Cookie Information

Cookies are small files placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They’re widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the site owners.

Use of cookies by Atradius

When someone visits we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally-identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally-identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

The lists below explain the cookies we use and why.

Session ID

Name Purpose Expires
JSESSIONID JSESSIONID is a platform session cookie and is used by sites with JavaServer Pages (JSP). The cookie is used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. Expires after the end of the user session


Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help Atradius understand how our web sites are used. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on their servers. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


name Purpose expires
_utma This cookie lets us know if you've visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to or to a certain page. 2 years from set/update
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on 30 minutes from set/update
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser when you close your browser
_utmt Used to throttle request rate 10 minutes
_utmv Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from set/update
_utmz This tells us how you reached (e.g. from another website or a search engine) 6 months from set/update
_utmt_rollupTracker To track multiple domains of Atradius websites 30 minutes from set/update
_utmt_oldTracker To remove old tracker code 30 minutes from set/update
_ga To distinguish users 2 years from set/update


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Google Universal Analytics

Google Universal Analytics adds functionalities to Google Analytics. The same privacy policy is applicable. Google Universal Analytics uses new data collection methods for Google Analytics.

_ga To store information about visitors, sessions and campaigns 2 years from set/update
_gat To throttle request rate 10 minutes from set/update

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Google Advertising

Doubleclick cookie - id Tracking cookie used by Google to improve your online experience, including the display of more relevant ads 30 days from set/update

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YouTube videos

YouTube is used by the website to store and show video content. These cookies are set by YouTube to track usage of its services. The YouTube Cookies are only installed when you press play.


PREF This cookie stores your preferences and other information, in particular preferred language, how many search results you wish to be shown on your page, and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. 10 years from set/ update
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old. up to 3650 days
use_hitbox The use_hitbox cookie increments the ‘views’ counter on the YouTube video At end of session
YSC This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video At end of session


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Other general links to external websites

Visitors are provided with the option to navigate to a variety of external websites where Atradius has a presence. When the visitor selects the option to view the content from these websites, they are taken away from the Atradius web site and to the other site, where a variety of cookies may be used throughout the visit. Atradius is not responsible for any cookies used once the visitor has left the Atradius web site.

LinkedIn  - Refer to privacy policy at LinkedIn
Twitter     - Refer to privacy policy at Twitter
YouTube  - Refer to privacy policy at YouTube


The statements made herein are provided solely for general informational purposes and should not be relied upon for any purpose. Please refer to the actual policy or the relevant product or services agreement for the governing terms. Nothing herein should be construed to create any right, obligation, advice or responsibility on the part of Atradius, including any obligation to conduct due diligence of buyers or on your behalf. If Atradius does conduct due diligence on any buyer it is for its own underwriting purposes and not for the benefit of the insured or any other person. Additionally, in no event shall Atradius and its related, affiliated and subsidiary companies be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of the statements made information herein.