A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
We use “strictly necessary cookies” on the Platform. Their usage is based on Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR (if we have concluded a contract on certain Platform services with you) or on our legitimate interest or that of third parties (Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDP), such as the provision of a functioning website or to determine whether and which subpages of our website are visited and in which content users are particularly interested. In particular, we record the number of visits to a page, the number of subpages accessed, the time spent on the Platform, the order of the pages visited.
In case personal data is processed for other purposes, e.g. marketing purposes “advertising cookies”, the processing is based on Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR, your consent.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see content. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the Platform and some services and functionalities may not work.
Please note that third party Service Providers might be using their own Cookies.
We use different cookies on different Platform services grouped into the following categories:
The Platform uses Google Analytic’s IP anonymisation function. Google will truncate/anonymise 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 our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Platform, compiling reports on Platform activity and providing other services relating to Platform activity and internet usage to us. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
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. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent the future collection of your information when you visit this Platform.
Further information can be found under https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
The Platform uses “LinkedIn Insight Tag” provided by LinkedIn.
LinkedIn Insight will create a cookie, that will capture the following personal data: metadata such as IP address, timestamp, and page events (like page views). This data is, according to LinkedIn encrypted, the IP addresses are truncated, and members’ direct identifiers are removed within seven days in order to make the data pseudonymous. This remaining, pseudonymized data is then deleted within 90 days. LinkedIn will not share the personal data with us.
With the help of the LinkedIn Insight Tag we are able to analyse the success of our campaigns within the LinkedIn platform or determine target groups based on the interaction of the users with the Platform.
For more information on the privacy settings see here:
The Platform uses Hotjar.
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
On many of our pages we also use a tracking script from Oracle Eloqua which sets a persistent cookie on your device. For more information please see: https://www.oracle.com/legal/privacy/privacy-choices.html#cookie-preferences