Effective Date: January 1, 2021
This Forescout Cookie Notice outlines the general policy, practices, and types of cookies that Forescout, Technologies Inc. (“Forescout”) may use to improve your experience when visiting our websites.
What Is A Cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on browsers, mobile devices or computer hard drives when visiting websites or viewing certain types of HTML-formatted emails. Cookies allow websites to remember information about you, your browsing activities, and your preferences until you either disable the cookie or exit the current browser.
How to Control Cookies on Forescout Websites
Third Party Cookies
Forescout uses a variety of first party and third-party cookies to provide optimal performance of our websites. First party cookies are those that are set by Forescout. Third-party cookies are those that are set by our service providers to assist us with advertising, website management and marketing efforts. These cookies are set by an entity other than Forescout.
Forescout uses certain third-party services to collect analytic and marketing data. In order to enable those services, the third-party has access to analytical and performance cookies. Cookies hosted by third-parties only collect anonymized and aggregated data, until you consent to the collection of your personal data. (This consent occurs through the completion of a form requesting further information about Forescout’s products or services, or registration for our training or certifications.) Without this consent, no personal information about you is shared with our third-party cookie hosts.
Types of Cookies
The types of cookies Forescout uses are listed below:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies– These cookies help you to move around Forescout websites and features. They are necessary for the website to work correctly. These cookies cannot be turned off.
- Performance Cookies– These cookies gather data on how visitors use our website, which pages of a website are visited most often, and if they get error messages. These cookies monitor only the performance of the website as the user interacts with it.
- Functional Cookies– Forescout websites use these cookies to recall the previous selections you made, allow the website to remember your username, region, and language. They allow Forescout to enhance functionality of the website and personalization. These cookies do not track your browsing activity across other websites. These cookies may be set by us or third-party providers whose services we have added to our websites. If you do not allow these cookies, some of the website may not function properly.
- Targeting Cookies– We use these cookies to gather information about your use of our websites, and the products that you view in order to better understand your interest in our products. These cookies are set by our third-party vendors to assist us in making marketing decisions. They do not store personally identifiable data but are based on your unique browser and internet device.
- Session Cookies– These cookies allow us to link your actions during a particular browser session. They only remain in use as long as you remain in that browser, as soon as you close that session the cookies are turned off.
- Persistent Cookies– These cookies allow us to recall your preferences or actions across multiple browsing sessions. These cookies also known as stored or permanent cookies remain on your computer until you delete your cookie cache. These allow Forescout and your web browser to remember your settings and preferences each time you access our websites.
Forescout’s Cookie List
For a complete list of cookies running on Forescout’s websites please click here. The cookie list is available to all visitors to Forescout’s websites. Any website visitor can manage cookies by clicking the cookie banner, and selecting Cookies Settings, and toggling the buttons on or off according to your preference for each cookie type. You can also change your setting at any time by clicking on the Cookies Settings link at the very bottom of the Forescout home page.
Do Not Track
Forescout does not respond to do not track signals from your internet browser.