COOKIE POLICY

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. [None of the cookies we use store personally Identifiable information about you].

What cookies does Phillips use and why?

The table below explains the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them:

Cookie Purpose Name
  • Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are required to operate our website. They include cookies enabling you to log into your Phillips account. Without these cookies, we cannot provide essential services like enabling content based on the type of device you are using.

  • Analytical/performance cookies

The cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to Phillips.com and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

  • Functionality cookies

These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise content for you based on your interests and collecting preferences, greet you by name and remember other preferences, such as region and choice of language.

  • Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visits to Phillips.com, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website and its content more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

[Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies]

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after two weeks.


What choices do I have?

  • We need your consent for cookies to be placed on your device when you visit Phillips.com.
  • You can also use your browser settings to withdraw your consent to our use of cookies at any time and to delete cookies that have already been set. The website www.allaboutcookies.org contains comprehensive information about the process of opting out on different browsers.
  • If you disable certain cookies, you may be prevented from accessing certain features, content and functionality we make avialable on Phillips.com.
    • in the European Union, you can do so at www.youronlinechoices.eu;
    • in the US, you can opt out of a number of advertising cookies by visting www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
    Although opting out will stop you receiving adverts tailored to your web preferences and usage patterns, it will not stop you receiving online advertising altogether.

Last modified: 22 May 2018