Cookie policy


XMOS uses cookies to remember you. They’re needed to allow our website to function properly. We use them to improve your online experience and you can use our development tools.

By using our website, we’re assuming you’re happy with our use of cookies. If you have any questions about it, please get in touch with us at

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files generated by the website you’re viewing. They allow the website to store information as you browse. Web cookies contain data that can be used to make your browsing experience better, for example setting user preferences.

Cookies are safe for your computer. They only store information used by your browser. They can’t access any other content on your computer and they do not create malware or viruses.

How does XMOS use cookies?

We use session-based cookies – which are allocated to your device for the duration of your visit to a website and expire automatically when you close your browser. We also use persistent cookies– which remain on your device for a fixed period of time, so we can avoid asking you the same questions each time you visit our website for example, whether you allow us to install cookies. We also sometimes allow third parties to place cookies and we’ve included some examples of who these third parties are below.

Here are the key ways we use cookies.

To help navigate around our website and use its features

  • Logging in: cookies remember that you’re logged in to your XMOS account
  • Using our development tools: cookies identify the features and tools you can download and use
  • Identifying whether JavaScript is enabled in your browser.

To help improve the experience of our website

  • Web analytics: we use programs like Google Analytics to help us find out how many people visit our site, if they have visited it before, where they came from, which pages they visited and what information they downloaded from our site.

How do I turn off cookies?

Most browsers enable cookies by default, but you can delete or block cookies in your browser settings. The website gives helpful information on about how you can delete or block cookies in different browsers. We’re not responsible for the information on their website but we’re happy to recommend it.

Blocking cookies will mean that parts of our website (and other websites you visit) may no longer function properly – and you may not be able to access some parts or our site or our development tools.

About this policy

For the purposed of this Policy, “we”, “us”, “our’ and “XMOS” means XMOS Limited.

Changes to the Policy

We may change this Policy at any time. If we make any changes, we’ll post them on this page. Your continued use of our website means that you accept and agree to the changes.

Last updated on 30 August 2018.
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