maxon Cookie Policy

Last updated: September 2021

This Cookie Policy applies in conjunction with the maxon Privacy Policy of a given website of the maxon Group and/or one of its affiliates; it provides additional information on the type, scope and purposes of data processing involving cookies and similar technologies (hereinafter collectively referred to as “cookies”).

1. maxon respects your privacy

Protecting your privacy when processing personal data and ensuring the security of all business data are key concerns at maxon, and are duly reflected in our business processes. Personal data which are gathered when you visit our online content are kept confidential, in full compliance with relevant legislation.

Further information is provided in the maxon Privacy Policy.

2. How to reach us

For information about controllers and data protection officers, and your rights as data subject with regard to use of cookies, please read the maxon Privacy Policy for our web pages.

3. Cookies

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small quantity of data stored on your computer or mobile device by the websites you visit. Cookies are often used to operate websites or to operate them more efficiently, and to transmit information to the operators of the website.

What does a cookie do?

A cookie may store information in your browser or display information via your browser. This information may relate to you, your user settings or your device, and is mainly used to make the website work in the expected manner. A cookie allows the website to remember your actions and settings (such as login details, language and other display settings) for a certain period of time, so that you do not have to enter them each time you visit the website again or switch between different pages.
The information does not directly identify you, but it may provide you with a web experience that is more tailored to you.

4. Purpose of this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains why and how we use cookies and other methods for improving the user experience when you visit our web pages. At maxon, upholding your right to privacy is very important to us. That is the purpose of this Cookie Policy. This Cookie Policy explains how and why maxon uses which types of cookies and other means of identification when you (i) register or visit our web pages (www.maxongroup.com or the website of a maxon subsidiary) or (ii) interact with us in order to use the services offered by maxon on our web pages.

Legal basis for the use of cookies
The legal basis for the use of technically necessary cookies is as follows: we have a legitimate interest in our web pages being secure, powerful and user-friendly. Cookies which are not technically necessary, e.g. for user analysis and marketing purposes, will only be used if you consent to their use. If you do not consent to our use of cookies and other means of identification, you should change your browser settings accordingly or refrain from using our web pages.

If you disable our cookies, this may affect your user experience and the services we provide to you while you are visiting our web pages.
For more information on how to block cookies, see Section 8 (Managing Your Cookie Settings).

5. Our use of your personal data

For more information about the types of personal data we usually gather when you visit our web pages and how we use those data, please read the maxon Privacy Policy.

6. Why we use cookies

Why we use cookies

We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our web pages and web pages in our network, to enable you to navigate efficiently between web pages, and to save your settings. This helps us ensure that our web pages are easy and enjoyable to use, and allows us to tailor our web pages and services to your personal needs. They also enable us to receive feedback on customer satisfaction and to inform you about other items elsewhere on the internet.
If you visit our web pages again, we will be able to recognise you even if we do not know your identity.

Cookies set by maxon or third parties

In many cases, these cookies may make use of your device's processing or storage capacity. Some of these cookies are set by maxon itself, others by third parties. Some remain active only for the duration of your browser session, others may remain active on your device for a longer period of time.

7. Your cookie settings on this website         

 

8. Managing your cookie settings in your browser

Internet browsers give you the ability to change your cookie settings, for example to block certain types of cookies or files. You can therefore block cookies by changing the settings in your browser that allow you to refuse all or specific cookies.

If you use your browser settings to block all cookies, you may not be able to access our web pages or parts thereof, as some of them may be function cookies.

9. Further information about cookies

Where can one find further information about cookies?
You can find more information about cookies and similar tags/files at the following addresses:

10. Use of Social Media Plugins

How we use social bookmarks (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn)
We may use social bookmarks (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn) that allow users of those social media platforms to display links to individual maxon websites on their respective social media profiles, save them as bookmarks, or share them with their social media contacts. The web pages may contain social bookmarks. They may be displayed as share buttons.

For more information, please read our maxon Privacy Policy.

11. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, supplement or delete parts of this Cookie Policy at any time. If we make changes, we will notify you and indicate the changes clearly.