Porsche Cookie Policy

Scope of application

This cookie policy is in addition to the general privacy policy for the Tequipment Accessories Finder and describes the nature, scope, purpose and legal basis as well as the possibility of objection to the processing of cookies. Incidentally, the general privacy policy for the Tequipment Accessories Finder applies with regard to all other information. As of: 18/05/2018

What are cookies?

In order to offer you an extensive range of functions, to make the usage more comfortable and to be able to optimize our offers, we use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small files that are stored on your device using your Internet browser.

Categories of cookies

We use cookies for different purposes and with different functions. Here we differentiate according to whether the cookie is technically imperative (technical necessity), how long it is stored and used (storage period) and whether it was set by the Tequipment Accessories Finder itself or by third parties and by which provider of this cookie (cookie provider).

Technical necessity

Technically imperative cookies:
We use certain cookies because they are mandatory, so that the Tequipment Accessories Finder and its functions can work properly. These cookies are set automatically when visiting the Tequipment Accessories Finder or a specific function, unless you have prevented the setting of cookies by settings in your browser. Technically not necessarily required cookies:
On the other hand, not necessarily required cookies are set, for example, to improve the comfort and performance of the Tequipment Accessories Finder or to save certain settings you have made. We also use technically not necessarily required cookies to determine the frequency of use of certain areas of the Tequipment Accessories Finder, so that we can tailor them in future to better meet your needs. We do not store any technically not necessarily required cookies until you have confirmed by clicking on the corresponding field that you have taken note of our cookie notice and continue to use our Tequipment Accessories Finder.

Storage time

Session cookies:
Most cookies are only required for the duration of your current service call or session and are deleted or lose their validity as soon as you leave the Tequipment Accessories Finder or your current session expires (so-called "session cookies"). ). For example, session cookies are used to retain certain information such as your Tequipment Accessories Finder registration during your session.

Permanent cookies:
Cookies are only occasionally stored over a longer period of time, for example to enable you to recognize them at a later time when visiting up the Tequipment Accessories Finder again and to call up saved settings. For example, you can access the Tequipment Accessories Finder faster or more conveniently, or you may not have to redo certain settings, such as your chosen language. Permanent cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period of time when you visit the page or domain from which the cookie was set.

Flow cookies:
These cookies are used to communicate between different Porsche internal servers. They are placed at the beginning of a user interaction and deleted after they have finished. Flow cookies receive a unique identification number during the interaction, which, however, does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about the actual customer or user.

Cookie Provider

Third Party Cookies:
So-called "third party cookies" are set and used by other sites or websites, such as web analytics tool vendors. For more information on web analytics tools and range measurement, see the remainder of this policy. Third parties may also use cookies to display advertisements or to display social networking content, such as social media. Integrate social plugins.

Use of cookies for web analysis and range measurement

Our website uses the web analysis tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK), a software for the statistical evaluation of visitor accesses for website optimization. Matomo uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and prior to its storage. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. If individual pages of our website are called, the following data is stored:

(1) Two bytes of the user’s IP address
(2) The visited website
(3) The website from which the user came to the accessed website (referrer)
(4) The subpages that are visited from the previous web page
(5) The length of stay on the website
(6) The frequency of visiting the website

The software runs exclusively on the servers of our website. A storage of the personal data of the users takes place only there. A transfer of the data to third parties does not take place.

The software is set so that the IP addresses are not completely stored but 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (eg 192.168.xxx.xxx). In this way, an assignment of the shortened IP address to the accessing computer is no longer possible.

Deletion and opposition to the use of cookies

Acceptance of cookies when using the Tequipment Accessories Finder is not mandatory; If you do not want cookies to be stored on your device, you can deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of your browser. Saved cookies can be deleted at any time in the system settings of your browser. If you do not accept cookies, however, this may lead to functional restrictions of our offers.

An "opt-out cookie" will be set to prevent the future capture of your data. The opt-out cookie is only valid for the browser used for setting and only for the Tequipment Accessories Finder and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in the browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

You can also activate the "Do-Not-Track-Function" in your device. If this function is activated, your device informs the respective service that they do not want to be tracked.

Name of the Cookie Technical Requirement Type (Session, Permanent or Flow) Storage duration Cookie provider Purpose and interest Legal basis
_pk_id.xx.xxxx No Permanent 1 Year Matomo Matomo Cookie for user identification; see also https://matomo.org/docs/privacy. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR
_pk_ses.xx.xxxx No Permanent 30 min Matomo Matomo Cookie for user identification. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR
piwik_ignore No Permanent 2 Years Matomo Matomo Cookie saves the objection to the usage analysis (opt-out). Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR
PIWIK_SESSID No Session Session Matomo Matomo Session Cookie enables to analyse the mutual following actions during a web page visit until the browser window is closed in a form that cannot be traced back to the user. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR
shownProducts No Permanent 1 Year Porsche This cookie stores your last seen products. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR
noticedArticle Yes Permanent 1 Year Porsche This cookie stores the articles for your wishlist. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR
coloratorSettings Yes Permanent 1 Year Porsche This cookie stores your settings from the Wheel Configurator. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR
disclaimerDecision No Session Session Porsche This cookie stores the information that the user has closed the cookie hint. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR