GDPR, Data protection and cookies

Andreas Stihl Limited - Cookie Policy

1. Information about our use of cookies

1.1 Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. When you use our site, a banner will be displayed asking you for your consent to our use of cookies.

2. What are cookies?

2.1 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is saved onto your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device when you visit our site.

2.2 Cookies store small pieces of information. For example, one type of cookie will remember that you have visited our site before.

2.3 Cookies help us to improve your visit and experience when browsing our site by, for example, storing certain information so you don't have to re-enter it on subsequent visits.

2.4 Cookies also assist us in tracking which pages of the website you have visited.

2.5 We use both persistent cookies (which stay with your computer and will work until their expiry date, unless detected by you beforehand) and session cookies (which expire when you close your browser).

3. We use the following cookies:

3.1 Strictly Necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the operation of our site.

3.2 Analytical/ performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

3.3 Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise use when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.

3.4 Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

3.5 You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:


4. Third party cookies

4.1 Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

4.2 The table below explains the cookies we use on our site, why they are collected and when they expire:

Name and domain Description Expiry
(Google Analytics)
This cookie is used by Google Analytics to analyse how visitors find our website, how often they visit it, and which pages are the most popular. 995 days
386 days
386 days
686 days
60 days
(Google Analytics)
This cookie is used by Google Analytics to analyse how visitors find our website, how often they visit it, and which pages are the most popular. 135 days
135 days
386 days
291 days
291 days
74 days
(Google Analytics)
This cookie is used by Google Analytics to analyse how visitors find our website, how often they visit it, and which pages are the most popular. 1396 days
1396 days
(HTTP Session)
This cookie is used by Mediamath to monitor information relating to the user's computer as well as their user activity in order to report aggregate information to relevant clients. 686 days
29 days
29 days
484 days
484 days
5 days
5 days
This cookie is used by WiredMinds lead generation software to monitor information relating to user activity. 29 days

5. Your interaction with cookies

5.1 It is possible to disable and remove cookies from your computer or device by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to do so. You will need to know what browser you are using and what version you have.

5.2 You can refer to your browser's help section or visit the website for further information and assistance with cookies.

5.3 Please be aware that if you use your browser settings to block or amend certain cookies, your browsing experience may change for the worse.

6. Changes to this policy

6.1 We may update, change, modify, add or remove portions of this policy at any time, and any changes will become effective immediately. Please visit this page periodically if you want to keep up to date.

Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website. If you would like to learn more about the usage of cookies please click here.