Cookie Guideline

Why does OUTLETCITY METZINGEN use cookies?

At OUTLETCITY METZINGEN, we use cookies and/or similar technologies, such as HTML5 storage or "Local Shared Objects" (referred to below as "cookies"), to enable us to give you a tailored shopping experience that matches your needs, as a customer, in the best possible way. By using cookies, we can optimise the way you navigate through our website and maximise its user-friendliness.

Information about cookies

Cookies are little files that are saved on your device. They can be used to determine whether our web pages have already been accessed from your device. Only the cookie on your device is identified. Personal data can only be saved in cookies if you have agreed for this to happen, or if this is essential for technical reasons, e.g. to enable you to log in to a restricted area.

Cookies cannot transfer computer viruses or malware, or read any other non-volatile memory data and pass it on without you being aware of it.

How can I deactivate cookies?

If you use our website, we assume that you have no objection to cookies being used and saved. You can also view our website without cookies. However, this can result in limitations to functionality.

Most current browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent cookies from being saved on your device by selecting the "Block cookies" function in your browser settings. If any cookies are already set in the browser on your device, you can delete them at any time. See the links below for instructions on how to do this for the most commonly used browsers:

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For details of how to delete cookies on your actual device, please refer to the instructions for your browser or the manufacturer's instructions for your device.

Analysis of usage data

We use cookies for two reasons: to provide you with particular service functions, and to identify visitor preferences and the particularly interesting areas of our website offering. This enables us to target the contents of our website towards your needs more accurately, and so improve our offering to you.

OUTLETCITY METZINGEN uses the Google Analytics service to prepare the data for statistical purposes. You will find Google Analytics-related data protection information in our data protection policy.

If you do not want OUTLETCITY METZINGEN to gather and analyse anonymised data about your visit, you can use this browser plugin to prevent this:

LINK TO GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPT-OUT FOR BROWSER PLUGINS

Alternatively, you can also prevent data-gathering by Google Analytics on our website, by clicking on the link below. This sets an opt-out cookie that prevents your data from being recorded when you visit our website in future:

DISABLING GOOGLE ANALYTICS

We group cookies into the following categories:

Type A - Essential cookies
These cookies are absolutely essential for the website and its functions to work properly. Without these cookies, no user-specific functions such as the shopping cart, ordering process or customer account can be made available for use.

Type B - Function-related cookies
These cookies enable us to make web pages easier to use, improve their output, and provide different functions. For example, language settings can be saved in function-related cookies.

Type C - Usage cookies
These cookies collect information about how you use web pages. For example, usage cookies help us identify especially popular ranges of our Internet offering. This enables us to target the contents of our website towards your needs more accurately, and so improve our offering to you. The information gathered with these cookies is not person-specific. For more information on how data is collected and analysed, please refer to the "Analysis of usage data" section.

Type D – Third-party cookies
These cookies are from third-parties, such as social networks. They are primarily used to integrate social media contents, such as social plugins, on our website. For information on how we use social plugins, please refer to the "Social Plugins" section in our data protection policy.

Information about the cookies used on our website

Cookie Name/Local Storage Object Description Type Rejection
JSESSIONID This cookie assigns an anonymised ID (Session ID) to your device for the duration of your visit. This may involve several associated requests to the server being bundled and assigned to one session.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE A In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".

Note: If you do so, you will not be able to use the Online Shop.
OCMSecureGUID This cookie stores a security token that prevents unauthorised use of the user session.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE A In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".

Note: If you do so, you will not be able to use the Online Shop.
_ocmz This cookie stores user profile data that is used to recognise the customer again when they log on.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE A In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".

Note: If you do so, you will not be able to use the Online Shop.
_ocml This cookie stores information about user behaviour, which is then used to personalise the website when the user logs on to the website.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
_ocmm This cookie stores information about user behaviour, which is then used to personalise the website when the user logs on to the website.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
_ocmc This cookie stores information about user behaviour, which is then used to personalise the website when the user logs on to the website.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
corp_locale This cookie stores the language that the user has selected, so that web page contents from the stationary outlet can be displayed in the preferred language.

Expiry date: unlimited
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
shop_locale This cookie stores the language that the user has selected, so that web page contents from the Online Shop outlet can be displayed in the preferred language.

Expiry date: unlimited
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
rememberme When you log in to the OUTLETCITY METZINGEN Online Shop, you can have the option of enabling the "Remember me on this computer" function, for your convenience. This cookie is generated as a result. It contains an encrypted user reference which is used to store your logon status over the duration of your visit.

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TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
scarab.mayAdd This cookie is used to display personalised product recommendations on the page.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
scarab.mayViewed This cookie is used to display personalised product recommendations on the page.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
scarab.profile This cookie is used to display personalised product recommendations on the page.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
scarab.visitor This cookie is used to display personalised product recommendations on the page.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
__utma This cookie is set by the Google Analytics service(Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), and is used to analyse the data traffic on our website. Google Analytics uses this cookie to differentiate between users and their sessions. It is generated when the Google Analytics JavaScript Library is loaded, and updated every time a data request is sent to Google Analytics.

Expiry date: 2 years
TYPE C You can use this browser plugin to prevent the use of Google Analytics:

Link to Google Analytics opt-out for browser plugins
__utmb This cookie is set by the Google Analytics service, and is used to analyse the data traffic on our website. This cookie is used to identify new visitors to our website. It is generated when the Google Analytics JavaScript Library is loaded, and updated every time a data request is sent to Google Analytics.

Expiry date: 30 minutes
TYPE C You can use this browser plugin to prevent the use of Google Analytics:

Link to Google Analytics opt-out for browser plugins
__utmc This cookie is set by the Google Analytics service, and is used to analyse the data traffic on our website. This cookie is used to ensure interoperability with legacy implementations, and identifies new visitors to our website.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE C You can use this browser plugin to prevent the use of Google Analytics:

Link to Google Analytics opt-out for browser plugins
__utmt This cookie is set by the Google Analytics service, and is used to analyse the data traffic on our website. It is used to restrict the demand rate.

Expiry date: 10 minutes
TYPE C You can use this browser plugin to prevent the use of Google Analytics:

Link to Google Analytics opt-out for browser plugins
__utmv This cookie is set by the Google Analytics service, and is used to analyse the data traffic on our website. This cookie stores variable user information, to identify a user as part of a customer-specifically created segmentation.

Expiry date: 2 years
TYPE C You can use this browser plugin to prevent the use of Google Analytics:

Link to Google Analytics opt-out for browser plugins
__utmz This cookie is set by the Google Analytics service, and is used to analyse the data traffic on our website. This cookie stores the source from which a visitor comes (e.g. search engine, search term, link).

Expiry date: 6 months
TYPE C You can use this browser plugin to prevent the use of Google Analytics:

Link to Google Analytics opt-out for browser plugins
ga-disable-UA-29164114-1 If this cookie is set, data is no longer gathered about the use of the website.

Expiry date: unlimited
TYPE C In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
fbm_286482224778990 This cookie is set by Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) for authentication via 'Facebook Connect' (login with Facebook).

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE B Do not use the "Login with Facebook" function, but log on with your name and password.

In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
fbsr_286482224778990 This cookie is set by Facebook for authentication via 'Facebook Connect' (login with Facebook).

Expiry date: 2.5 hours
TYPE B Do not use the "Login with Facebook" function, but log on with your name and password.

In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
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This cookie is set by Facebook for the Facebook "Like" button function.

Expiry date: Session
TYPE D In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".

You can use this service to prevent you from being shown advertising based on your surfing history in Facebook:

Link to opt-out
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This cookie is set by Facebook for the Facebook "Like" button function.

Expiry date: 2 years
TYPE D In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".

You can use this service to prevent you from being shown advertising based on your surfing history in Facebook:

Link to opt-out
ia_u4pc_8353036333236323131303 Our website uses a web analysis service with bid management supplied by intelliAd (intelliAd Media GmbH, Sendlinger Str. 7, 80331 Munich, Germany). Anonymised usage data is gathered, aggregated, and saved, to optimise this website and enable it to be configured to suit the needs of its users. This data is also used to create usage profiles, to which pseudonyms are assigned.

Expiry date: 10 days
TYPE C Using this service, you can prevent the use of intelliAd:

Link for the cookie opt-out
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Our website uses a web analysis service with bid management supplied by intelliAd. Anonymised usage data is gathered, aggregated, and saved, to optimise this website and enable it to be configured to suit the needs of its users. This data is also used to create usage profiles, to which pseudonyms are assigned.

Expiry date: 5 minutes
TYPE C Using this service, you can prevent the use of intelliAd:

Link for the cookie opt-out
id We use Double Click, a Google service (http://www.google.com/doubleclick/), to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns, restrict the frequency with which you see a particular advert, record that you have visited a particular web page, and only display advertising that is relevant to you and your interests.

Expiry date: 2 years
TYPE C Using this service you can prevent the use of Double Click:

Link for the cookie opt-out
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These cookies from the Criteo Technology service are used to display advertising to suit you and your interests. They are also used to restrict how often a particular piece of advertising is displayed, and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

Expiry date: 6 months
TYPE D Using this service you can prevent the use of Criteo:

Link for the cookie opt-out
uid This cookie from the Criteo Technology service is used to display advertising to suit you and your interests. It is also used to restrict how often a particular piece of advertising is displayed, and helps measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

Expiry date: 1 year
TYPE D Using this service you can prevent the use of Criteo:

Link for the cookie opt-out
usingCookiesDisplayed This Local Storage Object records the fact that the information about the use of cookies has been displayed on the website.

Expiry date: unlimited
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".
flowplayerTestStorage This Local Storage Object stores status information for Flowplayer, the software package used to play video content on our website.

Expiry date: unlimited
TYPE B In your browser settings, you can select "Block cookies".