Cookie Policy

Letzte Aktualisierung: 01.03.2023
Sprache: EN

1. Kontera’s use of cookies

Welcome to and our sub-pages (“Website”).

The Website is owned and operated by Kontera GmbH, Bleicheweg 3, 4802 Strengelbach Switzerland (“Kontera”). For further detailed information, please see Kontera’s Terms and Privacy Policy .

The Website may use cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps Kontera to provide you with a good browsing experience and allows us to improve the Website. In this Cookie Policy (“Cookie Policy”), you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit the Website and the purposes for which those cookies are used.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your browser or your hardware to allow a website to recognise you when you return to it. This can either be for the duration of your visit (“Session Cookies”) or for repeat visits (“Persistent Cookies”). Website uses both Session and Persistent Cookies. Cookies can be created through a variety of web-related protocols and technologies, such as HTTP (sometimes referred to as ‘browser cookies’), HTML5, or Adobe Flash.

Cookies are an extremely common technology for remembering certain information about a website visitor. Most websites currently make use of cookies for a wide range of tasks. Cookies may be set by the website in question (“First Party Cookie”) or third-party suppliers and partners who set or read cookies on the website (“Third Party Cookie”).

Kontera uses cookies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies - These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the website and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

  • Targeting Cookies - These are used to recognise you when you return to the Website and to embed functionality from third party services. This enables Kontera to personalise the content for you, greet you by name, remember your preferences (for example, to pre-populate form content you’ve already entered previously) and integrate useful services provided by third party providers into the Website e.g. landing pages and relevant pop-ups.

  • Performance Cookies - Kontera uses these cookies to collect information that allows us to analyse web traffic to the Website, such as count the number of visitors and see how they move around the Website. The information collected via those cookies is anonymous. Kontera sends it to a third party that operates tools to analyse the collected information. This helps Kontera to improve the way the Website works, for example by making it easier for you to find what you are looking for. Kontera may also use these cookies to test new pages, features or new functionality of the Website to see how users react to them.

  • Embedded third-party content - Some of the content on the Website (e.g. sub-pages, buttons and pop-ups) is provided by online services operated by third parties. When you visit a page containing content from one of these services, a cookie may be set by the relevant third party. A list of the third-party cookies currently used in connection with this Website can be found in the cookie table.

3. How to control and delete cookies?

When you accessed the Website, you were presented with a message that notified you of Kontera’s use of cookies and helped you choose the cookies we can place. Kontera had to use a cookie to present you with that notice.

If you continue to use the Website, more cookies and other tracking technologies will be placed on your computer as described in this Cookie Policy and as chosen by you in order to enhance your user experience whilst on the Website.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this Website (or, indeed, on any other site) you can do this through your browser settings. The “Help” function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. There you will find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies. Please note that, as these websites are not owned or operated by Kontera, Kontera is not responsible for any of the content on them.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may mean that you will not be able to take full advantage of all the features or services available on this Website.

4. Main cookies Kontera uses on the Website

Here is a list of the cookies used by Kontera on this Website together with details about what each is used for:

AnalyticsSyncHistorylinkedin.com1 monthStrictly Necessary Cookie, Third Party CookieUsed to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries.
li_gclinkedin.com6 monthsStrictly Necessary Cookie, Third Party CookieUsed to store guest consent to the use of cookies for non-essential purposes.
__cf_bmkontera.ch30 minutesStrictly Necessary Cookie, First Party CookieThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.
_ga_VJJYRYR4ZPGoogle Analytics2 yearsPerformance Cookie, First Party CookieThis cookie is used by Google Analytics to persist session state.
_gaGoogle Analytics2 yearsPerformance Cookie, First Party CookieThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request on a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
_gcl_auGoogle AdSense3 monthsTargeting Cookie, First Party CookieUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
_fbpMeta3 monthsTargeting Cookie, First Party CookieUsed by Meta to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertiser.
IDEdoubleclick.net1 yearTargeting Cookie, Third Party CookieThis cookie is set by Doubleclick and carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
test_cookiedoubleclick.net15 minutesTargeting Cookie, Third Party CookieThis cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to determine if the website visitor’s browser supports cookies.
UserMatchHistorylinkedin.com1 monthTargeting Cookie, Third Party CookieThis cookie is used to track visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented based on the visitor’s preferences
bcookielinkedin.com1 yearTargeting Cookie, Third Party CookieThis is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie for sharing the content of the website via social media.
ln_orkontera.ch1 dayFirst Party CookieUsed to determine if Oribi analytics can be carried out on a specific domain.
intercom-device-id-ryf0tk8skontera.ch9 monthsFirst Party CookieIntercom cookie is used as a unique device identifier for each unique device interacting with the Messenger. Used to identify the device interacting with the Messenger in order to improve security.
intercom-id-ryf0tk8skontera.ch9 monthsFirst Party CookieIntercom cookie is used as a unique anonymous identifier for the Messenger.
intercom-session-ryf0tk8skontera.ch7 daysFirst Party CookieIntercom cookie is used for keeping track of sessions. Allows users to access their Messenger conversations and have data communicated on logged out pages for 1 week.

5. Contact us

If you have any questions about this Cookies Policy, do not hesitate to get in touch with Kontera at:

Kontera GmbH
Bleicheweg 3
4802 Strengelbach