Cookie-Policy

Why AZ Armaturen uses Cookies

AZ Armaturen makes use of Cookies and similar technologies like „HTML5 Storage“ or „Local Shared Objects“ (subsumrised as « cookies » in the following text) to enhance user experience and improve our web pages perpetually. By using cookies we aim to improve navigation through our content and ease of use.

Contents of this page

  1. Information on cookies
  2. How to deactivate / get rid of cookies
  3. Cookie-based analysis of user data and behaviour
  4. Categorization / types of cookies
  5. Overview (table): cookies we set

 

Information on cookies

Cookies are small text files our webpage stores on your device when visiting our web pages. These text files are used to gather information like whether you have been on our pages before (or not). This is achieved by only analysing the cookie on the device you are visiting us with (meaning, we do not use browser fingerprinting or similar techniques). Private data can/might be stored in these text files if you gave your consent or if it is required for a process on our webpage you implicitly agree to by taking certain actions like using contact forms, log in areas or shopping carts etc.

How to deactivate / get rid of cookies

When using our website you give consent to us using cookies and placing them on your device. You may use or website without cookies, but this might interfere with some of the website’s functionalities.

Most browsers accept cookies by default. You can prevent your browser from accepting cookies by adjusting your browser’s settings and/or deleting cookies already placed on your device. For some of the most common browsers links to manuals are listed below, explaining how to achieve this (blocking/deleting cookies).

 Mozilla firefox
 Google Chrome
 Microsoft Internet Explorer
 Apple Safari

Cookie-based analysis of user data and behaviour

We use cookies to get insights about our user’s preferences and to assess which parts of our websites are used more ore less tha nothers. Doing this we aim to adjust our contents to our customer’s needs and improve our communication overall.

For a more detailed listing and explanation, please refer to the privacy policy.

If yu do not want us to collect data on you visiting our website, you basically have two options how to achieve this:

 Google Analytics Optout Browser Plugin

 Click this links to set a Google Analytics OptOut-Cookie

 

To implement your opting out, a opt-out cookie is placed so our website/third parties like Google Analytics etc. can reconize you objection to cookies. Please be aware that this opt out cookie is only applied to the specific brwoser you set it with; if you use an other browser, or delete the cookies placed there you will have to opt out again.

Categorization / types of cookies

Typ A – Required cookies

These cookies are required for our website to function properly. Without these cookies, user-specific and individual funktions (like logins) cannot work.

Typ B – Functional cookies

With this type of cookie it is possible to implement functions like shopping carts or identification of an user when visiting again.

Typ C – Cookies to assess performance

with the help of this type of cookie we are able to gather data about how our visitors/users really use our website: Which pages are polular, which are not? What are often used search terms – what kind of contents are users/customers expecting to find on our website? Further information on what data is gathered you can find in our privacy policy.

Overview (table): cookies we set

When visiting  https://az-armaturen.de the cookies listed below are placed on your device:

 

Cookie Name/Local Storage Object
Description
Expiration
Type
How to avoid / deny
__utma, __unam These Cookies are placed by Google Analytics (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) and are used to analyze our website’s traffic. With this cookies Google can tell users and sessions apart. The cookies are placed by loading the „Google Analytics Javascript Library“ and are updated with every data request through our website. 2 years C Change your browser settings not to accept cookies or use the
GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPTOUT BROWSER PLUGINS
_utmb This cookie is set by Google Analytics to further monitor and analyze our website’s traffic.
The cookies umtb and umtc-cookie together assess the duration of a user’s visit on our website. The umtb-cookie captures the beginn of the user’s session.
30 min C Change your browser settings not to accept cookies or use the
GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPTOUT BROWSER PLUGINS
__utmc This cookie is set by Google Analytics to further monitor and analyze our website’s traffic.
The cookies umtb and umtc-cookie together assess the duration of a user’s visit on our website. The umtb-cookie captures the beginn of the user’s session. The umtc-cookie captures the end of the user’s session, or, if this is not possible, expires after 30 minutes.
1 year C Change your browser settings not to accept cookies or use the
GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPTOUT BROWSER PLUGINS
__utmt This cookie is set by Google Analytics to further monitor and analyze our website’s traffic. It is used to throttle the request rate for the service – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes 10 min C Change your browser settings not to accept cookies or use the
GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPTOUT BROWSER PLUGINS
__utmz This cookie is set by Google Analytics to further monitor and analyze our website’s traffic.  This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site – so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a life span of 6 months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months C Change your browser settings not to accept cookies or use the
GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPTOUT BROWSER PLUGINS
_ga
_gat
_gat_UA
The _ga cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
_gat it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gat_UA contains an ID number connected to the Google Analytics account used on this website
2 years
10 minutes
 C Change your browser settings not to accept cookies or use the
GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPTOUT BROWSER PLUGINS
_ga-disable Opt-Out-Cookie, ( Click this link to place a Google Analytics OptOut-Cookie). If it is set, Google Analytics is prevented from gathering any furhter data about the usage of this website. indefinite B Change your browser settings not to accept cookies

_icl_current_language

wpml_referer_url

This cookie name is associated with a WordPress multilingual plug-in from WPML. It stores a language value for the website. Where the cookie is set in response to a user action or request, and as long as it has a short lifespan, it can be treated as strictly necessary.

1 day /

10 minutes

A Change your browser settings not to accept cookies
ginger-cookie Opt-Out-Cookie. Contains the text value Y or N. This cookie captures wether you agree (Y) or object (N) to us using cookies on az-armaturen.de. 1 month A Change your browser settings not to accept cookies