Cookie Notice

Introduction

To make this website work properly, and to provide the most relevant products and services to our site visitors, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This policy provides you with information about cookies and how to control them for this website.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity. Cookies on this site may be delivered in a first-party (set by the DAF website) or third-party (set by another website) context and may also be set in association with e-newsletters you receive from us.

Cookies help us enhance your experience when using the website. They also help us understand how people use our site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve our site users.

Types of cookies:
The cookies used by DAF Trucks N.V. can be divided into different types:

Functional cookies:

Functional cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.

Cookie name Source Expiry Purpose
ARRAffinity This website Session This cookie is used to affinitize a client to an instance of an Azure Web App and helps keep the user going back to the same app instance, instead of getting a random instance each time. This is used for apps to keep user state in memory. .AspNet.ApplicationCookie expires when the user logs out, or after 14 days, whichever is sooner.
ASP.NET_SessionId This website Session General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Microsoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.
daf-gdpr, daf-gdpr-consent-given This website One year This cookie stores the user's confirmation/permission for the storage of cookies.
ai_session This website 29 minutes This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique anonymous session identifier cookie.
ai_user This website One year This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique user identifier cookie enabling counting of the number of users accessing the application over time.

Analytical cookies:

Analytics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie name Source Expiry Purpose
__utma This website 2 years from set/update This cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb This website 30 minutes from set/update This cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc This website End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmt This website 10 minutes This cookie is used to throttle request rate.
__utmz This website 6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_ga This website 2 years This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
_gat This website 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
_gid This website One day This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
_hjid This website One year Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to extend the Hotjar User ID 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.
_hjIncludedInSample This website Session Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether the visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

Functional social cookies:

These cookies are set by Social Media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube, when you view or use embedded media. An example would be a cookie set by YouTube to measure views of an embedded video. These cookies can sometimes track your activities and so are closely related to advertising cookies. However, disabling them may result in you not being able to view the embedded content.

Cookie name Source Expiry Purpose
Not applicable

Marketing cookies:

Marketing cookies are used to target advertising to a user (behavioural targeting). They are often served by third party companies, and track a user across websites.

Cookie name Source Expiry Purpose
Not applicable

If you choose to block cookies on this site, you will still be able to visit the website. However, it is possible that you may not be able to use all of the sections or features of the website.

If you would prefer not to receive any cookies whatsoever, you can also customize your Internet browser settings to completely block any sites from placing cookies on your computer. You can find out how to do this using your browser's help function.



This website uses cookies

We use cookies for a variety of purposes, such as website functionality and helping target our marketing activities. Some cookies are essential, others help us improve your experience by providing insights into how the site is used. For more information, please visit our Cookie Notice.
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