“Cookies” are small text files that are stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive. They allow ZF to store such things as user preferences. The ZF Aftermarket Websites uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) when you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay in your browser until they expire, or until you delete them.
Most Internet browsers allow you to block cookies from your browser. If you do not agree to the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions for your browser set out here: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ or use the automated disabling tool where available. However, some of the services in relation to the ZF Aftermarket Websites will not function well if cookies are disabled.
Below, we have provided a list of the categories of cookies used on our ZF Aftermarket Websites, and a description of what these cookies do. Some of these cookies are essential to the operation of the ZF Aftermarket Websites. Others are not essential, but help us to improve our ZF Aftermarket Websites by collecting anonymous user information, or try and improve your experience of our ZF Aftermarket Websites by remembering your choices.
We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies – which enable services and applications you have specifically asked for
We use certain cookies which are essential to the operation of our ZF Aftermarket Websites. For example, these types of cookies enable you to log into secure areas of our ZF Aftermarket Websites, provide the necessary security your visit to our ZF Aftermarket Websites requires, and help ensure the content of the pages you request loads quickly. Without these cookies, ZF Aftermarket Websites services that you have asked for cannot be provided as required.
The use of these cookies implicates processing the following type of data: [anonymous browser session ID, permission groups, user ID]. As far as this data must be considered personal data, the processing is based on statutory provisions which justify this on the ground that the processing is necessary to provide the requested ZF Aftermarket Websites services.
Functionality Cookies – which remember your choices to improve your experience
These cookies allow our ZF Aftermarket Websites to remember choices you make, such as remembering your preferred language, the type of device you are using, the region you are in. The aim of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience so that you don't have to reset your preferences each time you visit the ZF Aftermarket Websites. As described above, you may disable any of these functional cookies; but if you do so, then various functions of our ZF Aftermarket Websites may be unavailable to you or may not work the way you want them to.
The use of these cookies implicates processing the following type of data: [device ID, preferred language]. As far as this data must be considered personal data, the processing is based on statutory provisions which justify this on the ground that (1) the processing is necessary to provide the requested ZF Aftermarket Websites services; or (2) ZF has a legitimate interest in ensuring the functionality of the ZF Aftermarket Websites and that it is tailored to the user’s needs.
Performance/ analytics Cookies: – which collect pseudonymous information about the web pages you visit
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our ZF Aftermarket Websites, for example, which pages our visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages on those pages. These performance cookies don't collect information that identifies you as an individual – all information they collect is aggregated and pseudonymous. We do not associate usage data collected through these cookies with personal data which you may have provided when registering for a ZF Account (e. g. your name).
On the ZF Aftermarket Websites, we use technologies Piwik PRO GmbH (https://piwik.pro/privacy/) to collect and store data about your use of the ZF Aftermarket Websites for the purposes of optimization of the ZF Aftermarket Websites services and marketing. Usage profiles may be created from this data under a pseudonym using cookies.
As far as this data must be considered personal data, the processing is based on statutory provisions which justify this on the ground that (1) ZF has a legitimate interest that the ZF Aftermarket Websites is tailored to the user’s needs; or (2) the data is used in pseudonymous form for the purpose of marketing and optimization purposes and the user has not objected to this use.
Third party Cookies: – which collect information for third parties