Cookie policy

The present Cookie Policy completes our Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy. It allows you to configure your Cookies and learn more about your rights and the origin and use of browsing information processed during your consultation of our website.

What is a Cookie?

During your navigation on our website, a Cookie may be automatically installed on your device via your browser.

A Cookie is a text file generated and saved by the server of a website you are visiting directly on the browser of your device (computer, smart-phone or any other type of device). A Cookie allows such website to recognize your device’s browser upon new connection from the same device. A Cookie contains the name of the server that deposited it, an identifier (a unique number) and an expiry date.

What Cookies does Hitachi Astemo use on this website?

  • Technically necessary Cookies

This type of Cookie only aims to facilitate the navigation on our website, allowing an optimal use of the different functionalities and features available.

Our website contains 11 WordPress Cookies that are technically necessary.

  • Performance Cookies

This type of Cookie is linked to the use of Google Analytics. Its aim is to analyze the use that is made of our website in order to evaluate its performance. The data generated by these Cookies is related to your use of our website and your IP Address. The Google Analytics Cookie lists the number of visitors, their source, the number of clicks on the pages, etc. The last byte of the IP Addresses are anonymized by Google Analytics before they are sent to Hitachi Astemo France SAS in order to ensure your location cannot be identified via your IP Address.

Our website contains 3 Google Analytics Cookies.

What is the purpose of the Cookies we collect?

The purpose of WordPress Cookies is to ensure a good functioning of our website.

The purpose of Google Analytics Cookies is to analyze the traffic and use of our website.

Who uses the information collected through these Cookies?

The Group Communication Department of Hitachi Astemo France SAS can access and use the data collected through Cookies.

What is the retention period of these Cookies?

WordPress Cookies are kept for a maximum time period of twelve months.

Google Analytics Cookies are kept for a maximum time period of fourteen months.

Is your personal data collected through Cookies transferred to third countries?

The data collected via Google Analytics Cookies is transmitted to Google Inc. and stored by it. Google Inc. is a member of the Privacy Shield (European Commission’s Decision 2016/1250 of 12 July 2016) and therefore provides an adequate level of protection of personal data according to standards set by the European Union.

How to enable or disable Cookies?

You can set your browser software to accept or refuse the registration of Cookies on your device.

Each browser has its own Cookies management configuration tools. The support menu of your browser will allow you to know how to change your Cookies settings. For instance, you can visit the following website to learn how to manage your Cookies settings, depending on your browser:

Hitachi Astemo France SAS. declines any responsibility for the consequences related to the malfunction of its website and its features should you refuse the registration of Cookies on your device or delete the ones that are registered.

Please refer to our Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy, should you wish to obtain more information regarding the protection of your Personal Data.