Cookie Notice

This Cookie Notice describes how the SUSE Group ("SUSE", "SUSE Group”, "we", "us" and "our") uses Cookies and applies to all of our websites ("Websites").

By accessing any of our Websites, you agree that this Cookie Policy will apply whenever you access the Websites on any device.

Any changes to this policy will be posted here and we reserve the right to vary this policy from time to time and your continued use of our Websites after any such change has been posted will constitute your agreement to any such changes.

Our Use of Cookies

Like many companies, some or all of our Websites may use "cookies". A Cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is placed on your computer's hard drive when you visit certain websites. We may use cookies to tell us, for example, whether you have visited us before or if you are a new visitor and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site. For more information on cookies, please see

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than information about how you use the Website and the Personal Information (defined in the Privacy Policy) you choose to share with us (including Personal Information you automatically share with us by way of your browser settings).

Most of the cookies we use are "personalisation cookies" which are used to recognise repeat visitors to the Websites and "analytics cookies" which monitor how visitors use our Websites and give us a better understanding of what content visitors are spending most time reading. The types of cookies used on our Websites are as follows:

Cookie Type Details
Strictly Necessary These cookies are essential to enable you to receive a service on a website. For example, cookies to operate online shopping baskets, do your internet banking or to comply with the law (e.g. such as to keep your information safe).
Analytics / Performance These cookies are used only to help us to improve our Websites over time, by giving us insights into how the various sections of the Websites are used and how users interact with the Websites, for example which pages visitors go to most often and whether they get error messages from web pages. The information collected is anonymous and statistical.
Authentication / Functionality Details: These cookies are used to identify unique visitors to the Websites. If you log in to the Websites, these are the cookies that allow us to remember who you are and what your preferences are so that we can provide you with access to pages personal to you, for example your account pages or your selected font size. These cookies help keep your visit to the site secure. These cookies can also enable enhanced, more personal features and to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video, which is how they are used on our website. Whilst information collected by "functionality" cookies may or may not be anonymised, the "functionality" cookies on our website only collect anonymous information.
Targeting These cookies collect information about your browsing habits to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. These cookies collect the most information about users.
Session These are cookies that are designed to ensure that your visits to the websites are as smooth as possible. Their main uses are:
  • Allowing us to identify your device as you use the Website, so that you are not treated as a new visitor each time you go to another part of the Website;
  • Ensure that the servers that we use to power the website each serve an equal number of users, to help make everyone's browsing as swift and responsible as possible;
  • Noting your browser's capabilities

We have listed in the table below the specific cookies that we use and the purposes for which we use them. You will see that we have also identified whether they are session cookies or persistent cookies. 'Session cookie' is a commonly used description for a cookie which stores information about user page activities to allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection is remembered from page to page; whilst 'persistent cookie’ is a commonly used description for a cookie which helps websites remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future.

Type Cookie Host Name Purpose Persistent / Session More Information
Strictly Necessary Java Session,
JSESSIONID This cookie is essential for the Java programming language to maintain a session with users. Session www.stackover­
Laravel Session laravel_session This cookie is essential for the Laravel PHP web application framework to maintain a session with users Persistent  
PHP Session
This cookie is essential for the PHP programming language to maintain a session with users. Session
User Session LWSSO_­COOKIE_­KEY This cookie is essential for the Java programming language to maintain a session with users. Session  
Ruby on Rails Session _glue_session This cookie is essential for the Ruby on Rails application framework to maintain a session with users Persistent  
Access Manager,,
Access Manager is a Novell product used to manage authentication and security. These cookies are essential for its functionality. Session http://www­
SUSE Customer Center XSRF-TOKEN This cookie is required to protect users from a CSRF attack. Persistent  
Type Cookie Host Name Purpose Persistent / Session More Information
Analytics / Performance Google Analytics,
Google Tag Manager,,,
These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile analytical reports which help us improve our website. The cookies collect information such as the number of visitors to our website, how they arrived there (e.g. directly from the internet or through linking from another website) and tracking which web pages they visited. Session https://support­
Marketo is SaaS based marketing automation software owned by Adobe built to help organizations automate and measure marketing engagement, tasks and workflows. It is used for many core demand generation activities. Persistent  
Double Click Tracking _dpm_id
DoubleClick is a 3rd party product owned by Google that is used to measure campaign success. Persistent  
Woopra wooTracker
Woopra tracks customer’s web and mobile activity, forms, and provides customer Analytics Persistent
woopra_donut: Session
Decibel Insight,
Decibel Insight is a full suite of behavioral analysis tools Persistent  
3rd party Analytics and testing tool suite. Persistent  
Form_builder_icid Tracks marketing campaign references for performance analysis Persistent  
Pardot B2B marketing automation by Salesforce helps marketers create more leads, generate more pipeline, and empower sales to close more deals. Persistent  
Microsoft Clarity _clck
Persists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to that site, on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. Connects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording. Identifies the first-time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity.     Persistent  
AdDaptive uuid2


AdDaptive Intelligence, Inc. (AdDaptive) provides digital advertising services to brands, advertising agencies, and digital publishers through the use of our technology platform (Platform). AdDaptive's Platform, which is used on behalf of clients (Clients), manages digital advertisements across many channels, such as third-party websites, mobile apps, online video, streaming audio and streaming TV. When the AdDaptive technology is deployed on Client websites (Client Sites) and the user is located outside of the EEA, the Platform automatically receives information from the Client Site through the use of pixels tags and cookies. Persistent. 90 days.

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Type Cookie Host Name Purpose Persistent / Session More Information
Authentication / Functionality Language Preference ag_­language
Language cookie used to display content in users preferred language. Persistent  
Country Preference,
Country cookie is used to display localized content based on a user's location. Persistent  
SUSE chatSticky Stores a user's preference on the display of a chat window on the site for the session. Session  
Novell Search novell_­search_­type
This cookie is used to track the user's search history and preferences. Persistent  
Gated Lookbook Asset Integration fb_­lb_­email Lookbook is a 3rd party product that delivers content and uses this cookie to track form submissions to prevent duplicate forms being displayed to the user. Persistent  
Vbulletin Forums,
VBulletin is a 3rd party product used for forums and it uses these cookies to track visitor activity. Persistent www.vbull­
AddThis social sharing widget __atuvc Add This is a content sharing tool that allows users to share content on social media, blogs, websites, etc... Persistent www.add­
LiveChat is an online marketing, live support and web analytics application for SMB and large enterprise offered in SaaS (software as a service) model. It is used to offer chat support to visitors of the site. Persistent­
Digital River,
Digital River is a 3rd Party online e-commerce tool and these cookies are essential to the functionality of the online SUSE shop. Persistent
Webeo Cookie,
_webeo_trk The _webeo_trk cookie allows a website to track device visit history on the sites on which the cookie is installed. Tracking is performed anonymously and is not used for cross site tracking purposes. Persistent  

All information collected through the use of cookies is encrypted and we do not use cookies to collect information such as credit card numbers.

Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our Website features. For example, we use a cookie to remember your cookie preferences and so:

  • If you delete all of your cookies you will have to update your preferences with us again.
  • If you use a different device, computer profile or browser you will have to tell us your preferences again.

Web Beacons

Certain pages on our Websites may contain "web beacons" (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags or clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page and the information in cookies set by the third party. We use web beacons to:

  • understand which email messages we sent may have been opened by you;
  • understand how you use and interact with our products and services;
  • improve our products and services.
  • optimise your html email experience;
  • provide you more relevant content; and
  • stop contacting you if over time we can see that you are no longer opening our email messages.

If you wish to prevent the use of web beacons, you may be able to prevent the use of some web beacons by setting your email application or software to display HTML emails as text only.

IP Addresses

An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our websites, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our websites.

Changes to the Cookie Policy

SUSE may amend this Policy at any time without notice. By continuing to use the Website and making use of our services you agree to the updated Policy. If you do not agree to any changes that we make, you should not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Website, and/or our services. Any changes to this Policy will be posted on the Website.

Further Information and Complaints

If you believe that SUSE has not complied with this Cookie Notice, or if you have any questions about our privacy practices in general, please feel free to contact us at Alternatively, you may write to the SUSE Privacy Counsel at the address provided below.

SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH
Privacy Counsel
Maxfeldstraße 5
90409 Nuremberg

If you have a complaint, please describe in as much detail as possible the ways in which you believe that this Cookie Notice has not been complied with. We will investigate your complaint promptly.

If you provide SUSE with inconsistent preferences (for example, by indicating on one occasion that you consent to our use of cookies and on another by declining cookies), SUSE will endeavour to update your privacy preferences in a timely and accurate manner.

This Cookie Notice was last updated: 15th of March 2019.