COOKIES

The Hanwag website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your computer. These files do not contain any personal information. There are two different types of cookies: permanent and temporary cookies (session cookies). Temporary cookies are stored temporarily and deleted as soon as you quit your browser session. Permanent cookies are stored for a longer period, in some cases, permanently. We use permanent cookies to see if you revisit our site and to store your settings and preferred products. We use session cookies to improve the usability, for example to offer the shopping basket function. Session cookies are deleted at the end of your browser session.

You can switch off the use of cookies if you wish by using your computer’s web reader settings to reject cookies. However this means you will not be able to use all the functions of the website. Our internet boutique does not work without cookies. This means it will not be possible for you to shop on our site if you set your computer to reject cookies.

Third-party cookies – We use or allow third-party cookies (Google Analytics) to help us monitor our web traffic and see which products have been viewed in which frequency. As with our cookies, these third party cookies do not collect any personal information.

The reason we are informing you of this is because of the European Directive 2002/58/EC (Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communication). According to this directive, everyone who visits a website that contains cookies must be informed:

• that the website contains cookies,
• what these cookies are used for and
• how these cookies can be rejected.

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.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Opt-Out of Google Analytics Tracking

We use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. We use data from Google’s Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics for marketing purposes and for the continuous improvement of our services. You can opt-out Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Analytics Network ads using the ad preferences manager on https://www.google.com/settings/ads.

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/. 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).