Policy for usage of cookies

Alfa Laval uses cookies on this website to optimize your experience. If you do not accept our usage of cookies, you cannot use this service.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files with information that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. A cookie stores information that is used to optimize your experience and gives the owner of the website certain user behavioural information.

What is Alfa Laval using cookies for?

Alfa Laval uses cookies for remembering your user preferences, storing anonymous user statistics, marketing purposes, improve the quality of our services and understand how people use our sites. We use cookies to track trends and patterns of how people use our sites.

Cookies used by this website

We use both “first party” cookies (cookies used by Alfa Laval only) and “third party” cookies (cookies originating from a third party website). First party cookies are used for storing preferences and data necessary to use our entire site. We use third party cookies for tracking user generated trends and patterns with the help of third party web statistics providers such as Google analytics. These cookies are used exclusively by Alfa Laval websites and the web statistics provider. We do not share this information with any other third party.

The list below specifies which cookies are used and the purpose of each cookie.

Provider of Cookie

Type of cookie

Purpose of Cookie

Google Analytics

First Party_ga*

Web analytics (anonymous usage statistics)


First Party_EPiForm*

Validate and store the information you enter in forms on the site.


First Party_ .AL

Track and store the information of the users coming to the site from a News Letter.


First Party_hj*

Measure and observe user behaviour.


First Party_ ASP.NET

Identify the user’s session on the server.

Cookies Consent Service

First Party cookieconsent-status

used by the Cookie Consent service to store your consent about our cookies policy


First Party saved-region

used to store your preferred site setting

  • .AL – Used by Apsis Lead to track and store user information coming to the site from a Newsletter.
  • .EPiForm* – Used to validate and store information you enter in the forms on the site.
  • _ga* – Used by Google Analytics to track user behaviour and website performance.
  • _hj* – Used by Hotjar to measure and observe user behaviour.
  • ASP.NET_SessionId – used to identify the user’s session on the server.
  • cookieconsent-status – used by the Cookie Consent service to store your consent about our cookies policy.
  • saved-region – used to store your preferred site setting.
  • All cookies are stored for two years.

How do you block and/or delete cookies

Most web browsers have standard settings that accept usage of cookies. You can change these settings to either warn for or block cookies. You can also choose to delete all cookies that are stored on your computer.

Information about how you delete cookies or change the settings for cookies is found in your web browser instructions.

If you choose not to allow our use of cookies you cannot use this website. Please immediately close your web browser and delete your cookies.

Changes and questions

Alfa Laval might update this policy without prior notice. The date when this policy was last updated is specified at the end of this policy.

If you have any questions regarding this policy or our use of cookies, please contact us via email: dataprivacy@alfalaval.com

This policy was last updated on 7th May, 2018.