Using Cookies

In Kansai Helios Coatings GmbH we respect the right of individuals to privacy. The rules regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies for data storage or access to data stored on the device of an individual who visits our site, are governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to the user’s device (computer, tablet, phone) when they visit a web page. Cookies usually include: the name of the server from which the cookie was sent; the cookie’s lifespan and its value (usually a randomly generated unique number).   The cookies themselves do not contain or collect information, and their storage is under the complete control of the browser used by the user.

What are cookies for?

Cookies are used primarily to improve the user experience. With the help of cookies, the interaction between the user and the site is simpler and faster, as the site “remembers” the individual’s preferences during a session (session cookies) or for a longer time (persistent cookies).

The site may use its own cookies (first party cookies), or may use cookies from other sites or services that display content on the page being viewed by the user (third party cookies), e.g. Facebook.

List of cookies on the website

Strictly necessary cookies:

NamePurposeValidityProcessor
cookie notice acceptedUsed for checking if the visitor agreed with the usage of cookies.1 monthKansai Helios Coatings GmbH
__cfduidUsed to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.1 yearCloudflare
APISIDUsed for Google reCAPTCHA on contact form subpage.Permanent on contact form subpage.Google (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
HSIDUsed for Google reCAPTCHA on contact form subpage.Permanent on contact form subpage.Google (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
NIDUsed for Google reCAPTCHA on contact form subpage.Permanent on contact form subpage.Google (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
SAPISIDUsed for Google reCAPTCHA on contact form subpage.Permanent on contact form subpage.Google (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
SIDUsed for Google reCAPTCHA on contact form subpage.Permanent on contact form subpage.Google (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
SIDCCUsed for Google reCAPTCHA on contact form subpage.Permanent on contact form subpage.Google (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
SSIDUsed for Google reCAPTCHA on contact form subpage.Permanent on contact form subpage.Google (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*

 

Cookies for web analytics:

NamePurposeValidityProcessor
_gaUsed to distinguish users. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsGoogle Analytics (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
_gidUsed to distinguish users. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.24 hoursGoogle Analytics (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*
_gatUsed to throttle request rate.1 minuteGoogle Analytics (Google Inc., USA, SCC)*

Cookie settings

The user can at any time restrict or disable the storage of cookies by changing their cookie settings in the web browser being used: