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Cookie Policy
 

1. Introduction

The www.smurfitkappa.com website (the "Website") is operated by Smurfit Kappa Group ("we", "us", "our").  We are committed to protecting and respecting your right to privacy. This Cookie Policy (together with our Privacy Statement, and any other documents referred to), sets out the basis on which we use cookies on the Website.  Please read the following carefully and if you have any questions about this policy or do not agree with it, please contact us at web@smurfitkappa.com before using our Website.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.  You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.  This policy is effective from 1 October 2015.

2. What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that store information on your hard drive or browser that means that our Website can recognise that you have visited our Website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the Website, and by seeing how you use the Website, we can tailor the Website around your preferences and measure usability of the Website.

3. What We Use Cookies For

We may collect information about your computer including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration, to record session information and/or to assist you in answering questions in connection with our services. This may in some instances only be statistical data about how you browse our Website.

For the same reasons, we may obtain information about your Website usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. Cookies help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  • to estimate usage numbers and patterns;
  • to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our Website according to your individual interests; and
  • to recognise you when you return to the Website.

4. Which Cookies We Use

The following are the cookies we use on our Website:

Name of Cookie: __utma 

  • Type of Cookie: Google Analytics 
  • Reason for use: This cookie is used by Google Analytics to track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like new sessions/visits

Name of Cookie: __utmb and __utmc

  • Type of Cookie: Google Analytics 
  • Reason for use: These cookies work together to calculate how long a visit takes. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. __utmb expires at the end of the session. __utmc waits 30 minutes, and then it expires. __utmc has no way of knowing when a user closes their browser or leaves a website, so it waits 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it doesn’t, it expires.

Name of Cookie: __utmz 

  • Type of Cookie: Google Analytics 

  • Reason for use: This cookie keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link was clicked on, what keyword was used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website. It expires in 15,768,000 seconds – or, in 6 months. This is how Google Analytics knows to whom and to what source / medium / keyword to assign the credit for a goal conversion or an e-commerce transaction.

  • Name of Cookie: NLSessionCwwwsmurfitkappa

  • Type of Cookie: Session Cookie

  • Reason for use: This is a session cookie which is created by the UAG (Unified Access Gateway) servers of SKG. The UAG server is the first entry point to the website and these cookies are there to keep track of your sessions and which server you have connected to. This cookie is deleted when you leave the site. The expiration is “at the end of the session”.

Name of Cookie: WhlWFLB 

  • Type of Cookie: Session Cookie
  • Reason for use: This is a session cookie which is created by the UAG (Unified Access Gateway) servers of SKG. The UAG server is the first entry point to the website and these cookies are there to keep track of your sessions and which server you have connected to. This cookie is deleted when you leave the site. The expiration is “at the end of the session”.

 The following are the third party cookies used on our Website:

Name of Cookie: __hstc

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Tracking Cookie
  • Reason for use: 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) (Expires: 2 years)

Name of Cookie: hubspotutk

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Tracking Cookie
  • Reason for use: 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 deduplicating contacts. (Expires: 10 years)

Name of Cookie: __hssc

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Tracking Cookie
  • Reason for use: Cookie for keeping 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), session start timestamp. (Expires: 30 min)

Name of Cookie: __hssrc

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Tracking Cookie
  • Reason for use: Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it simply to the value "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. (Expires: None. Session cookie)

Name of Cookie: __hs_opt_out

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Session Cookie
  • Reason for use: This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the user to accept cookies again. This cookie is set when users are given the choice to opt out of cookies. (Expires: 2 years)

Name of Cookie: __hs_do_not_track

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Session Cookie
  • Reason for use: This cookie is set when users are given the choice to opt out of cookies and they choose to do so. It disables tracking and personalization. (Expires: 2 years)

Name of Cookie: __hs_testcookie

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Session Cookie
  • Reason for use: This cookie is used to test whether the visitor has support for cookies enabled. (Expires: Session cookie)

Name of Cookie: hsPagesViewedThisSession

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Session Cookie
  • Reason for use: This cookie is used to keep track of page views in a session. (Expires: Session cookie)

Name of Cookie: hsfirstvisit

  • Third party: Hubspot
  • Type of Cookie: Session Cookie
  • Reason for use: This cookie is used to keep track of a user's first visit. (Expires: 10 years) 

5. Managing Cookies Usage

You may refuse to accept or you may disable cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website or unable to avail of our services. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to the Website.

You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking "help" on your browser's menu or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org

This Website uses Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use the Website. The cookies used by this product collect information in an anonymous form and are used by many different websites.  If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you have any queries about your privacy or our use of cookies on this Website please contact us at web@smurfitkappa.com.

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