat : a flag indicating if the visitor has maximized the chat window (so that it will be the same if he opens a new tab)
sessionstorage.chattext : the text of the chat, so that visitor can see the chat if he opens a website page on a new tab
sessionstorage.hideImage : a flag indicating if the visitor has hidden the image (on chat window)
sessionstorage.mustSendTriggerText : a flag indicating that the text of the trigger should be sent to the operator (for displaying the chat dialog)
sessionstorage.hasStartedWriting : a flag indicating if the visitor has started writing in the text area
sessionstorage.triggerText : the text of the trigger that has been shown to the visitor
sessionstorage.hasTriggered : a flag indicating if a trigger has been shown
sessionstorage.hasWrSeByTr : a flag indicating if the text "served by ..." has been written to the visitor chat
sessionstorage.secOnSite : how many seconds the visitor is on the website (only when used triggers for the whole website)