Cookie Policy

Securitas uses cookies on the website www.securitas.com in order to enhance your experience, but they are not necessary for the website to function. If you accept the usage of cookies on our website, please click on the “Accept” button in the cookie information banner on the top of the web page.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies are used to enable web pages to function more efficiently as well as providing information to the web page owner. Cookies also make it possible to distinguish users from each other, which can give the user a more positive experience of the website.

Cookies used on Securitas' website

In the list here below we describe the cookies used on our website, as well as the purpose and storage period of each cookie:

_ga

  • Domain: www.securitas.com
  • Description: Used by Google Analytics
  • Purpose: Used to distinguish users. A unique identifier associated with each user is sent with each hit in order to determine which traffic belongs to which user. This cookie enables the website's owner to track a visitors behaviour and measure the website's performance. The main purpose of this cookie is to improve the website's performance.
  • Storage period: 2 years
  • Information to/from third party: This cookie sends information to Google

_gat

  • Domain: www.securitas.com
  • Description: Used by Google Analytics
  • Purpose: Used to throddle request rates. This cookie does not store any user information. The main purpose of this cookie is to improve the website's performance.
  • Storage period: 10 minutes
  • Information to/from third party: This cookie sends information to Google

_gid

  • Domain: www.securitas.com
  • Description: Used by Google Analytics
  • Purpose: Used to distinguish users. This cookie enables the website's owner to track a visitors behaviour and measure the website's performance. The main purpose of this cookie is to improve the website's performance.
  • Storage period: 24 hours
  • Information to/from third party: This cookie sends information to Google

ASP.NET

  • Domain: www.securitas.com
  • Description: Session identifier
  • Purpose: Used to keep track of a user navigating through the website. This is used to transfer information between pages and to store information that the user might reuse on different pages.The main purpose of this cookie is to improve the website's performance.
  • Storage period: During the session, while the user is browsing the site
  • Information to/from third party: No

CookiesAccepted

  • Domain: www.securitas.com
  • Description: Cookie setting
  • Purpose: Used to keep track of whether the user has accepted the cookie usage or not. This is not set unless the visitor has clicked on "Accept" in the cookie banner on top of the website.The main purpose of this cookie is to improve the website's performance.
  • Storage period: No limit
  • Information to/from third party: No

LanguageChosen

  • Domain: www.securitas.com
  • Description: Language setting
  • Purpose: Used  to store the user's language preference. The main purpose of this cookie is to improve the website's performance.
  • Storage period: No limit
  • Information to/from third party: No

How we use cookies

During the course of any visit to the Securitas website, the pages you see, along with any cookies, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before.

In order to be able to provide relevant information to our visitors, we need aggregated statistical visitor data that is collected by means of cookies.

Managing your cookies

Securitas will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the Securitas website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings on your computer or by not accepting cookies on the website. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/ which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Contact information

If you have any queries or concerns about the policies set out above, please do not hesitate to contact Securitas AB via the contact details below:

Securitas AB, P.O Box 12307, SE-102 28 Stockholm, Sweden, marked "Attention: the Securitas Group Personal Data Responsible". E-mail address: info@securitas.com