Cookie Policy

Effective date: 30 June, 2014

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit or certain emails you open. They are widely used in order to make websites work, as well as to provide business and marketing information to the owners of the site.

Gemalto uses cookies on its On-Line Service (as defined in our Privacy Policy) for the following purposes:

Technical - Ease of use

Cookies are used for technical reasons to enable the efficient working of our On-Line Service. For example, to:

  • store preferences, such as acceptance of the cookie policy. Such cookies allow us to "remember" your preference and not ask you at each visit.
  • store personal data used in forms. The second time you choose to contact us, or change a preference, many fields will be pre-filled if you accept these cookies.

Tracking

Cookies are used to gather statistics on how visitors use our On-Line Service. For example, to:

  • gain insight into how visitors use the website so that we can make improvements.
  • determine how many people clicked on certain links from an emailing, or how many shared page addresses via social networking.

The table below details the most frequently used cookies on our On-Line Service and explains their use:

Cookie Name Service Purpose More information
_accept_c Gemalto Indicates the user has accepted the use of cookies, so we don't need to display the cookie alert bar  
__atuvc, uvc, ssc, uit, di2, dt, um, uid, loc AddThis AddThis is a service which makes it easy to share press releases and other web site content on social media. These cookie are used to counts clicks and shares used by this social sharing widget  
s1, c1 comScore Digital Analytix Digital Analytix (formerly Sitestat) is a service dedicated to measuring web site activity. See comScore Privacy Policy
com.silverpop.iMA.page_visit, com.silverpop.iMA.session, com.silverpop.iMAWebCookie, VIEW Silverpop Silverpop is the service we use for e-mailing our customers and prospects. These cookies let us know what content on our web site is of most interest to those who have opted in. Silverpop also allows us to centrally block any further communication to people who opt out. See Silverpop Privacy Policy
PHPSESSID Gemalto Technical cookie used to keep track of a user's session. Can be used to remember certain preferences for a web session such as use of the mobile version or desktop version of the site.  
JSESSIONID Gemalto Used by our search engine (search.gemalto.com) to keep track of search filters for the current session. Can also be used by Silverpop.  

Managing Cookies

You can manage cookies by activating the setting on your internet browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Please refer to the instructions or the online help files available via your relevant browser if you wish to manage cookies in this way. Alternatively, please visit www.aboutcookies.org or http://cookiepedia.co.uk/ (offering a search for individual cookie names) for further information.

Please note, if you refuse cookies you may always see the bar alerting you that we use cookies, since we will not be able to tell whether you have seen that alert or not. If you choose to subscribe to a service or download documents which require fields to be filled in, we will not be able to remember those on your behalf for subsequent sessions. Otherwise, we believe that you will be able to navigate the web site and view the information therein.

Changes to this Cookies policy

From time to time we may change how we use and place cookies. Accordingly we recommend that you check this page periodically in order to review our current cookie policies.

In the event you are encountering problem in managing the cookies you can contact us at privacy@gemalto.com