What are cookies?

Cookies are text files that are placed on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smartphones or tablets) when you visit certain pages on the internet. They are used to “remember” when your computer or device accesses this website.

Some cookies are essential to the core function of a website.  For example, to order products from irobot.com, you need to have cookies enabled so you can add items into your shopping basket. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them.

We do use some other cookies which we recommend you leave "turned on" so that we can offer you a better shopping experience on this website. At irobot.com we also use cookies:

Ø  To help us operate the website effectively, particularly in relation to online transactions

Ø  To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

Ø  To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.

Ø  To recognise you when you return to our site

We do not however, use cookies to collect identifiable information such as user’s name, postal address, IP address or other contact details.

Use of cookies by Macedonia

To make full use of the online shopping and personalised features on global.irobot.com, your computer, phone or tablet will need to accept cookies.

Here is a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for:



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Google Analytics tracking. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. This data is aggregated anonymously and can only be accessed by the relevant teams at iRobot.


This cookie is set by our content management system (the software we use to update our website)


These cookies are used to detect the country and language from the browser version

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_pk_ref.121.5568; _pk_ses.121.5568

These cookies allow our marketing media agency to drive and analyse the performance of their traffic driving activity.

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These cookies enable the "Add this" functionality, which allows visitors to share contents from our website through social networks

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These cookies allow visitors to "Like" our products on Facebook

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These cookies allow visitors to leave a review of our products


These cookies allow visitors to share our products on Google Plus social network


This cookie allows us to display the relevant support page, based on what language interface is selected


This cookie is used for testing purposes only – not present on all sites


This cookie is used to give a unique number to website 'browsers' so each one can be recognized if needed

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These cookies are encrypted session identifiers which are used by our e-commerce platform software provider.

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Omniture tracking. These cookies enable our Adobe Omniture software to function. Their software helps us take and analyse anonymous visitor information, such as visitor numbers and shopping times.

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These cookies are used by a third party partner to manage and report on the advertising campaigns they run for iRobot.


The aim of this cookie list is to help you recognise the cookies placed on your browser when you visit our websites or see adverts for us elsewhere.

We have tried to cover all the cookies which we, or our technology partners, use but please bear in mind that sometimes there may be a short delay in updating this list. If you do notice a discrepancy, or think a cookie is missing, please let us know.

Managing cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org (opens in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites).

Further information about cookies

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. (opens in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites).