What are cookies? Cookies are tiny text files that are stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit a website. The cookies mean that the website will remember you and how you\'ve used the site every time you come back.
Cookies themselves don't hold personal information such as your name or bank details. And in many cases, we won’t be able to link the information we collect by using a cookie back to you. They can, however, help us to find information once you\'re logged in or help us link your browsing information to you and your personal information, for example, when you choose to register for a service, white paper or newsletter.
Our cookies do not retain personal data such as your name. They only let us find out information after you have logged in or help you link your browsing information to personal information when you choose to sign up for a service or a newsletter.
For this, we use persistent cookies in some situations. We take personal data protection seriously – we always monitor and improve the way we can protect them.
We have classified our cookies into the following categories to make it easier to understand why we need them:
- Strictly required – these are used to make our work more efficient on the site
- Performance – These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources in order to measure and improve the performance of our site. These cookies help us know which sites are more popular or less popular and see what visitors’ route on the site is. All information collected by these cookies is collective and therefore anonymous. If you do not accept these cookies, we will not know when you visited our site and we will not be able to monitor the performance of the applications that use different areas of the site.
- Functionality – these cookies help to improve the experience, for example they remind us of what products have been added to the cart
- protected access to confidential data
- improving the response time for accessing pages on the site
- access to the online store, if applicable
- access to dynamic information on the site (cost control, loyalty points etc.)
- registering browsing preferences within the site’s Personal or Business section
- access to protected sections of the site. The cookie is generated after authentication to verify session expiration
- identifying users’ browsing route on the site for displaying polls
- displaying personalized content according to a user’s role and rights
- visitor analysis in order to improve site experience. With Adobe Analytics we collect data about visits to our site
- managing, optimizing, personalizing and sending push notifications to users
- identifying pending offers of a user
- registering the user’s acceptance for cookies when you first access the site
- for authentication if necessary. When you log in to this site, we generate a cookie that tells us if you are logged in. Our servers use these cookies to show us your account via which you are logged in and the permissions you have for certain services
- temporary registration of previously viewed content by the user in order to display further relevant content during navigation
- displaying polls