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Cookie Policy


When you visit the KDDI website (the “KDDI Website”), certain data regarding your visit and activities are collected via cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your computer, mobile phone or other type of device you use. Cookies help to provide you with the expected content when you browse the KDDI Website and to improve it, as well as to enhance your online experience in accordance with your preferences.

Cookies can be divided between two categories:

    These cookies do not require your consent; they are not handled by this policy. You can obtain more information on necessary cookies in KDDI’s Privacy Policy’s link.
    These cookies require your consent as they are used for other types of purposes, not strictly necessary to the provision of the service you requested.

    The regime applicable to “optional” cookies is detailed below in Article 2 of the policy.


  1. 2.1 PURPOSES
    Optional cookies, although not directly required to provide the expected service or information, are very useful to enhance your digital experience. For instance, they can be used to display more personalized online advertisement or to link our content with that of social networks.

    All types of optional cookies which might be deposited and/or accessed on your device(s) when you go on the KDDI Website are detailed in the table hereunder with further information.

    You must give your prior consent in order for these cookies to be used on your device(s).
    Please note that optional cookies can be used by KDDI but also by other entities, i.e. third parties (for instant, a social network which inserts a link to the network on the KDDI Website).

    All cookies deposited and/or accessed on your device(s) by third parties are by definition optional and must be consented to. The table hereunder allows you to identify these third parties and provides a link to their own privacy policy for more information.
    The following optional cookies are used on the KDDI Website. Please note that your choices will be retained by KDDI for six months, after which period you will be asked to renew them.

    You may withdraw your consent at any time, the consequences attached to such withdrawal being identical to that of a refusal of the types of cookies concerned.
Identity of the controller / Cookie name Purpose Retention period / More information
GetQuanty GetQuanty Tracking cookie  Expires after 1 year
Live Chat Used to implement live chat function on site Expire on browser close
StatCounter Used to track visitor statistics Expires in 2 years
CMSSplitMode One of our CMS’ (Kentico) default cookies https://docs.kentico.com/k8/configuring-kentico/adding-cookie-law-consent-to-web-pages/reference-kentico-cookies
Session ID cookie Standard ASP.NET cookie containing the user’s session ID. Expires as soon as user navigates away
Authentication cookie Used to store whether or not the user is logged in Expires as soon as user navigates away
Culture cookie Utilised to store the users CMS culture Type: Culture Code, Expires: 1 year
Visitor Status Cookie Sets the visitor status (unknown/first visit/more visits) Type: Integer, Expires: 1 year
Current Visit Status Cookie Sets the current visit status (throughout current day) Type: Integer, Expires: 23 hours
URL Referrer Cookie User URL referrer. Remembers the page the user last visited. Type: Url String, Expires: 1 day
Form State Cookie Utilised for a check if the form state needs to be restored. Decides if the submitted fields in the form should be repopulated. fields in the form should be repopulated. Type: Integer - ID, Expires: 10 minutes
Google Analytics Utilised by Google Analytics to track visitor’s data on the KDDI Website. http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html
Preferred Culture cookie Storing details of the users preferred CMS culture Type: Culture Code, Expires: 1 year
CurrentTheme Sets the current chosen theme Type: Integer - ID, Expires: 23 hours
VisitorStatus Sets the visitor status (unknown/first visit/more visits). Type: Integer - ID, 1 year


We reserve the right to amend this policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted within this page and shall become effective as soon as they are posted.