Cookie Policy

We may collect and store information about your visit to our web site automatically using browser cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer) or similar devices which we can access when you visit our web site in future.

What is a Cookie?

What is a Cookie?

When referring to cookies in this policy, we are referring to HTTP cookies which are small text files stored on your browser when you use websites and applications. We use a mixture of 'session' cookies, (cookies stored in your web browser for a limited time while you are accessing our website) and 'persistent' cookies (which are stored for longer and which are activated each time you revisit our website). There are other technologies that can be used for similar purposes (these include HTML5 Local Storage and Local Shared Objects (“LSO”s). We may use HTML5 Local Storage, LSOs, and similar technologies as well as cookies for authenticating you, keeping track of information you have provided to us, and remembering your preferences.

Types of Cookie

The types of cookie set by this website include the following:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website and providing services you have asked for.
  • Performance Cookies - These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for instance which pages you go to most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you and all information collected is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works.
  • Functionality Cookies - These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (e.g. username, language, region) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
  • Targeting and Advertising Cookies - These cookies allow us to track you as you visit our websites, helping us to send you emails in respect of information and products that you have shown an interest in. Once you have logged in to your account, registered an account with us, or provided your contact information, the cookies will no longer be tracking you anonymously but the information gathered from these cookies will be linked to the contact information you have provided to us.

Controlling cookies and similar technologies

You can stop cookies being stored on your browser in future or delete any cookies that are already on your browser. To do so you should refer to your browser manufacturer's instructions by clicking "Help" in your browser menu. Information on deleting or controlling browser cookies is available at http://www.AboutCookies.org. LSOs are used by the authors of files that are read by Adobe Flash Player and the websites hosting those files. If you wish to control or prevent LSOs being stored on your browser, you should refer to Adobe’s website directly http://www.adobe.com/privacy/flash-player.html.

You can also control the cookies for www.arm.com, https://silver.arm.com, https://login.arm.com, http://infocenter.arm.com, https://cmsis.arm.com, and www.keil.com by changing your settings at the bottom of each webpage. These settings will not apply to any other ARM websites.

Third party cookies cannot be controlled by changing this website’s settings, and if you have javascript disabled, you will also not be able to change this website’s settings. Please change cookie settings using your browser settings instead.

Please note that if you disable cookies entirely you may not be able to use certain areas or features of the ARM website.

Cookies set by this website

The Cookies set by the ARM website may include the following:

Type Cookie Function Name

Strictly necessary

Cookie Settings

These cookies are set to test and check for Cookie policy acceptance.


Login Settings

These cookies are set to maintain aspects of your login session. They are used to:

  • authenticate you as a user;
  • associate you with a specific server;
  • and remember the last time you visited the website; and
  • authenticate you with LinkedIn if you request to do so.



General Session

These cookies are used to remember information while browsing from one page to another. For example when entering data into forms



Content Delivery Network

Cookies prefixed with BIGipServer are used to aid in efficiently routing internal traffic, and contain encoded addresses of internal Jive servers. These addresses are strictly internal, and cannot be used to connect to internal servers from the Internet. Altering the values of the cookie will not have any effect. For more information on these cookies, see SOL6917 - Overview of BIG-IP persistence cookie encoding



Login Settings

These cookies are set to maintain your login session, and remember your preference in respect of remembering your login credentials.


Tabbed Content

Some web pages have tabbed content and this cookie records which tab is currently being viewed.


Regional Content

These cookies are set to provide region based content, and remember time zone settings.


Language Settings

These cookies are set to determine and remember which language to display content in.


Device Functionality

These cookies are set to provide different content depending on the browser device being used.


Search Settings

These cookies save all user-defined working sets that can restrict the scope of searches. If this data exceeds 4KB in size, further cookies are created as necessary.

wset1, wset2, wset3...., wset14, wset15 (number of cookies can increases up to 15 depending on the search).

Distributor Settings

This cookie is to maintain settings within the disributor section of the site.


Forum Functionality

This cookie is used to remember settings and provide forum functionality. They are used to:

  • Maintain a Date Setting
  • Remember EULA Agreement


Download Settings

This cookie is used to remember preferences when downloading evaluation software from the site.


Editor Settings

These cookies are used to maintain the height of the editor windows, and remember the editor mode you have chosen.



Google Analytics Cookies

These are web analytics cookies, provided by Google Inc., that are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. 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.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

These are third party cookies.


Adobe Analytics Cookies

These are web analytics cookies, provided by Adobe that are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports, to provide relevant content 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, what time of day they access the site and the pages they visited. For more information on opting out of these cookies please see: http://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/opt-out.html#4

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Targeting & Advertising

Marketing Cookie

This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We link this information to the contact and account details you have provided us with and use the information to understand which products and services you are interested in and send you information in respect of the products that you have shown an interest in. These cookies are only set by the following ARM websites:


Cookies set by Third Parties

Third parties may also use cookies over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be performance cookies or targeting and advertising cookies. Third party cookies used on our website include those set by YouTube, Twitter, Google and Facebook.

Changes to this Policy

We may revise this Policy at any time by amending this page. You should check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make as they are binding on you.

Copyright © 2014, ARM Limited or its affiliates. All rights reserved. LES-PRE-20317.



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