CMC Cookies Policy


What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

How does Hornetsecurity use Cookies?

Like most website operators we also use Cookies on our website. We use Cookies to enrich and personalise your experience, by allowing us to tailor what you see to what we have learned about your interests and preferences whilst visiting our site. Our Cookies are also used to enable us to improve and develop our website to cater for the needs of our visitors and customers. We also make use of these Cookies to help us improve our customer service.

The Cookies we use have been developed by us however we also make use of third party cookies.

In general, we use the following types of Cookies:

Operational Cookies

We use Cookies to provide services on our websites. These services include the identification of your country and to enable authentication and authorisation procedures.

The following are the Operational Cookies which we use:

Purpose of Cookie



We use an Operational Cookie to store a JSON Web Token (JWT) which enables authentication and authorization mechanisms between yourself and the website.

A JSON Web Token (JWT) is an open standard (RFC 7519) that defines a compact, URL-safe means of representing claims to be transferred between two parties. The claims in a JWT are encoded as a JSON object that is used as the payload of a JSON Web Signature (JWS) structure or as the plaintext of a JSON Web Encryption (JWE) structure, enabling the claims to be digitally signed or integrity protected with a Message Authentication Code (MAC) and/or encrypted.

5 days or when you log out from the website or when you clear your browser data.


How can I control cookies?

When you land on our website for the very first time, you will be provided with a notice informing you that we make use of Cookies on our website.

Cookies may be blocked or deleted from your browser settings; the steps needed to do this depend on the browser you are using. Instructions for blocking or deleting cookies in a browser may be available in each browser’s privacy or help documentation.

As an example, if you are using the Google Chrome Browser, Cookies can be disabled by following these steps:

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. In the “Privacy” section, click the Content settings button.
  5. In the “Cookies” section, you can change to your preferred setting.

Please be aware that if you choose to block cookies, we may not be able to provide some of our services properly.

Changes to this Cookies policy

We aim to meet high standards and our policies and procedures are therefore constantly under review. From time to time, we may change how we use and place cookies. Accordingly, we recommend that you check this page periodically in order to review our current policies and practices.

How to contact us regarding Cookies

Email address:
Telephone: +44 (0) 203 397 6280

Postal Address:

Hornetsecurity Ltd,
Block LS3 – Level 1, Life Sciences Park,
San Gwann Industrial Estate,
San Gwann SGN 3000