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.

On the one hand, this website uses cookies, which are essential for the operation of the website. On the other hand, the website also uses additional cookies in order to obtain useful information about how our websites are used, so that we can further improve them in the interests of our users. This type of cookies are only set with your consent. Without the information from the systems that use these cookies, we would be unable to maintain our service offering.

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.

On our websites, we use the web analytics service Google Analytics from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your device and enable analysis of your website use. The information generated by the cookie regarding use of the website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there.

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 under 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.

 

Checking cookies

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can set your browser to display a message when a cookie is to be stored, so that you can decide whether or not to install the cookie. You can also delete cookies that have already been set. However, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of your browser if you do not accept cookies. If you do not change the settings and continue to use the website, you agree to the use of cookies.

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.