SCHÖTTLI AG Cookie policy

This document explains what you need to know about how SCHÖTTLI uses cookies on its websites, and how to choose to manage or remove them if you wish to do so.


Cookies are small data files which are sent to a user's computer or mobile phone from a website and are stored on the hard drive of the user's device.
They help to make a website work better for a user.
When landing on SCHÖTTLI's website, you have been given the opportunity to accept cookies used on this website or to decline all cookies. If you have accepted our use of some or all cookies, the following information relates to cookies used on this website only. On SCHÖTTLI's website users can manage and/or delete cookies as they wish. Information about how to do this is provided in the section "How to manage cookies".

About cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data (which often includes a unique identifier) that is sent to a user's computer or mobile phone from a website and is stored on the hard drive of the device. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to report on website traffic. Your browser will only permit SCHÖTTLI to access the cookies set by SCHÖTTLI.

How SCHÖTTLI Uses Cookies

Cookies on SCHÖTTLI websites are used in a number of ways. A full list of all the cookies used across SCHÖTTLI sites can be found in the "List of Cookies" used on SCHÖTTLI sites.


SCHÖTTLI uses a range of analytic tools to collect information about how people use its sites. This helps us make sure sites are meeting user's needs and to find out how we could improve the user's experience.
Analytic cookies store information about what pages people visit, how long they are on the site, how they got there and what they click on. Information supplied by cookies help SCHÖTTLI to analyze the profile of visitors and provide them with a better experience.
Analytic type cookies do not collect or store a user's personal information (for example, names or addresses), so this information in the cookie cannot be used to identify individuals. SCHÖTTLI does not allow analytic companies to use or share its analytic data.

Profile Management

Preference center allows users retrieve personal information and account details of their communication preferences. This site uses a cookie in order to remember account information.

Storing Your Usability and Accessibility Settings

The SCHÖTTLI website provides settings that allow you to resize text or improve the performance of the site, or keep the site on your preferred language. If you switch these settings on, we store the settings in a cookie, so that they apply to each page you view.

Cookie Categories

There are two broad categories of cookies:

  • First-Party Cookies, served directly by SCHÖTTLI to your device.
  • Third-Party Cookies, which are served by a third party on SCHÖTTLI's behalf.

Third-party cookies are not set directly by SCHÖTTLI. They are set by the third-party service or functionality providers.

SCHÖTTLI does not control the dissemination of these cookies. For more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, including how to opt-out, view their individual privacy policies listed below.

Cookie Name Description of Cookie
Google Analytics Google Analytics stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. How to reject or delete this cookie http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Facebook Facebook use cookies to help show ads and to make recommendations for businesses and other organizations to people who may be interested in the products, services or causes they promote.
LinkedIn LinkedIn use cookies on their sites (such as linkedin.com and slideshare.net) and mobile applications. Any browser visiting these sites will receive cookies from us. LinkedIn also place cookies in your browser when you visit non-LinkedIn sites that host our plugins (for example, LinkedIn's "Share" button) or tags.

How to Manage Cookies

Internet browsers allow users to manage their cookies. They can set their devices to accept all cookies, to let them know when a cookie has been set, or never to receive cookies.
Each browser works in a different way: use the "Help" menu in your browser to find out to change your cookie preferences. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you should refer to your device's user manual.
Please be aware that disabling cookies completely means that certain personalized features will not then be provided to that user and therefore they may not be able to make full use of all of the website's features.
As indicated, some cookies are not set by SCHÖTTLI websites but by other sites (see table above) which provide a service or functionality on SCHÖTTLI websites. Managing, deleting or blocking these cookies requires you to visit the websites of these third parties.

You can learn more about cookies and how to manage them at AboutCookies.org.

List of Cookies used on SCHÖTTLI website: SCHÖTTLI.com

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are "session cookies", meaning that they are erased when the user closes the internet browser and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are "permanent cookies", meaning that they survive after your internet browser is closed. They can be used by SCHÖTTLI to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

Cookie Name Cookie Persistence Expires After Description of Cookie
_utma Permanent 12 months This keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred
_utmb Session 30 minutes A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site
_utmc Session End of Session A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site - having waited 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it doesn't, it expires
_utmz Permanent 6 months This keeps track of where the visitor came from e.g., navigated directly to the website or from another website, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from
eloq Session End of Session This keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred using Eloqua (SCHÖTTLI's email marketing software)
langID Session End of Session Support for website language switching

If you have any questions in relation to the cookies we use, please contact us at webmaster@schoettli.com.

Local Shared Objects (Flash Cookies)

In some cases, SCHÖTTLI uses the Adobe Flash Player to deliver some of its content, including video, Multimedia content and Apps. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are used to provide features such as saving preferences. Flash cookies are stored on a user's computer much the same as cookies are, but it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way as other website cookies.

You can learn more about cookies and how to manage them at AboutCookies.org.

Cookies that Have Been Set in the Past

If you have disabled the cookies function, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set and certainly before their retention period expires; however, SCHÖTTLI will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information after the deactivation.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

SCHÖTTLI reserves the right to make changes to the above policy at any time. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share information held in cookies, we will notify you. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to be updated concerning any changes in this Cookie Policy.

More Information

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.