What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies cannot cause damage to your devices. Cookies from Tyrolit Group (Tyrolit) websites serve many different purposes and generally improve your visitor experience at our website.
Cookies used by us
When you use areas of the website in which registration is required in order to access content, we store an “authentication cookie” on your device. This allows you to leave the affected website area and then return without having to re-enter your user data.
Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of analysing your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing further services relating to website and Internet usage to the website providers.
We only use Google Analytics with active IP anonymisation. This means that, within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, the user’s IP address is shortened by Google. Only in exceptional cases is the IP address transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there.
You can prevent Google’s collection and use of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the online offering by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link. Further information regarding the conditions of use and data privacy can be found here and here. All data collected by these cookies (specifically your IP address and data relating to your user behaviour on our websites) is stored and managed by TYROLIT or a trusted subsidiary in a country in which Tyrolit operates.
Further information on this topic and Tyrolit contact details can be found in our data privacy statement.
If you wish to restrict or block cookies stored on your device, you can do so via your browser settings. You can find information on this in the help function of your browser. Comprehensive information on how to block cookies on many browsers can also be found at www.aboutcookies.org.