Cookies and how they are used

Samlink Cookie Notice

This Cookie Notice was last updated on 12th of May 2021.

This Cookie Notice explains how Samlink Ltd, Linnoitustie 9, FI-02600 Espoo, and its affiliates (“Samlink”, “we” or “us”) use cookies when you visit our website ( (“Site”). This Cookie Notice explains generally what these technologies are, why we use them, and your rights to control our use of them on the Site.

This Cookie Notice constitutes an inseparable part of our Website Privacy Notice. Please refer to such Website Privacy Notice for more information, including information on your rights and remedies under applicable law. Click here for the Website Privacy Notice.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file. When you visit a website, the website can send the data file to your browser, which may be then stored on your device and allow the website to identify and remember information about your visit. Like virtually all websites, the Site uses certain types of cookies.

First party cookies are cookies that we place on your device when you visit the Site. Third party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device when you visit the Site.

We only use first party cookies on the Site.  However, if you choose to consent to our use of cookies we categorize as Analytics, we use Google Analytics to track visitor behavior and measure Site performance. Please see section “Cookies used on the Site” below for more information.  

How long will the cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your device depends on whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie. Session cookies are temporary, only stay on your device while your browser is open, and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay on your device until they expire, or you or your browser delete them.

The Site uses only session cookies as described below in section “Cookies used on the Site”.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to remember your language selection and to record and remember your cookie control settings. In addition, if you provide your consent to the use of cookies that we categorize as Analytics on the Site, we use cookies to recognize you when you visit the Site to give us better understanding of how people use the Site (such as what pages are most popular).

Cookies used on the Site

We group the cookies used on the Site into two categories: Strictly Necessary Cookies (Required) and User Count and Analytics Cookies (Analytics). You can make choices about our use of such technologies during your Site visits in  Cookie consent settings. Please find more information about each category below:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies (Required). Required cookies enable core functionality on the Site, such as remembering your language selection. You are not able refuse Required cookies in Cookie consent settings, but they do not gather information about you that could be used for purposes such as marketing.
  • User Count and Analytics Cookies (Analytics). We use Google Analytics cookies on the Site to enable us to track visitor behavior and measure Site performance. To learn more about Google Analytics and your data, please click here.

The table below further describes the cookies we use on the Site:

pll_languageSaves user’s language selection.RequiredOne year after selectionFirst
_gaThis Google Analytics cookie is used to distinguish users.Analytics2 yearsFirst
_gidThis Google Analytics cookie is used to distinguish users.Analytics24 hoursFirst
_gat_gtag_UA_nnnnnnnnnThis Google Analytics cookie helps us to throttle request rate.

Analytics1 minuteFirst
move_gdpr_popupSaves cookie control settings.RequiredOne year after selectionFirst
asmag_last_accessed_issueFunctional cookie.RequiredDuring the session.First.

In addition, please note that the Site contains links to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and other similar social media sites that enable you to share the content on the Site with other people. When you use these share buttons, third-party cookies may be installed on your device. We do not control such social media cookies placed by the third parties and they do not allow us to gain access to your social media accounts. Please refer to the privacy policies of the relevant social media sites for more information on the cookies they use on their site.

How to manage and delete cookies

You can manage and customize your choices regarding cookies that we categorize as Analytics in in Cookie consent settings. You may update your choices at any time by visiting the Site and the Cookie consent settings. Please note that the choices you make will only adjust your preferences on the Site.  

You can also manage cookies and other technologies (including those we categorize as Required) by adjusting the settings on your internet browser or mobile device. How you do this depends on which browser you use. To find out more, you can consult the help function of your browser or visit where the procedure for deleting cookies in most browsers is explained.

When you exercise your choices to limit the ability of the Site to set cookies and similar technologies, you may have a less than optimal user experience or lose the ability to access some functionality on the Site.

Do Not Track Signals

Do Not Track or “DNT” is a browser setting that requests that a web application disable its tracking of an individual user. We do not respond to DNT signals because there currently is no industry or legal standard for recognizing or honoring DNT signals.

Updates to this Cookie Notice

We may change and update this Cookie Notice from time to time. Any changes to this Cookie Notice will be posted on this page.

More information and how to contact us

If you have questions about our use of cookies on the Site or if you have any other questions about this Cookie Notice please contact Samlink’s Data Protection Officer via email at

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