Cookies

As at 31 May 2018

Version 2261 - 2018.05.31

 

This Cookie Policy applies to the website www.christmannschmitt.eu (‘Website’).

ChristmannSchmitt collects information about your terminal (computer, tablet, mobile, etc.) using cookies.

The purpose of this Policy is to inform you about the different types of cookies used in the context of the Website and their management.

This Policy should be read in conjunction with and supplements both the Website Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file saved on your terminal. It has a unique identifier assigned to your terminal and enables the Website to remember your actions and preferences (such as your language preferences) for a given period of time. As a result, you do not need to provide certain information each time you access the Website or navigate from page to page.

Not all cookies contain personal data. However, where this is the case, this data is processed in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Policy.

2. What types of cookies are used by ChristmannSchmitt and for what purposes?

ChristmannSchmitt utilise different types of cookies:

  • strictly necessary cookies: these cookies these cookies are absolutely necessary for the proper functioning of the Website. If these cookies are blocked, you will not be able to access the Website;
  • functional cookies: these cookies are used by ChristmannSchmitt to give you access to certain functions of the Website and to facilitate and improve your browsing experience;
  • analyse cookies: these cookies enable ChristmannSchmitt to analyse how visitors use the Website to improve its quality and your browsing experience.

We may store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of the Website. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.

3. For how long are cookies stored?

ChristmannSchmitt uses session cookies and permanent cookies:

  • session cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you leave the Website or close your browser;
  • permanent cookies remain saved in your browser until the end of their lifespan or until you delete them using the features of your browser. Permanent cookies enable the choices you have made to be remembered and ensure optimal browsing of the Website.

4. What cookies are used by the Website?

 

  • Necessary cookies

These cookies are collected by ChristmannSchmitt.

ChristmannSchmitt: This cookie serves to activate functions of the Website. No personal data is stored. It is kept for so long as the browsing session lasts.

Tarteaucitron: This cookie collects the User’s consent to the use of cookies. It is stored for one year.

 

  • Statistical cookie

These cookies are collected by Google Analytics.

__utma: this cookie collects data on the number of visits to the Website by the User as well as the data of the first and most recent visits. It is stored for 14 months.

__utmb and __utmc: this cookie records the exact time at which the User accessed and left the Website. It is used by Google Analytics to calculate the length of the Website browsing session. It is kept for so long as the browsing session lasts.

__utmt: this cookie is used to speed up the time taken for the server to deal with requests. It is kept for so long as the browsing session lasts.

__utmz: this cookie is used to collect the following data: the source of traffic, the support for this source of traffic, the keyword used if the User comes to the Website by means of a search engine. It is stored for 6 months.

5. How can you manage your cookies?

You may activate or deactivate the use of cookies at any time, with the exception of strictly necessary cookies, by means of the cookie banner.

You can also manage your cookie settings from your internet browser. For more information on how to manage cookies through your browser, please refer to the ‘Help’ section of that browser.
If you disable the use of cookies, some functions, pages and spaces of the Website may no longer be accessible, for which ChristmannSchmitt cannot not held liable.

If you disable the use of cookies, some functions, pages and spaces of the Website may no longer be accessible, for which ChristmannSchmitt cannot be held responsible.

When you object to the installation or use of a cookie, a refusal cookie is installed on your device. Similarly, when you agree to the installation of cookies, a consent cookie is installed.

If you delete these consent and refusal cookies, it will no longer be possible to identify you as having accepted or refused the use of cookies.

6. Who should you contact to ask about the use of your cookies?

For any question about the use of cookies by ChristmannSchmitt, you can contact us by e-mail: dataprotection@christmannschmitt.eu or by post to the address of our registered office.

7. Changes to this Cookie Policy

ChristmannSchmitt reserves the right to changes this Cookie Policy at any time.

Where a change affects the use of cookies on the Website, you will be informed of sch chnges and ChristmannSchmitt will ask for your consent again.