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Anonymous browsing on Coloplast websites
Coloplast does not gather any personal information or information related to any individual via cookies. The information collected is gathered using a cookie ID (a number of approx. 20 characters) plus a country ID. This means that Coloplast will only be able to use statistical data that relates to groups of people, but will in no way be able to identify any individual or information or site activity related to any individual.
Personal information is only gathered via forms on the site, in which the user actively enters information and sends this to Coloplast. In this case Coloplast still respects and obeys the laws and regulations relating to gathering and storing personal information.
You can choose not to allow cookies (read more in the section ”How to block and avoid cookies”). This way you remain completely anonymous to Coloplast and the Google Analytics tool we use.
General definition of a cookie
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is used for an origin website to send information to a user's browser and for the browser to return the information to the origin site. The information can be used for authentication, identification of a user session, user's preferences, shopping cart contents, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data on the user's computer.
What is the gathered information used for?
The cookie collected information is used for helping Coloplast understand its visitors and how the engage with the website. All information is anonymous, but tracks trends like the click stream of users.
The user supplied information, which requires the user to actively sign up, is used for sending requested information like product information, financial information and job information.
Advertising and targeting cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts and email newsletters more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and/or receive an email newsletter from Coloplast as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission or through internal online newsletter platforms. They remember that you have visited a website and this information which is not personal information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers email newsletter agencies. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization or agency.
Which information is gathered?
Coloplast A/S gathers two types of information from their webpages. The information gathered by cookies, and the information supplied by the users who fill out various forms for more information, sample orders etc.
The information gathered by the cookie is defined by Google Analytics and is information such as:
The information the users supply varies from form to form depending on purpose. Be aware that these forms are created in accordance with global and local laws and regulations.
Protection of personal information
Coloplast ensures that all user specific information is stored according with local and international laws and regulations.
Block cookies by default
Allow cookies by default
Make exceptions for cookies from specific websites or domains
1. Choose Safari -> Preferences.
2. Click the Security toolbar button.
3. Safari displays the preference settings.
4. Choose how to accept cookies via these radio button choices:
5. To view the cookies currently on your system, click the Show Cookies button.
6. The site that used that cookie will forget any information that it stored in the file, meaning that you may have to take care of things manually, like providing a password on the site that used to be read automatically from the cookie.
7. Click the Close button to save your changes.
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