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Cookie policy

SUMMARY

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. We encourage you to read the policy in full so that you can understand what information we collect using cookies and how that information is used.

By using any Connexity website that links to this cookie policy you are agreeing that we can use cookies in accordance with this policy.

DEFINITIONS

"Connexity, we, us, our" mean Connexity Europe GmbH, a company incorporated in Germany and has its principal office at Ruschgraben 133, 76139 Karlsruhe.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as a computer or smartphone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognised by the website that downloaded them — or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.

WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping us understand how our website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE USED BY Connexity?

The types of cookies used on Connexity’s websites can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are essential to make our websites work. They enable you to move around a site and use it's features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our site such as accessing secure areas can't be provided.
Analytics Cookies These cookies collect information about how people are using our websites, for example which pages are visted the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people's use of our websites on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our websites are performing and how we can improve them.
Functionality Cookies These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our websites to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your user name, language choice, or country selection, they can be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise.
Advertising Cookies These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see and advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to one of our websites you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the Internet.
Social Media In order to enhance your internet experience and to make the sharing of content easier, some of the pages on our websites may contain tools or applications that are linked to third party social media service providers such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Through these tools or applications the social media service provider may set its own cookies on your device. We do not control these cookies and you should check the social media service provider's website for further details about how they use cookies.

You can see a list of some of the specific cookies which are most frequently used by Connexity in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Connexity”.

HOW LONG WILL COOKIES STAY ON MY BROWSING DEVICE?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device after you have finished browsing until they expire or are deleted. Details of “persistent” and “session” cookies set through Connexity’s websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Connexity”.

FIRST AND THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

“First party cookies” are cookies that belong to Connexity and that Connexity places on your device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party places on your browsing device when you visit a Connexity website.
Third parties setting cookies from a Connexity website will be providing a service to us or a function of the site but we do not always control how third party cookies are used. You should check the third party’s website for more information about how they use cookies. Details of third parties that set cookies through Connexity’s websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Connexity”.

HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES FROM THIS WEBSITE

Our cookies (first party cookies)

You can usually use the browser that you are viewing this website through to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of the website and other parts of the website may also not work properly.
You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at http://www.aboutcookies.org/

Third party cookies

Cookies that are placed on your browsing device by a third party can be managed through your browser (as described above) or by checking the third party’s website for more information about cookie management and how to “opt-out” of receiving cookies from them.
Some third parties may use Advertising Cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver advertising to you on websites that is relevant to your interests. The advertising industries in the USA and EU have developed schemes to help you opt-out of receiving cookies used for these purposes. You can find out more about the You can find out more about the EU scheme from: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ and for the USA scheme from: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed.

COOKIES USED BY Connexity

The following tables and information set out the cookies which are most frequently used on Connexity websites. It also provides details of third parties that set cookies through Connexity websites.

The table and details of cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes.
The last modification date of this document is shown at the bottom of this page.

Strictly necessary

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
bsession First party cookie Session This cookie is used to save your settings and preferences so that search results can be individually tailored to ensure a better user experience.
JSESSIONID First party cookie Session This cookie is a purely technical cookie and is required by the server in order to track a session.

Functionality Cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
UG First party cookie Persistent - expires after 24 hours Determines whether a website should overwrite particular page elements in order to test content or template variations.
cb First party cookie Persistent - expires after 30 days Determines whether the cookie bar was already displayed and dismissed in the browser. The cookie bar will not be displayed during subsequent visits.

Analytics

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
user.data First party cookie Persistent - expires after 6 months This cookie saves the user settings, whether cookies and javascript are activated as well as the time stamp of the last visit.
USN First party cookie Session This cookie saves the source, i.e from where the user came to our website.
UTTS First party cookie Session This cookie saves the context (dependent on the user source).
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz Third party cookie Persistent - expires after 2 years These cookies are used to collect information on how users use our site. We use this information to create reports and improve our site. The cookies collect the information anonymously including the number of users on the site, where the users came from, and in addition which sites they have visited. Click here, to see an overview of the data protection regulations from Google.

Last modified [24/06/2015]