ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG, Badstraße 115, D – 71336 Waiblingen (hereinafter “STIHL” or “we”) is glad you are visiting our websites and are interested in our company and products. For us, data protection is not mere lip service and for that reason we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your data with the utmost care and confidentiality and use it only within the confines of the applicable data protection provisions and of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in particular.
Responsibility for processing personal data
STIHL bears responsibility for lawfully processing your data.
Processing usage data
When you visit our websites we store the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, those of our websites that you visit, the date and duration of your visit and information on the device (brand, model, operating system) and web browser you have used. We also collect your IP address, the last four places of which are however anonymised.
We process this usage data to facilitate your access to our services in technical terms (e.g. to adjust our services to the terminal device you are using), and to recognize and stop any misuse. We also use usage data in anonymised form for statistical purposes and to improve our website. The legal foundation for processing personal usage data is Article 6(1) first subparagraph (f) GDPR.
Use of first party cookies
We use what are known as cookies on various pages to make visiting out websites attractive and to facilitate the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. once the browser is closed (termed session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device, allowing us or our partners to recognise your browser on your next visit (termed long-term cookies). Cookies cannot be used to provide access to other files on your computer or to determine your email address. The legal foundation for processing personal data by using cookies is Article 6(1) first subparagraph (f) GDPR.
Cookies are stored on your terminal device and you have full control over their use. You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of the web browser. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time. This may also be done by automated means. Should cookies be deactivated for our websites, you may possibly not be able to use all of the functions on the websites to the full extent.
Protection of personal data
ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG uses technical and organizational measures to protect your data against accidental modification, loss, unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure.
Website analysis using Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, i.e. text files saved to your computer and used to facilitate an analysis of the way you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA.
If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. IP anonymization has been enabled on this website. This means that Google will truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and Internet use.
You can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
You have a right to be informed of personal data processed by STIHL and, where the relevant statutory requirements are met, a right to rectification, erasure and restriction of processing. You also have the right to receive the personal data provided by you in a structured, common and machine-readable format. This includes the right to transfer such data to a different data controller. So far as such is technically possible, you may also request that STIHL transfers the personal data directly to the other data controller.
To exercise the aforementioned rights and in the event of queries and complaints relating to the use of your personal data you may approach the data protection officer of STIHL:
Contact Data Protection Officer
ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG
Data Protection Officer
D – 71336 Waiblingen
You also have the right to approach the responsible data protection commissioner with a complaint.
Data Privacy Statement as at: May 2018
|Cookie Name||Storage duration||Purpose||Provider||Category|
|_ga||2 years||Is used to differentiate between users.||Statistics|
|_gid||24 hours||Is used to differentiate between users.||Statistics|
|_gat||1 minute||Is used to reduce the request rate. If Google Analytics is provided via Google Tag Manager, this cookie is called _dc_gtm_
|AMP_TOKEN||30 seconds – 1 year||Contains a token with which a Client ID can be retrieved from the AMP Client ID Service. Other possible values indicate a logoff, an inflight query or an error when retrieving a client ID from the AMP Client ID Service.||Statistics|
Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, the Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you choose not to.
|__utmt||10 minutes||Is used to reduce the request rate0.||Statistics|
|__utmc||End of the browser session||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. In the past, this cookie was used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.||Statistics|
|__utmv||2 years from setup/update||Used to store user-defined variable data at visitor level. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a user-defined variable at the visitor level. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.||Statistics|
|_gaexp||Depends on the duration of the experiment, but usually 90 days.||Is used to determine the inclusion of a user in an experiment and the course of experiments in which a user has been involved.||Statistics|
|_opt_awcid||24 hours||Used for campaigns associated with Google Ads customer IDs.||Statistics|
|_opt_awmid||24 hours||Used for campaigns associated with Google Ads customer IDs.||Statistics|
|_opt_awgid||24 hours||Used for campaigns that are mapped to Google Ads Ad Group IDs.||Statistics|
|_opt_awkid||24 hours||Used for campaigns that are mapped to Google Ads Ad Group IDs.||Statistics|
|_opt_utmc||24 hours||Saves the last utm_campaign query parameter.||Statistics|
|gtm_internal||30 days||Used to detect internal traffic from STIHL and its partners. For external users the value will be statically "false".||Statistics|
|swd||30 minutes||Used to indicate that the weather data of the user's location has already been sent to Google Analytics within the last 30 minutes.||Statistics|
|stihl_accept_cookies||100 days||Cookie Banner seen||STIHL||Statistics|
|tracking-level||Local Storage - Remains until the browser cache is cleared.||Cookie Banner confirmed - Type||STIHL||Essential|
|optin-analytics||Local Storage - Remains until the browser cache is cleared.||Cookie Banner confirmed - Statistics||STIHL||Essential|
|optin-retargeting||Local Storage - Remains until the browser cache is cleared.||Cookie Banner confirmed - Marketing||STIHL||Essential|
|optin-timestamp||Local Storage - Remains until the browser cache is cleared.||Cookie Banner confirmed - timestamp||STIHL||Essential|
|stihl_karriere_de_session||2 hours||Session Cookie||STIHL||Essential|
|XSRF-TOKEN||2 hours||To prevent cross-site request forgery.||STIHL||Essential|
|stihlJobBookmarks||Local Storage - Remains until the browser cache is cleared.||Is set when a position is saved in the watch list.||STIHL||Essential|
|stihlRecentJobsearch||Local Storage - Remains until the browser cache is cleared.||Is set when jobs are searched for a keyword.||STIHL||Essential|
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