A browser cookie is a small data file transmitting information to the user’s browser, with as purpose to authenticate or identify the user. A cookie cannot collect information from the user’s computer or carry any viruses.

Cookies are normally stored on your PC and may contain information such as registration data, user preferences and enabling basic website functionalities. When a server receives a request from a browser that has a cookie, the server is then able to use the information stored in the cookie. For example, the server might be able to customize what is sent back to the user, or keep a log of particular user’s requests.


Any personal information with which we are provided is used exclusively to help us help you!


KONGSBERG uses several cookies, that enable the user to experience the information provided in the best way, and to help us maximize the user-friendliness of our web. Additional cookies from third parties may occur, for example enabling streaming of YouTube movies, PDF readers, Adobe Flash functionalities etc.

By using the KONGSBERG website, you approve that we can set cookies in your browser. Note, cookies can always be deleted and or disabled. Please refer to your browser’s help file to determine the browser’s settings.

Be aware of the following, several webpages will not have optimal functionality if cookies are deleted or blocked in settings.


Necessary Cookies

Episerver infrastructure: 
ARRAffinityAssign unique identifier to ensure that users requests are handles by same server behind load balancer (a.k.a. sticky session)
.AspNet.CookiesStores identity of currently logged in users (applies only to logged in users)
_cfduidgenerated by Cloudflare and used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis
_epiXSRFPrevents Cross Site Request Forgery attacks
TiPMixEnabled Testing in Production also known as A/B tests
Episerver Forms: 
.EPiForm_VisitorIdentifierStores a GUID which is the visitor identifier.
.EPiForm_BIDStores a GUID as the browser ID.
EPiForm_{FormGuid}:{Username}One cookie is created for each form and each logged in user. It stores the current submission status of the form (formGuid, submissionID, and if submission is finalized or not).
__RequestVerificationTokenanti forgery token which prevents CSRF attacks. It guarantees that the poster is the one who gets the form displayed.
Application Insights: 
ai_userunique indentifier used by AppInsight to store user context in order to help diagnosing issues
ai_sessionused by AppInsight to store user session context in order to help diagnosing issues

Marketing, analytics and advertising

_fbp, frUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
guest_id, personalization_idused by Twitter for advertising purposes, to deliver more relevant advertisements and track users’ interation with ads.
Google Analytics: 
__utmaUsed to track of the number of times a visitor has visited a site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
__utmb, __utmcThe B and C cookies are working together to calculate how long a visit takes. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site.
__utmt_UA-nnnnnnnnUsed to throttle request rate.
__utmzKeeps track of where the visitor came from, the search engine used, what link were clicked on, the keyword used, and where in the world the website was accessed.
__utmvFor use with user-defined reports in Google Analytics. Please see information about IP Anonymization in Analytics
UserMatchHistory Cookie
used fo LinkedIn Ad analytics
bcookieBrowser ID cookie used for Sign-in with Linkedin and/or for Linkedin follow feature
bscookieSecure browser ID cookie used for Linkedin follow feature
langSession-based cookie used for Sign-in with Linkedin and/or for Linkedin follow feature
lidcUsed for routing
JSESSIONIDCookie used for Sign-in with Linkedin and/or for Linkedin follow feature

Applicable only for and subpages:

hsscused by Hubspot to keep track of sessions
hssrcused by Hubspot to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser
hstcused by Hubspot as a main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session)
Hubspotutkused by Hubspot to keep track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when dedupication contacts

Information collected is used in the following ways:

  • Information is collected and stored in order to assist us in fulfilling your requests for information, and providing you with the publications you need.
  • We do not sell any of the information we receive.

Please note, that our website may contain links to other, non-KONGSBERG websites. KONGSBERG is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites.

KONGSBERG appreciates your visit to our website and your interest in our products.

We want you to feel secure visiting our site, and we assure you that your personal information is safe with us.

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