Cookie Settings

A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your terminal device. Cookies are used to analyze user interest in our websites and help make them more user-friendly. You may in general access our websites without cookies as well. If you, however, wish to use the full functionality of our websites in the most user-friendly manner, you should accept the cookies that enable the use of certain functions or provide convenience features. The intended purpose of the cookies we use is shown in the list that follows.

By using our websites, you consent to the use of those cookies that your browser accepts based on your browser settings. You may, however, set your browser to notify you before cookies are accepted, to accept or reject only certain cookies, or to reject all cookies. You are furthermore able to delete cookies from your storage medium at any time.

We use cookies to offer you the best user experience on our website. A cookie is a small data file that is saved on your device. We use cookies to provide basic and convenience functions, measure the website’s performance, and analyze user behavior on the website.

The use of some cookies is optional and can be activated or deactivated by you. Required cookies are always activated because they are required for operating the website and storing your cookie consent. Functional and performance cookies are optional. All optional cookies are disabled by default.

You can change your cookie settings at any time by retrieving our cookie policy or deleting the cache in your browser. Required cookies are automatically deleted 30 days after your visit.

Permanent Cookies (technically necessary system cookies)

These cookies (first party cookies) are required to provide basic website functions and ensure reliable and consistent provision.

Name Expiration Time Purpose
ASP.NET_SessionId at the end of the session Stores the user ID for security purposes. Ensures the availability of the website.
CMSCsrfCookie at the end of the session The cookie enables secure contact forms. It stores a security token. These are used to validate form data from requests submitted via the POST (data dispatch) method. An encryption is created for each user via the token, which is only valid during the visit. This process protects against cross-website request forgery. (Cross-Site-Request-Forgery)
CMSPreferredCulture 12 month Stores the visitor's preferred language (website content culture).
CT_CountryID 30 days Stores the ID of the country selected by the relevant visitor to the website.
CT_Sector 30 days Stores an abbreviation for a region based on the selected CT_CountryID.
This enables the website to provide the visitor with precisely the product information that is relevant for the respective region.
 

Functional Cookies (technically optional functional cookies)

These cookies are used to provide certain convenience functions.

Google Maps

If you consent to the use of Google Maps, you also consent to the transfer of your personal data (IP addresse) to the USA. The USA is an insecure third country in which there is no level of data protection comparable to EU standards. In the case of certain providers, as Google, no other guarantees are offered to compensate for this deficit. There is therefore a risk that the transmission of your personal data may result in state authorities accessing your personal data without you having effective legal protection options. For more information on Google Maps and the transfer of data to third countries, please refer to the Data Protection - Google Maps.

Name Expiration Time Purpose
Distributor Locator: comon_agreedToGoogle 30 days Stores the consent to data exchange with the Google Maps „Maps JavaScript API (v3)“.
Aftermarket Parts Locator: comon_agreedToGoogle 30 days Stores the consent to data exchange with the Google Maps „Maps JavaScript API (v3)“.
 

Performance cookies (technically optional tracking cookies)

These cookies are used to measure the website’s performance and analyze user behavior.

Piwik PRO Analytics

The IP address is anonymised before it is saved.

Name Expiration Time Purpose
_pk_ses.[web-id]
(First Party Cookie)
30 minutes Shows an active visitor’s session. If a cookie is not present, it means that a visitor’s session was more than 30 minutes ago, and a visit count is increased in a pk_id cookie.
_pk_id.[web-id]
(First Party Cookie)
13 months Used to recognize visitors and hold their various properties.
ppms_privacy_[web-id]
(First Party Cookie)
365 days Stores visitor`s consent to data collection and usage.
stg_last_interaction
(First Party Cookie)
365 days Determines whether the last visitor’s session is still in progress or a new session has started.
 

Google Analytics

If you consent to the use of Google Analytics, you also consent to the transfer of your personal data (IP addresse) to the USA. The USA is an insecure third country in which there is no level of data protection comparable to EU standards. In the case of certain providers, as Google, no other guarantees are offered to compensate for this deficit. There is therefore a risk that the transmission of your personal data may result in state authorities accessing your personal data without you having effective legal protection options. For more information on Google Analytics and the transfer of data to third countries, please refer to the Data Protection - Google Analytics.

Name Expiration Time Purpose
_ga 24 month Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat[web-property-id] 1 minute Used to throttle request rate.
If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named dc_gtm_[web-property-id].
cookieSettingsGTM   Stores the information about the consent of the cookies.

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