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Cookie Policy

Sonar's use of cookies

Sonar’s websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our websites. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our websites and also allows us to improve them. You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

You can control your choice of cookies with your browser settings. Depending on your IP address location, you may be able to also control your choice of cookies with the cookie banner on our websites. Please note that your cookie choices may negatively affect your browsing experience.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We may also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different from the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we may use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • Assisting you in the navigation of our websites;
  • Assisting in registration to our events, login, and your ability to provide feedback;
  • Analyzing your use of our products, services, or applications to improve them;
  • Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts (including behavioral advertising)

Our websites are regularly scanned with a cookie scanning tool to maintain a list that is as accurate as possible. Please find the list for this website below.

Cookie List

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for our websites to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can also set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but please note that some parts of the websites will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

WebsiteCookiesCookies Used
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Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources to measure and improve the performance of our websites. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the websites. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our websites and will not monitor their performance. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.

WebsiteCookiesCookies Used
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Please note all cookies will expire within one (1) year, except for Google Analytics which expires within two (2) years.

For more information on Google Analytics or to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please refer to the Google Analytics website.


Please note that any link you use to access to any third-party website from any SonarSource website is beyond our control. Your use of any third-party website and any information you provide via that third-party website will be subject to and governed by the terms of that third-party’s website, including those relating to data privacy.

This document was last updated on October 6, 2021.

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