Cookies are small pieces of data that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application.
We use the following cookies:
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Third party cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties
How to disable Cookies
Click here to learn more about the “Private Browsing” setting and managing cookie settings in Firefox;
Click here to learn more about “Incognito” and managing cookie settings in Chrome;
Click here to learn more about “InPrivate” and managing cookie settings in Internet Explorer; or
Click here to learn more about “Private Browsing” and managing cookie settings in Safari.
If you want to learn more about cookies, or how to control, disable or delete them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. In addition, certain third party advertising networks, including Google, permit users to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. To learn more about this feature from Google, click here.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.
|COOKIE NAME||COOKIE TYPE||COOKIE DESCRIPTION||EXPIRY DATE||FIND OUT MORE/OPT OUT|
|Google Analytics||Performance||There are (session) cookies placed to get a better understanding of the behaviour of the visitor to this website. This will then improve the user experience on this website and on other channels used by this website.||Up to 2 years||To opt out, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.|
|Google Tag Manager||Performance||Web traffic tracking. Learn more at https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html||Up to 1 year||To opt out, visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7519794|
|DoubleClick and DoubleClick Bid Manager||Third Party||We use DoubleClick cookies to improve advertising. Some common applications are to target advertising based on what’s relevant to a user, to improve reporting on campaign performance, and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.
Cookies themselves contain no personally identifiable information.
|Up to 24 months||A user can opt out of ads personalization using Google’s Ads Settings. They will no longer receive personalized advertising from Google. https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated|
|Google Adwords Conversion and Dynamic Retargeting||Third Party||We use remarketing to advertise across websites. Google will show ads across websites that your users are visiting. These ads shown across other websites are based on a user’s past visits to our website by using these cookies.||Up to 24 months||Cookies themselves contain no personally identifiable information. Depending on the publisher’s and user’s settings, information associated with cookies used in advertising may be added to the user’s Google Account. Users can opt-out by using Google’s Ads Settings https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated|
|Third Party||The Facebook pixel is an analytics tool that allows advertisers to measure the effectiveness of advertising by understanding the actions people take on a website. Advertisers can use pixel data to make sure ads are being shown to the right people, build advertising audiences and unlock additional Facebook advertising tools||90 days||Facebook cookies are 3rd party cookies used to track website goal conversions and create (anonymised) lists of people that visited our website. If you wish to disable Facebook cookies on your browser, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.|
|Third Party||LinkedIn uses cookie data to allow sign in to LinkedIn on our website and/or to enable the LinkedIn ‘share’ feature||Up to 2 years||If you wish to disable LinkedIn cookies on your browser, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out|
|Third Party||These cookies are created by Twitter. They are present because a Twitter widget or button is being used on the website.||Up to 2 years||https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514|
|Ads.LinkedIn.com||Third Party||The LinkedIn Ads pixel is an analytics tool that allows advertisers to measure the effectiveness of advertising by understanding the actions people take on a website. Advertisers can use pixel data to make sure ads are being shown to the right people and build advertising audiences.||Up to 7 months||If you wish to disable LinkedIn cookies on your browser, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out|
|Adroll||Third Party||As you browse our website, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. Our display advertising partner, AdRoll, then enables us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interactions on our site.||90 days||You can visit ://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/ to opt out of targeted advertising from AdRoll and their partners|
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.
However, if you are still looking for more information please contact our Data Protection Officer and Data Protection Representative by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org