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Exhibit to the Tech Data Privacy Statement

Cookie Notice 


This Cookie Notice supplements the Tech Data Privacy Statement.

Tech Data websites use cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies (herein collectively referred to as” Cookies”) to remember log-in details, to improve your user experience, to collect statistics to optimize site functionality, and deliver content tailored to your interests.


Apart from strictly necessary cookies which you can´t opt out off, you can select or de-select any cookies in the Cookie settings on our website. To prevent Cookies being set, you can adjust your browser settings – more information can be found under “2) Your Choice”.


  • Types of Cookies

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.


Strictly Necessary: Cookies cannot be opted out as they are necessary for the proper function of the website, are required to comply with law or necessary for the security of our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms, for example by remembering information provided by you as you move through the site and managing your logged-in status during the session.


Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. These cookies may be provided by our third-party analytic tool (see below “Google Analytics”) provider but are only used for purposes related to our websites.


Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you have made in order to provide functionality for your benefit. For example, functional cookies allow the website to remember settings specific to you, such as your country selection, language preferences and persistent logged-in state if selected by you, and other customized features.


Targeting Cookies: These cookies remember information through your subsequent use of our websites regarding your use of our websites, especially your areas of interests, website content you visited, links you have clicked and information you asked for or services you subscribed to (i.e. when downloading a whitepaper or registering for a service), and other retargeting and behavioral advertising technologies so that we can personalize your online experience, and serve promotional and other information tailored to you specific to your interests on our and other websites.

Tech Data sometimes allows third-party advertising companies to use cookies on our web sites in order to optimize our advertisements and marketing and to serve advertisements specific to your interests on other websites.

If you have chosen to receive marketing emails or newsletters from Tech Data, we may use web beacons and personalized URLs embedded in these communications to understand whether you’ve opened those messages and whether you’ve clicked on links contained within those messages. This allows Tech Data to better tailor future communications to areas being of interest to you and avoiding sending emails you are not interested in.


Social Sharing Cookies: These cookies provide access to social networks and may collect personal information in relation to your use of these networks when you decide to share information using a social media sharing button on our websites. The social network will record that you have done this and may use this information to send you targeted advertisements. The types of cookies used by these companies and how they use the information is governed by their privacy policies.


Google Analytics: Some of our websites use Google Analytics Cookies to analyze how you use the website. Information collected by these cookies including your IP address will be transmitted to and stored by Google in accordance with the Google privacy practices in the United States of America, a country not providing a level of protection of privacy equivalent to that applicable in the European Union. You may prevent the use of Google Analytics by disabling cookies and preventing storage in the browser’s set up screen. You can download a browser plug in to opt out from any tracking and pertaining your use of websites or from any processing by Google at the following link:, where you find an overview of Google´s privacy policy.


  • Your choice

You can generally reject all cookies – apart from strictly necessary cookies – in case you prefer not to receive them and you can have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. You can delete the cookies that are already on your computer and you can set your browser to prevent them from being placed. Please be aware that when you have set your computer to reject cookies, it can limit the functionality of the website you visit and it is possible then that you do not have access to some of the features on the website.

To disable cookies, or to receive a warning whenever cookies are being used, you need to adjust your browser settings. You can adjust your browser settings to delete certain cookies. Visit the “help” section of your browser for how to manage your cookie settings.