What are cookies and how do we use them?
A cookie is a small text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded to / sored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit a website. It may allow a website to “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. We use first party and third party cookies, by accepting some first and third party cookies, you agree that we may share this information with these third parties. This may mean that your data might be processed in the USA.
Verisure Ireland DAC (“us”, “we” or “our”) puts “cookies” (which are small text files) on your device to track your use of our website and to improve your browsing experience. This tracking is not linked to your name and is not used to identify you as a person. Accordingly, our Privacy Notice will apply to our treatment of the information we obtain via our cookies.
We use serval cookies with differing functions:
- 1 Browser Information
1.2 The cookie name is: has_js.
1.3 Timeframe: session duration and it expires once you close your browser
2 Cookie Acceptance
2.2 Cookie names: Optanonconsent, OptanonAlertBoxClosed, and accepted_cookie
2.3 Timeframe: One year unless deleted by user
3 Session Use
3.1 We use a cookie to track each session on our website from every device. This cookie is removed from your device when you close your browser.
3.2 The cookie names are: phpessid, _session_id and jsessionid
3.3 Timeframe: session duration and it expires once you close your browser
4 Audience Measurement Cookies
4.1 We use various analytical cookies to evaluate your use of our website. Although we put these cookies on your device, we obtain them from Google and Hotjar. In addition to using the collected information for our analysis, we share this information with Google and Hotjar. These cookies stay on your device permanently, unless you delete them.
4.3 Hotjar cookie names: hjIncludedInPageviewSample, hjSessionRejected, hjIncludedInSessionSample, hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress, hjFirstSeen, _hjid, script.hotjar.com, _hjTLDTest. Hotjar’s policy on the information which it obtains from these cookies can be found here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
4.4.1 Google Cookies:
(i) 2 years: _ga, _utma, _utmv
(ii) 6 months: _utmz
(iii) 24 hours: _gid
(iv) 30 minutes: _utmb
(v) 10 minutes: _utmt
(vi) 1 minute: _gat
(vii) Session: _utmc
4.4.2 Hotjar Cookies
(i) 365 days: _hjid
(ii) 30 minutes: hjIncludedInPageviewSample, hjIncludedInSessionSample, hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
(iii) Session expiration: _ hjTLDTest, _hjSessionRejected, _hjFirstSeen
5 Tracking by Google
5.1 If you are logged into your Google account while visiting our site, Google can track your use of certain websites (such as ours) that use Google plug-ins. You will have agreed to this arrangement as part of signing up for a Google account, and Google already will have placed cookies on your device for this purpose.
5.2 Google cookie names: pref, nid, hsid, apisid, sid, ssid, sapisid, gaps, lsid, beat, uls, consent and dv.
How to change your cookie settings
How to Manage and Disable Cookies
If you use different devices to view, you must make sure that the cookie preferences are adjusted on each browser of each device. If cookies which we use are switched off (including essential cookies), this may affect your user experience when you visit our website. Some parts of the website may not work as intended or may not work at all without cookies.
Cookies Management in the Browser
You can also decide to change your cookies preference in the browser parameters. Indeed, the registration of cookies may also take place during the installation or updating of the browser, these cookies may be revoked at any time through the content configuration options and privacy settings. Many browsers allow you to activate a private mode through which cookies are always deleted after your visit. Depending on the browser, this private mode can have different names. Below you will find a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this "private mode", as well as a link through which you will find a brief explanation on how to configure cookies depending on the browser:
Internet Explorer 8 and higher:
Safari 2 and higher:
Opera 10.5 and higher:
FireFox 3.5 and higher:
Google Chrome 10 and higher:
Important: Please read carefully the help section of your browser to learn more about how to activate the "private mode". You can continue visiting the portal even if your browser is in "private mode", although your browsing through Verisure careers website may not be optimal and some functionalities may not work properly.
Cookies provide much of the functionality available from today’s websites, but certain cookies also can be used to track your activities and interests across the Internet. Although this tracking is not normally for anything more intrusive than behavioural advertising, even this might elicit customer concerns over the level of information being collected.
You can find more information about cookies by visiting the following information websites:
Several methods can be used to control cookies, and the Data Protection Commission website provides a good summary of your options for blocking or deleting them (Cookies and other tracking technologies). Note that some websites will lose functionality or become difficult to use if all cookies are permanently blocked, but by using the available control options, you normally can obtain the right personal balance between website convenience and your sensitivity to this issue.
How to contact us
F2, EastPoint Business Park Dublin 3 Ireland
Phone: 1800 856 056
E-Mail: [email protected]
We update this policy sometimes. If we make important changes, like how we use your personal information, we’ll let you know. It might be a notice, an email, or a message in your app.
This policy was updated on 31/10/2022.