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The cookies ASSA ABLOY specifically uses on this website are :

Cookie Name Description
wordpress_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user.
wordpress_logged_in_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user
wordpress_test_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress test cookie
wp-settings- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wp-settings-time- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
PHPSESSID To identify your unique session on the website
SESS To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.
comment_author_ WordPress comment cookie.
comment_author_email Similar to comment_author_
comment_author_url Similar to comment_author_
bb-user-settings bb-user-settings-$UID and bb-user-settings-time-$UID are bbPress/Buddypress cookies that store the user’s settings
bb_install_language BuddyPress/bbPress installation language
bp-activity-oldestpage On the default’s theme Activity page, rather than the list of activity being paginated, it has a “load more” button. The “bp-activity-oldestpage” cookie remembers what page of activity the “load more” is on.
bp-message bp-message and bp-message-type are BuddyPress cookies. They contain a feedback (error/success) message to be displayed after the page reloads.
bp-wizard-step Stores the step of the BuddyPress wizard
bp_completed_create_steps Working in harmony with bp_new_group_id this records the completed steps for creation of a new buddyPress group
bp_messages_ bp_messages_send_to, bp_messages_subject and bp_messages_content are BuddyPress cookies for messages
bp_new_group_id Contains the ID of a buddyPress group


In addition, we allow certain third parties to set and access third party cookies on this website. These are as follows:

Google Analytics The following cookies are set by our web statistics tool Google Analytics to log information about visits and visitors of the website. The statistics are used to improve the user experience of the website:

_utma (2 years)
_utmz (6 months)
_utmc (session)
_utmb (30 min)


Social media widgets The website might use social media widgets to enable users to engage with content from our website on various social platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). To understand how and what information is collected and what cookies are set by these third parties, please refer to the privacy policy of the appropriate social platform. If you do not wish to accept cookies, your web browser can be set so that you automatically deny the storage of cookies or are informed every time a website requests to be allowed to store a cookie. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the web browser. Please refer to your web browser’s help pages for more information. However, please be aware that some areas or features of this website rely on cookies and so may not work if you delete or decline cookies.

Please contact us at cookies@assaabloy.com for more information about the cookies used by the website.