About Cookies

We use cookies to monitor the performance of this website aiming to continuously improve the User Experience and Information Architecture. These cookies do not record names or contact details. They merely show the browsing pattern or history of the user base as a whole.

Avnet EMEA cookie policy

In the spirit of fair and transparent processing of personal data, this policy provides detailed information about how and when we use cookies and/or other analytics tools. This cookie policy applies to any Avnet product or service that links to this policy or incorporates it by reference.

What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) when you visit certain web pages. Cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable you to interact with us online. The information collected by cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.

When does Avnet places cookies?
We use cookies on our sites (such as career.avnet.eu) and mobile applications. Any browser visiting these sites will receive cookies from us.

What do cookies do?
Cookies do lots of different things, like letting you navigate between pages effectively, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website.

If our website did not use cookies, you would appear to be a new visitor every time you moved to a different webpage.

Some other examples of what cookies can do include: 
  • recording your preferences such as country, language and timezone so you don’t have to keep setting them.
  • recording the areas and pages of our website that you have visited so that we can use this information to help us improve the flow and content delivery of our website to ensure that it is easy to use and so we can improve the services we provide to our visitors.
What are the different types of cookies used by Avnet?

If you don’t make any changes to your current cookie settings via your browser, the following are the types of cookies that may be used when you visit an Avnet website.

1.Strictly Necessary Cookies
Some cookies are strictly necessary to allow you to move about the website easily or to provide you with certain features you have requested, such as identifying you as being logged onto the site.

2.Performance Cookies
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit and if you experience any errors. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor, although they may collect the IP address of the device used to access the site.  All information collected is only used to help us understand how our visitors use our website, what interests our users, and to measure how effective our pages are so that we can improve how we present our content to you. These cookies help to improve the performance of the website, providing a better experience for you.

3.Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies are used to remember settings about choices you’ve made on the website such as the language preference you’ve chosen for the site and allow us to provide services you’ve asked to use and to improve your visit.

4.Targeting and Advertising Cookies
Targeting and advertising cookies are used to work out what advertising might be most relevant to you based on the areas you look at on our website.

Cookie statement for https://career.avnet.eu/
The following is a list of the cookies set by the Avnet EMEA Job Portal and the purpose for which each cookie is used.
Cookie Description Validity Issuer
_pk_ref.400.cad2 Used for statistics. 6 months from set/update career.avnet.eu
_pk_id.400.cad2 Used for statistics. 1 year from set/update career.avnet.eu
_pk_ses.400.cad2 Used for statistics. 1 day from set/update career.avnet.eu
sid Used to distinguish users and sessions. End of browser session career.avnet.eu

How do I change Cookie settings?
We use cookies to make our website easier to use and so that we can provide the best possible service. Cookies are an essential part of how our website works, and to ensure it works properly for you, we recommend that they are enabled. If you disable cookies, some parts of the website may not work and it may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information. 

In case you would like to keep your browsing private or delete cookies stored on your computer, you can set your preferences in the Settings/Options feature on the browser you are using in your local computing device. To illustrate the process we offer some example below:

Internet Explorer
  • Click on Tools at the top of the screen
  • Select Internet Options
  • Click on the privacy tab
  • Select Advanced Privacy Settings
  • Select the Override automatic cookie handling option
  • Choose how cookies are handled
  • Click the OK button
Mozilla Firefox
  • At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options
  • Select the Privacy panel
  • Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history
  • Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable Cookies, and uncheck it to disable them.
    • If you are troubleshooting problems with cookies, make sure Accept third party cookies is also check marked. For more information, see Disable third-party cookies in Firefox to stop some types of tracking by advertisers.
    • Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored
      • Keep until: they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
      • Keep until: I close Firefox: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
      • Keep until: ask me every time: Displays an alert every time a website tries to send a cookie, and asks you whether or not you want to store it.
  • Click OK to close the Options window
  • At the top, right corner of the Chrome window, click on the symbol with the three dots underneath each other, then click "Settings".
  • Scroll to the bottom of the pages, click on "Advanced"
  • In the "Privacy and security" section, click on "content settings", then click "Cookies"
  • Now you can set your cookie preferences.
Third party cookies
Some 3rd party cookies are set by services that appear on our pages. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. Please note that some Services may not function properly if you disable cookies. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, please see their individual privacy policies.

Cookie Description Validity Issuer