Cookies

When you access Polar’s websites, our server may attach a small text file to your hard disk a cookie. Cookies enable different site functionalities such as shopping cart and allow us to monitor the use of this site as well as the effectiveness of advertising and other online activities. We use this information to improve the overall quality and content of the online experience.

Cookies are small files that are sent to and stored in your computer by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in your browser’s file directory. Next time you visit the site, your browser will read the cookie and relay the information back to the website or element that originally set the cookie. Our domains may also include elements that set cookies on behalf of a third party. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, please see e.g. allaboutcookies.org.

If you visit our websites and your browser settings accept cookies, we consider this as acceptance of our use of cookies. Please note that the cookies can be changed by us at any time.

Disabling Cookies

If you do not wish to receive cookies, or want to be notified when they are placed, you can set your web browser to do so, if your browser so permits. You can review the options available to manage cookies in your browser. Different browsers use different ways to disable cookies, but they are usually found under a Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser’s Help menu. In addition to cookie management, browsers usually let you control files similar to cookies, for example Local Shared Objects, e.g. by enabling the browser’s privacy mode.

Type of Cookies Used on This Site

The cookies used on our websites have been categorized based on the guidelines found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. We use the following categories on our websites and other online services:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies website functions, like shopping cart cannot be provided.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized, and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors most often go to. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies

These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They also help us to measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers.