What are Cookies?
When you visit our websites, Verisure or an authorized third party may send you a cookie. Cookies are small text files that may be placed on your device, i.e., in your browser directory. When a website is accessed, a cookie that is placed on a device will send information to the party that has placed the cookie. Cookies are extremely common and used on a number of websites. Each cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value (usually a unique number).
Why are Cookies useful?
Cookies allow a website owner to do useful things; for example, a cookie would permit a website owner to find out whether a computer (and probably its user) has visited the site previously. In general, the purpose of cookies is to improve the performance of the website and the user’s experience in using that website. Cookies help to make a website work more efficient, enable extra functionality, and provide website owners with additional information about your visit to a website. Cookies also allow a website owner to track overall site usage and determine areas that users prefer. Cookies help make the user’s visit to a website easier by recognizing the user upon return and providing a customized experience.
First Party and Third Party Cookies
Session and Persistent Cookies
Our websites may place session and persistent cookies on your device. The difference between a session cookie and a persistent cookie relates to the length of time the cookie lasts. Session cookies are cookies that typically last for as long as you are using your browser, or browser session. When you end your browser session, the cookie expires. Persistent cookies, however, will last after you close your browser. This allows for quicker and often more convenient access to our website.
The consent you provide to the installation of cookies in your devices is the legal basis for our processing of your personal data.
Cookies used on our websites
Our website uses both session and persistent cookies. Some of those cookies follow technical purposes and are required to provide you our website services, other are used to customize our website according to your profile or to analyze your use of our website.
Disabling, Deleting, or Opting-Out of Cookies
You may revoke the consent you provided for the installation of cookies in your device anytime through different manners. For this purpose, Verisure provides you with access to the Cookies Control Panel, in which you may manage your setting regarding the installation of cookies.
However, please note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our websites. In particular, you may have limited access to some areas or be transitioned to a different experience.
With whom will we share the information collected through cookies?
Verisure may share the data obtained through the installation of Web Site cookies with the following categories of recipients:
- Service providers. Verisure has suppliers who assist in the management, analysis and continuous improvement of the Website.
- Third parties that install cookies on the Web Site. The entities that install their cookies on the Web Site will use the data collected through their cookies for the purposes indicated in the sections above.
Some of the aforementioned service providers are located in countries outside the European Economic Area or which do not offer a level of security equivalent to that existing in that territory. In these cases, the transfers will be based on the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or, as the case may be, on the Privacy Shield. For further information on the foregoing guarantees or on the fact that they have been provided, you may contact Verisure by the means set out below.
Where applicable and in accordance with the requirements set forth in the applicable law, you may have the right to request access, rectification and erasure of the data as well as the restriction of the processing and the portability of the data. You may also have the right to withdraw your consent, as explained in the previous sections.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Verisure Data Protection Officer firstname.lastname@example.org or other local supervisory authority that may result competent.