Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser. These are downloaded from your browser when you first visit our website. When you reload these websites from the same device or browser, the cookie and the information it contains is either sentback to the website that generated it (first party cookie) or to another website to which it belongs (third party cookie). This recognizes that the web page was called with the respective browser and changes with this status, the representation of contents. This allows cookies to remember your preferences, for example, tell you how you use a page, and in some cases customize the offers displayed.

Your cookie settings on this website
Absolutely necessary so-called functional cookies, that guarantee the function of the website, are used exclusively by CADS GmbH and are only stored on your computer during the current browser session. Examples for the use of functionally necessary cookies:
•   Storage of your decision regarding the use of cookies on our website
•  Login to the websites
Cookies necessary for the function can be deactivated via the browser settings. However, CADS GmbH points out to users that in this case they may not be able to fully use all functions of these websites.

Use of First Party Cookieson this website requiring consent
Cookies, which are not absolutely necessary in order to be able to use the website, nevertheless fulfill important tasks. Without these cookies, functions that enable comfortable surfing on our website are no longer available. Settings you have made cannot be saved and must therefore be queried again on each page.

Label Function Duration
__utma; __utmt; __utmb; __utmc; __utmz; __utmv; These cookies are used by Google Analytics-Tracking to measure and optimize user behavior on our websites. 30 days
s_cc; s_fid; s_intcmp; s_lv; s_sq; s_nr2; s_vi; These cookies are used by Adobe Analytics to measure and optimize user behavior on our websites. 30 days
sparat_ChanPath;
sparat_EngagedVisit;
sparat_EngagedVisitor;
sparat_FstTouch;
sparat_KeptVisitor;
sparat_LstTouch;
sparat_VisitSeconds;
These cookies are used by Adobe Analytics to measure and optimize user behavior on our websites. 30 days

Use of third-party cookies on this website that require consent
In addition to its own content, CADS GmbH has also integrated the content of third parties on the website. These third party providers set cookies when you visit the CADS GmbH website and thus receive information, for example, that you have accessed the relevant content on a CADS GmbH website. To obtain further informationon their use of cookies, please visit the websites of third parties such as Google.

Label Function Duration
WT_FPC This cookie is set by Webtrends Analytics-Tracking. The cookie records user behaviour on the website. 30 days
ACOOKIE This cookie is set by Webtrends Analytics-Tracking. The cookie sets a new web trend session. session
s_vi This cookie is set by Adobe Analytics. The current user is assigned a unique generated user ID so that the values can be assigned. 30 days
WEBTRENDS_ID This cookie is set by Webtrends Analytics-Tracking. The cookie records user behaviour on the website. 30 days

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of 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 this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics isnot merged with other Google data. 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. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/ or by activating the following checkbox. You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link.Further information on terms of use and data protection can be found here
www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html
www.google.de/intl/de/policies/

Adobe Analytics
This website also uses Adobe Analytics, a web analytics service provided byAdobe Systems Software Ireland Limited (“Adobe”). Adobe Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. If the information generated by the cookie about the use of the website is transmitted to an Adobe server, the settings ensure that the IP address is anonymized before geolocalization and replaced by a generic IP address before storage. On behalf of the operator of this website, Adobe will use this information to evaluate users’ use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website use and internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Adobe Analytics is not merged with other Adobe data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You may also prevent Adobe from collecting the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website and from processing such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

www.adobe.com/de/privacy/opt-out.html
Deactivation of cookies that are not necessary for operation

Manage and delete cookies
If you wish to completely block or delete cookies, you can make these changes in the browser settings of your Internet browser. You can find the procedures for managing and deleting cookies in the help function integrated in the browser. However, CADS GmbHpoints out to users that in this case they may not be able to fully use all functions of these websites.