COOKIE NOTICE

This Notice is issued by cirplus GmbH (" cirplus", " we", " us" and " our").

Websites to which this Notice applies

This Notice applies to the following websites that are operated or controlled by cirplus:

(together, the " Sites")

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer or other devices when you visit a website. They are generally used to make websites work, to keep track of your movements within the website, to remember your login details, and so on.

There are different types of cookies, and they can be distinguished on the basis of their origin, function, and lifespan. Important characteristics of cookies include the following:

More information on all aspects of cookies can be found in www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that cirplus has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third-party website.

Why do we use cookies?

We may use cookies to:

We do not use the collected information to create visitor profiles.

What types of cookies do we use?

An overview of the cookies used on our Sites is set out in the following table.

NameFirst Party or Third Party?DurationPurposeTypes of data collected
_gaThird-party (Google Analytics)2 yearsFunctionality (site analytics)Visitor ID data used to distinguish visitors.
_gatThird-party (Google Analytics)1 minuteFunctionality (limiting request rate)Visitor ID data used to limit request rate, to minimize bandwidth impact.
_gidThird-party (Google Analytics)24 hoursFunctionality (site analytics)Visitor ID data used to distinguish visitors.
AMP_TOKENThird-party (Google Analytics)30 seconds to 1 yearFunctionality (site analytics)Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_\<property-id\>Third-party (Google Analytics)90 daysFunctionality (site analytics)Campaign related information for the user.
__utmaThird-party (Google Analytics)2 years from set/updateFunctionality (recognition)Used to distinguish users and sessions.
__utmtThird-party (Google Analytics)10 minutesFunctionality (limiting request rate)Visitor ID data used to limit request rate, to minimize bandwidth impact.
__utmbThird-party (Google Analytics)30 minutes from set/updateFunctionality (site analytics)Visitor ID data used to determine new sessions/visits.
__utmcThird-party (Google Analytics)End of browser sessionFunctionality (site analytics)Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmzThird-party (Google Analytics)6 months from set/updateFunctionality (site analytics)Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site.
__utmvThird-party (Google Analytics)2 years from set/updateFunctionality (site analytics)Used to store visitor-level custom variable data.

Please note that the processing of your personal data in connection with cookies, and for other purposes, is governed by our External Privacy Notice - https://www.cirplus.io/dataPrivacy.

In addition, we may also use web beacons (or clear GIFs) and other similar technologies in addition to, or in combination with, cookies. A web beacon is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that is placed on a website or in an email and it helps us to understand the behavior of visitors to our Sites. More information on web beacons can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/faqs/beacons.html. Please note that cirplus has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third-party website.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics 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 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. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For more information please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/

How can you control cookies and web beacons?

Most internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. Depending on your browser, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to refuse them. Please refer to the 'help' button (or similar) on your browser to learn more about how you can do this.

Disabling cookies may impact your experience on our Sites.

If you use different devices to access our Sites, you will need to ensure that each browser of each device is set to your cookie preference.

More information on how to manage cookies is available from http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. Please note that cirplus has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, this third-party website.

In addition, you may opt-out from certain cookies by visiting the following third-party websites and selecting which company cookies you would like to opt-out from http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Please note that cirplus has no affiliation with, and is not responsible for, these third party websites.

Last updated: 22.02.2020

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