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1. The Site may use a technology called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files containing information that are saved on your computer by the webpage that you are visiting. They are used to help provide additional functionality to the Site and to help us analyze Site usage. There are two kinds of cookies:

  1. 1. Persistent cookie:
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2. Below is a list of cookies used on gardena.com:


Cookie name Type of data saved Persistent or session cookie Purpose of cookie
is_returning Used on portal start page to track returning users 5 years Better user experience for the visitor
DealerSearch Saves last dealer search input 1 year As above
DealerPreferred Saves preferred dealer id 1 year As above
DealerPreferredName Saves preferred dealer name 1 year As above

3. Below is a list of third party cookies used on gardena.com:


Cookie name Type of data saved Persistent or session cookie Purpose of cookie
_ga_local Saves JavaScript tags (libraries) to record information about the page a user has seen 2 years This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
_ga As above 2 years As above
YSC This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video. Session This cookie is used to collect anonymous statistics for videos embedded with YouTube and to assess the performances of the video embedded in our website. This cookie does not gather information that identifies a user.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE As above 8 months The VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie attempts to estimate your bandwidth. This cookie does not gather information that identifies a user.
PREF As above 8 months This cookie may be used by YouTube to store session preferences that relate to your activity when watching the embedded videos.

If you do not wish to accept GARDENA's use of cookies, most browsers allow you to configure your browser to reject cookies by modifying your browser settings. However, this might limit functionality and your benefit of the Site.


This text has been updated last 08/05/14.