Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server enabling a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies:
- Session cookies are deleted from your computer as soon as you close your browser.
- Persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Fiskars uses the cookies on this website, for the following purposes:
- To collect data on the user via the Google Analytics tools
- To collect visual behaviour data on the user via the Hotjar tool and trigger content such as surveys based on the behaviour
- To properly enable of content via Facebook
- To show recommendations to the user if they have already visited the site
- To identify the user if he/she is logged in. Anonymous users do not get this cookie from Symfony
- To keep the user´s list of comparable items stored for another session
- To store the preferred language in a cookie for automatic redirection on www3.fiskars.com.
Fiskars also uses AdWords for conversion tracking and retargeting. These are 3rd part cookies with a 90 days and 2 years lifetime.
Fiskars uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The data generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the site. In short, these are the tasks performed by Google cookies:
- Determine which domain to measure
- Distinguish unique users
- Remember the number and time of previous visits
- Remember traffic source information
- Determine the start and end of a session
- Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
- In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
- In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
- In Safari, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Preferences” and “Privacy”.
- In Chrome, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Settings” and “Privacy”.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.