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Cookies

In order for this website to function properly, we sometimes need to store small files on our users' devices.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. With the help of cookies, the website can e.g. B. remember certain actions and settings (user name, language, font size and other display parameters) for a certain time, so that you do not have to re-enter this information each time you visit the website or when you switch from one page to another.

Other third-party cookies can also be used to track you when you visit other websites that use the services of that third party.

How to check cookies

You can check and / or delete cookies as you wish. For more information, go to aboutcookies.org. You have the option to delete all cookies already stored on your computer, and you can configure most browsers to block cookies. However, then you may have to make some settings manually each time you visit a website and you may not be able to access some services and features.

How do we use cookies?

1. Technical (operationally necessary) cookies

A number of our pages use cookies to store the following data:

  • the saving of products that you have added to the shopping cart or added to your wish list,
  • saving the entries you have made during check-out or during an order so that you do not have to re-enter this data,
  • storing presets such as language, location, number of search results etc.,
  • saving settings for an optimal video display, e.g. the desired buffer size and the resolution data of your screen,
  • the recording of your browser settings in order to optimally display our website on your screen,
  • the detection of misuse of our websites and services, e.g. by registering multiple successive and failed login attempts,
  • loading the website evenly so that the website remains accessible or
  • saving your login data so that you do not have to enter them again each time.

You can block or delete these cookies, but you run the risk that some parts of the website will not work properly.
The information contained in the cookies is not used to identify you personally and we have complete control over the data. These cookies are never used for purposes other than those specified here.
The following cookies are used in this way:
 

Name

Purpose

Duration

%_consent_de

Storage of the confirmation of the cookie layer

Session

din-de

Implementation of sticky sessions on the F5 load balancer

Session

CM_SESSIONID

Storage of the user's session ID

Session

2. "Functional" category

In order to further improve our offer and our website, we collect anonymized data for statistics and analysis. With the help of these cookies we can, for example, determine the number of visitors and the effect of certain pages on our website and optimize our content.

The information contained in the cookies is not used to identify you personally and we have complete control over the data. These cookies are never used for purposes other than those specified here.

Name

Company

Purpose

Duration

_ga

Google

Google Tag Manager / Google Analytics tracking

26 months

_gali

Google

Google Tag Manager / Google Analytics tracking

Session

_gat_UA-%

Google

Google Tag Manager / Google Analytics tracking

Session

_gcl_au

Google

Google Tag Manager / Google Analytics tracking

30 days

_gid

Google

Google Tag Manager / Google Analytics tracking

24 hours

_dc_gtm_UA-%

Google

Google Tag Manager / Google Analytics tracking

Session

_et_coid

etracker

Creation of customer journeys and determination of unique visitor numbers

24 months

_hjid

Hotjar

Heatmaps, funnel tracking, creating user surveys

365 days

_hjDonePolls

Hotjar

Heatmaps, funnel tracking, creating user surveys

365 days

_hjIncludedInSample

Hotjar

Heatmaps, funnel tracking, creating user surveys

Session


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies, The information concerning your utilisation of this website that is generated by the cookies is generally transmitted to a server operated by Google in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information on our behalf to evaluate your utilisation of the website, compile website activity reports and provide further services associated with the utilisation of both the website in particular and the internet in general to the website operator. During this operation the processed data can be used to create pseudonym-utilisation profiles if IP anonymisation is activated.

We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymisation . This means that Google will truncate your IP address within Member States of the European Union as well as in other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is your full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will not associate your browser’s IP address transmitted for Google Analytics purposes with any other data held by Google. You can adjust your browser settings to prevent cookies from being stored. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website and its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.


Google Re-Targeting

Google Re-Targeting Tags are a service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, referred to below as "Google"). Google uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google obliterates the last three digits of the IP address to render the distinct attribution of the IP address impossible. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Third parties, including Google, place advertisements on internet websites. Third parties, including Google, use Cookies placed during previous visits of a user to websites for the placement of advertisements. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to subsequent services here. For more information on Google's privacy policy go to https://policies.google.com.

eTracker

On this website, technologies from etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com) are used to collect and store data exclusively for statistical purposes. We do not create user profiles from this data and do not use them for retargeting.
We use the technologies provided by etracker that do not set cookies.
The data generated by this are processed and stored by eTracker exclusively in Germany and are therefore subject to the strict German and European data protection laws and standards. In this regard, eTracker has been independently tested, certified and awarded the data protection seal of approval ePrivacyseal.
Data processing is based on the legal provisions of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interest). Our concern i. S. of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (legitimate interest) is the optimization of our online offer and our website. To protect your privacy, we have activated the shortening of the IP address in the eTracker technology. In this way, a direct personal relationship is excluded.
There is no other use, merging with other data from eTracker or forwarding to third parties.

As an option, etracker cookies can be activated to determine unique visitor numbers and customer journeys. However, this only happens if you agree to the "Functional Cookies" category.

3. "Personalization" category

We use these cookies to make it easier for you to use the site and to enrich our content with external content (e.g. from YouTube). For example, based on a previous (e.g. product search), you can conveniently access it when you visit our website again.

Name

Company

Purpose

Duration

recoEngineSession

Prudsys

Personal product recommendation

Session

Prudsys

We use the Prudsys service (Prudsys AG, Zwickauer Straße 16, 09112 Chemnitz) on our website to be able to offer you tailored product recommendations based on your shopping history, viewed or searched product categories. A conclusion about your person is excluded. The cookies stored by Prudsys are deleted after 90 days at the latest.

Further information on data protection at Prudsys can be found at: https://prudsys.de/datenschutz/

YouTube

We use YouTube for videos that explain our work (e.g. in standardization) and our products. YouTube has its own cookies and has its own privacy policy, over which we have no control.
We use YouTube in the enhanced privacy protection mode to restrict YouTube's use of cookies. Depending on the parameters of your browser, certain elements can still be saved on your computer.
Before you can watch the videos, you must accept these cookies.

If you have configured your browser so that no third-party cookies are accepted, these elements will not be saved.

To protect your data, we point this out to you before displaying external content from third parties and transferring data. You can then agree to the data transfer and display the content with a click (so-called “two-click solution”).
 


[Current as of: April 2020]