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Cookie Policy

Effective as of July 1, 2022

This Cookie Policy was created for a website operated by either ESET spol. s r.o. or any of its subsidiaries or partners, each of which is a separate legal entity and will be referred to as "ESET" or "We" in this Cookie Policy. As We use so-called "cookies" and similar technologies on our websites, We would like to be transparent about their use so all visitors can make informed choices regarding their own devices. This Cookie Policy is specifically focused on cookies.

For more information on how We process your personal data on our website, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that may be placed in your browser when you visit a website and then read if you visit the site again. Such information stored in cookies may be about you, your device or preferences, and they usually do not identify you directly. Some cookies are necessary so a website or a particular service can work properly and have an appropriate level of security. Some might be used for other purposes, e.g. for website personalization, analysis of website traffic or for advertising of products or services online. We categorized all cookies We use based on their purpose, as detailed in the Categories of cookies We use section. In the Cookies used by this website section, we list individual cookies used by this website and provide more specific information on them, including what they are used for and their expiry.


Types of Cookies

In the following sections, We distinguish between "first-party cookies" or cookies that are set by ESET and "third-party cookies" that are set by ESET´s partners. Our partners are third parties who provide us with certain services for our website, usually analytical or marketing services. Moreover, We also distinguish between "session" cookies that are stored only for the duration of your browser session on our website and "persistent" cookies, that are stored for a longer time period as indicated below and therefore can be read even if you decide to visit our website again. The settings of third-party cookies are under the control of third parties.


Categories of Cookies We Use

Essential Cookies

These first-party cookies are necessary for the functioning and security of our website and the services you require. They are usually set in response to your actions to enable the use of certain functionality, such as remembering your cookie preferences, logging in or holding items in your cart. You cannot opt-out of these cookies. If you choose to block them via your browser, it may affect site functionality.

Basic Analytical Cookies

These first-party cookies enable us to measure the number of visitors/users on our website. We share some non-sensitive data collected (such as country, browser and device type, IP address with three last digits being anonymized and user's cookie ID unique for respective website) with our trusted partners to create aggregated usage and performance statistics. We use these cookies to get the basic insight into our website traffic and our campaign performance. As only low-level analytics can be performed by using those cookies, and as they shall not allow cross-site tracking or profiling of our website visitors, they would be set to your browser by default unless you choose to opt-out. In case you opt-out, We will only have a limited possibility to monitor our website or campaign performance.

Advanced Analytical Cookies

These first and third-party cookies help us to get insight into how you interact with our website and each particular service by enriching our datasets with data from third-party tools. We use them to improve our website, services, and user experience, locate and solve bugs or other problems with them, and evaluate our campaigns' effectiveness. These cookies would be only stored in your browser if you grant us your opt-in consent. If you choose not to grant consent for analytical cookies, We will only have a limited possibility to monitor our site's or campaign performance.

Marketing Cookies

These third-party cookies allow our marketing partners to track your activities on our website, for example, when you download or buy our product. Those data is then combined with other data about you to build a profile relating to your interests and to show you more relevant targeted ads on other websites. Marketing cookies would be only stored in your browser if you grant us your opt-in consent. If you choose not to grant your consent, online advertising displayed to you will be less targeted to your needs or preferences.


Cookies Used by This Website

Essential Cookies
Cookie nameCookie expirationDomainProviderCookie purpose
RT1 weekwww.eset.comAkamaiThis cookie is set by Akamai for measuring loading speed.
AKA_A21 hour.eset.comAkamaiThis cookie is generally provided by Akamai and is used for the Advanced Acceleration feature, which enables DNS Prefetch and HTTP2 Push.
eset_branch1 month.eset.comESETUsed to remember the preferred website language version selected at www.eset.com
eset_cookie-bar2 years.eset.comESETThis cookie keeps track of a user's preference of cookie policy
user_rec2 yearswww.eset.comESETA first party cookie, used to identify whether a user is blocking GTM, understand the volume of anonymized users who might potentially block also displaying of cookie consent bar
TS01***Session.eset.comESETThese cookies are set by our web server infrastructure to ensure your web requests are consistently processed by the same server in our infrastructure for the duration of your session.
sb-info-sk90 dayswww.eset.comESETA first party cookie, used to identify whether a user close Smart App banner promotion.
PHPSESSIDSession.eset.comESETCookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.
JSESSIONIDSession.eset.comESETEnables websites to store serialised state data. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie (expires when you close your browser).
BasketId_***1 hour.eset.comESETRegisters the ID of ESET eStore basket.
reCAPTCHASessiongoogle.comGoogleThis cookie is used to provide the Captcha functionality - spam protection.
__cf_bm30 minutes.g2crowd.comESETThis cookie is a cookie necessary to support Cloudflare Bot Management, currently in private beta. As part of our bot management service, this cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots.
Basic Analytical Cookies
Cookie nameCookie expirationDomainProviderCookie purpose
_gat_***1 minute.eset.comGoogle LLCSet by Google Analytics to control the request rate.
_gid1 day.eset.comGoogle LLCRegisters a unique ID for a website visitor it tracks how the visitor uses the website. The data is used for statistics.
_ga2 years.eset.comGoogle LLCRegisters a unique ID for a website visitor it tracks how the visitor uses the website. The data is used for statistics.
_ga_***2 years.eset.comGoogle LLCThis cookie stores a unique ID for a website visitor it tracks how the visitor uses the website. The data is used for statistics.
Advanced Analytical Cookies
Cookie nameCookie expirationDomainProviderCookie purpose
_hjSessionUser_{site_id}1 year.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar and set when a user first lands on a page, persists the Hotjar User ID which is unique to that site and ensures data from subsequent visits to the same site are attributed to the same user ID.
_hjid1 year.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar and set when a user first lands on a page, Persists the Hotjar User ID which is unique to that site and ensures data from subsequent visits to the same site are attributed to the same user ID.
_hjFirstSeenSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar and identifies a new user’s first session. Used by Recording filters to identify new user sessions.
_hjUserAttributesHashSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. User Attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API are cached for the duration of the session. Enables us to know when an attribute has changed and needs to be updated.
_hjCachedUserAttributesSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar and stores User Attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API, whenever the user is not in the sample. Collected attributes will only be saved to Hotjar servers if the user interacts with a Hotjar Feedback tool. Cookie used regardless of whether a Feedback tool is present.
_hjViewportIdSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar and stores user viewport details such as size and dimensions.
_hjSession_{site_id}30 minutes.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar and holds current session data. Ensures subsequent requests in the session window are attributed to the same session.
_hjSessionTooLargeSession.eset.comHotjar Ltd This cookie is set by Hotjar and causes Hotjar to stop collecting data if a session becomes too large.

Determined automatically by a signal from the WebSocket server if the session size exceeds the limit.

_hjSessionRejectedSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. If present, set to '1' for the duration of a user's session, when Hotjar has rejected the session from connecting to our WebSocket due to server overload. Applied in extremely rare situations to prevent severe performance issues.
_hjSessionResumedSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Set when a session/recording is reconnected to Hotjar servers after a break in connection.
_hjLocalStorageTestUnder 100ms.eset.comHotjar LtdChecks if the Hotjar Tracking Code can use local storage.If it can, a value of 1 is set. Data stored in_hjLocalStorageTest has no expiration time, but it is deleted almost immediately after it is created.
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample30 minutes.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Set to determine if a user is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.
_hjIncludedInSessionSample30 minutes.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Set to determine if a user is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress30 minutes.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Used to detect the first pageview session of a user.
_hjTLDTestSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. We try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. Enables us to try to determine the most generic cookie path to use, instead of page hostname. It means that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). After this check, the cookie is removed.
_hjRecordingEnabledSession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Set when a Recording starts. Read when the Recording module is initialized to see if the user is already in a recording in a particular session.
_hjRecordingLastActivitySession.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Set in Session storage as opposed to cookies. Updated when a user recording starts and when data is sent through the WebSocket (the user performs an action that Hotjar records).
_hjClosedSurveyInvites1 year.eset.comHotjar Ltd This cookie is set by Hotjar. Set when a user interacts with an external link Survey invitation modal.

Ensures the same invite does not reappear if it has already been shown.

_hjDonePolls1 year.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Set when a user completes an on-site Survey. Ensures the same Survey does not reappear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedPolls1 year.eset.comHotjar LtdThis cookie is set by Hotjar. Set when a user minimizes an on-site Survey. Ensures that the Survey stays minimized when the user navigates through your site.
_hjShownFeedbackMessage1 year.eset.comHotjar Ltd This cookie is set by Hotjar. Set when a user minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback.

Ensures the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized if the user navigates to another page where it is set to show.

_gaexp90 days.eset.comOptimizeUsed to determine a user's inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
_opt_awcid24 hours.eset.comOptimizeUsed for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Customer IDs.
_opt_awmid24 hours.eset.comOptimizeUsed for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Campaign IDs.
_opt_awgid24 hours.eset.comOptimizeUsed for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Ad Group IDs
_opt_awkid24 hours.eset.comOptimizeUsed for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Criterion IDs
_opt_utmc24 hours.eset.comOptimizeStores the last utm_campaign query parameter.
_opt_expid10 seconds.eset.comOptimizeThis cookie is created when running a redirect experiment. It stores the experiment ID, the variant ID and the referrer to the page that's being redirected.
_clck1 year.eset.comMicrosoftPersists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to that site, on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
_clsk1 day.eset.comMicrosoftConnects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording.
CLID1 yearwww.clarity.msMicrosoftIdentifies the first-time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity.
ANONCHK10 minutes.c.clarity.msMicrosoftIndicates whether MUID is transferred to ANID, a cookie used for advertising. Clarity doesn't use ANID and so this is always set to 0.
MR7 days.bat.bing.comMicrosoftIndicates whether to refresh MUID.
MUID1 year.clarity.msMicrosoftIdentifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. These cookies are used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes.
SMSession.c.clarity.msMicrosoftUsed in synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains.
Marketing Cookies
Cookie nameCookie expirationDomainProviderCookie purpose
_fbcSession.eset.comFacebook, Inc.This cookie is used by Facebook for advertising purposes and conversion tracking.
_fbp3 months.eset.comFacebook, Inc.This cookie is used by Facebook for advertising purposes and conversion tracking.
fr3 months.facebook.comFacebook, Inc.This cookie is used in the targeting of Facebook adverts.
bcookie2 years.linkedin.comLinkedInCookie from LinkedIn used by share buttons and advertising tags. Uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform
bscookie2 yearswww.linkedin.comLinkedInCookie from LinkedIn used by share buttons and advertising tags. Used for remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication.
li_gc2 years.linkedin.comLinkedInThis is a cookie from LinkedIn and is used for storing visitors' consent regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes
lidc24 hours.linkedin.comLinkedInCookie from LinkedIn used by share buttons and advertising tags.
U3 months.adsymptotic.comLinkedInIdentifies the browser if the IP address is not in an intended target country.
UserMatchHistory1 month.linkedin.comLinkedInThis cookie is set by Linkedin. This cookie is used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
AnalyticsSyncHistory1 month.linkedin.comLinkedInUsed to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries.
li_oatml1 month.linkedin.comLinkedInUsed to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn for advertising and analytics outside the Designated Countries and, for a limited time, advertising in the Designated Countries.
lms_ads1 month.linkedin.comLinkedInUsed to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn in the Designated Countries for advertising.
lms_analytics1 month.linkedin.comLinkedInUsed to identify LinkedIn Members in the Designated Countries for analytics.
li_fat_id1 month.eset.comLinkedInMember indirect identifier for Members for conversion tracking, retargeting, analytics.
li_sugr3 months.linkedin.comLinkedInUsed to make a probabilistic match of a user's identity outside the Designated Countries
_guid3 months.linkedin.comLinkedInUsed to identify a LinkedIn Member for advertising through Google Ads
BizographicsOptOut10 years.linkedin.comLinkedInDetermine opt-out status for 3rd party tracking
li_giant7 days.eset.comLinkedInIndirect indentifier for groups of LinkedIn Members used for conversion tracking
_clck1 year.eset.comMicrosoftPersists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to that site, on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
_clsk1 day.eset.comMicrosoftConnects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording.
CLID1 yearwww.clarity.msMicrosoftIdentifies the first-time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity.
ANONCHK10 minutes.c.clarity.msMicrosoftIndicates whether MUID is transferred to ANID, a cookie used for advertising. Clarity doesn't use ANID and so this is always set to 0.
MR7 days.bat.bing.comMicrosoftIndicates whether to refresh MUID.
MUID1 year.clarity.msMicrosoftIdentifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. These cookies are used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes.
SMSession.c.clarity.msMicrosoftUsed in synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains.
SRM_B1 year.c.bing.comMicrosoftThis cookie is installed by Microsoft Bing
_uetsid1 day.eset.comMicrosoftBing Ads sets this cookie to engage with a user that has previously visited the website.
_uetvid1 year 3 weeks 4 days.eset.comMicrosoftBing Ads sets this cookie to engage with a user that has previously visited the website.
_uetmsclkid90 days.eset.comMicrosoftThis is the Microsoft Click ID, which is used to improve the accuracy of conversion tracking.
DSID2 weeksdoubleclick.netAdSense, Campaign Manager, Google Ad Manager, Google Analytics, Display & Video 360, Search Ads 360Used to identify a signed-in user on non-Google sites and to remember whether the user has agreed to ad personalization.
test_cookie15 minutesdoubleclick.netAdSense, Campaign Manager, Google Ad Manager, Google Analytics, Display & Video 360, Search Ads 360This cookie is used by Google DoubleClick to check that cookies can be set.
id2 yearsdoubleclick.netAdSense, Campaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ad Manager, Search Ads 360Used by Google for advertising, including serving and rendering ads, personalizing ads, limiting the number of times an ad is shown to a user, muting ads you have chosen to stop seeing, and measuring the effectiveness of ads.
__gads13 months.eset.comAdSense, Display & Video 360, Google Ad Manager, Google AdsThis cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. Its purpose is to do with the showing of adverts on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue.
GED_PLAYLIST_ACTIVITYSession.eset.comAdSense, Google Ad Manager, YouTubeThese 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.
ACLK_DATA5 minutesyoutube.comAdSense, Google Ad Manager, YouTubeUsed to verify if the user’s browser accepts cookies.
pm_sess30 minutesdoubleclick.net, google.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360Prevent malicious sites acting without a user’s knowledge and as if they were that user.
pm_sess_NNN30 minutesdoubleclick.net, google.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360Prevent malicious sites acting without a user’s knowledge and as if they were that user.
aboutads_sessNNN30 minutesdoubleclick.net, google.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360Allow users to interact with a service or site to access features that are fundamental to that service. Used to authenticate users, prevent fraud, and protect users as they interact with a service.
FPAU90 days.eset.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360Collects information about the users and their activity on the website through embedded elements with the purpose of analytics and reporting.
ANID1 yeargoogle.com and local variationsCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360Google uses cookies for advertising that are displayed at various locations on the web.
AID1 yeargoogle.com/ads, google.com/ads/measurement, googleadservices.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360This cookie is used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device. We do this to coordinate that the ads you see across devices and measure conversion events.
IDE1 year.doubleclick.netCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ad Manager, Google Analytics, Search Ads 360Used for online marketing by collecting information about the users and their activity on the website. The information is used to target advertising to the user across different channels and devices.
TAID14 daysgoogle.com/ads, google.com/ads/measurement, googleadservices.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360This cookie is used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device. We do this to coordinate that the ads you see across devices and measure conversion events.
FPGCLDC90 days.eset.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Search Ads 360Used to help advertisers determine how many times users who click on their ads end up taking an action on their site.
_gcl_***90 days.eset.comCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Google Ads, Search Ads 360Set by Google Ads to take information in advert clicks and store it in a 1st party cookie so that conversions can be attributed outside of the landing page.
FLC10 secondsdoubleclick.netCampaign Manager, Display & Video 360, Search Ads 360This cookie is used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device. We do this to coordinate that the ads you see across devices and measure conversion events.
RUL12 monthsdoubleclick.netDisplay & Video 360, Google AdsUsed by Google DoubleClick to determine whether website advertisement has been properly displayed.
CONSENT2 yearsyoutube.comGoogle IncThird party cookies. They provide certain features of Google and may store certain preferences according to usage patterns and personalize the ads that appear in Google searches.
_gac_***90 days.eset.comGoogle AdsThe _gac cookie store campaign information in order to provide Google Ads with a more reliable way to measure the interactions customers. Google Ads website conversion tags won't read this cookie unless you opt-in to Marketing cookies.
personalization_id2 Years.twitter.comTwitterThis cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.

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