Last updated: April 19, 2019

Columbia Sportswear Company (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on (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. If you do not consent to the use of cookies on our Site you should disable them through the link to our Cookie Preference Center below, or by changing 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).

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file sent to and stored your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. Cookies may also send data to third-parties to recognize you, make your next visit to our Site easier, and enhance the utility of the Site. Cookies can be “persistent” (last for a longer timeframe) or “session” cookies (only useful during your session on that specific site).

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 tracking or cookies, 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 behavioral 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 both session and persistent cookies on the Site, and we use different types of cookies to run the Site. The following table provides specific details on Cookies used on our Site.

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 this and other web sites 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

If you’d like more information about how we use your data more generally, please visit our Privacy Notice.