Issue date: January 1, 2022
Last updated on January 1, 2022
Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to increase a user's operability on the websites. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this website. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission. This website uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services.
General Type of Cookies
Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
Web Beacons. Pages of our Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Seiko, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
Purposes of Cookies
Categories of Cookies
Cookies we use are categorized as “session cookies” or “persistent cookies”. Session cookies are stored in your computer only temporarily while you are browsing our websites. Persistent cookies are stored even after you stop browsing our websites and remain on your computer until they expire or you delete them. Cookies are classified into the following types depending on their functions and providers.
Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary for the 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 set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the websites will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
Performance cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our websites. They help us to know which webpages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the websites. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our websites, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Social Media cookies: These cookies enables you to make it easier to access social networks and social online tool by sharing comments, ratings, webpages, bookmarks and helps.
Targeting cookies: These cookies may be set on our websites by us or our partner companies and service providers. They may be used by those partner companies or by us to build, by combining with other information as necessary, a profile of your interests and show adverts relevant to you on our websites or other websites. They do not store directly personal information, but function based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Functional Cookies: These cookies enable the websites to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our webpages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
Third party cookies
Storage Period of Cookies
Except for strictly necessary cookies, each cookie will expire after storage period specified in the table in “Cookies used on our websites” section below.
Cookies used on our websites
The following table lists the cookies that we use on our websites.
|Cookie Type||Description||Personal data||Storage Period||Example|
|Strictly Necessary||These cookies are essential for the normal functioning of our websites. They make it possible for you to browse and use our websites.||These cookies do not process personal data as they do not identify you as an individual.||-|
|Performance||These cookies collect information on how you use this website in anonymized form, which enables us to help analyze browsed webpages and duration of visits and improve our websites.||Cookies relating to your interaction with the websites do not identify you as an individual, as such data is collected and aggregated anonymously.||Expires 2 years from set date
|Social Media||These cookies enables you to make it easier to access social networks and social online tool by sharing comments, ratings, webpages, bookmarks and helps.||These cookies do not process personal data as they do not identify you as an individual.||Determined by third party provider of each cookie||
|Targeting||These cookies record users’ online activities such as visits of websites, browsed webpages, clicked links or advertisement. We may send online advertisement which are relevant to your interests in cooperation with third party partner companies and service providers (e.g. if you check a webpage in this website, we may display advertisement of products or services which are referred to on this website or similar products or services on another website).||These cookies do not process personal data as they do not identify you as an individual.||Determined by third party provider of each cookie||
|Functional Cookies||These cookies enable the websites to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our webpages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.|
Management of Cookie preferences
The browsers of most computers (which means a device that can be connected with the Internet such as a PC, smartphone and tablet) are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for our websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser's 'help' function or the following websites (please click each link) will tell you how to do this.
- Google Chromehttps://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
- Mozilla Firefoxhttps://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop?redirectslug=enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences&redirectlocale=ja
- Microsoft Edgehttps://support.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/delete-cookies-in-microsoft-edge-63947406-40ac-c3b8-57b9-2a946a29ae09
Please note that, depending on the nature of your inquiry, we may disclose your personal information to our affiliates. Information is shared with our affiliates to help Seiko reply to your inquiry.