Cookies are small files that remember what you entered when you visit a website. They help us remember your country, language and other settings to make your next visit easier.

Cookies are small computer files that remember what you enter when you visit a website, for example, to deliver advertisements tailored to your preferences and share content on social networks.

They help websites remember information about your visit, like your country, language and other settings. They can help make your next visit easier - without cookies, using many websites would be frustrating.

On the ALE website, we use cookies to remember contact information that you filled in previously, to count how many likes and shares our pages have had, to provide you with tailored ads and to help you when you talk to our advisors online. We also use them to provide data about the users that visit our site. Please note that cookies can't harm your computer.

Opting Out and Disabling Cookies

Most browsers have cookies enabled by default. However if you don't want to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site. To disable specific cookies, you can ‘opt out’ using the links below. To disable all cookies on your browser, please go to For more information on how we protect your privacy and other information, please read our privacy policy.

Cookies used on Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise websites

The cookies on this site are either set by us or by third party partners and fall into the following categories:

a. Session Management

These cookies are used to make sure you can move freely from one page to another. Normally these cookies only last while your browser is open and are deleted when it is closed. But some, like our cookie policy acceptance cookie, need remain for longer than the duration of your session, so we don’t have to ask for your agreement every time you visit the site.

SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE: Used by our platform to remember your actions from page to page. Duration: 1 year

SC_ANALYTICS_SESSION_COOKIE: Used by our platform to remember your actions during a session. Duration: 1 session

b. Performance & Targeting

These cookies allow us to monitor how visitors use our site. This information provides anonymous statistics on how many people visit the site, where they came from and the pages they visit, so we can target, develop and improve our services. To that end, we use the following tools:

Google Ads: Tracks pay-per-click advertising conversion. Opt out here.

PREF; nid: These cookies hold data about your settings across Google-owned sites, and we use them to make the website experience more relevant through awareness of your preferred language.

Google Analytics: Collects statistical information about how you use the site so that we can improve the site. Opt out here.

utma; _utmb; _utmc; _utmv; _utmz; JSESSIONID: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors, time spent on the site, when they return and the pages they visit. Duration: From 30 minutes to up to 1 year

LinkedIn Campaign Manager: Tracks the anonymous business demographic information of Web users, such as their industry, job function, seniority, company size, and more. We use this to better target our online campaigns, and provide a more relevant web experience to users. Opt out here.

Eloqua: Monitors traffic and journeys through the website. Opt out here. 

ELOQUA; ELQSTATUS: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site, including the number of visitors, and the pages they visited. Once consent is provided through form submission by the visitor, a visitor's ID can be associated to their onsite behavior.

Velaro Web Chat: Collects contact details via forms. Opt out here.

 velaro8052  Stores current SiteID and last chat date/time 3 years 
 velaront8052  Determines the first time today that the visitor has visited the site  End of day
 velarovid8052  Determines if visitor is a return user  Doesn’t expire
 velarosession, velarosession_8052  Visitor session ID  End of user session
 ASP.NET_SessionID  Control Panel authentication ID  End of user session
 velaroret8052  Stores visitor’s total amount of return visits  Doesn’t expire
 vkeywords  Stores any keywords sent from search Engines when navigating to website  End of user session

c. Functionality

These cookies set and store preferences around the site, such as when you ‘like’ an article or select your preferred language.

AddThis: Social media integration provided by AddThis. Displays real-time like, tweet and share count. Provides easy social media bookmarking and sharing. Opt out here. 

_atuvc: This cookie ensures you see the updated share count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis. Duration: 2 years

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