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What are cookies?

When you visit a website, that site can save or retrieve information via your browser. This generally happens by means of cookies. Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make the user experience more efficient. Cookies can be stored on your device if they are absolutely necessary in order to run that website. Your permission is required for all other types of cookies.

Protecting your data

This site uses various types of cookies. Some cookies are placed on our site by third parties. This can include information about you, your settings or your device, which is primarily used so that the website functions according to your expectations. In general, you cannot be identified directly based on the information stored in the cookies. However, that information can make your browsing experience more personal. Please refer to our data privacy policy for more information on cookies.

Customer information for cookies used

Name Category* Expiration Time Validity Description
privacy 1 60 months eshop.wurth.ie Technical cookie from Würth that stores the information regarding how you reacted to the notice in the cookie banner on using cookies.
_gat 5 2 minutes wurth.ie Cookie analysis from Google Analytics that serves to accelerate the loading time for websites and to throttle the request rate on websites with high amounts of traffic.
See Google Cookie Policy https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
_ga 5 2 years eshop.wurth.ie Cookie analysis from Google Analytics that is used together with IP anonymization to distinguish the respective users and to help understand how the website is used. This information serves to continually improve the usability and performance of our websites.
See Google Cookie Policy https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
_gid 5 1 day eshop.wurth.ie Cookie analysis from Google Analytics with a unique value for each site visit.
_pk_id.* 3/4 12 months wurth.ie Cookie analysis from Würth that can be used to determine how users arrived at our website, provided it is set.
_pk_ref.* 3/4 12 months wurth.ie Cookie analysis from Würth that can be used to determine how users arrived at our website, provided it is set.
_pk_ses.* 3/4 Session wurth.ie Cookie analysis from Würth that does not contain any data itself. Whenever this cookie is set, the visitor counters are increased in "_pk_id".
piwik_ignore 1 2 years analytics.witglobal.net Würth technical cookie that is set if you want to anonymize tracking through the Würth web analytics tool. It prevents that from the time of the activation no information about your personal surfing behavior is stored.
_uetsid 5 30 minutes wurth.ie Analysis Cookie by Microsoft for Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking, which is used to differentiate visitors and sessions.See Bing remarketing in paid search policy https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/remarketing-in-paid-search-policies
__utma 5 22 months wurth.ie Analytics Cookie used by Google Analytics to distinguish visitors and identify sessions / visits.
__utmz 5 4 months wurth.ie Analysis cookie can be evaluated by Google Analytics by how visitors came to our website.
pgid 1 Session eshop.wurth.ie Technical cookie of Würth containing the user group. Each group has a unique personalization group ID (PGID). This makes it possible to use already rendered templates (HTML code) from the PageCache without having to call the application server. Thus, a better performance of the system can be achieved.
sid 1 Session eshop.wurth.ie Technical cookie of Würth, which contains the session ID of the online shop. This is used as an identifier in stateless log applications to detect and associate multiple concurrent requests from a user.
sidTop 1 Session wurth.ie Technical cookie of Würth, which contains the session ID of the online shop. This is used as an identifier in stateless protocol applications to detect multiple user requests, assign them to a session, and exchange session-related information server-side.
TS01*   Session eshop.wurth.ie not specified
RT 1 10 days wurth.ie not specified
lbcookie 3/4 Session eshop.wurth.ie Technical cookie of Würth, which is used for load distribution of the shop system.
rdeUser 3/4 persistent wurth.ie Functional cookie of Würth, which is set on the first login and then remains unchanged without saving personal information. It helps capture the browsing and buying behavior of a user, showing appropriate product recommendations, and offering helpful features for a better shopping experience.
cookieConfirmation 1 60 months eshop.wurth.ie Würth technical cookie who stores the information as to how they reacted to the use of cookies.
stoerer_off 1 Session wurth.ie Würth technical cookie who stores the information as they responded to the login notice.
wasc 2 14 days wurth.ie Functional cookie by Würth that is set or updated to ensure that a visitor is not shown the notice when leaving the browser content area on items in the shopping cart for more than once during the cookie lifetime.
wlast 2 10 days wurth.ie Functional cookie by Würth that is set or updated when you visit a product page and contains the product information of the last viewed product. This information will be used to display the last called product in case of a later login by the same visitor in the online shop.
wsrv 2 15 months wurth.ie Functional cookie of Würth that is set or updated when a visitor starts an online application in the online shop, such as Hazardous substance management to provide faster access to the pages and services as additional help in the online store.
wred 2 Session wurth.ie Functional cookie by Würth, which is set when a visitor is on a product or service page, in order to offer the option of a quick jump to the previously visited page after login.
wserp 2 Session wurth.ie Functional cookie by Würth that is set when a visitor reaches the shop via a search engine search results page in order to offer additional help in the online shop.
wnotify 2 Session wurth.ie Functional cookie of Würth set, if you have consented to the display of browser notification hints and controls, that the browser notification notification by Würth is only displayed once per browser session.
word 2 Session wurth.ie Functional cookie by Würth, which is set when an order is sent within the browser session in order to offer additional help in the online shop for orders.
cstInfo 2 Session wurth.ie Functional cookie of Würth set or updated to provide additional industry-specific information and advice in the online store.
user_name 1 Session wurth.ie Webchat Cookie from Würth, which stores the customer number of the customer during a browser session in order to transmit it exclusively to the Würth employee within the chat application when using the web chat. As a result, when the customer uses the web chat, the Würth employee can react more quickly to the customer's needs and provide assistance.
AuthenticationStateToken
-tVEKD901AF0AAAFg9BVqWLs_
1 Session eshop.wurth.ie Würth technical cookie that prevents access using a known session ID without the user. This will only be set after a successful login.
c_user, cms, datr, fr, lu, pl, s, sb, wd, xs 5 90 days - 2 years facebook.com Analysis Cookie of Facebook which serves to present to visitors of our website in the context of the visit of the social network Facebook interest-related advertisements ("Facebook Ads").
See Facebook Cookie Policy https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

*Cookie categories

1. Technical - Cookies that are essential for the website to function

Technical cookies are required in order for the Würth online shop and other Würth websites to function properly and cannot be disabled. Certain sections of our websites or desired services cannot be provided without these cookies.

2. Functional - Cookies used to store configured settings

Functional cookies are used to cache settings configured by users in the Würth online shop and on other Würth websites. These include, for example, the last product categories that were viewed, the selected language or any online applications that were used. They make it possible to customize notices and simplify the user experience. Activities on third-party websites are not tracked.

3. Performance & analysis - Cookies used to optimize performance and analysis

Würth’s analytics cookies make it possible to count visitors and visits so that Würth can measure the performance on all of its websites, detect any technical issues and define starting points to optimize its services. Users also help to identify, for example, which pages are visited most frequently or only on occasion and how visitors navigate between the web pages. All of the information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If users choose not to allow these cookies, it is not possible to identify which web pages a user visited or how the website performed during the visit.

4. Personalized - Cookies used to personalize your user experience

Würth’s analytics cookies make it possible to enhance the features of the Würth online shop and to personalize it after a Würth customer logs in. They can be used to display customized product recommendations or to provide information specific to the customer. These data are only available within Würth’s data center and are not used for any other purposes, nor are they made available to third parties. If users choose not to allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not be completely available for use.

5. Third party - Cookies used for targeted advertising

Third-party analytics cookies can be set by our analysis and advertising partners. They can be used by these companies to create a profile containing a user’s interests and to display relevant information or advertising to that user on other websites. Furthermore, they make it possible to display product ratings from other users in order to make a better purchase decision. These cookies do not store any personal information but rather are based on the unique ID provided by the user’s browser and Internet device. If users choose not to allow these cookies, less targeted advertising or relevant information on other websites can be displayed.

Cookie settings

We respect your right to protect your data. Therefore, you can decide not to allow certain types of cookies. However, blocking certain types of cookies can impair your user experience on our website and affect the services that we can offer you.Please let us know how Würth can use this information:

These cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic features such as site navigation and access to secure areas of the site. They are usually set by you in response to actions that correspond to a service request, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or completing forms. Without these cookies, certain parts of our website or the requested service can not be made available. Necessary cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic features such as site navigation and access to secure areas of the site. The website may not function properly without these cookies.

These cookies allow for personalization and enhanced functionality of the website, such as remembering user behavior, preferred language, or displaying individual product recommendations. If you do not allow these cookies, some of these services may not be fully functional. This information will only be processed in our own data centers and will not be shared with third parties.

Würth website analysis

This website uses features from Würth’s website analysis service based on the open-source software Matomo/Piwik. Würth’s website analysis tool uses "Cookies". Cookies are text files stored on your computer that make it possible to analyze how you use the website. The information generated by cookies regarding the use of our website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before being saved. Würth’s website analysis cookies remain on your end device until you delete them.

Würth’s website analysis cookies are saved by virtue of Art. 6 Sec. 1f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in an anonymous analysis of the user behavior in order to optimize both its web services and its advertising.

The information generated by cookies regarding the use of our website is not made available to third parties. You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that by doing so, you may not be able to use all of the features on this website.

If you do not agree to your data being stored and used, you can disable the storage and use features here. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, thus preventing Würth’s website analysis tool from saving your user data. If you delete your cookies, this will also delete the Würth website analysis opt-out cookie. The opt-out cookie will have to be enabled again the next time you visit our site.

Here you can decide whether or not to allow a unique website analysis cookie to be saved in your browser in order to allow the website operator to collect and analyze various statistical data.

If you would like to opt out of this, click on the following link in order to store the Piwik deactivation cookie in your browser.

Consent currently given. Click below to explicitly withdraw consent.

Of course, we respect the "Do Not Track" (DNT) settings of your Internet browser. Depending on the browser used, the DNT preference is available as a setting in the program settings or as a plug-in or add-on. By activating this setting, the browser signals that you do not authorize the monitoring of your surfing behavior without explicit consent. If the setting is enabled, all monitoring features on our server will be disabled. It is important to note that the steps for activating the DNT preference may vary depending on the Internet browser being used.

Third party cookies.

You can control these cookies according to your personal preferences as described below:

Google Analytics

This site uses the features of the Google Analytics website analysis service. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses "cookies". Cookies are text files stored on the user's computer that allow an analysis of the use of the site by visitors. The information generated by the cookie on the use of the website is usually transmitted to Google which stores it on servers in the United States. Google Analytics cookies can be stored pursuant to Art. 6 Section 1f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize web services and advertising messages.

• Anonymization of the IP address

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. Google therefore shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other EFTA member states of the European Economic Area before transmitting the data to the United States. Only in exceptional circumstances is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on site activity and providing other services related to site activity and internet use on behalf of of the site operator. The IP address transmitted via the browser to Google Analytics,

• Browser plug-in

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that by doing so you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. You can also prevent the collection and processing by Google of the data (including the IP address) generated by cookies and connected to the use of the website, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it .

• Opposition to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by checking the box below. This operation sets an opt-out cookie that prevents data collection during future visits to the website: Disable Google Analytics.