This section is dedicated to our Privacy Policy. It provides more information about the origin and use of the browsing information processed when you access the Stormshield site via an item of our advertising content. This section also informs you of your rights. This Policy is therefore important for you, to ensure that you have a positive and confident experience with our offers and services; and for us, as we seek to provide accurate and complete answers to your questions about the use of your browsing data collected through our advertising content and to take your wishes into account.

We may purchase advertising space directly or through our service providers (communications consultancies) to promote our activities and offers on third-party sites/applications by means of advertising content (text, graphics, animations, videos, etc.) displayed by these sites/applications.

When you visit our site and view our advertising content, browsing information from your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) may be recorded in “cookie” files installed on your device, subject to the choices you have made concerning cookies, which you can change at any time.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website or view an advertisement. Its purpose is to collect information about your browsing on the sites and offer you personalised services.

On your computer, cookies are managed by your internet browser.


Different cookie issuers

Cookies on the Stormshield website

These are cookies placed on your device by Stormshield for the purposes of browsing our website and optimising and personalising our services on the site.

Third-party cookies

These are cookies placed by third-party companies (e.g. advertising agencies or partners) for the purposes of identifying your areas of interest by examining the products you view or purchase on our site, and personalising the advertising content you receive on our site or elsewhere.

They may be stored when you browse our site or when you click in the advertising areas of our site.

We do not have control over the cookies placed by advertising companies, who act independently.

Within the context of advertising partnerships, we may pass on data about the purchases you make and the products you view on our site to partners acting on our behalf. We ensure that partner companies agree to process the information collected on Stormshield’s website exclusively for the purposes of Google and in accordance with our instructions, in compliance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, as amended, and undertake to implement appropriate measures to ensure and maintain the confidentiality of such data.

What cookies do we use?

Below is a table containing specific information about each cookie we use on our website:


_gat_UA-38440212-1, _gat_UA-158926577-1 used to speed up requests 24 hrs
_ga used to differentiate users on Google Analytics 2 years
_gid used to differentiate users on Google Analytics 24 hrs
_gcl_au used by Google AdSense to test the effectiveness of ads 3 months
several cookies linked to the use of the AT web tool are found on this website (atidvisitor, atreman, atredir, atsession, atuserid, atauthority, attvtreman, attvtsession, atwebosession, xtor...) used to enable AT Internet to operate correctly on the website configurable
several cookies linked to the use of the Hotjar tool are found on this website  (_hjid, hotjarId, _hjIncludedInSample) used to enable Hotjar to operate correctly on the website 1 year
several cookies linked to the use of LinkedIn are found on this website (bcookie, bscookie, lang, lidc, lissc, UserMatchHistory) used to enable LinkedIn to operate correctly on the website, including the publication of posts in the main body of certain news pages 1 month
several cookies linked to the use of Pardot are found on this website(pi_opt_in, pardot, visitor_id, visitor_id-hash, lpv) used to enable Pardot to operate correctly on the website 1 hour


Accepting or rejecting cookies

How can you disable or delete cookies?

You can manage and control the cookies we use by clicking the icon in the lower-left corner of our pages.

To find out more about cookies, including what cookies have been installed and how to manage and delete them, visit or

How do you exercise your choices, depending on the browser you use?

Each browser has a different configuration method for managing cookies and your choices. This is described in your browser’s help menu, which will tell you how to change your cookie preferences.

For Internet Explorer™:

For Safari™:

For Chrome™:

For Firefox™:

For Opera™:


More information on cookies

On the CNIL data protection authority website: