Cookie Notice

Last modified: 19/02/2021

1. Cookies

When You visit this website we may place certain information on Your computer or mobile device in the form of a “cookie”; this enables us to recognize You (when we read the cookie) automatically next time You visit.  

Cookies can help us in a number of ways. For instance, they can enable us to adapt this website so that it is better suited to Your needs or store Your password so that You do not have to re-enter it each time.  

In the matrix available here You will find an overview of the cookies we are using on this specific website. Underneath You will find the purpose, expiry date and nature of such cookies.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Your options to manage which cookies can be placed or read by us from Your computer or mobile device are set forth below. When You do not accept cookies defined hereunder as 'Strictly Necessary', Your visit to this website will not be possible. If You reject other cookies, certain offerings, features or resources of our website may not work properly and You may experience some loss of convenience or functionality.

2. Types of cookies

Following types of cookie may be used during Your visit to this website:

Duration of Storage
Explanation of cookie
Session Automatically deleted when You close Your browser
Persistent Remains stored on Your terminal device until it reaches the expiry date as defined hereunder



Responsible party Explanation of cookie
First party Placed by the data controller (or any of its processors) operating the website visited by You, as defined by the URL that is usually displayed in the browser address bar (meaning: placed by us)
Third party Placed by data controllers that do not operate the website currently visited by You (meaning: not placed by us)

3. Cookie categories

Type of cookie

Management options

Strictly Necessary – means if such cookies are disabled Your visit to this website will not be possible

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings  
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either:  

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, Your visit to this website will not be possible

Functional – means if such cookies are disabled we will not be able to provide the functionalities as explicitly requested by You

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings 
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either: 

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies; 
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, it is possible that You cannot use some features on this website

Social plug-in tracking – means third party (social network) cookies used by social plug-in modules integrated by us in this website which are not Functional but are used to track individuals for purposes such as behavioural advertising, analytics or market research

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings 
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either: 

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, it is possible that You cannot use some features on this website

Third party advertising – means third party cookies used for advertising and purposes such as behavioural advertising, frequency capping, financial logging, ad affiliation, click fraud detection, research and market analysis, product improvement and debugging

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings  
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either:

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed. 

If You remove or disable these cookies, it is possible that You cannot use some features on this websiteCurrently

First party analytics – means cookies generated by this website in order to enable us to obtain statistics about the visitors of this website (e.g. number of unique visitors, track down website navigation issues, detect frequently used search engine keywords …)

 

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings  
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either: 

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, it is possible that You cannot use some features on this website.

Third party analytics – means cookies generated by third parties in order to obtain statistics about the visitors of their websites (e.g. number of unique visitors, track down website navigation issues, detect frequently used search engine keywords …)

4. Overview of cookies

4.1 Category: Strictly Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookies Name

Purpose

Category: Necessary

Expires

Third Party

CookieConsent

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

Necessary

365 days

no

AWSALBCORS

Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience.

Necessary

6 days

yes

rc::a

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

Necessary

session

yes

rc::b

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

Necessary

session

yes

rc::c

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

Necessary

session

yes

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.1052618

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.1056656

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.1130045

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.1254145

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.1285572

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.1505854

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.1773777

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.2060437

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.2659615

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.2669181

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.2669210

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.2722587

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.2886517

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3085135

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3132972

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3442115

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3622485

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3622487

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3622488

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3844727

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3909193

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3909321

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.3995844

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.4006634

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.4101314

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

formstack.analytics.viewed-form.4172338

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Necessary

session

no

labels

Saves translations for labels that are used on the site. These labels are used by Javascript libraries, such as Angular, in order for a better performance so that only 1 call to AEM is required to retrieve the labels

Necessary

session

no

labelVersion

Saves for which application (Internet or Portal) and language the loaded labels are used. If this matches the currently loaded appication and language, then the labels that are stored in the "labels" cookie are loaded and used for the current application. Otherwise a request is executed to AEM to retrieve the correct labels

Necessary

session

no

tags

Saves tags that are used on the site. These tags are used by Javascript libraries, such as Angular, in order for a better performance so that only 1 call to AEM is required to retrieve the tags

Necessary

session

no

4.2 Category: Preference Cookies

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookies Name

Purpose

Category: Preference

Expires

Third Party

yt-player-bandaid-host

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings.

Preference

session

yes

yt-player-bandwidth

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings.

Preference

session

yes

4.3 Category: Statistics Cookies

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookies Name

Purpose

Category: Statistics

Expires

Third Party

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Statistics

session

no

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Statistics

1

no

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Statistics

1

no

fsFonts

This cookie contains an ID string on the current session. This contains non-personal information on what subpages the visitor enters – this information is used to optimize the visitor's experience.

Statistics

session

no

Persistence

Registers the website's speed and performance. This function can be used in context with statistics and load-balancing.

Statistics

session

no

yt-player-headers-readable

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings.

Statistics

session

yes

4.4 Category: Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookies Name

Purpose

Category: Marketing

Expires

Third Party

daikinsegment Collects data on visitors. This information is used to assign visitors into segments, making website advertisement more efficient. Marketing session no
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. Marketing 389 days yes
test_cookie Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. Marketing 1 day yes
NID Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. Marketing 182 days yes
lpv361641 Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. Marketing 1 day yes
visitor_id# Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. Marketing 3649 days yes
visitor_id#-hash Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. Marketing 3649 days yes
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. Marketing 179 days yes
YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Marketing session yes
yt-remote-cast-installed Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing session yes
yt-remote-connected-devices Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing session yes
yt-remote-device-id Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing session yes
yt-remote-fast-check-period Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing session yes
yt-remote-session-app Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing session yes
yt-remote-session-name Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video Marketing session yes
_s4mdsp Tracks the ad ID from S4M ads to attribute user ID to click and site visit ID for the purpose of advertisement optimisation and remarketing capabilities. Statistical session yes