Cookie Policy

Notice on the use of cookies

When you visit one of the websites of Schaeffler Bio‑Hybrid GmbH, information will be stored on your terminal device in the form of a so-called “cookie”. Cookies are small text files which enable analysis of the use of the website, record settings and data in your browser, as well as allow customizing website to your interests and displaying interest-based advertising on other websites. We do not collect any personal data by means of cookies unless you have expressly given us your consent to do so.

1. Types of cookies

Depending on their function and purpose, cookies can be divided into two categories: technically necessary cookies and optional cookies. There may also be so-called first-party cookies, which are cookies that we place as the operator of the website, and so-called third-party cookies, which are placed by a domain other than ours. In principle, any cookie can be removed by deleting the browser cache, thereby immediately losing its validity.
Below you will find a list of all cookies that can be used on our websites as well as further information about their purpose, period of validity and type.

Technically necessary cookies
Technically necessary cookies are required so that you can navigate through our websites and operate the basic functions of our websites. Without these cookies, the use of the website may be limited.

Name Purpose Period of validity Type
cookies-agreed Keeps the information whether the user has confirmed the cookie notice. 30 days First-party cookie

Optional cookies
Optional cookies collect information about the use of our website, serve to optimise the website and allow the preparation of reports on probable interests and probable demographic characteristics of the visitors. They can also be used to offer targeted content that is relevant to the users and adapted to their interests. The latter information may be shared with third parties, such as advertisers.

Name Purpose Period of validity Type
_ga Google Analytics and Google advertising features: this cookie enables us to analyse your use of the website through Google Analytics and ensures the functionality of Google advertising features. Serves the distinction of individual visitors. 2 years First-party cookie
_gid Google Analytics and Google advertising features: this cookie enables us to analyse your use of the website through Google Analytics and ensures the functionality of Google advertising features. Serves the distinction of individual visitors. 24 hours First-party cookie
_ga-disable Disables Google Analytics for the current website. Indefinite validity First-party cookie

In particular we inform you about the following services and cookies:

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses cookies that allow analysing your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand within the member states of the European Union or in other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further services related to the website activity and Internet usage to the website operator.
 
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to include the code “anonymizeIp;“ in order to guarantee an anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
 
You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link (Disable Google Analytics). An opt-out cookie will be set which will prevent the future collection of your data when visiting this website. Alternatively, you can also download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
 
More information about the Google Analytics Terms of Use and Privacy Policy is available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://policies.google.com/.

2. Managing cookies

You can object to the use of cookies so that no cookies will be placed on your terminal device. This can be done, for example, by a corresponding setting in your Internet 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 the full extent.  
If you want to deactivate individual cookies or services on our website, you will find the necessary information about the respective services in section 1 of this Cookie Policy.
 
Below we have put together links that provide detailed information about disabling cookies in common browsers:

We would also like to draw your attention to the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative and the deactivation page of the Digital Advertising Alliance.

If you have any questions about the Cookie Policy, please contact datenschutz@bio-hybrid.de