Web & Cookie Policy

Komatsu Forest uses cookies on this website to provide you with the best user experience.  

Purpose and scope

This policy describes how Komatsu Forest processes Personal Data when you use our websites and is a complement to our privacy policy. The purpose of this policy is to provide you, as website visitor, with information about why and how your Personal Data may be collected in connection with your visit, how long it will be stored and how the processing can be managed or disabled.
 

This policy may be changed or updated, and the latest version is always available on our website.

What are cookies?

When you visit Komatsu Forest’s websites, we collect and process your IP address and information about your visit using cookies. A "cookie" is a small text-based data file that is stored in your browser when you visit a website, for example, to facilitate certain features, such as site navigation. They can also be used to track the pages you visit on the website, save your registered information or remember your preferences. Cookies will not affect your computer in any way, they will only improve and make your user experience more efficient.
 

Cookies and Personal Data

We do not use cookies to identify you personally or to store your Personal Data, unless you choose to register your contact information such as name, address, email address and company in any of our website forms. In this case, you can choose to unsubscribe/withdraw your consent by following the specific instructions in the mailings from us or by sending an e-mail to us at gdpr.uk@komatsuforest.com.

Why do we use cookies?

Komatsu Forest uses cookies to collect visitor statistics and analyze the behavior of visitors, in order to optimize website structure and functionality, improve our communication, to try to understand your interests and to customize the content that is relevant to you when you navigate the site.

When possible, we will combine data about your browsing behavior with the Personal Data you have registered through one of our online forms. This data is used to analyze behavior on our website and to provide you with a personalized experience.

 

Cookie types and storage time

Komatsu Forest’s websites use both first-party cookies, which we can control, and third-party cookies that are found in other organizations’ internet Tools.

Cookies can be either session cookies that are deleted automatically when you close your browser, or permanent cookies that remain on your device for a period of time or until you delete them.

Our own permanent cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device for a maximum of 2 years.

The information you provide in one of our website forms is saved as long as it's relevant or until you withdraw your consent.

Third-party cookies

Komatsu Forest’s sites contain some embedded elements such as documents and videos that are shown with the help from third-party tools, for example ISSUU and YouTube. The websites also use plug-ins for sharing to social media such as Facebook (button "like"), Twitter ("Share on Twitter") and LinkedIn.

Also analytics and performance cookies are used in connection with the services provided by third parties, for example Google Analytics, Sitecore Analytics and Hotjar.

These external sites may leave cookies on your computer or mobile device and transfer the information for example to your account in social media if you're signed in to their respective services. Komatsu Forest has no control over this. If you would like more information about how these external websites use cookies and how to manage these, we recommend that you check their respective cookie information.
 

Share content via email

On Komatsu Forest’s websites you can share content via e-mail. In these cases, only one e-mail will be sent to the designated recipient and his/her data will not be saved afterwards.

Cookies and consent

By using this website and allowing cookies through the settings in your web browser, you consent to our use of cookies. You may at any time withdraw your consent for the use of cookies by changing your settings.

For the use of cookies that are necessary to provide a functioning website and respond to the function you request, we do not need your consent.
 

How can you manage or disable cookies?

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse or disable cookies. You can also delete existing cookies. The steps to do this vary depending on the browser used, but generally instructions can be found by using the "Help" feature available in your browser.

Please note that if you opt to disable cookies, some features on this website may be disabled as well.

Some of our third-party cookies from other organizations’ internet tools offer an opt-out possibility from their cookies. These can be found in the list of our cookies below.

See also: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
 

Your rights and contact information

If you wish to contact us in connection with our processing of your Personal Data, you are welcome to do so by sending an e-mail to; gdpr.uk@komatsuforest.com.

For more information about your rights and how Komatsu Forest processes Personal Data, please see our privacy policy.


In the list below, you can see the cookies we use from which domains, as well as why and how long they are stored in your web browser:

 
The necessary cookies
These are cookies that are absolutely necessary for you to be able to navigate the website and use the functions available there.

Domain Cookie (Life span) Description
komatsuforest.com ASP.NET_SessionId (session)
Used to distinguish visitors  
komatsuforest.com cookieAccepted (21 days) Used when visitors click OK for use of cookies


For special functions and web analytics
These cookies are used to measure and analyze how the websites work and how they are accessed and used. We use this information to improve the content and performance of our websites and provide certain features that enhance the experience.

Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how you use our website. We use this information to make statistical reports and improve the site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous format with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". You can choose to disable Google Analytics by following the instructions here.

Domain Cookie (Life span) Description 
komatsuforest.com   _ga (2 years) Used to distinguish visitors  
komatsuforest.com  _gat (1 minute) Used to throttle request rate
komatsuforest.com _gid (24 hours)  Used to distinguish visitors. The aim is to collect information about how the user moves between pages on the site.v


Hotjar
These cookies are used to analyze behavior on our websites on group level, for example, by using "heatmaps" to see which content our visitors view or click the most. These cookies collect information in an anonymous format.


You can choose to disable Hotjars cookies by following this link.

Domain Cookie (Life span) Description
komatsuforest.com _hjIncludedInSample (session) This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether a visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.
hotjar.com  __hssrc (session) Is used to determine if you restart the browser. If the cookie doesn't exist when the system handles cookies, we assume that there is a new session.
hotjar.com __hstc (2 years) This cookie is used to track visitors. It contains: domain, utk (see below), the initial timestamp (first visit), the latest time stamp (last visit) and session number (increments for each subsequent session)
hotjar.com _ga (2 years) Used to distinguish visitors
hotjar.com _gat (1 minute) Used to throttle request rate
hotjar.com _gid (24 hours) Used to distinguish visitors
hotjar.com hubspotutk (10 years) This cookie is used to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts.
hotjar.com mp_6d7c50ad560e01715a871a117a2fbd90_mixpanel (1 year) Mixpanel cookies to analyze your surfing behavior on the App

Issuu
In order to give more people easy access to our customer magazine Just Forest, we offer an online version of it on our websites using ISSUUs display tool. When you browse the magazine ISSUU will place cookies, log data and embedded code to collect information about visitor activity on Issuu products. Issuu uses the information to improve its services.


Domain Cookie (Life span) Description
quantserve.com D (3 months)  n/a
issuu.com Iutk (10 years) The Issuu’s analytics system uses cookies, log file data and embedded code to gather information regarding visitor activity on Issuu products. Issuu uses this information to help improve the services it provides to its users.. 
quantserve.com Mc (1 year
_qca (13 months)
Quantcast may use your computer’s IP address, pixel code, referring HTTP location, current HTTP location, search string, time of the access, browser’s time, any searches made on the applicable website and other statistics in order to analyze Log Data from different websites and combine it with other non personally Identifiable Information to produce the Reports that are made available on the Quantcast.com Site. The purpose of this cookie is to enable web publishers and advertisers to deliver audience segments that are appropriate for their products or services.
issuu.com _ga (2 years)
_gid (24 hours) 
Issuu uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information (anonymously) about how visitors use the site and generate reports to improve their website.
 
issuu.com  i18next (1 month) Cookies for language selection

YouTube
On our website we use embedded videos from YouTube to be able to provide better quality and higher display performance on our videos so that visitors will have a better experience.


Domain Cookie (Life span) Description
google.com 1P_JAR (2 months) These cookies are set via embedded YouTube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on
for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.
No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click “like” on a video.
google.com  APISID (20 months) Same as above
youtube.com CONSENT (20 years 1 month) Same as above
youtube.com GPS (1 hour) Same as above
google.com HSID (2 years)  Same as above
google.com NID (6 months) Same as above
google.com OGPC (1 month)  Same as above
google.com OTZ (1 month) Same as above
youtube.com PREF (8 months)  Same as above
google.com SAPISID (2 years) Same as above
google.com SID (2 years)  Same as above
google.com SIDCC (3 months)  Same as above
google.com SSID (2 years) Same as above 
youtube.com VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (8 months) Same as above   
youtube.com YSC (session) Same as above 
google.com _ga (2 years) YouTube uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information (anonymously) about how visitors use the site and generate reports to improve their website.

Advanced analysis/Sitecore
We use these cookies to analyze and identify our website visitors’ behavior. We track the IP address of the device you use to identify you when you visit our website. When possible, we combine data about your browsing behavior with the Personal Data you have previously provided to us. This data is used to analyze behavior on our website and to provide you with a personalized experience. 

Domain Cookie (Life span) Description
komatsuforest.com SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE (session)
SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE (2 years) 
Used by our publishing and communication tool (CMS) Sitecore for Web Analytics. They identify repeat visits by unique visitors. Can be used to personalize content and enables profiling of visitors.

Cookies from third parties may be subject to change without our knowledge. Please let us know if you find cookies on the website that are not on our list.  

Uppdated: July 2nd 2018