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Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Our website utilizes cookies. Cookies are saved on your device and then transmitted to our website. A cookie contains a characteristic string which enables a clear identification of your web browser upon repeated visit.

We differentiate between strictly necessary cookies, functional cookies, targeting cookies and performance cookies.

You many configure the handling of cookies yourself. By adjusting your browser settings, you are able to deactivate or restrict the transfer of cookies. Previously saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also happen automatically. When deactivating cookies on our website, this may result in you not being able to fully utilize all of our website’s features. Additional information can be found on the website of your respective browser’s provider:

Google Chromehttps://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
Mozilla Firefoxhttps://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox
Safarihttps://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
Internet Explorerhttps://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer-bca9446f-d873-78de-77ba-d42645fa52fc
Operahttps://blogs.opera.com/news/2015/08/how-to-manage-cookies-in-opera/

Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are technically required in order for our websites to function normally. Some of them ensure the technical stability of our website whereas others enable safety relevant functionalities. The usage of certain functions, such as our shopping carts and contact forms, is only made possible through the use of these cookies. As it is not possible to use our website without these cookies, they cannot be disabled through the cookie banner.

We use this kind of cookie to improve the safety and functionality of our website and web applications. Necessary cookies do not include personal data, meaning we don’t collect any IP-addresses or other information, that may be traced back to your person. We utilize the following necessary cookies:

CookieProviderPurposeExpiration time
_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxxGoogle (Tag Manager)Loads other scripts and code unto a page.Session
__cf_bmHubspotIdentifies bot traffic.1 day
ASP.NET_SessionIdigusMaintain any anonymous user session of the server.Session
AuthTokenigusUsed to keep you logged in with your myigus account.Session
Global_SessionIdigusHolds a collective session-ID for all webserver applications.Session
iglidur_cookieigusEnables the functionality of the iglidur product finder1 day
serverigusIdentifies the web server for the load balancer.Session
tokenigusIncludes various session information, such as session ID, language, and the number of items in the shopping cart.Session
OptanonAlertBoxClosedOneTrustFlag that's set when the user closes the cookie banner.1 year
OptanonConsentOneTrustSaves user settings within the cookie banner.1 year

The legal basis for the processing of your data through strictly necessary cookies is our legitimate interest as of article 6 (1) f GDPR.

Through the use of strictly necessary cookies, we intend to simplify the use of our website to you. Some functions on our website can not function without these cookies. These cookies require us to be able to identify your browser even when switching sites. Our legitimate interest lies in this purpose.

We will not use any data collected through strictly necessary cookies for the creation of user profiles.

Google Tag Manager

Our website utilizes cookies by Google Tag Manager by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). Google Tag Manager implements tags on our website and triggers other tags. When triggering tags, Google may process your personal data in the process. In this scenario it cannot be ruled out that Google will also transfer your data to an US-American server. Particularly the following personal data is processed by Google Tag Manager:

  • Online IDs (including cookie IDs)
  • IP-address

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.

The purpose of Google Tag Manager is to easily and simply implement various sets of code and services on our website as well as to optimize loading times of various services.Should you have disabled individual tracking services, that will also apply to all applicable tracking tags implemented through Google Tag Manager.
 

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Google while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Google Tag Manager. To do so, you must deactivate Google Tag Manager in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by Google as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Google's privacy policy under: https://policies.google.com/privacy. Further information on your privacy settings can be found under: https://safety.google/privacy/privacy-controls/. You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites. Due to the tags set by Google Tag Manager it is possible that, as a result of your user behavior prior to visiting our website, such as setting your Google cookie preferences or clicking on an ad, additional cookies will be set that persist as you visit our website. These cookies will not be listed within this cookie policy.

Hubspot

Our website utilizes cookies by Hubspot by provider HubSpot, Inc., 25 First Street, Cambridge, MA 02141 USA ("Hubspot"). Hubspot is a CRM- and marketing platform which we use for managing contacts as well as to create newsletters, landing pages and forms on our website. The largest portion of the cookies set by Hubspot is used to analyse website activity with the goal of being able to assign each contact a product interest. Hubspot also sets cookies for security purposes, such as for identifying bot traffic.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR for analytics cookies and Art. 6 (1) f GDPR for security cookies.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Hubspot while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Hubspot. To do so, you must deactivate Hubspot in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by Hubspot as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Hubspot's privacy policy under: https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

OneTrust

Our website utilizes cookies by OneTrust by provider OneTrust LLC, 1200 Abernathy Rd NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328 ("OneTrust"). OneTrust is used to operate the cookie banner and to manage user consent to the usage of cookies.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to OneTrust while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate OneTrust. To do so, you must deactivate OneTrust in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by OneTrust as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within OneTrust's privacy policy under: https://www.onetrust.com/privacy/.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies, similarly to strictly necessary cookies, serve the operation of the website. What differentiates them from strictly necessary cookies is that they aren’t a requirement for the use of the website. These cookies are used to offer additional functionality and personalization. They can be set by us as well as third parties whose services we use on our website. They often save user preferences to improve the overall user experience on the website. We utilize the following functional cookies:

CookieProviderPurposeExpiration time
CONSENTGoogleSaves user settings for the use of cookies.20 years
bcookieLinkedInIdentifies user browser. Meant to prevent abuse of LinkedIn systems.2 years
langLinkedInSaves language settings for LinkedIn services.Session
li_gcLinkedInSaves cookie settings for LinkedIn services.2 years
lidcLinkedInFacilitates the selection of a data centre.1 day


The legal basis for the processing of your data through strictly necessary cookies is your consent as of article 6 (1) a GDPR.

LinkedIn

Our website utilizes cookies by LinkedIn by provider LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland ("LinkedIn"). Cookies set by LinkedIn serve the purpose of allowing us retrace when users arrive on our website through an ad set by LinkedIn.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to LinkedIn while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate LinkedIn. To do so, you must deactivate LinkedIn in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by LinkedIn as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within LinkedIn's privacy policy under: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

Targeting cookies

Targeting cookies allow for targeted ads. They can be set through our website through our advertising partners. They may be used to create a profile of your interests and display ads that are relevant to these interests. They don’t save personal information but are based on unique identifiers of your web browser as well as your device. Disabling these cookies will result in you seeing fewer targeted ads.

CookieProviderPurposeExpiration time
1P_JARGoogleShows users relevant advertisements and prevents the same ads from being shown too many times.1 month
GPSGoogleDisplays relevant advertisement for users.Session
IDEGoogleDisplays Google ads outside of Google services1 year
NIDGoogleDisplays Google Ads within Google services for logged out users.6 months
_uetsidMicrosoft (Bing Ads)Displays relevant advertisement for users.1 day
_uetvidMicrosoft (Bing Ads)Saves and tracks user sessions across multiple websites.16 days
MUIDMicrosoft (Bing Ads)Microsoft user identification cookie for Bing Ads.1 year


The legal basis for the processing of your data through targeting cookies is your consent as of article 6 (1) a GDPR.

Google Ads

Our website utilizes cookies by Google Ads by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). Google Ads displays online advertisements on our behalf. When analysing your user behaviour, Google may process your personal data. In this scenario it cannot be ruled out that Google will also transfer your data to an US-American server. Particularly the following personal data is processed by Google Ads:

  • Online IDs (including cookie IDs)
  • IP-address

The purpose of Google Ads is to advertise towards users for which our products are deemed potentially relevant, based on a number of criteria set prior. User behavior is tracked to evaluate the effectiveness of these ad campaigns.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Google while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Google Ads. To do so, you must deactivate Google Ads in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by Google as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Google's privacy policy under: https://policies.google.com/privacy. Further information on your privacy settings can be found under: https://safety.google/privacy/privacy-controls/.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

Bing Ads

Our website utilizes cookies by Bing Ads by Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA ("Microsoft"). Bing Ads displays online advertisements on our behalf. When analysing your user behaviour, Microsoft may process your personal data. It is possible that your data may be transferred to a server outside the EU during this process.

The purpose of Bing Ads is to advertise towards users for which our products are deemed potentially relevant, based on a number of criteria set prior. User behavior is tracked to evaluate the effectiveness of these ad campaigns.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.​

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Microsoft while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Bing Ads. To do so, you must deactivate Bing Ads in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by LinkedIn as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Microsoft's privacy policy under: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-US/privacystatement.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count website visits and user sources for the purpose of measuring and improving the performance of our website. They allow us to determine which specific pages are more and less popular than others and help understand the flow of user traffic. Any data collected through these cookies is anonymised. If you disable these cookies, we will be unable to determine when or how you used our website. We utilize the following performance cookies:

CookieProviderPurposeExpiration time
_fbpFacebookTracks and records user sessions across multiple websites.3 months
_gaGoogleDistinguishes separate users2 years
_ga_<container-id>GoogleMaintains measurable sessions2 years
_gaexpGoogle (Optimize)Saves IDs for experiments and sessions for A/B tests.86 days
_galiGoogleTracks which links are clicked on a page.30 seconds
_gcl_auGoogleIncludes a randomly generated user ID.90 days
IDEGoogleIncludes a randomly generated user ID for user identification.1 year
rollupgaGoogleAssigns users a randomly generated number as a client identificator. This is included in every site request and is used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for analytics reports.2 years
rollupga_gidSee "rollupga"1 day
specificgaGoogleSee "rollupga"2 years
specificga_gidGoogleSee "rollupga"1 day
__hsscHubspotTracks sessions. This is used to determine if Hubspot needs to increment the session number and timestamp in the __hstc cookie.Session
__hssrcHubspotThis cookie is set when the session cookie is changed to determine if the user has reset their browser.Session
__hstcHubspotMain cookie for user tracking. Includes domain, UTK, time of first, last and current visit and session number.1 year
hubspotutkHubspotTracks the user’s identity. This is used when forwarding the contents of a form to Hubspot to prevent the creation of duplicate contact profiles.390 days
lfuuidLeadForensicsTracks individual session on the website to create statistical data across multiple visits.10 years
AnalyticsSyncHistoryLinkedInSaves the timestamp for the identification of a LinkedIn member.30 days
UserMatchHistoryLinkedInSynchronises the LinkedIn Ads ID.30 days
mf_[session]MouseflowIdentifies browser sessionSession
mf_userMouseflowIdentifies returning users90 days

Facebook

Our website utilizes cookies by Facebook by provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025 ("Facebook"). Cookies set by Facebook serve the purpose of allowing us to track if a user arrived on our websites through clicking an ad set by Facebook.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future. Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Facebook while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Facebook. To do so, you must deactivate Facebook in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by Facebook as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Facebook's privacy policy under https://www.facebook.com/policy.php?ref=pf.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

Google (Analytics & Optimize)

Our website utilizes cookies by Google Analytics by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google").

Google Analytics is an analytics tool that allows as to track user behaviour, such as how much time users are spending on which pages or through which sources they arrived on our website. We use this data in order to improve the user experience, optimize advertising campaigns and identify technical issues with the website.

Google Optimize is a tool for A/B tests. It allows us to display different versions of the same content to different users and then evaluate how the content changes affect user behaviour. This is used to improve the user experience.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Google while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Google Analytics & Optimize. To do so, you must deactivate Google Analytics & Optimize in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by Google as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Google's privacy policy under: https://policies.google.com/privacy. Further information on your privacy settings can be found under: https://safety.google/privacy/privacy-controls/.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

Lead Forensics

Our website utilizes cookies by Lead Forensics by provider Lead Forensics, 4 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QW ("Lead Forensics"). Lead Forensics is used to track user behavior on our website, similarly to other analytics software such as Google Analytics. It is additionally used to retrieve company information. This is done through the process of reverse-business-IP-tracking. This process includes implementing a small tracking code on our website which enables us to identify the (strictly corporate) static IP-addresses of users on our website.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Lead Forensics while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Lead Forensics. To do so, you must deactivate Lead Forensics in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by Hubspot as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Lead Forensics's privacy policy under: https://www.leadforensics.com/privacy-policy/.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.

Mouseflow

Our website utilizes cookies by Mouseflow by provider Mouseflow ApS, Flaesketorvet 68, 1711 Copenhagen, Denmark ("Mouseflow"). Cookies set by Mouseflow serve the purpose of allowing us track mouse/scroll movement and clicks on our website. We use this data to optimize our user experience.

The legal basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 (1) a GDPR.

Right of Revocation
You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without reasoning with effect for the future.
Should you not agree with the transferral of your data to Mouseflow while using our websites, you have the option to fully deactivate Mouseflow. To do so, you must deactivate Mouseflow in your browser settings (see above). This may inhibit some of the functions on our websites.


Further information regarding data processing by Mouseflow as well as your rights and options for protecting your privacy can be found within Mouseflow's privacy policy under: https://mouseflow.com/privacy/.

You are under no obligation to provide your personal data, neither legally nor contractually. However, you choosing not to provide us with your personal data may inhibit the functionality of our websites.


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