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Cookie statement

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file that we send to your internet browser so that we are able to recognize your browser when you return. Cookies can collect data on the use of the Website such as which pages are visited and the duration of a user session. When you use the Website, the cookie sends data to ERIKS.

ERIKS does not retain a cookie longer than necessary

We use session cookies and permanent cookies:

  • A session cookie can track usage such as the webpages you visit and what options you use. When you close the internet browser, the session is ended and the cookie is deleted.
  • A permanent cookie enables the Website to recognize you at a subsequent visit.

ERIKS stores cookies that are essential in providing the functionalities of the Website. If you do not wish to receive any cookies at all, you may set your browser to refuse cookies all together. Please note that in that case you may no longer be able to use all the functionalities of the Website.

Non-strictly necessary cookies

Only if you have given prior consent, ERIKS places cookies that are not strictly necessary for providing the functionalities of the Website. Through such non-strictly necessary cookies we collect information about your use of the Website and remember your preferences. Examples of collected information are which pages are visited and the length of a user session. Through these cookies we aim to improve your user experience of our Website. If you do not consent to cookie being placed, these cookies will be blocked.

Please see below a example the non-strictly necessary cookies that ERIKS uses.



Target (category) cookie(s)

Retention period



This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits to purchase


Two years from set/update




This cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when
the java script library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists.
The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

30 mins from set/update

Analytics _utmc


End of browser session. Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.


End of browser session

Analytics _utmt Used to throttle request rate. 10 minutes
Analytics _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

Analytics _utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.


6 months from set/update


ERIKS will use Google Analytics' cookies. Google Analytics is a web analysis service that is offered by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies only to analyze the usage of the Website by Users. Google uses aggregated statistical data to give ERIKS an insight in the way Users use the Website. ERIKS has concluded a data processing agreement with Google to ensure proper protection of your personal data. ERIKS does not make use of any other Google services related to Google Analytics. To the extent allowed by the Google Analytics functionalities, ERIKS has opted out from sharing your information with Google. Google will remove the last three digits of your IP address. Google may only provide the aforementioned data to third parties if Google is required to do so by law, or to the extent third parties processing these data on behalf of Google.

You can find more information on Google Analytics here.


This website uses cookies. The websites of ERIKS use cookies and similar techniques (e.g. pixels). ERIKS and the others named in the cookie statement use cookies to make the websites and web shops user-friendlier, to measure visits, and to show (personalised) advertisements. We use the following kinds of cookies for this purpose: necessary cookies and cookies to save your preferences, as well as statistic and marketing cookies. These last-mentioned cookies can trace your internet behaviour, including tracing by third parties. By clicking the OK button you agree to the use of preference cookies, statistic cookies and marketing cookies and you consent to the associated processing of your personal data. Formore information, see our Cookie Statement & Privacy Statement.

Cookie Statement

On the ERIKS websites cookies and other similar techniques are used. Read more about this use in this Cookie Statement. The websites to which this Cookie Statement applies are indicated below under the heading “Categories of Third Parties”.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by website holders or third parties to make user experiences more efficient or to communicate with website visitors. By ‘similar techniques’ we mean techniques such as scripts, tags and pixels. These techniques can be used just as cookies to measure visits and to follow visitors. In this Cookie Statement, the term ‘cookies’ is also understood to mean similar techniques.

Personal Data

While placing and reading cookies, your personal data will be processed. See our Privacy Statement for an extensive overview of the way in which we handle your personal data. By using cookies we process the following (types of) personal data:

- IP address

- Web pages visited

- Clicking and surfing behaviour

- Data about peripheral equipment (mobile phone/ tablet / computer)

The use of cookies is safe. No contact details, like a telephone number or an e-mail address, can be retrieved from cookies. Therefore cookies cannot be used for e-mail and telemarketing actions.

Purpose of cookies

We use cookies for several purposes. These purposes are: allowing our websites to function as effectively as possible, to remember your preferences, to measure your visit to our websites, to gather information about your browsing behaviour and to show (personalised) advertisements.

At the bottom of this Cookie Statement a table is placed per category of cookies that offers more insight into the name, provider, purpose, and retention period .

Categories of Third Parties

The personal data described above are processed by us and by third parties. These third parties are, first of all, the parties that place or use the cookie. An overview of those parties can be found in the tables at the bottom of this Cookie Statement. For an overview of the way in which these parties handle your personal data, we refer to their privacy statements. In addition, the personal data are also used by our service providers, such as IT suppliers and marketing parties.

We do not ask your consent for the “Necessary” cookies; we are allowed to place such cookies by law without your consent. For all other cookies we do need your consent.

Your consent for the placing and reading of cookies applies to the following domains:


You can change or withdraw your consent at any time. You can do this using the “Change Your Consent” button below.

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Your current state: Allow all cookies. 


ERIKS North America Headquarters

650 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Phone: +1 (412) 787-2400
Fax: + 1 412-341-7192

Media Inquires

For information, contact:
Katie Oswald Clark
Phone: 724-213-1211

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