Cookie Policy

NCSOFT Cookie Policy

Effective Date: 09. 29, 2021,

 

Please read this Cookie Policy (“cookie policy”, "policy") carefully before using any PLAYNC, PURPLE (“website”, "service") that is operated by NCSOFT corporation ("us", 'we", "our").

This Cookie Policy applies to any PLAYNC, PURPLE service that links to this policy or incorporates it by reference. We use cookies and similar technologies such as cookies, pixels, local storage, and mobile ad IDs (collectively referred to in this policy as “cookies”) to collect and use data as part of our Services, as defined in our Privacy Policy.

You can opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) by clicking the Cookie Settings link below.

 

 

PLAYNC COOKIE SETTING                        PURPLE COOKIE SETTING

 

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are simple text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain information such as a unique identifier, website’s domain name, and some digits and numbers.

 

What types of cookies do we use?

 

PLAYNC

1. Necessary cookies

2. Functionality cookies

3. Performance or Analytical Cookies

4. Targeting/Advertising Cookies

4.1 Lineage2M

PURPLE

1. Necessary cookies

2. Functionality cookies

3. Performance or Analytical Cookies

4. Targeting/Advertising Cookies

 

 

 PLAYNC

 

1.     Necessary cookies These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you to the use of these cookies, but please note that if you block necessary cookies, then some parts of the website may not function properly.

Provider

Cookie Name

Purpose

Lifespan

Type

.plaync.com/

_qsdata

SDK WebView login required parameter (query string)

session  

first party

device_token

Token for device identification

session  

first party

device_tag

Successful Response If the request for an access token  

session  

first party

DEF_KEEP_LOGIN

Maintaining Session State

session  

first party

GPVLU

login Session Cookie (PC)

session

first party

MGPVLU

Session Cookies(Mobile) 

session

first party

locale

language information

1year 

first party

prelogin_country_code

Recommendation Country Code

session

first party

JSESSIONID

Maintaining Session

session

first party

NPFE_PID

 to help you sign up for our services

session

first party

NPFE_D1

Backup verification

session

first party

NPFE_D2

Backup verification

session

first party

T-GPVLU

 to help you login for our services

session

first party

gw_locale

country information

1year

first party

INDEX_WEB_VISIT_*

redirected to the main screen

session

first party

preOrderRecord_*

preOrder

session

first party

applyCookie

cookie setting check

6month

first party

 

2.     Functionality cookies These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization (such as choice of language or mobile device preferences). They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you block these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Provider

Cookie Name

Purpose

Lifespan

Type

.plaync.com/

darkMode

Turn on Dark Mode

session  

first party

ncBanner*

stop View setting

session  

first party

 

3.     Performance or Analytical Cookies These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website.  The information collected by these cookies is aggregated. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our website and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Provider

Cookie Name

Purpose

Lifespan

Type

.plaync.com/

visitedGame

They allow us to see how visitors move around our game websites

session

first party

Google.com

_ga

The main cookie used by Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users.

2years

first party

_gat

Used to throttle request rate.

1minute

first party

_dc_gtm_*

Used to throttle request rate.

1minute

first party

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

1day

first party

_gat_UA-XXXXXX-XX

Used to distinguish users.

1minute

Third Party

_gcl_au

To deliver customized advertisements using Campaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360

90days

first party

 

4.     Targeting/Advertising Cookies These cookies may be set through our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They store information that is based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

 

4.1 Lineage2M(lineage2m.plaync.com/)

Provider

Cookie Name

Purpose

Lifespan

Type

Google.com

_gac_

measure user activity and the performance of their ad campaigns

90days

First Party

_gcl_*

Google Analytics and are primarily used to help advertisers determine how many times users who click on their ads end up taking an action on their site, such as making a purchase.

90days

First Party

IDE

used for serving targeted advertisements that are relevant to users across the web

24months
EEA,

SWISS, UK - 13months

First Party

__gads

enables sites to show personalized ads.

13months

First Party

ads/ga-audiences

Used by Google Marketing Platform to reengage visitors that are
likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online
behaviour across websites.

Session

First Party

_gcl_au

used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency

90 days

First Party

_gcl_dc

To deliver customized advertisements using Campaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Search Ads 360

90 days

First Party

facebook.com

_fbp

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.(lineage2m.plaync.com/ru,

3months

Third Party

_fbc

This cookie is used by Facebook to target advertisement based on user behavior and preferences across multiple websites. The cookie contains an encrypted ID which allows Facebook to identify the user across websites.

3months

Third Party

fr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time

90days

Third Party

target.my.com

_tmr

My Target User's Web Visit Activity Tracking and Marketing Utilization

365days

Third Party

smadex.com

smxtrack

Smadex User's Web Visit Activity Tracking and Marketing Utilization

90days

Third Party

 

 PURPLE

 

1.     Necessary cookies These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you to the use of these cookies, but please note that if you block necessary cookies, then some parts of the website may not function properly.

Provider

Cookie Name

Purpose

Lifespan

Type

.ncpurple.com

locale

language information

365 days

first party

 

2.     Functionality cookies These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization (such as choice of language or mobile device preferences). They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you block these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.

 

3.     Performance or Analytical Cookies These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website.  The information collected by these cookies is aggregated. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our website and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Provider

Cookie Name

Purpose

Lifespan

Type

Google.com

_ga

The main cookie used by Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users.

2years

First Party

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

1day

First Party

_gat_UA-XXXXXX-XX

Google Analytics cookie to throttle the request rate.

1day

Third Party

 

4.     Targeting/Advertising Cookies These cookies may be set through our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They store information that is based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

 

How to delete cookies?

If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by our website, you can do so through your browser setting. Alternatively, You can opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) in the Cookie Settings link below, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers and devices. You will also find general information about cookies and details on how to delete cookies from your device.

 

PLAYNC COOKIE SETTING                PURPLE COOKIE SETTING

 

Alternatively, 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, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Opera

Apple Safari

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this policy or our use of cookies, please contact us.