TDK Management Services Cookies Policy

1. Scope of Application

This TDK Cookie Policy describes how TDK Management Services GmbH (“TMG”) collect or otherwise obtain, via Cookies, data of users (“Users”) that access, browse or otherwise use the website of TMG (“TMG-Website”)“ or third party websites on which TMG has posted advertisements. These data may include also personal data.

This TDK Cookie Policy supplements the TMG Privacy Policy in respect of the use of Cookies on the TMG-Website.

2. Cookies

Cookies are small files, usually composed of alphanumeric characters, issued by the TMG-Website or third party providers (“Cookies”) and stored on computers, tablets, smart phones and other devices (“Devices”) of Users that access, browse or otherwise use the TMG-Website or third party websites on which TMG has posted advertisements.

3. Types of Cookies

Cookies are usually classified into (i) Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies, and (ii) in First Party Cookies and Third Party Cookies, which will be explained in the following.

3.1 Session Cookies

Session Cookies ensure that a User can use functions and refer to information on the TMG-Website in an efficient way. For example, they ensure that a User is not required to enter the same information repeatedly while using the TMG-Website. They are stored in temporary memory and deleted when the web browser is closed.

3.2 Persistent Cookies

Persistent Cookies are stored on the hard disk of the User's device and are not deleted if the web browser is closed. For example, they are used to save a setting that ensures a User can use the same language when he/she visits next time and to record the number of visits. The period these Cookies are stored varies from Cookie to Cookie.

3.3 First Party and Third Party Cookies

First Party Cookies are issued by TMG. Third Party Cookies are issued by third party service providers, which TMG use, e.g. to embed certain functionalities on its website for social media content. In some cases, third party providers use further sub-providers that issue so called Fourth Party Cookies that come along with their service applications. Under this Cookie Policy and the TMG-Website Cookie management system, Fourth Party Cookies are treated as Third Party Cookies. This means that any setting a User applies to Third Party Cookies will also apply to any Fourth Party Cookies associated therewith.

4. Cookies used on the TDK Management Services GmbH Website

5. How to manage Cookies

In most web browsers, it is possible to make a setting to notify receipt of Cookies being sent; that is, to select whether or not to receive Cookies. It is also possible to make a setting to render the Cookie function inoperable. You may use the TMG-Website even if you make a Cookie function inoperable. However, blocking some types of Cookies may affect your experience of the TMG-Website and the functions and services we offer.