Cookie Policy VIVATIS AG

The cookie policy provides information about the use of cookies on the website.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are the text files that are saved by a browser on the end device to store certain information. The next time the website is accessed by using the same end device and browser, the information stored in cookies will be either sent back to our website ("First Party Cookie") or to another website to which the cookie belongs ("Third Party Cookie").

Through the stored and returned information, the respective website recognizes that it has already been accessed and visited with the browser of the end device. Only the cookie itself is identified on the end device. Further storage of personal data takes place only after express acceptance.

2. Acceptance of the use of cookies

Cookies that are not absolutely necessary to provide services on our website are only used after consent has been given. These types of cookies are only used after clicking on the "Accept Cookies" button.

3. Types of cookies

Depending on the purpose and function, we divide cookies into the following categories:

3.1 Required cookies
3.2 Performance cookies
3.3 Marketing cookies

3.1 Required cookies

Required cookies support functions without which the website cannot be used as intended. These cookies are used exclusively by the website. Therefore, they are so-called first-party cookies. This means that all information stored in the cookies is returned to the website.

Required cookies are used, for example, to ensure that a logged-in user remains logged in when accessing various pages on the website and does not have to re-enter the login data each time a new page is showing up.

The use of the required cookies on our website is possible without consent because of a legitimate interest in offering a technically flawless website (Art. 6, Para 1, lit. f GDPR). For this reason, absolutely required cookies cannot be deactivated or activated. However, there is the general option of deactivating cookies in the browser (see point 4). We process the required cookies for the duration listed in the list below.

The following required cookies are used on our website:

Name: performanceCookie
Description: Those cookies store fact that the use of performance cookies was accepted or rejected.
Duration: 1 year from the consent

Name: marketingCookie
Description: Those cookies store fact that the use of marketing cookies was accepted or rejected.
Duration: 1 year from the consent

3.2 Performance cookies

Performance cookies are used on the website. Performance cookies collect information about how the website is used to continuously improve it. These cookies count whether and which sub-pages of the website were visited and what content the users were interested in. Specifically, the number of hits on a page, the number of pages accessed, the time spent on our website, the order of visited pages, searched terms, the country, and region, as well as the number of mobile devices, what access our websites.

Below there are listed the performance cookies used on the website:

Name: _ga
Description: Google Analytics, to identify returning visitors.
Duration: 2 years

Further information - the terms of use and data protection of Google Analytics - can be found at

3.3 Marketing cookies

Currently the website do not use marketing cookies.

4. Management and deletion of cookies

In general, the user can configure the Internet browser so that cookies are not saved on the end device or that the user is asked each time whether he/she agrees to the settings of cookies. Once the cookies are set, they can also be deleted at any time. How all this works in detail can be found in the help function of the browser. Please note that a general deactivation of cookies may lead to functional restrictions on the website.

August 2020