Scandinavian Tobacco Group
Scandinavian Tobacco Group

Cookie Notification

This website is made available by Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (“STG”), Sydmarken 42, 2860 Søborg, Denmark.

1. Background

This policy describes STG’s use of cookies. If you do not agree with the terms of this policy, you should not use this website and delete the cookies placed by the website.

2. Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser while you are browsing our websites in order to recognise your computer at recurring visits. The cookie may transmit information via your browser with a purpose of authenticating or identifying the computer (via e.g. the IP address) or the user. Cookies may contain information such as registration data and user preferences. When a server receives a request from a computer which stores a cookie from the website, the server is able to use the information stored in the cookie in combination with the information stored on the server. A cookie cannot collect information from your computer and cannot carry any vira or other damaging files.

There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. The persistent cookies are stored on your device for a longer period of time after your browser has been closed and are used, for example, to log the choices you made during earlier visits. Session cookies are stored temporarily in your browser, for example, to remember what language you selected. These are erased automatically after your browser is closed.

There are also third-party cookies, meaning that the cookies do not originate from us, but from someone else. Third-party cookies are often used for web statistics, such as Google Analytics.

3. For what purpose are cookies used on the website?

STG uses persistent cookies and session cookies to facilitate the use of the website. Cookies are also used to store information between your visits.

STG uses third-party cookies for analysis of the use of the Website, which forms the basis for our development moving forward. See more information about specific third-party cookies below.

The following third-party cookies are stored when using this website:

  • Google Analytics (provided by Google Inc.) to enable us a) to perform statistical analyses of e.g. number of visitors, information on location, interests and the like to learn about our visitors and b) to improve the website friendliness and usability, e.g. on the basis of website traffic measurements.
  • AddThis (provided by AddThis, Inc.) to enable the visitors of our website to use social media features, like sharing, sending or recommending pages to others.
  • Facebook (provided by Facebook, Inc.) to identify users logged in to Facebook for the purpose of sharing content on Facebook (only when you are logged in to Facebook when visiting our website and only when clicking the Facebook button).
  • LinkedIn (provided by LinkedIn Corp.) to enable the "follow" and "share" features of LinkedIn (only when you are logged in to LinkedIn when visiting our website and only when clicking the LinkedIn button).
  • YouTube (provided by Alphabet, Inc.) to identify users’ geographical locations (GPS) and preferences (VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE), to show more relevant ads (IDE), session state cookies to record the videos most recently watched by a particular browser, and YSC to track views of embedded videos.
  • SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE. Used for identifying returning visits from a single user.
  • SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE. Used to identify a sequence of HTTP requests from a single user.
  • ASP.NET SessionId. Used to allow HTTP requests to be linked to server-side session data. Keeps track of which inquiries that are associated with a particular unique visitor. Always created if cookies are not disabled in the web browser and are required in order for the website to function normally. Does not contain any personal data and is not used to collect information. A value used to hold the visitor's visit to the website together. Expires automatically when you close the web browser (session cookie).
  • <hostname>#lang. used by Sitecore to save the current language in a cookie.
  • use_cookies. Remember choice of cookie acceptance.
4. How do I turn off cookies?

If you choose not to accept the use of cookies on the website, you can simply turn off or limit cookies using your browser’s security settings function. Use your browser’s help function to find out how.If you block or limit cookies on the website, it is possible that you will not be able to use all of the services and functions on the website.

5. Contact details

If you have any questions or comments, please contact STG via email  

Last updated: June 2019