What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either ‘persistent’ cookies or ‘session’ cookies. A persistent cookie is stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date. A session cookie expires at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.
Cookies and our website
The types of the cookies we use are:
First-party cookies are stored in your browser by Hottinger Brüel & Kjær’s websites when you enter its URL or click on a link that takes you to one of our sites. The websites use these cookies to store information to be used the next time you visit that site.
Third-party cookies are placed by services used by Hottinger Brüel & Kjær, for example Google Analytics. These cookies have been developed by third-party companies and not by Hottinger Brüel & Kjær.