What are cookies?
Cookies are small units of data temporarily stored on the hard disk of your computer or your device by your browser that are necessary for navigating our website. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is an anonymous number (randomly generated) stored on your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer.
Types of cookies
First-party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and they can only be read by that site. For more information about the first-party cookies set on the Website, please see “Cookies set on the Website” below.
The Website also enables “plug-ins” from [Amazon], Facebook and Twitter and those sites may set a cookie when you are also logged into their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these. Henkel has no control over, nor accepts liability for third-party cookies. Please refer to the relevant third-party’s website for more information.
The information contained in cookies on the Website is used to improve our services for to you, for example:
as necessary for website operation, for example, to enable you to login to areas of the Website; enabling a service to recognize your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times for a task or during a session, e.g. filling out a web form or a web survey or remembering your preferences; supporting the My Content functionality allowing the video player to function properly; measuring how many people are using services, enabling those services to be made easier to use and ensuring there’s enough capacity to keep them fast and enable them to process at a reasonable speed; and recording your visit to the Website and the pages you have visited and links you have followed, to make the Website more relevant to your interests (we may also share this information with third parties for this purpose); analyzing anonymized data in relation to the use of the Website to help us understand how people interact with the different aspects of our online services so we can make them better.
What if I do not accept? How to control and delete cookies
If you decide not to accept cookies, certain features of this Website may not be displayed or may not work properly. This will restrict what you can do on our the Website and may have an impact on design and user experience.
Examples of features that may be affected: using the My Content functionality receiving a personalized experience of the website watching videos liking and sharing this a page on social networks viewing embedded content
If you wish to restrict or block cookies on the Website you can do this through your browser settings. The “Help” function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org... which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies.
Cookies set on this website
Below is a list of the main cookies used on the Website and what each is used for.
[The myContent Cookie is used to store the numeric IDs of a user’s content collection as well as a possible "received” content collection. If user denies cookies, usage of myContent is not possible. Upon request of the myContent Section the IDs are transferred to the Server and evaluated. No information aside from the collection-IDs is used.]
Several Cookies are used to store anonymous information about the user. This information is used to provide targeted content to the user. For example:
This cookie stores information about the pages topics a user has visited. The Topic Name as well as a calculated factor are stored and evaluated upon the user requesting a page.
This cookie stores information about the origin of the user’s visit to the Website. This information may again be used to provide personalised content to the user.
If a user is referred from a search engine, the search engine may provide the Keywords a user has searched for. This information can be evaluated to display selected content.
This Cookie is set when a user refuse data storage of his visit.
Assigns a pseudonymous identification number to your browser for DoubleClick, a service provided by Google.