What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of your online activity.

Cookies help us enhance your experience when using our websites. They also help us understand how people use our sites, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve you.

Cookies used on Tekla websites

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential for the functionality of our websites. They provide crucial features like authentication, navigation, profile management, access to dynamic content and security on our websites.

These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember which websites you have been visiting. You cannot disable cookies in this category.

The following table provides examples of these cookies.

Cookie nameHostExpiryPurpose
AWSALB*.tekla.com6 daysThis cookie is used by the load balancer to map your browser session to the instance serving the website you are accessing. All our websites are configured to use load balancers.
idpsvu*.tekla.comsessionThis cookie is used when you are authenticating to our websites.
SESS**.tekla.com23 daysThese cookies are used to identify your browser session when you are browsing our websites.
SSES**.tekla.com23 daysThese cookies are used to identify your browser session when you are browsing our websites.
has_js*.tekla.comsessionThis cookie is used on websites running on the Drupal content management system. Drupal uses this cookie to indicate whether or not the visitors browser has JavaScript enabled. JavaScript is an essential component used by functionality on our websites.

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Performance cookies

These cookies collect information to give us insight on what is used on our websites and where we could improve our websites to serve you better.

We use Google Analytics to collect this information. Google Analytics is only collecting anonymized data. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

The following table provides examples of these cookies.

Cookie nameHostExpiry
_gat*.tekla.com1 minute
_gid*.tekla.com1 day
_ga*.tekla.com2 years
_gat_UA-**.tekla.com1 day

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our websites. This information helps us improve our websites. All the collected information is anonymized.

Please review Google Analytics’ data practices and data security and the ways Google use information from sites or applications using Google Analytics in case you need more information.   

You can install a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on here.


Targeting cookies

We use a marketing database management program that deploys a cookie when you interact with marketing communication, such as a marketing email or a marketing-based landing page on our websites.

These cookies collect personal information such as your name, pages you visit on our websites and your history before arriving at our websites. We use the collected information to evaluate our marketing campaigns and to provide more relevant marketing messages for you.

The following table provides examples of these cookies.

Cookie nameHostExpiryPurpose
_mkto_trk*.tekla.com2 yearsThis cookie is associated with an email marketing service provided by Marketo. This tracking cookie allows a website to link visitor behaviour to the recipient of an email marketing campaign, to measure campaign effectiveness.
_fbp*.tekla.com3 monthsThis cookie is used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

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Third party cookies

Third party cookies are cookies set by someone other than the website owner for purposes such as collecting information on user behavior, demographics, or personalized marketing.

When using our website, you may encounter embedded content, such as YouTube videos, or you may be directed to other websites for such activities as surveys. These websites and embedded content may use their own cookies.

We are not controlling the placement of cookies by other websites, even if you are directed to them from our website.


How can you control or delete cookies?

Using Cookie banner and Cookie Preference center

You can use the Cookie banner and Cookie Preference center to customize your cookie preferences. The functionality will record when you have given consent to the use of cookies. If you clear all your cookies and your browser history, the Cookie banner will be displayed to you again. If our cookie notice changes, we will ask for your consent again.

You cannot disable strictly necessary cookies as this would disable essential functionality on our websites. You have the possibility to specifically control the usage of perfornamce cookies and targeting cookies set by our websites. You cannot use the cookie preferences to block third-party cookies available on websites linked to or from our websites.

Using your browser settings

Do not allow third-party cookies

You can use your browser settings to block third-party cookies. Please follow the instructions specific for your browser on how to set this in the browser you are using. We have configured our websites to respect your browser settings.

Please note that even if you disable a cookie or all cookies in a category, it does not delete the cookies already stored in your browser. Please use the functionality in the browser you are using to manually delete the cookies stored in your browser.

Do not track setting in your browser

You can use the Do not track setting in your browser to indicate your preferences to advertisers and marketing websites. Please refer to this page for more information.

Please follow the instructions specific for your browser on how to turn on this setting in your browser. We have configured our websites to respect your browser settings and do not share data with a third party for the third party’s own use.


If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact your local Trimble Solutions office or our Data Protection Officer at dpo.tekla(@)trimble.com for more information.

For more information, see Tekla Trust Center.