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If you don’t want cookies to be used while on UL.com or after your visit, you can delete the cookies once you have visited the site, or you can browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, and “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari).

The information below describes the cookies we use on UL.com and why we use them. By clicking “Accept” you explicitly agreed to cookies being used while browsing UL.com. For detailed guidance explaining what cookies are and how to control or delete them, we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.


Required Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly and cannot be de-activated because they are required for the site to function.

UL.com session handling
(set by Tomcat/Apache webserver):

The web server uses nonpersistent cookies (not permanently saved on your computer) to save your choices while browsing the site. These are necessary cookies to support the basic functionality of the web experience, e.g., choice of language.


First-Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly. Software we use to enhance the user experience require these cookies.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behavior. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is not tied to personally identifiable information. We do not collect or store your personal information, e.g., your name or address, so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Marin

We use Marin tracking software to verify the results of search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns. If you reached UL.com via a paid ad, Marin helps us find out what part of the website you were interested in. This data is not tied to personally identifiable information. We do not collect or store your personal information, e.g., your name or address, so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

HubSpot

We use HubSpot to verify the results of our email campaigns and sign-up forms on UL.com. HubSpot uses visitor cookies to track which visitors have come to our site previously to maintain usage stats. The cookie contains no confidential or personal information, only a unique string value that is meaningless by itself, but identifies your browser. 

More information on session cookies and what they are used for can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html.


Third-Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site that allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, AddThis and Marketo. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website.