Cookie policy

1. Introduction

1.1 The Waluliso GmbH Cookies Policy ("Policy") applies to this website ("Website") and to any websites, branded pages on third party platforms (such as Facebook or YouTube) and applications accessed or used through such websites or third party platforms (“Waluliso GmbH Sites”), which are operated by or on behalf of Waluliso GmbH, its subsidiaries and/or affiliated companies (hereinafter “Waluliso”, "we", "us", "our"). This Policy sets out how we collect and process information about you on Waluliso GmbH Sites through the use of cookies. We use the term "cookies" in this Policy to refer to website cookies and to similar technologies that may collect information automatically when you visit Waluliso GmbH Sites (such as pixel tags, web beacons, device IDs and similar technologies).

2. What is a cookie?

2.1 A cookie is a small text file or a piece of information that may be stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Almost every website uses cookie technology. Cookies serve a number of purposes such as letting you navigate between webpages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our Website before or whether you are a new visitor. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. This functionality makes cookies extremely useful to improve your user experience when you return to a website you have already visited.

3. How long do cookies last for?

3.1 Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies'. These cookies exist only while your browser is open and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are 'persistent cookies'. These cookies survive after your browser is closed until a defined expiration date. They can be used by websites to recognise your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

4. What other technologies are used to track my Waluliso GmbH Site visits?

4.1 We may also use other tracking technologies, such as pixel tags and web beacons, to better tailor Waluliso GmbH Sites in order to provide a better service. These technologies usually work in conjunction with cookies. To disable cookies used on Waluliso GmbH Sites, and therefore any other tracking technologies that work in conjunction with these cookies, please follow the instructions below.

5. What types of cookies do we use?

5.1 There are two broad categories of cookies.

5.2 Cookies that are essential for the operation of Waluliso GmbH Sites, also known as Strictly Necessary Cookies, enable features without which you would not be able to use Waluliso GmbH Sites as intended. Your consent is not required for the use of Strictly Necessary Cookies, which is why Strictly Necessary Cookies cannot be disabled using the features of or the links on Waluliso GmbH Sites. However, you have the option to completely disable cookies in your browser at any time. The other category of cookies is cookies which, in strictly legal terms, are not essential to use Waluliso GmbH Sites. Nevertheless, these cookies do still fulfil important functions. You may disable any of these cookies via your browser settings or by using the links provided in the list below. However, if you do so, various functions of the Waluliso GmbH Sites may be unavailable to you or may not work the way you want them to.

5.3 The specific types of cookies served through Waluliso GmbH Sites are described below:

Advertising Cookies.

These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same advertisements from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

•    Google AdWords - http://www.google.com/settings/ads
•    DoubleClick - http://www.google.com/settings/ads

Analytics Cookies.

These cookies collect information that is used, either in aggregate form to help us understand how Waluliso GmbH Sites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize Waluliso GmbH Sites for you. This information will also be used for the purpose of evaluating your use of Waluliso GmbH Sites, compiling reports on Waluliso GmbH Site activity for Waluliso GmbH Site operators and providing them other services relating to Waluliso GmbH Site activity and internet usage.

•    Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.

On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

We also use Google Analytics for analysing AdWords and double click cookie data for statistical purposes. If you don't agree with this, you can disable it in the Ads Preferences manager. (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en).

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/.

•    Facebook Pixel 

You may disable any of these cookies or similar technologies via your browser settings. If you do so, various functions of the Waluliso GmbH Sites may be unavailable to you or may not work the way you want them to.

•    DoubleClick Floodlight Counter Tag 

 http://www.google.com/settings/ads 
 
Social Media Cookies:

•    Facebook Connect + Social Plug-ins - If you want to prevent this, you must first log out of your Facebook account before activating the Facebook plug-in and then delete all Facebook cookies after visiting Websites with Facebook plug-ins.

6. How else do we use cookies?

6.1 For further details about how we use information collected by cookies, please see our Privacy Policy.

7. How to control or delete cookies

7.1 You can control cookies served through Waluliso GmbH Sites using any of the following means:

7.1.1 Cookie opt-out links. You may reject cookies served through Waluliso GmbH Sites by following the opt-out links provided in the table above.

7.1.2 Industry opt-out sites. You can also refuse cookies served for advertising purposes by many of our third party advertising partners by visiting either: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.

7.1.3 Browser settings. While most web browsers accept cookies by default, you can change your browser's settings to reject and/or to remove cookies. As the precise means by which you may do this will vary from browser to browser, please visit your browser's help menu for more information.

7.2 Please also note that if you choose to reject or remove cookies, doing so may prevent certain features or services of Waluliso GmbH Sites from working properly and therefore affect your experience while on Waluliso GmbH Sites. Areas of Waluliso GmbH Sites that can potentially incorporate content from third parties, and which therefore place third-party cookies, will not be available to you. If that is the case you will be informed accordingly. Since your cookie opt-out preferences are also stored in a cookie in your website browser, please also note that if you delete all cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choices.

8. Changes to the Policy

8.1 This Policy was last updated on 14.05.2018. A notice will be posted on our Website home page for 30 days whenever this Policy is changed in a material way. By continuing to use Waluliso GmbH Sites you confirm your continuing acceptance of this Policy.