Cookie Policy

Sigma-HSE Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from others that use our website. We use cookies for a variety of purposes, such as website functionality and improvements, remembering your preferences and gathering data on the users of our website and our services.

By using our website, you agree that this Cookie Policy, together with our Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions apply. We are committed to protecting you and any information that we collect about you online.

Below details what cookies are and how and why we use them to improve our service.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer when you visit a website. Your web browser sends cookies to our website every time you visit. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive and do not contain any information that can personally identify you.

We use the following cookies on our website:

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors use our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or location).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

You may disable cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the settings of some or all cookies. However, if you decide to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Furthermore, disabling cookies may affect the functionality of some of our third-party service providers.

We also reserve the right to make changes to our Cookie Policy. Any changes we may make to our Cookie Policy will be posted on this page.  

About cookies

  1. We and our third-party service providers may use cookies to obtain information we obtain about you through the use of cookies for the following purposes:
  2. To recognize your device(s) when you visit our website;
  3. To remember if you’ve set any preferences on our website;
  4. To temporarily store data as part of, for example, customer surveys;
  5. To remember if you’ve been informed of our Cookies Policy, Privacy Policy and other Terms;
  6. To improve our website’s usability;
  7. To allow you to share pages with social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube and Twitter / to support social media components.
  8. To ensure you don’t miss information that is relevant to you (including our website content, marketing campaigns, marketing emails and Internet advertisements.
  9. To analyze use of our website (including for statistical analysis, sales and marketing research).

We may also combine web usage data with other information we have collected. We store this information so that we have a better and more specific understanding of the way our website is used.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies, depending on how long they are used.

Persistent cookies remain on your device after you have closed your browser and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences.

Session cookies only last for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser.

Cookies we use

Below is a full list of the first party cookies we use together with a description of what they are used for, and what type of Cookie they are:








Analytics Cookie

The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.

_gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.






Functionality & Analytics Cookie

HubSpot sets this cookie to keep track of sessions and to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie.

This cookie is set by Hubspot whenever it changes the session cookie. The __hssrc cookie set to 1 indicates that the user has restarted the browser, and if the cookie does not exist, it is assumed to be a new session.

This is the main cookie set by Hubspot, for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).





Functionality & Advertisement Cookie

LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID.

Linkedin – Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.



Strictly necessary Cookie

This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”, “Analytics”. “Functional”, “Performance” and “Other”.


Strictly necessary Cookie

This cookie is used by the website’s WordPress theme. It allows the website owner to implement or change the website’s content in real-time.


Functionality Cookie

This cookie is set by Google and is used to distinguish users.


Targeting Cookie

This cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.


Necessary Cookie

Used by sites written in JSP. General purpose platform session cookies that are used to maintain users’ state across page requests.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this Cookies Policy, please contact us on [email protected].

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