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Cookie Policy

LAST REVISED: December 2022


We use cookies and related technologies, such as pixels and beacons (collectively, “Cookies”) to provide our services, websites, products, and applications (collectively, “Applications”), to understand how our Applications are used, to improve your experience of our Applications, and to personalize advertising and content based on your interests. In addition to our Privacy Policy, this Cookie Policy explains how Cookies are used for and on our Applications, why they are used, and your ability to control their use. This Cookie Policy does not govern third-party practices. To learn more about how a third party uses Cookies, visit the third party’s website. For a list of third parties that use Cookies on our Applications, please visit . We explain the purposes for which we process personal data (which may include data collected via Cookies) in our Privacy Policy.

What are Cookies

Cookies and other online tracking technologies are small bits of data or code that are used to identify your devices when you use and interact with our Applications and other services. They are often used for remembering your preferences and allowing you to access content and resources.

Our Legal Basis for Cookies

Placing Cookies: We want to ensure that you are aware of the cookies, tags and other technologies placed on your browser or device. We do this by providing a clear notice in the form of a cookie banner that tells you what cookies are used for, as well as providing you with useful information about the technologies we use and a link to this Policy. You are able to opt-out of the use of cookies in our . Using information collected from Cookies: Where we want to use the information that cookies and similar technologies collect, we either obtain your consent or we maintain a legitimate interest in doing so.

Types of Cookies Used on Our Applications

Cookie Types


Strictly Necessary These Cookies are required for our Applications to work and to provide services to you. Among other things, these Cookies allow us to record your preferences or log-in information, respond to your requests or fulfill items in your shopping cart. These Cookies are essential to:
  • Enabling services, like authenticating you and keeping you logged in.
  • Allowing you to use essential features, or determining your language or country.
  • Providing information that you requested, such as via customer support.
These Cookies cannot be disabled. Without these Cookies, you may not be able to access the full functionality of our applications, and we may be unable to fulfill your requests.
Performance and Functionality These Cookies enable us to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we use to deliver information and experiences tailored to you. Examples of these enhanced functionality and personalization include:
  • Providing more relevant experiences on Bentley websites.
  • Understanding your interests so we can provide you with more relevant content online.
  • Measuring your use of our Applications to improve them and your experience with Bentley.
We provide you choices about our use of these Cookies, and you can manage your . If you do not allow these Cookies, some or all of these services may not be available for you.
Targeting and Social Media These Cookies collect data about you based on your activities and interests in order to show you relevant ads and to track effectiveness. By collecting this data, the ads you see will be more tailored to your interests. These Cookies may also send information to third parties that help us create and deliver advertising personalized to you and your interests. We provide you choices about our use of these Cookies, and you can manage your . If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. You can also opt-out of receiving personalized advertisements from third-party advertisers and ad networks that are members of the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting http://optout.aboutads.info/.

Modifying and Deleteting Cookies from Your Browser

With the exception of Cookies that are strictly necessary for our Applications, we provide you with choices about our use of Cookies on our Applications, including seeking your consent as may be required by law. You can manage your preferences for Cookies in . Please keep in mind that you may also need to clear your Cookies on each browser on each device, in order to reset these settings. You can also modify your browser settings to control whether your computer or other device accepts or declines Cookies. These settings are generally available within your browser’s “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” menus. Keep in mind that your browser settings may prevent you from accessing all functionality on our website. When we send you marketing emails, they might include a web beacon or similar technology that lets us know if you received or opened the email and whether you clicked on any of the links in the email. You can opt-out of marketing emails that may use web beacons by expressing your preferences to us or by clicking on the opt-out link contained within the email.

Changes to Policy

From time to time, we make changes to this Policy. This may be in relation to changes in the law, best practice, changes in our services or treatment of your personal information. Where necessary, we will notify you of these changes through a conspicuous notice on our website.

Contact Information

If you have any queries in relation to this policy, you can contact Data Protection Officer using General Inquiry.

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