Cookies are small text files that, like most other Web servers, we place in your device that you use to access our website. This is done to recognize your device during a session or in your future visits to our website, primarily in order to provide better user experience.
What Types of Cookies Do We Use?
We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. The cookies generated when you visit our website fall into the following categories:
Strictly necessary cookies
Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. Please note that without these cookies, our web site may not be displayed optimally and some functions are then no longer technically available. These cookies also enable services you have specifically asked for.
For example, when you subscribe to one of our Internet Products, we use session cookies to signal that you are logged in so that you are able to use subscriber features of the Website, and persistent cookies to provide automatic login.
These cookies collect anonymous information about how you use the Website. We use performance cookies for web analytics, which allow us to statistically monitor how people are using our Website, to help us improve our online offerings as well as to test different design ideas for particular pages. We may work with independent measurement and research companies to perform these services for us, so some of these cookies may be set by a third-party company. By using the Website or subscriber, you agree that we can place these types of cookies.
Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to help us track and analyze usage of our Website, using cookies and action tags. All data collected by Google on our behalf is owned by us and used to better understand our users and improve our Website.
These cookies allow our Website to remember choices you make to improve your experience (such as your unit of measurement preferences) and to provide enhanced, more personal features (such as information about your browser and whether you have configured your Website tools), and to improve response speed and efficiency by storing certainly frequently-accessed information. By using the Website or subscriber, you agree that we can place these types of cookies.
On some pages of our site, third parties may also set their own anonymous cookies, for the purposes of tracking the success of their application or customizing the application for you. We cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in our cookies.
The legal basis for processing functionality cookies is Article 6 (1) (f) of GDPR.
Advertising and Targeting cookies
Some of our third-party advertisers use their own anonymous cookies to track how many people have seen a particular ad, or to track how many people have seen it more than once. The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and we have no access to these cookies. These third-party ad cookies may be used by those third parties to anonymously target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to our Website.
We also set anonymous cookies on certain other sites that we advertise on. If you receive one of those cookies, we may then use it to identify you as having visited that site if you later visit our site, and will serve targeted advertising based on this information.
Remarketing and Targeting Technologies
When you visit our web pages and consent to tracking cookies, Demandbase technology is added that serves as a recognition feature for your browser or terminal device (e.g. a so-called browser fingerprint), evaluates your IP address, stores or reads recognition features on your terminal device (e.g. cookies) or gain access to individual tracking pixels.
For this purpose, we would like to process the following data categories:
- Visitor IP address;
- Visitor X-Forwarded For;
- Page URL; and Demandbase Cookie ID.
We can also use these individual features to recognize your terminal device on our websites. Using this tracking technology, we may display our advertisements on third-party websites to you based on the pages you visited on our website.
The third-party provider is Demandbase Inc. which is a Controller and is responsible for its own processing activities. This platform is another data controller that carries out data processing upon which we, however, have only limited influence. For further information regarding the processing of your personal data, please see here: https://www.demandbase.com/privacy-policy.
The legal basis for processing advertising and targeting cookies is your consent, Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR. You can freely provide your consent via our cookie banner.
Important: Kindly note that your consent provided through the selection of tracking cookies is voluntary. If you want to revoke your consent at any time or update cookie configurations, you can adapt your settings by re-opening the cookie banner.
We place the following advertising and targeting cookies only with your permission:
|COOKIE||DESCRIPTION||LINK Privacy Choices|
|HubSpot||Site analytics, user behavior/experience, and targeting||https://legal.hubspot.com/cookie-policy?_ga=2.126363848.490056171.1573741967-1935496648.1573741967|
|Vidyard||Video hosting platform and performance measurement||https://www.vidyard.com/cookies/|
|Ceros||Cloud-based interactive content creation platform||https://www.ceros.com|
|Google Analytics & Tag Manager||Site analytics and advertising||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|ShareThis||Social media sharing tools||https://sharethis.com/privacy/|
|Social media advertising partner||https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out|
|Social media advertising partner||https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/|
|Social media advertising partner||https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies|
These cookies are kept on your device for up to 12 months after your last visit .
How Do I Turn Cookies Off?
You do not have to accept cookies to use our Website. However, if you reject cookies, certain products, offerings, features, or resources of our Website (including certain Internet Products) may not work properly and you may experience some loss of convenience.
You may adjust your cookie settings on our cookie banner at any time.
To turn off targeting by particular advertisers, networks or providers of analytics, you may use the opt-out by accessing the third-party links in the table above.
Additionally, all modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, you may also use the “Help” option in your browser for more details.
Social Media Personal Data Processing
We use plug-ins of the social networks SnapChat, Facebook Connect, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube to enable our Website users to easily share content found on our Website and connect with their friends via such social networks. Whenever you view a page of our Website containing such plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers operated by provider of the social network. As a result, the content of the social plug-in is transferred by the network provider directly to your browser and embedded in our Website being shown. If you visit our Website whilst signed into your social network user account, information concerning your visit will be transferred to the network provider and the provider of the social network can assign your visit to our Website to your account with the social network. Please note that a data transfer is triggered already when you visit our Website, irrespective whether you interact with the plug-in. To prevent this, you must log out of your social network account before visiting our Website.
The legal basis for processing social media cookies is your consent, Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR. We place social media cookies only with your permission.
Social Media Pages
WW, in addition to the provider of the social media platform (platform provider) are jointly responsible as data controllers for the processing activities concerning your data. The platform provider in this respect primarily determines the purposes and means of the processing activities, which we can influence only to a limited extent. To the extent that we can exert influence over or set parameters regarding the processing of your data, we will, within our means, take actions to ensure that the platform provider processes your data in compliance with applicable data protection regulations.
We operate the following social media sites:
Our Social Media Data Processing
The data you provide directly on our social media pages such as comments, videos, pictures, likes, tweets etc. are published by the social media platform. The processing by us is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR which refers to processing which is done in the interest of public relations and communication.
As part of this processing we may:
- Communicate with you via the social media platform;
- share your content on any of our social media platforms as well as on our website,
- allow you to participate in contests and/or raffles
Data processing by the provider of the social media platform
The provider of the social media platform uses web tracking methods. Web tracking may also take place independently of whether or not you are logged in or registered on the social media platform. Unfortunately, we cannot influence or restrict the web tracking methods of the social media platform.
Please be aware that the platform provider may use your profile and behavioral data to evaluate, among other things, your habits, personal relationships and preferences. We have no influence on the processing of your data by the platform provider.
Please refer to the privacy policies of the platform provider for more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and data analysis undertaken by the social network as well as your options to modify settings and how to protect your privacy.
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