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Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will place cookies on your device as soon you visit any page on our website.

Types of cookies used by NVIDIA

  • “User-input” cookies (session cookies)
    The term “user input cookies” can be used as a generic term to describe session cookies that are used to keep track of a user’s input when submitting online data (e.g. “NVIDIA driver scanner”) and allows users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or data selection is remembered from page to page.

    These cookies are needed to provide information explicitly requested by the user. Additionally, they are tied to a user’s action (such as clicking on a button or filling a form).
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  • Persistent Cookies
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    Persistent cookies help websites remember your information and settings when you visit them in the future. This result in faster and more convenient access and better user experience.
 

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

COOKIE NAME NATURE OF COOKIE COOKIE TYPE/SOURCE PURPOSE/DATA COLLECTED

__NV_DD3

__NV_DD3Manual

These are session cookies that remain active for the browser session.

FIRST PARTY (NVIDIA)

These cookies are placed when you request either an automated or manual scan of your device to enable NVIDIA to suggest drivers to download for the NVIDIA hardware installed in your device.The users GPU details are stored for the browser session.

__NV_nvJson

This is a persistent cookie that remains active for one month.

FIRST PARTY (NVIDIA)

This cookie is placed when a user scans their system using the latest driver search tool, GPU analyser and other device scan options.The users GPU details are stored for one month to recommend the appropriate driver on future visits.

OperatingSystem

ProductSeries

ProductSeriesType

ProductType

Language

These are persistent cookies that remain active for 1 year.

FIRST PARTY (NVIDIA)

These cookies are placed when a user changes the drop-down selection via the manual driver search on the NVIDIA driver download page. These cookies store the options you select when performing a manual search.

__NVEU_SSO / __NVSESSION

This is a session cookies that remain active for the browser session.

FIRST PARTY (NVIDIA)

These cookies are placed when a user logs in to the newsletter subscriber profile page. The cookies store the users login credentials for the duration of the browser session.

__NVEU_UID

This is a persistent cookie that remains active for one month.

FIRST PARTY (NVIDIA)

This cookie is placed when a user logs-in to the newsletter subscriber profile page. The cookie stores the users unique ID as part of the security verification.

NVIDIADefaultLang

This is a persistent cookie that remains active for one year.

FIRST PARTY (NVIDIA)

This cookie remembers the local country site that you select on the global landing page and redirects you to the relevant local site on future visits.

icl_cid

This is a persistent cookie that remains active for one month.

FIRST PARTY (NVIDIA)

This cookie is stored when a user clicks through to an NVIDIA where to buy page as part of a marketing campaign. The cookie is only used to help NVIDIA measure campaign effectiveness.

uid

di/dt

bt

uvc

ssc/psc/uvc

loc

These are persistent cookies that remain active for one month.

THIRD PARTY (addthis.com)

To allow addthis.com to collect data in accordance with its policies available at addthis.com/privacy. These cookies collect data about your usage of the site and addthis collates this data in aggregate.

(UID) Uniquely assigned machine-generated user ID.

(DI/DT) Maintenance cookies that help manage expiration for other cookies.

(BT) User interest modelling.

(UVC) Measures repeat shares.

(SSC/PSC/UVC) These cookies are used in recording user sharing and social activity.

(LOC) Geolocation, used to help publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located.

__utma

__utmb

__utmc

__utmz

__utma is a persistent cookie that remains active for two years.

__utmb and __utmc are session cookies that last for a maximum of 30 minutes.

__utmz is a persistent cookie that lasts for 6 months.

THIRD PARTY (Google Analytics)

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our sites. 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. Further information is available about these cookies here: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

s_cc

s_nr

s_sq

s_vi

s_cc and s_nr are session cookies that remain active for the browser session.

s_sq and s_vi are persistent cookies and remain active for one year.

THIRD PARTY (Omniture)

These cookies allow us identify whether or not you have been to the site before and provide us with further analytical information about your visit. Further information about these cookies are available here: http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy.

 
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