Cookie Policy

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Last updated on: 12/9/2020

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and our affiliates (collectively, “Dolby”) respect your concerns about privacy. We obtain certain information through the use of cookies and similar technologies on your computer or mobile device when you visit our websites. This Cookie Policy (“Policy”) explains how we use cookies on our websites that link to this Policy (collectively the “Sites”), the purposes they serve, and how you can control them.


Information We Obtain Through Cookies and Similar Technologies

Our Sites use "cookies." A cookie is a small text file we place on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Sites. Cookies contain a unique identifier that helps us to identify your device and tells us whether you have visited our Sites before. We also may use cookies to remember your preferences and other information about your visit.

We also use cookies in conjunction with “web beacons” (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs) placed on our Sites and in emails we send you. Web beacons are clear picture files that allow us and third parties to store information about your interactions with our Sites and emails, such as how you use the Sites, open our emails and view our content.

The information we obtain through cookies and similar technologies includes your device IP address and type, other identifiers associated with your devices, the date and time you access our Sites, the webpage from which you link to or from our Sites, characteristics about your web browser and device, your language preferences, and your interactions with and preferences on our Sites (such as clickstream data).


Cookies We Use On Our Sites

Please find below a description of the types of cookies we use on our Sites.


Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for our Sites to operate properly and facilitate your use of their features. Without these cookies, certain services on our Sites cannot be provided. We also use these cookies in order to:

  • identify your session, including through your session ID;
  • control data traffic and communications;
  • secure the Sites, including to prevent fraud; and
  • display requested video or audio broadcasting, such as flash player cookies.

This type of cookies should not be disabled. If you use your browser settings to block them, we cannot authenticate your visit or predict how our Sites will perform during your visit.


Functional Cookies

These cookies remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more customized features, based on the pages you have browsed or products you have viewed.

These cookies are used in order to:

  • customize your browsing experience, including by identifying the country you are accessing the Sites from and remembering other changes you made to parts of our Sites that you can customize.

Analytics Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you interact with our Sites, such as what pages you visit, how long you stay on a page and if any errors have occurred. These cookies may also collect information about your online activities over time and across your devices, as well as your use of third-party apps and websites.

These cookies are used in order to:

  • generate statistical data about your use of our Sites that we use to improve how our Sites function; and
  • determine the number of visitors to the Sites.

Advertising Cookies

These cookies store information about your web-browsing behaviour, which are used to understand your interests and display tailored advertisements to you. These cookies may collect information about your reactions to an ad or visits to another website or mobile app.

These cookies are used in order to:

  • customize the advertising and content you receive on the Sites to reflect your interests;
  • count how many people clicked on an ad to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign;
  • conduct market research; and
  • limit the number of times you see an advertisement.


Third Party Cookies

Third parties that provide certain third-party features, such as third-party videos and other content, or connect you to certain social networks or online services via our Sites, or that provide us analytics or advertising services may collect information about you, including via cookies and similar technologies, such as by means of plug-ins and widgets. The third parties responsible for these cookies operate independently from us. The privacy practices of these third parties, and their use of cookies to manage and operate these features, are described in the privacy policies of such third parties.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, Dolby does not accept responsibility or liability for the data processing activities of these third parties.


Some of these third parties may offer their own mechanisms for refusing or deleting their cookies. For example, please visit here for information about tools that Google Analytics offers you.


Cookie Duration and Data Retention

Strictly necessary cookies are deleted when you end your browsing session or shortly thereafter.


Some of the functional, analytics and advertising cookies remain on your device for a longer period of time after you end your browsing session, unless you delete them.


Your Choices

Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking "help" on your browser’s menu or by visiting Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all features on our Sites.


The following external links will explain how to manage cookies for the most common browsers:


In addition, you may have additional choices about receiving targeted advertising from participating companies that you can learn more about by visiting and In Europe, please visit, and in Canada, visit


Our Sites currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at or as specified in the How To Contact Us of Global Privacy Policy