Last updated: February 20, 2023

Columbia Sportswear Company and other Columbia entities as listed in the Privacy Notice ("Columbia", "us", "we", or "our") uses cookies and other tracking technologies (referred to together as "cookies") on www.columbiasportswear.ie (the "Site") as detailed below.

Our Cookie notice explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Site and your choices regarding cookies. You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject all cookies (apart from those that are strictly necessary for our Site to work). You can exercise your cookie preferences here:
You can also set or amend your browser settings so that cookies from our Site cannot be placed on your device (usually found in a 'settings' menu in your particular browser).

If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information. In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file sent to and stored in your browser by a website you visit. Website owners can use cookies for a variety of reasons that can include enabling the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings or creating website analytics. Some cookies are used for technical reasons that are strictly necessary for our Site to operate. Cookies may also send data to third-parties to recognize you, make your next visit to our Site easier, enhance the performance and utility of the Site and provide personalised content and advertising. This is described in more detail below.

Cookies can be "persistent" (last for a longer timeframe) or "session" cookies (only useful during your session on that specific site).

Cookies set by the Site owner (Columbia) are called "first party cookies". Only the website owner can access the first party cookies it sets. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies are associated with trusted third parties and enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Website (e.g. analytics or advertising). The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Site and the purposes they perform are described in the table below.

2. How is Columbia Sportswear Company using cookies?

When you use and access this Site, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser. Certain parts of our Sites require cookies. You may choose not to consent to certain cookies (those that are not strictly necessary for our Site to operate), but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features of the Site or take full advantage of all of our offerings. For example, some cookies are needed to enable you to provide product feedback or use sizing tools.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functionality of the Service, to provide analytics, to store preferences, to enable advertisement delivery, including behavioural advertising.

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.

We use different types of cookies to run the Site, including first-party and third-party cookies, session and persistent cookies. The following table provides specific details on Cookies used on our Site:

Cookie List

2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the Site to function and to provide the service the user requests and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as a cookie used to remember the goods you wish to buy when you go to the checkout or add goods to your shopping basket, cookies used when you're setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Site will not then work.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
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2.2 Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us and our partners to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of the Site and our marketing. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Site and interact with our marketing in emails and on other websites. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited the Site and will not be able to carry out website analytics, or monitor our Site's performance or the effectiveness of our "non-targeted" marketing.

Performance Cookies
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First Party 90 days
395 days
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2.3 Functional Cookies
These cookies enable the Site to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. For example, we may use cookies to enable you to provide product feedback or use sizing tools.

Functional Cookies
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Session
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2.4 Targeting Cookies
These cookies may be set through the Site by our advertising partners and social media partners. Cookies may be used by advertising partners to create inferences, build a profile of your interests, show you relevant advertisements on other sites and monitor the effectiveness of our targeted marketing.

If you do not allow these cookies, you will still experience advertising, but it will be less targeted. Social media plug-ins are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on the Site through third party social networking and other websites, and to log in using your social media credentials.

Targeting Cookies
Cookie Subgroup Cookies Cookies used Lifespan
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First Party 90 days
729 days
Session
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365 days
354 days
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Third Party A few seconds
Session

3. Does Columbia Sportswear Company use other tracking technologies?

Cookies are not the only way to recognise or track visitors to a website. We may use other, similar technologies from time to time.

Web Beacons: We may collect information using web beacons. Web beacons, or "gifs", are electronic images that may be used on our Sites or in our emails. We use web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and to tell if an email has been opened and acted upon.

Flash Cookies: (also known as Local Shared Objects or "LSOs") to collect and store information about your use of our services, fraud prevention and for other site operations. If you do not want Flash Cookies stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash Cookies storage using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel. Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash Cookies may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications, including, potentially, Flash applications used in connection with our services or online content.

In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and so declining cookies will impair their functioning.

4. Does Columbia Sportswear Company serve targeted advertising?

We may also use third parties to serve ads on third party sites. Certain third parties may automatically collect information about your visits to the Site, such as your IP address, your ISP, and the browser you use to visit our Sites. They do this using cookies, clear gifs or other technologies. Information collected may be used, among other things, to deliver advertising targeted to your interests and to better understand the usage and visitation of our Sites and the other sites tracked by these third parties. This Notice does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, cookies or clear gifs in third party ads, and we encourage you to check the privacy policies of advertisers and/or ad services to learn about their use of cookies and other technology. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, visit https://thenai.org/opt-out/.

5. How often will we update this Cookie Notice?

We may update this Cookie Notice from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Notice regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. The date at the top of this Cookie Notice indicates when it was last updated.

6. Where can you get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at privacy@columbia.com. If youโ€™d like more information about how we use your data more generally, please visit our Privacy Notice.