Cookies management policy

1. What is a cookie ? 

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored as a text file on your computer by the Axens Website server.
Cookies are used to facilitate your browsing on the Website, for record-keeping purposes or to enable sharing information on social networks.
The information stored can be retrieved by the Axens Website server when you return to the Website. This allows Axens to customize or regulate the use of the Website, and to automate the access and data-entry functions of the Website (e.g., login information), to store on-line information while visiting the Website.

We do not use cookies to track the navigational habits of identified users without the user's consent. If you visit our Website to read or download content, most of the information we collect is statistical only (e.g., the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Website). Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about the visitor may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. We use this information about the number of visitors and their use of the Website in an aggregate form to make the Website more useful to you.

The main Cookies used by the Axens Website are described below.

You may delete the "cookies" set on your device at any time, oppose the registration of new "cookies" and receive notification before the setting of a new cookie by configuring your browser via the instructions below ("Types of cookies, cookies and statistics and settings").

Please note that if you uninstall a "cookie" or if you object to the setting of "cookies" on your device, you may not benefit from some of the website's services.


2. Types of cookies, cookies and statistics and settings 

The cookies that may be installed on your device when you browse the site are either cookies whose sole purpose is to enable or ease communication by electronic means or which are strictly necessary to provide the service you request (language cookies, identification cookies ...), or statistics cookies or other cookies under the conditions described below.

When cookies require your prior consent to their setting, we ask you to do so by means of the link "Manage my cookies", appearing on the first page of the website when you connect for the first time, or when generating new cookies subject to your consent, prior to their setting.


2.1 Which cookies are set ?

  • Technical and functional cookies (not subject to your consent)
Cookies Description Duration
__hs_opt_out This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again.
This cookie is set when you give visitors the choice to opt out of cookies.
It expires in 13 months.
__hs_do_not_track This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot.
Setting this cookie is different from opting out of cookies, as it still allows anonymized information to be sent to HubSpot.
It expires in 13 months.
hs_ab_test This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they have seen before. It expires at the end of the session.
_key When visiting a password-protected page, this cookie is set so future visits to the page from the same browser do not require login again.
The cookie name is unique for each password-protected page.
It contains an encrypted version of the password so future visits to the page will not require the password again.
It expires in 14 days.
hs-messages-is-open This cookie is used to determine and save whether the chat widget is open for future visits. It expires in 30 minutes.
hs-messages-hide-welcome-message This cookie is used to prevent the chat widget welcome message from appearing again for one day after it is dismissed. It expires in one day.
JPaneSliders These cookies allow for a customized visitor experience by tailoring the menus, animations and font sizes for a better reading.  It expires at the end of the session.


  • Analytics and functional Cookies

These are non-essential cookies controlled by the cookie banner. If you're a visitor to a site supported by HubSpot, you can opt out of these cookies by not giving consent.


Cookies Description Duration
__hstc The 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).
It expires in 13 months.
hubspotutk This cookie keeps track of a visitor's identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current visitor.
It expires in 13 months.
__hssc This cookie keeps track of sessions.
This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie.
It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp
It expires in 30 minutes.
__hssrc Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser.
If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.
It contains the value "1" when present.
It expires at the end of the session.
messagesUtk This cookie is used to recognize visitors who chat with you via the chatflows tool. If the visitor leaves your site before they're added as a contact, they will have this cookie associated with their browser. It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current chat user. It expires in 13 months.
Google Analytics
These cookies are used to stock information such as the number of past visits on the website (13 months), timestamp (30 minutes), referrer website that directed the visitor to the website (e.g. browser, advertising link) (6 months)  
__hsmem This cookie is set when visitors log in to a HubSpot-hosted site.
It contains encrypted data that identifies the membership user when they are currently logged in.
It expires in one year. 


The use of Cookies is common in the industry. You may wish to adjust your web browser (by clicking on the below links depending on your browser) to inform you whenever a Cookie is being used, or to reject all cookies automatically.

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