• TDK-Lambda Cookie Policy

TDK-Lambda Cookie Policy

  • 1. Scope of Application
    This TDK-Lambda Cookie Policy describes how TDK-Lambda Corporation, Tokyo, Japan (“TDK-Lambda”) collects or otherwise obtains, via Cookies, data of users that access, browse or otherwise use TDK-Lambda’s website or third party websites on which TDK-Lambda has posted advertisements (“Users”). These data may include also personal data.
    This TDK-Lambda Cookie Policy supplements the TDK-Lambda Privacy Policy in respect of the use of Cookies on the TDK-Lambda Website.
  • 2. Cookies
    Cookies are small files, usually composed of alphanumeric characters, issued by TDK-Lambda’s website or third party providers (“Cookies”) and stored on computers, tablets, smart phones and other devices (“Devices”) of Users that access, browse or otherwise use TDK-Lambda’s website or third party websites on which TDK-Lambda has posted advertisements.
  • 3. Types of Cookies
    Cookies are usually classified into (i) Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies, and (ii) in First Party Cookies and Third Party Cookies, which will be explained in the following.
    • 3.1 Session Cookies
      Session Cookies ensure that a User can use functions and refer to information on the TDK-Lambda website in an efficient way. For example, they ensure that a User is not required to enter the same information repeatedly while using the TDK-Lambda website. They are stored in temporary memory and deleted when the web browser is closed.
    • 3.2 Persistent Cookies
      Persistent Cookies are stored on the hard disk of the User's device and are not deleted if the web browser is closed. For example, they are used to save a setting that ensures a User can use the same language when he/she visits next time and to record the number of visits. The period these Cookies are stored varies from Cookie to Cookie.
    • 3.3 First Party and Third Party Cookies
      First Party Cookies are issued by TDK-Lambda. Third Party Cookies are issued by third party service providers, which TDK-Lambda uses, e.g. to embed certain functionalities on its website for social media content. In some cases, third party providers use further sub-providers that issue so called Fourth Party Cookies that come along with their service applications. Under this Cookie Policy and TDK-Lambda’s Cookie management system, Fourth Party Cookies are treated as Third Party Cookies. This means that any setting a User applies to Third Party Cookies will also apply to any Fourth Party Cookies associated therewith.
  • 4. Cookies used on the TDK-Lambda Website
    TDK-Lambda uses Cookies for the following purposes:
  • Performance Cookies:
    These Cookies allow TDK-Lambda to measure and analyze User activities on TDK-Lambda’s website to improve its performance. They usually measure traffic data including the number of Users that visit TDK-Lambda’s website, number of visits, pages Users view and website and location from which the visit originates. They help TDK-Lambda to know which pages are the most and least popular, see where Users come from and how they move around on the TDK-Lambda website. You can set your browser to alert you about these Cookies and block them, but TDK-Lambda will not be able to monitor and improve the performance of its website for the benefit of Users.
    These Cookies do not store any personally identifiable data; any data collected is aggregated and anonymous.
    TDK-Lambda uses third party services including Google Analytics for the purposes described above. Please refer to the terms of such service providers to understand how your data is handled by them.
  • 5. How to manage Cookies
    In most web browsers, it is possible to make a setting to notify receipt of Cookies being sent; that is, to select whether or not to receive Cookies. It is also possible to make a setting to render the Cookie function inoperable. You may use the TDK-Lambda Website even if you make a Cookie function inoperable. However, blocking some types of Cookies may affect your experience of the TDK-Lambda website and its functions and services.