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Cookie Policy

Effective Date: 15 / 02 / 17

Introduction

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS (UK) LIMITED (“Samsung,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to proviwith a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Cookies are small files that store information on your device. They enable the entity that put the cookie on your device to recognize you across different websites, services, devices, and/or browsing sesCookies serve many useful purposes. For example, cookies can remember your sign-in credentials so you don’t have to enter those credentials each time you log on to a service.

Cookies help us and third parties understand which parts of our websites and apps are most popular because they help us to see which pages and features visitors are accessing and how much time they are spendthe pages. By studying this kind of information, we are better able to adapt the websites and apps, and provide you with a better experience. Our use of your personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy which can be viewed here.

We use the following cookies:

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our wworks, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for examplechoice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displait more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Tracking __hstc Main cookie for tracking visitors It contains; the domain, utk, initial timestamp, last timestamp, current timestamp, and session number. Expires after 2 years
Track visitor identity Hubspotutk Keep track of a visitor’s identity. Expires after 10 years
Track sessions __hssc Used to determine whether session number  and timestamps should be incremented It contains; the domain, view count, session start timep. Expires after 30 minutes.
Session __hssrc Used to determine whether the user has restarted their browser Expires after session
Opt-out __hs_opt_out Used to prevent the user from being asked to accept cookies after already stating preferences Set when users are given the choice to opt out of cookies and choose to do so. Expires after 2 years.
Do not track __hs_do_not_track Disables tracking and personalization Set when users are given the choice to opt out of cookies and choose to do so. Expires after 2 years.
Test __hs_test_cookie Tests whether visitor has support for cookies enabled Expires after session
Page views hsPagesViewedThisSession Used to keep track of page views in a session Expires after session
First visit hsfirstvisit Used to keep track of a visitors first visit Expires after 10 years

 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse all or some cookies. Please note, however, that by disabling cookies to block all cookies (including essential cookiemay not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 10 years. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic anservices) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Contact

If you have any questions regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us at:

Data Protection Officer
Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited
Samsung House, 1000 Hillswood Drive, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0PS