What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that stores Internet settings. It typically contains the domain name from which the cookie originates, the "life span" of the cookie and a numerical value (usually a unique, randomly generated number).

What is the purpose of cookies?

Almost every website uses cookies to optimize page design. Cookies are downloaded and stored by your Internet browser the first time you visit a website. The website will load faster during your next visit using the same terminal device. The contents also vary depending on use. You will see content that corresponds to your own personal interests and needs.

How does it work?

Every time you load the website, your browser checks if a cookie associated with this website exists (i.e. contains the name of the website). If it does, your browser sends the information saved in this cookie back to the website. This allows the website to recognize that it had already been opened in this browser before, and some of the displayed content may vary based on this information.

How we use cookies at www.balluff.de

Cookies are required to use the Balluff website. We use cookies so we can improve our website. Their use allows us to offer you products and services that we think may be of interest to you. You can block or delete the cookies from this site. However, this action can prevent some of the website features from working properly.
Please note: None of the cookies used on our website collect information that can be used to identify you personally.

How you can manage and delete cookies

You can block or delete cookies in the browser settings. In order to manage cookies, most browsers allow you to accept or reject all cookies, or to accept only specific types of cookies. You can also adjust your settings so you will be asked every time a website wants to store a cookie. The ways in which you can specifically manage and delete cookies depend on your particular browser. Every browser differs in this respect. To find out, you can simply use the integrated help function in your browser. Alternatively, you can find additional information regarding various browsers here.

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We use the following cookies on our website:

Name Description/Purpose Runtime Cookie Type
_gat_ldi
(Google Analytics)
Statistics
Is used to limit the demand rate.
Session Statistics
_gat
(Google Analytics)
Statistics
Is used by Google Analytics to limit the demand rate.
Session Statistics
_ga
(Google Analytics)
Statistics
This cookie collects anonymous information on how users use this website for the purpose of analysis.
2 years Statistics
_gid
(Google Analytics)
Statistics
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
SessionStatistics
cookie_confirm Settings
Consent for placement of cookie
1 year Necessary
uslk_e
(Userlike)
Chat
This cookie saves a unique identification for every live chat on balluff.com so that the user can be recognized for subsequent use of the live chat function and whenever possible connected to the same operator with whom he had previous conversations.
1 day Necessary
uslk_s
(Userlike)
Chat
This cookie is automatically generated and defines a unique session ID. It ensures that the data specified by the live chat user is not lost while surfing the website. These cookies lose their validity after one visit.
1 day Necessary
laravel_session
(Balluff Webshop)
Identification of online shop user sessions
Used for online shop logon and user sessions. The cookie identifies online shop users in order to correctly assign the shopping carts.
5 daysNecessary
XSRF-TOKEN
(Balluff Webshop)
Security in the online shop
Protection against cross-site request forgery does not contain any personal data.
5 days Necessary
ewafuntano
(Evalanche)
Statistics/Marketing
Evalanche e-mail statistics
2 years Statistics
PREF
(YouTube)
Statistics
Unique ID that Google uses for statistics purposes in order to survey the usage of visitors on different websites.
2 years Statistics
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
(YouTube)
Settings
Tries to determine the necessary bandwidth for the embedded YouTube video.
8 months Statistics
GPS
(YouTube)
Tracking
Registers a unique ID on mobile devices in order to allow geo-based GPS tracking.
SessionStatistics
YSC
(YouTube)
Statistics
Is used by YouTube in order to track settings for the embedded YouTube video when this is played.
SessionStatistics
callpageCookieTest
(Callpage)
Checks whether the browser has cookies enabled and supports them. SessionComfort & Personalisation
cp_widget_session
(Callpage)
We use the tool to provide chat and call services to our customers and prospects SessionComfort & Personalisation
session
(Balluff Webshop)
Is used by the webshop to identify a session 1 dayNecessary
auth_token
(Balluff Webshop)
Is used by the webshop to identify a session 1 dayNecessary
auth_uid
(Balluff Webshop)
Is used by the webshop to identify a session 1 dayNecessary
external_access
(Balluff Webshop)
Is used by the webshop to identify a session 1 dayNecessary
last_cart_count
(Balluff Webshop)
Used by the webshop to cache the number of products in the shopping cart 6 monthsNecessary
myballuff
(Balluff Webshop)
Used by the My Balluff portal to identify a session 1 monthNecessary
IDE
(Google)
Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the user's actions on the website after viewing or clicking on one of the provider's ads with the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement and displaying targeted advertising to the user. 1 yearComfort & Personalisation
fr
(Facebook)
Marketing/Targeting
Is used for remarketing purposes.
3 months Comfort & Personalisation
fbp
(Facebook)
Is used for remarketing purposes. 2 monthsComfort & Personalisation

Necessary

These cookies are necessary for the operation of the site. They help to make the website usable and enable security-relevant functionalities. Without these cookies the website cannot function properly.

Comfort & Personalisation

These cookies enable us to display your personalised content according to your interests and make the site easier to use. We support you by saving your settings.

Statistics

These cookies provide us with information about which areas of our website are used. For this purpose we collect statistical data without personal reference. They allow us to continuously develop, to adapt the contents to your needs and to use networks for the targeted promotion of our products.

 

You can find further information in our privacy statement.