a. Cookies are small files that are placed on your desktop, notebook or mobile device by a website you visit. From this we can, for example, recognize whether there has already been a connection between your device and our websites, or which language or other settings you prefer. Cookies may also contain personal data.
- Most browsers are pre-set to automatically accept cookies. You can change this setting by activating the setting *do not accept cookies* in your browser.
- You can delete existing cookies at any time. You can find out how this works in detail in the instructions of your browser or device manufacturer.
- For information on deactivating Local Shared Objects, see the following link: Information on deactivating Local Shared Objects
d. We categorize cookies as follows:
- Essential cookies (type 1)
These cookies are absolutely necessary for the functions of the web pages. Without these cookies we would not be able to offer you services such as the vehicle configurator, for example.
- Functional cookies (type 2)
These cookies facilitate the operation and improve the functions of the web pages. For example, we store your language settings in functional cookies.
- Performance cookies (type 3)
These cookies collect information about how you use our website. This enables us to identify which parts of our Internet offer are particularly popular and thus improve our offer for you. Please also read the section "Analysis of usage data".
- Third-party cookies (type 4)
These cookies are set by third parties, e.g. social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+, whose content you can integrate via the "social plug-ins" offered on our websites. For more information on the use and function of the social plug-ins, please refer to section 4 of our Privacy Statement
We use the following cookies on our website (annualreport.daimler.com):
|Cookie name||Description||Cookie type|
|_pk_ref ||These cookies hold information about referrers of the visitor, its default lifetime is 6 months.||Typ 3|
|_pk_cvar ||These are only used when you decide to set a custom variable within visitor scope.||Typ 3|
|_pk_id ||This keeps visitor ID value used by Piwik to recognize returning visitors, by default the lifetime of the cookie is 1 year.||Typ 3|
|_pk_ses||Session cookies are responsible for keeping the session active for 30 minutes after last tracked action, when they expire the visit is considered as ended, the time can be altered.||Typ 3|
|piwik_ignore||When you exclude yourself from being tracked using the cookie method, Matomo (Piwik) will create a cookie piwik_ignore set on the domain of your Matomo server (which might be a third party cookie if Matomo is setup on a different URL from the website being tracked).||Typ 3|
|session_id_*||A session ID is a unique number that a Web site's server assigns a specific user for the duration of that user's visit (session).||Typ 2|
2. Analysis of usage data; use of analysis tools
a. We would like to tailor the content of our websites as precisely as possible to your interests and in this way improve our offer for you. In order to identify usage preferences and particularly popular areas of the websites, we use Matomo (previously known as Piwik).
b. If you do not want us to collect and analyze information about your visit to our website using the analysis tools mentioned above, you can object to this at any time with effect for the future ("opt-out").
We implement your objection by setting an opt-out cookie in your browser. This cookie is only used to associate your objection. Please note that for technical reasons, an opt-out cookie only works in the browser in which it was set. If you delete the cookies or use a different browser or device, please opt-out again.