Cookies Policy

Last modified: May 18, 2018

 

1. What is cookie?

 

This Website (www.industrial.panasonic.com and subdomains of industrial.panasonic.com) uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, they help us to provide you with the best possible experience when you browse our website and also allow us to make improvements. Cookies improve your browsing experience by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • analysing how you use the website to improve the way it works for you, to make sure that you find what you’re looking for easily, and to ensure it meets your needs
  • monitoring the efficiency of our advertising
 

2. What cookies we use and how we use them

 

2.1. Measuring website usage

 

- Google Analytics

 

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this Website. We do this to make sure it is meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do things better.

 

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your name or address so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

 

Please see Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites for more information.

 

2.2. Enabling a better experience

 

Our site uses a technology called JavaScript, which helps things look more pleasing on the page. The site identifies if your browser has JavaScript enabled and then sets a cookie so that it knows this is the case for the duration of your visit:

  • Help identify you the next time you visit our site so that, for example, you won‘t have to re-fill in forms with your details
  • Help identify you if you respond to an email from us
  • Understand your interest in our website so we can provide you tailored content via email
 
Source Cookie Name Purpose 1st or 3rd party Duration
Panasonic SSESS%ID% Drupal cookie that stores session identification. 1st party Upon closing the browser
Panasonic has_js Functional cookie to remember whether a visitor has javascript in his browser 1st party Upon closing the browser
Panasonic industrial_panasonic Function that autocompletes user information when making an inquiry 1st party 1 year
Panasonic industrial_panasonic_site_banner Open/close status of the floating menu 1st party Upon closing the browser
 

The following cookies are set by Mars Product Search:

 
Source Cookie Name Purpose 1st or 3rd party Duration
Mars Product Search i Web browser ID of visitor, used for our access log 3rd Party 1 year
 

2.3. Improving our email marketing

 

We use cookies to track, measure and improve our email marketing to customers. If you have opted in to receive emails from us, our cookies will:

  • Help identify you the next time you visit our site so that, for example, you won‘t have to re-fill in forms with your details
  • Help identify you if you respond to an email from us
  • Understand your interest in our website so we can provide you tailored content via email
 
Source Cookie Name Purpose 1st or 3rd party Duration
Marketo _mkto_trk Records last visit and activity 1st Party 2 years
Hubspot __hstc The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session). 1st Party 2 years
Hubspot hubspotutk This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts. 1st Party 10 years
Hubspot __hssc This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp. 1st Party 30 min
Hubspot __hssrc Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it to 1 and use it to determine if the user has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when we manage cookies, we assume it is a new session. 1st Party Upon closing the browsertd
Hubspot __hs_opt_out This cookie is used to remember not to ask the user to accept cookies again. 1st Party 2 years
Hubspot __hs_do_not_track This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. 1st Party 2 years
Hubspot __hs_testcookie This cookie is used to test whether the visitor has support for cookies enabled. 1st Party Upon closing the browser
 

3. How to manage cookies

 

If you continue with your visit to this Website, you consent to the use of our cookies. Alternatively, you have options to manage the cookies that you want to accept from this site which we have detailed below.

 

Browser settings: Most browsers can be altered to prevent your computer from accepting cookies, although this may mean that some of the features of this site (and other sites) will not work properly and may restrict your user experience. Or, you may need to change some of the information and settings or manually enter information every time you access the site.

 

These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.

 

Turn off anonymous Google Analytics cookies: You can install a Google Analytics browser "plug in" to prevent the website sending information about your visit to Google Analytics. More information about this can be found below.

 

Third Party Cookies

 

We sometimes use external suppliers to deliver services on our behalf, which means these cookies may be set by a third party (third-party cookies). We do not control these cookies so if you would like more information about them or information on how to opt out, please see their individual Privacy and/or Cookie Policy.

 

Other useful links

 

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their wider use, you may find the following links of interest:

 

For more information about how we use personal information on this Websites, please see our Website Privacy Policy.