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Cookie policy

Updated: 2020-10-21

Arla Plast AB (“Arla Plast”, “we”, “us”, “our”) uses cookies in order to provide you with access to various functions and the full user experience on our websites, www.arlaplast.com and www.arlaplastgroup.com. Applicable rules state that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. 

In addition, subject to your consent, we use cookies to collect statistical information and analyze how our Websites are used using Google Analytics as well as to show relevant marketing from us on Facebook and other websites. We only use regular “http cookies” and not the more advanced types, e.g. fingerprinting cookies.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Policy on our website. Your consent applies to the following domains: www.arlaplast.com and www.arlaplastgroup.com  (the “Website(s)”).

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

About cookies

Cookies are files that are stored on the user's computer to record information about a session. Considering their duration, there are two types of cookies; persistent and session cookies.

Persistent cookies are stored by a web browser for a longer period of time and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless erased by the user before the expiry date). Session cookies are temporary cookies that are automatically erased when the web browser is closed. Cookies may also fall into two general categories: first party cookies (which is set by us) and third-party cookies (which are set by our partners and/or third party content providers).

How to avoid cookies

If you don't want cookies to be stored in your browser, you can set up your browser to automatically deny cookies or to inform you each time a website requests to store a cookie. You can view which cookies are stored through your browser and delete them. We have listed the names of the cookies we use down below to help you review your cookies.

Without the cookie that we described as necessary in the description below, our website will not work properly, as it limits our ability to remember your choices. You can choose not to consent to the other cookies. If you do, we will receive less information to analyze and track usage of our Websites and thus less data to understand how we can improve the Websites and decide on such improvement measures and/or, if you do not consent to the cookies we use for marketing purposes, the extent of marketing material from us and through or partners will be reduced.

We are responsible for the use of cookies

Arla Plast AB, Swedish corporate ID 556131-2611, is responsible for the use of cookies at the Websites. If you have any questions on our use of cookies, please do not hesitate to contact us. You will find our contact details further below on this page.

As noted below, we use third party cookies from Google and Facebook. Such third parties may use collected information for their own purposes. You may find more information regarding Google’s use of cookies here and on Facebook’s use of cookies here.

Cookies which you can choose to consent to

The cookies we describe down below, with explanations of their purpose, are not strictly necessary for our website and for the features of our service to function properly. Therefore, we need your consent to place these cookies in your browser. It is of course voluntary to give your consent and you can withdraw your consent at any time.

Cookies used for statistical, analytical and marketing purposes

 CookieStorage time Purpose 
_gat_Waas1 minuteThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
_ga26 monthsThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.
_gid24 hoursThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.
_gat1 minuteThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
__utma2 years his cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish users and sessions.
_utmt10 minutes This cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
_utmb30 minutes from set/updateThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to determine new sessions/visits.
_utmcEnd of browser sessionSet for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user is in a new session/visit.
_utmz6 months from set/updateThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to store the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached our site.
fr3 monthsThis cookie is used by Facebook to track users.
presenceEnd of your browser sessionThe presence cookie is used by Facebook to contain the user’s chat state.
c_user1 yearThe c_user cookie is used by Facebook and contains the user ID of the currently logged in user.
sb2 yearsThis cookie is being used by Facebook to track users.
xs1 year 

This Facebook cookie contains multiple pieces of information, separated by colon (colon is encoded to the value %3A for transmission)

The first value is an up to two-digit number representing the session number.

The second portion of the value is a session secret.

The third optional component is a ‘secure’ flag for if the user has enabled the secure browsing feature.
datr2 years The purpose of the datr cookie is to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user. This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features.
wd7 daysThis cookie stores the browser window dimensions and is used by Facebook to optimise the rendering of the page.
cppo1 day This cookie is being used by Facebook to track users.
spin1 day This cookie is being used by Facebook to track users.
_fbp3 monthsThis cookie is being used by Facebook to track users.

Cookies which are placed when you access the Websites

These cookies are placed on your web browser when you access our Websites and are necessary for the Websites’ functionality. Therefore, the use of these cookies does not require your consent.

Visitor preference cookies

 CookieStorage time Purpose 
cookieAgree12 monthsUsed to store your cookie preference in order not to ask you again.

More information about cookies

If you want more information about cookies or information about what is considered as allowed use of cookies according to the Swedish Electronic Communications Act you can visit the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority's website: https://www.pts.se/en/.

Personal data

When we use cookies, we in some cases also process personal data, for example by using your IP address or another user ID that could potentially be connected to you as a person in certain situations. For cookies that are not strictly necessary we only process your personal data if you give us your consent. If processing of personal data occurs when using our strictly necessary cookies to provide services that you have requested, our lawful basis for processing the personal data is our legitimate interest to offer you the services you have requested and to remember your preferences. You can read more about how we process your personal data and your rights in our Privacy Policy.

Contact information

If you have any questions regarding our use of cookies or data protection in general, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Our postal address is Arla Plast AB, Box 33, SE-591 06 Borensberg, Sweden. Switchboard + 46 141 20 38 00 and E-mail: privacy@arlaplast.com.