Cookie Policy

Hitachi Vantara LLC and its subsidiaries (collectively "HITACHI", "us" or "we") takes users’ privacy very seriously. This Cookie Policy is intended to provide you with the information necessary to manage the cookies we collect from you while you visit our Site.

This Cookie Policy should be read together with Hitachi Vantara’s Global Data Protection & Privacy Policy (the "Policy"), governing the use of the Site. Please read our Policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. For your ease of reference, the definitions used in the Policy are the same as those adopted in this Cookie Policy.

By continuing to browse the Site, you are deemed to have agreed to our use of cookies.


What is a Cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website.

Cookies allow a website to recognise users, for example with your browser log-in-data, in order to understand the users’ navigation on different websites.

In practice, the website that you visit sends information to the browser, which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server.


How Cookies Make our Site Easier and Safer to Use

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons, for example, to improve the functionality and performance of our Site(s) and to protect your privacy when browsing through them.


Hitachi Cookies

HITACHI wants you to enjoy your experience on our Site. For this reason, when visiting HITACHI Sites, cookies are installed on your computer.

When using HITACHI Sites, data logs of your activity may be collected for the purpose of understanding aggregate usage of features and pages, improve the functionality and performance of this Site and to allow us to tailor the content of the Site to suit your interests.

Below, you will find a table explaining the cookies we use and the purpose to use them:

CookieNameDescriptionPurpose of adding the cookie
Analytics_gaGoogle Analytics CookieThis cookie is used to distinguish users and has an expiration period of 2 years.
Analytics_gidGoogle Analytics CookieThis cookie is used to distinguish users and has an expiration period of 24 hours.
Analytics_gatGoogle Analytics CookieThis cookie is used to throttle request rates and has an expiration period of 10 minutes.
AnalyticsAMCVSAdobe AnalyticsThis cookie captures Unique visitor IDs used by Marketing Cloud Solutions and has an expiration period of 2 years.
Analyticss_vnumAdobe AnalyticsVisit number – a random number is created and stored with a vn= parameter to say which Visit number this is. If the same number returns, then the vn parameter is incremented.
Analyticss_ppvlAdobe AnalyticsThis cookie contains information about the current page and entry page to the website.
Analyticss_ccAdobe AnalyticsThis cookie is set and read by the JavaScript code to determine if cookies are enabled (simply set to "True").
Analyticss_ppvAdobe AnalyticsThe plug-in creates its own first-party cookie named s_ppv to store the % viewed values.
AnalyticsAMCV_Adobe AnalyticsThis cookie captures Unique visitor IDs used by Marketing Cloud Solutions and has an expiration period of 2 years.
Analyticss_invisitAdobe AnalyticsThis cookie differentiates between users and gathers statistical data regarding their actions on our site and traffic.
Analyticss_lv_sAdobe AnalyticsThis cookie differentiates between users and gathers statistical data regarding their actions on our site and traffic.
Analyticss_nrAdobe AnalyticsThis cookie is used with getNewRepeat Plugin for tracking if a user is new or has returned.
Analyticss_lvAdobe AnalyticsThis cookie differentiates between users and gathers statistical data regarding their actions on our site and traffic.
AnalyticsAMCVS_Adobe AnalyticsAdobe Marketing Cloud uses a cookie to store a visitor ID that is used across Marketing Cloud Solutions.
MISC_mkto_trkMarketoOn a lead’s first visit to a page on your domain, a new anonymous lead record will be created in Marketo. The primary key for this record is the Munchkin cookie (_mkto_trk) which is created in the user’s browser.
FunctionalAWSALBCORSAmazon Application Load BalancerAWS Classic Load Balancer Cookie. Load Balancing Cookie: Used to map the session to the instance. Same value as AWSALB.
FunctionalAWSALBAmazon Application Load BalancerClassic AWS load balancer first receives a request from a client, it routes the request to a target, generates a cookie named AWSALB that encodes information about the selected target, encrypts the cookie, and includes the cookie in the response to the client.
AnalyticsFT_LOCALESFluid TopicsThe FT_LOCALES cookie provides information about the content language and interface language defined for a Fluid Topics portal when a user searches for data in the Knowledge Hub.
AnalyticsFT_SESSIONFluid TopicsThe FT_SESSION cookie contains a session identifier. The session identifier is just a simple ID and not a JSON Web Token.

How Can you Manage your Cookies?

If you do not agree with the use of our cookies, you can set up your browser settings to limit or exclude their use. You may also customize your cookies settings displayed in our cookies’ pop-up. Your browser may provide you with information and control over the cookies. Moreover, you can configure your browser to inform you when a cookie is being used, giving you the opportunity to accept or reject the cookie. Your browser’s “help” function will tell you how to do this.

If you configure your browser to opt-out from storing cookies, this might impact your ability to use or your user experience on our Site.

Finally, you also have the option to stop using HITACHI Site(s).

How Long Does Hitachi Keep Cookies?

Cookies remain on your computer for no longer than 24 months, but you can decide to delete all the cookies by accessing your browser settings at any time.

Links to Third-Party Websites

The cookie description and settings are only applicable to those Site(s) managed and owned by HITACHI. If we include a link to an external webpage and you click on it, you will leave our website and be subject to the settings and policy applying to that external website. Please be cautious and review the settings and the applicable policy of the new website you are visiting.

More About your Privacy

To find out more about HITACHI’s privacy policy, please access our Policy or contact us at privacy@hitachivantara.com