Information on Data Protection

The manufacturer, whose digital touchpoint ( e.g.website, microsite, display ad etc.) you have here been referred to, uses our software-based service Commerce Connector Buy Now online ( previous Commerce Connector Online). The manufacturer uses it to point out to the visitors of his digital touchpoints any available retailers where a certain product can be purchased. The list of retailers that sell the product you have chosen at the manufacturer’s digital touchpoint derives from our software-based service Commerce Connector Buy Now online.

If you click the “buy now button” (the specific naming may vary) or a shop logo of a respective retailer, you arrive at the website of the respective retailer and directly to the product, which interests you.

What happens if you click the “buy now button” (the specific naming may vary) or a shop logo?

When using the software-based service Commerce Connector Buy Now online, cookies are being used for a so called “sales tracking”, which we use to receive information on your purchase from a retailer. Cookies are text files that your browser stores on your computer. They contain information regarding your usage of a digital touchpoint.

If you click the “buy now button” (the specific naming may vary) or a shop logo, we install for a limited period of time (usually 7 days) a cookie on your device If you complete a purchase with the retailer during this period, we can access the cookie to receive the information that you have reached the retailer’s website via the manufacturer’s digital touchpoint. Furthermore, we receive information about your purchase from the retailer when you reach the retailer’s order confirmation page.

We receive no information that could identify you (other than the unique number in the cookie). We use the purchase information to prepare anonymous sales statistics of the products of the respective manufacturer which have been purchased via a link of our software software-based service Commerce Connector Buy Now online. Subsequently, we make these statistics available to the specific manufacturer only.

You can find more information on the cookies that are being used for this purpose in the following chapter.

Cookies

Here you can find a list of all cookies that are being used for our software-based service Commerce Connector Buy Now online.

Name of Cookie Expiration Description
ccuuid_{shopId} 7 days This cookie is needed for the sales tracking in order to determine whether a purchase from a retailer is due to mediation by Commerce Connector. The cookie is set by Commerce Connector at the moment of forwarding, only in case the retailer that has been chosen by the user participates in the sales reports. The cookie will be automatically deleted upon a successful mediation, or else expires automatically after a period of 7 days, if by then no purchase has been made. The cookie saves technical characteristics only from which no direct or indirect conclusion as to the identity of a user would be possible.


If you want to deactivate the sales tracking of Commerce Connector in your browser, please select Opt-out.

If you choose to Opt-out, we will set a cookie in your browser that ensures that you are instantly excluded from Commerce Connector´s sales tracking. Should you clear your browser´s cache in the future, please repeat the aforementioned steps as the Opt-out cookie of Commerce Connector is then also deactivated.


Alternatively, you have the following options to delete or block cookies in your browser:

WINDOWS

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Login to Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on Firefox menu on the top left, and then click on Options
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Under History click on remove individual cookies in the sentence starting by You may want to…
  • At the bottom of this window click on Remove All Cookies
  • Click Close to close the window

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Click on Firefox menu on the top left, and then click on Options
  • In the Privacy tab, under History select Use custom settings for history in the drop-down menu
  • Then click on Exceptions…
  • Type in commerce-connector.com under Address of website, then click Block.
  • Click Close to close the window

For more information about Firefox Privacy settings please visit Firefox Support

Internet Explorer 9

Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Connect to the Internet Explorer
  • In the taskbar click on the Internet Explorer menu and choose Internet Options
  • In the General tab, under the heading Browsing History, click Delete
  • The box Cookies must be checked, if this is not the case, please check it
  • Then in the bottom of this window click on Delete…
  • You can then close this window.

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Connect to the Internet Explorer
  • In the taskbar click on the Internet Explorer menu and choose Internet Options
  • Select the Privacy tab and then click Sites
  • Type in commerce-connector.com in Address of website, then click Block and OK

For more information about Internet Explorer Privacy settings please visit Windows Support

Chrome

Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.

  • In the taskbar click on the Chrome menu and choose Settings
  • At the bottom of the Page click on Show advanced settings…
  • Under Privacy click on Clear browsing data …
  • In the drop down menu select the beginning of time
  • Check only the box Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data then click on Clear browsing data

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • In the taskbar click on the Chrome menu and choose Settings
  • At the Bottom of the page click on Show advanced settings…
  • Under Privacy click on Content settings… on the left under Cookies click on Manage exceptions…
  • Under Hostname Pattern type commerce-connector.com at the left side select Block in the Behavior drop down menu then close this window
  • Then Close all the other previous windows

For more information about Chrome Privacy settings please visit Google support

Safari

Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Login to Safari
  • In the taskbar click on the Safari menu then choose and click on Preferences …
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Under Cookies and other website data: click on Details… then at the bottom of this window select Remove all then confirm by clicking on Remove Now in the new window.
  • Click Done to close this window

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Come back to the Privacy tab
  • Under Block cookies: check Always

For more information about Safari Privacy settings please visit Apple Safari Features

Opera

Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Click on the Opera menu on the top left, and then under Settings
  • On the left click on Privacy & security
  • Under Cookies: click on All Cookies and site Data… then type commerce-connector.com on the Search bar then click on Remove all
  • Then click Done at the bottom of the window

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Return to the Privacy & security window
  • Under Cookies: click on Manage exceptions…
  • Under Hostname pattern type commerce-connector.com at the left side select Block in the Behavior drop down menu then click Done at the bottom of the window.

For more information about Opera Privacy settings please visit Opera Security and Privacy Tutorial

MAC OS

Safari

Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Open the Preferences window from the Safari menu
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Under Cookies and other website data: click on Details… then at the bottom of this window select Remove all then confirm by clicking on Remove Now in the new window
  • At the bottom of this window click on Remove All Cookies
  • Click Done to close this window

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Open the Preferences window from the Safari menu
  • Come back to the Privacy tab
  • Under Block cookies: check Always

For more information about Safari Privacy settings please visit Apple Safari Features

Firefox

Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Open the Preferences window from the Firefox menu
  • Select the Privacy tab
  • Under History click on Show Cookies… then at the bottom of this window click on Remove all Cookies
  • Close this Cookies window

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Open the Preferences window from the Firefox menu
  • In the Privacy tab, under History select Use custom settings for history in the drop-down menu
  • Then click on Exceptions…
  • Type in commerce-connector.com under Address of website, then click Block.
  • Close this Exceptions – Cookies window

For more information about Firefox Privacy settings please visit Firefox Support

Opera

  • Step 1: Delete all your cookies to remove old Commerce Connector cookies.
  • Open the Preferences window from the Opera menu
  • On the left click on Privacy & security
  • Under Cookies: click on All Cookies and site Data… then type commerce-connector.com on the Search bar then click on Remove all
  • Then Close this window

Step 2: Block Commerce Connector cookies.

  • Return to the Privacy & security window
  • Under Cookies: click on Manage exceptions…
  • Under Hostname pattern type commerce-connector.com at the left side select Block in the Behavior drop down menu then click Done at the bottom of the window

For more information about Opera Privacy settings please visit Opera Privacy Tutorial

Chrome

  • Similar process to Chrome under Windows

For more information about Chrome Privacy settings please visit Google support

Please be aware that by setting your browser to reject cookies, this can limit the functionality of the manufacturer’s website from where you have reached this website.

Should you wish to obtain more detailed information on cookies, please consult www.aboutcookies.org.

Right of objection

You may at all times, without indication of reasons, revoke your consent with regard to the usage of cookies for sales tracking purposes by using the above described option to block cookies in your browser settings. Alternatively, you may delete the respective cookie directly from your browser.