Cookie Information


Use of cookies


In order to make the visit to our Website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions (e.g. orders), we use so-called cookies on various pages. When you call up our Website, you will be informed by means of an info banner about the use of cookies on this page and also referred to our data protection declaration once again. On our Website, we distinguish between required cookies, statistics cookies, and marketing cookies. Since you cannot use our Website properly without the required cookies, these are activated by default. However, we only set statistics and marketing cookies with your consent, which you can give and also revoke here.


The legal basis for data processing when cookies are used is, in the case of required cookies, on the one hand our legitimate interest in technical functionality and, on the other hand, your consent.


What are cookies?


Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit certain websites. For example, we use cookies to track what you have in your shopping cart, to submit contact forms, and to remember you when you return to our site. Please note that cookies cannot harm your computer. To learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit this link.


Managing cookies


Most browsers are set to automatically enable cookies. However, these settings can be changed by you. For example, you can usually set your browser to inform you when cookies are set and decide individually whether to accept them, or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general.


Our website cannot be used properly without the necessary cookies, as these are required for processes such as orders. In order to purchase products, you must have cookies enabled in your browser as a matter of principle. If you disable cookies, you will be able to browse the website, but you will not be able to submit contact forms or place orders.


Cookies used on our website


In the following list you will find the cookies we use on our website. Here, in addition to the name of the cookie, its storage period, the purpose of use, its provider and the assignment to the selectable categories (Required, Statistics, and Marketing) is indicated.

Name Duration Purpose Provider Category
_agorize_session Expires at the end of the session. Contains information about the navigation session and allows the user to access the Website Required
cookies_policy_accepted 13 months Saves a user's choice regarding cookies Required
hide_profile_incomplete 13 Months Helps users fill in their information on the website Required



Third-party cookies


Name of Cookie Duration Purpose Provider Category
YSC Expires at the end of the session. Registers a unique ID to keep statistics on which videos from YouTube the user has watched. YouTube Marketing
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 179 Days VOn pages with integrated YouTube videos, try to estimate the bandwidth of the users. YouTube Marketing
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users. Google Statistics
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users. Google Statistics
_gat 1 Minute Used to throttle the request rate. When Google Analytics is provided via Google Tag Manager, this cookie is called _dc_gtm_<property-id>. Google Statistics
AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds up to 1 year Contains a token used to retrieve a client ID from the AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate a logout, an inflight query or an error retrieving a client number from the AMP Client ID service. Google Statistics
_gac_<property-id> 90 days 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 opt out. Learn more. Google Statistics
__utma 2 years after actualisation Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the Javascript library is running and there are no __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Statistics
__utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle the demand rate. Google Statistics
__utmb 30 minutes after actualisation Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the Javascript library is running and there are no __utmb cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Statistics
__utmc Expires at the end of the 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 if the user was in a new session/visit. Google Statistics
__utmz 6 months after actualisation Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your website. The cookie is created when the Javascript library is executed and is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Statistics
__utmv 2 years after actualisation Used to store custom variable data at the visitor level. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor-level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Statistics
_gaexp Depends on the duration of the experiment, but usually 90 days Used to determine the inclusion of a user in an experiment and the sequence of experiments in which a user has been included. Google Statistics
_opt_awcid 24 hours Used for campaigns that are assigned to Google Ads customer IDs. Google Statistics
_opt_awmid 24 hours Used for campaigns that are assigned to Google Ads customer IDs. Google Statistics
_opt_awgid 24 hours Used for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Ad Group IDs. Google Statistics
_opt_awkid 24 hours Used for campaigns mapped to Google Ads Criterion IDs. Google Statistics
_opt_utmc 24 hours Saves the last utm_campaign query parameter. Google Statistics
gtm_internal 30 days Used to detect internal traffic from STIHL and its partners. For external users, the value will be statically "false". Google Statistics
gtm_wd-sent 30 minutes Used to indicate that the user's location weather data has already been sent to Google Analytics within the last 30 minutes. Google Statistics
IDE 1 year Used by Google DoubleClick to record and report the website user's actions after seeing or clicking on one of the advertiser's ads, with the aim of measuring the effectiveness of an ad and presenting targeted ads to the user. Google Statistics
SAPISID 2 years Used by DoupleClick (belongs to Google) to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and display relevant ads on other websites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device. Google Marketing
APISID 2 years Used by DoupleClick (belongs to Google) to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and display relevant ads on other websites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device. Google Marketing
SSID 2 years Records information about how the visitor uses the website and what advertisements the visitor may have seen before visiting said website. Google Marketing
HSID 2 years Used by DoupleClick (belongs to Google) to create a profile of the website visitor's interests and display relevant ads on other websites. Google Marketing
__Secure-3PSID, __Secure-3PAPISID 2 years Used for targeting purposes to profile the interests of website visitors in order to display relevant and personalized Google advertising. Google Marketing
SID 2 years Holds Google account ID and a user's last login time in digitally signed and encrypted form. Google Required
__Secure-3PSIDCC 12 months Used by for targeting purposes to profile the interests of the website visitor and display relevant and personalized Google advertising. Google Marketing
SIDCC 24 hours Records information about how the visitor uses the website and what advertisements the visitor may have seen before visiting said website. Google Marketing
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users. STIHL Statistics
gtm_wd-sent 24 hours Used to indicate that the user's location weather data has already been sent to Google Analytics within the last 30 minutes STIHL Statistics
_fbp 3 months Used by Facebook to display a range of advertising products, for example real-time bids from third party advertisers. STIHL Marketing
fr 3 months Used by Facebook to display a range of advertising products, for example real-time bids from third party advertisers. Facebook Marketing
lidc 24 hours This is a Microsoft MSN 1-st party cookie, which is required for the proper functioning of the website. LinkedIn Required
_gcl_au 3 months Contains a randomly generated Google User ID. STIHL Statistics
NID 180 days Google uses these cookies to store customer preferences and tailor ads on Google websites based on recent searches and interactions. Google Marketing
li_gc 2 years Used to store the visitor's consent to the use of cookies for non-essential purposes. LinkedIn Marketing
NID 180 days Google uses these cookies to store customer preferences and tailor ads on Google websites based on recent searches and interactions. Google Marketing
1P_JAR 180 days Google uses these cookies to store customer preferences and tailor ads on Google websites based on recent searches and interactions. Google Marketing
SEARCH_SAMESITE 6 months Used to make advertising more attractive to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers.Cookies DSID are used to link your activity across devices, if you have previously logged into your Google account on another device, etc. Google Marketing
CONSENT 180 days Google uses these cookies to store customer preferences and tailor ads on Google websites based on recent searches and interactions. Google Marketing
CONSENT 180 days Google uses these cookies to store customer preferences and tailor ads on Google websites based on recent searches and interactions. Google Marketing
OTZ 12 months Aggregated analysis of website visitors Google Statistics
lang Expires at the end of the session. Used to save a user's language setting. LinkedIn Required
bcookie 2 years This is a Microsoft MSN 1-st party cookie for sharing the content of the website on social media. LinkedIn Marketing
S Expires at the end of the session. Used to make advertising more attractive to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers.Cookies DSID are used to link your activity across devices, if you have previously logged into your Google account on another device, etc. Google Marketing