Cookie Policy

On our website, Geely Auto Technical (Deutschland) GmbH, Am Prime Parc 2, D-65479 Raunheim (“we”) uses technologies making the usage easier and more user-friendly or provide additional functionality (thus making the website more user-friendly, effective and secure). Those technologies include e.g. cookies, pixel and scripts (hereinafter “cookies”).

Cookies are small files that are stored on the user’s computer or other mobile or handheld device when visiting a website. They are used to “remember” when your computer or device accesses this website. Cookies are stored in your browser and will help the website, or another website, to recognize your device the next time you visit. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you as a person (personal data), and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our website. Cookies may, however, be used to create a profile of the users’ activities on the internet.

In general it is possible to use the website without cookies. For using the full functionality of our website we recommend to accept those cookies which enable the usage of particular features or make the usage more comfortable. Most web browsers are set to automatically accept all cookies. You may object to the use of cookies at any time with future effect by setting your browser to accept no or only specific cookies, or to notify you when cookies are sent. This may mean that you may not be able to use all the features of our websites.

Please note that those browser settings always refer to the particular browser. If you use different browsers or devices you have to make the settings again. Moreover you have the possibility to erase the cookies from your memory at any time. Please use the help feature of your web browser for information about the cookie settings, the adjustment and the erase of cookies.

In general we use cookies of the following categories:

Category Description
Indispensable or “strictly necessary” cookies Those cookies are indispensable for the function of the website.
Functional cookies Those cookies enable the website to save already made information (for example user name, configuration) and provide better, more personal features.
Performance or analytics cookies These cookies are used to improve the user-friendliness of our website and therefore the user experience. They collect information about the usage of our website, number of visits, average time to stay, loaded sites. Performance cookies help us to e.g. identify the elements of the internet offer which is used most and to advance the website according to your needs.

For further information regarding user tracking based on performance/analytics cookies please see our privacy policy at section “Website analytics”.

 

Cookies can be permanent (“persistent”) or temporary. So called persistent cookies are storing data for a particular period of time until the termination date of the cookie on your device (or until you delete it). With that e.g. language settings are saved, so you will not have to set that again for our website. A so called session cookie stores the session-ID temporarily while you are active on the website. This ensures that you will not have to log in again, e.g. in case of changing the website. Session cookies are deleted by log out or they lose validity as soon as your session expires.

Cookies can be either first party cookies or third party cookies. Third party cookies are set by other providers than the operator of the website.

Below is a summary of the cookies we use on the website to inform you of the purpose and type of each cookie and its storage period.

Purpose of cookie Type of cookie First- or third party cookie Name of application Name of cookie Storage duration
Used to remember if user has agreed to the Cookies Policy of the website. Strictly necessary First party cookie www.gatd.eu cookie-accepted 7 days
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Performance / Analytics Third party cookie Google Analytics _ga 1 years
Used to throttle request rate. Performance / Analytics Third party cookie Google Analytics _gat 1 day
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Performance / Analytics Third party cookie Google Analytics _gid 1 day
Used gather information about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Performance / Analytics Third party cookie Google Analytics collect Session
Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. Targeting Third party cookie Google Maps NID 6 months