Cookie Notice

The Cookie Notice sets out the basis on which Specialized , use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website. 

What are cookies and other tracking technologies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you visit a site or page. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our website. This allows our website to recognize your device from those of other users of the website. Solution may use this data to analyse trends and statistics and to help us provide better customer service.

How do our sites use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?

Specialized uses cookies and other tracking technologies across its website to improve their performance and enhance your user experience. At times we may seek to place a cookie on your device which allows the server to recognize the device when it visits again, in order to track statistical information about navigation to and throughout certain areas of our website. The information that is tracked by such a cookie is used only for internal purposes, such as to improve website navigation and to measure the effectiveness of our analytics program. For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit and we also measure visitor activity on the website, but in a manner that would keep the information anonymous.

Generally, cookies on our websites are in the following categories:

Performance cookies:

These cookies collect information about your visit and use of this website, for instance which pages you visit the most often, and if you get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how this website works.

Cookie used on specialized websites to perform Google Analytics:

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited

Functionality cookies:

These cookies allow a site to remember choices you make (such as your username, language, or the region you are in) and provide more enhanced, personal features.

These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They don’t gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.

Cookie used on specialized websites to save users preference for language option:

This cookie is used to remember any selection a user has made about language on Specialized website, using the language selector, so that the site will be shown in their chosen language when returning to the site.

We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality for this information. This anonymous information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. If you do not want your details used in this manner, you can disable your cookies by setting your browser to reject them or to alert you before one is placed.

Managing cookies using your browser:

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or language preferences.

Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

Google Chrome:

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Microsoft Edge:

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Mozilla Firefox:

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Microsoft Internet Explorer:

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Apple Safari:

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Note: To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites,

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Changes to this notice.

This Notice was last updated in 9-20-2023 and we will notify you of changes we may make to this Notice where required, however, we would recommend that you look back at this notice from time to time to check for any updates.