Siemens Healthineers Cookie Policy

Date: October 2021

The following Cookie Policy describes how, and which cookies and other similar technologies Siemens Healthineers uses when you visit Siemens Healthineers websites. This Cookie Policy applies to the websites operated by the Siemens Healthineers company referred to under “Corporate Information.”

When you visit Siemens Healthineers websites, information is stored on your device in the form of a "cookie." Cookies are small files that are stored on your device and that save and send certain settings and data regarding your interaction with our pages to us via your browser.

There are also other technologies that perform functions usually performed by a cookie, such as pixels or HTML local storage. These technologies also store or access information on your device. We will use the single term ‘cookies’ in this policy to refer to cookies and similar technologies.

We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to store your preferences, to analyze traffic to our website or to offer social media features. We also share information about your use of our website with our social media, advertising, and analytics partners, subject to your consent. 

What types of cookies are used on our websites?

We use different types of cookies on our websites, depending on their function and purpose: necessary cookies, preference cookies, statistics cookies, and marketing cookies.

You decide which non-necessary cookies Siemens Healthineers may or may not use by adjusting your cookie settings accordingly.

Necessary Cookies
These cookies enable basic functions of our websites and are essential for accessing our websites and using the websites' basic functions. Without the use of these cookies, the website cannot be used properly. For example, they enable navigation on the website or access to secure website areas.

Preference Cookies
Preference cookies allow you to adapt our web pages to your preferences in terms of behavior or appearance. They also store information that you have already entered (e.g., user ID, preferred language, or region) in order to offer you convenient, personalized functions.

Statistics Cookies
Statistics cookies allow an analysis of the use of the website to improve the performance of the websites and their usability or to detect and correct errors. For this purpose, statistics cookies collect, for example, information about the Internet browser and operating system used, the domain name of the website you have previously visited, the number of visits, the average duration of the visit and the pages accessed. The information collected with the help of cookies is summarized and analyzed in such a way that it cannot be assigned to a specific person.

Marketing Cookies
These cookies allow us to offer content that is more relevant to you and tailored to your interests and to show you personalized advertising. The cookies are used, for example, to limit the frequency of appearance of an ad and to measure and control the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. For example, they register whether a website has been visited or not and what content has been used.

We also share information about the use of our websites with our partners for social media, advertising, and analytics or cookies are linked to third-party site functionalities. Our partners may combine this information with other information that you have provided to them or that they have collected as part of your use of their services.

If you decline the use of marketing cookies, you will be shown content that is less relevant to your interests.

Which cookies are used on the Siemens Healthineers websites?

The following contains detailed information on the cookies used on Siemens Healthineers websites:

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

CookieConsent

siemens-healthineers.com

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

1 year

HTTP
Cookie

s_cc

siemens-healthineers.com

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies

Session

HTTP Cookie

test

siemens-healthineers.com

Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.

Session

HTTP Cookie

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

settings

siemens-healthineers.com

Used to store user’s selected language and date format.

Persistent

HTTP
Local Storage

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

AMCV_#

siemens-healthineers.com

Unique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits.

2 years

HTTP
Cookie

AnalyticsSyncHistory

linkedin.com

Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service.

29 days

HTTP
Cookie

ste_cds

siemens-healthineers.com

Cookie used for web tracking purposes and holds information like the last page visited, the last clicked element, etc.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

ste_p

siemens-healthineers.com

Persistent cookie used for web tracking purposes and holds information like the timestamp of first visit, timestamp of last visit, ...

2 years

HTTP Cookie

ste_s

siemens-healthineers.com

Cookie used for web tracking purposes and holds information like the current path, the last search term being used, the network the user visits the site from (internal/external), last campaign the user came from, etc.

1 day

HTTP Cookie

ste_vi

siemens.com

siemens-healthineers.com

This cookie is an anonymous ID to identify the visitor.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

lang

ads.linkedin.com
linkedin.com

Remembers the user's selected language version of a website

Session

HTTP Cookie

IDE

doubleclick.net

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

1 year

HTTP
Cookie

pagead/landing

doubleclick.net
google.com

Collects data on visitor behaviour from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement - This also allows the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.

Session

Pixel Tracker

test_cookie

doubleclick.net

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies

1 day

HTTP Cookie

bcookie

linkedin.com

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services

2 years

HTTP
Cookie

bscookie

linkedin.com

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services

2 years

HTTP
Cookie

lidc

linkedin.com

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services

1 day

HTTP Cookie

pagead/1p-user-list/#

google.com

Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.

Session

Pixel Tracker

_gcl_au

siemens-healthineers.com

Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.

3 months

HTTP Cookie

UserMatchHistory

linkedin.com

Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.

29 days

HTTP Cookie

How can I manage and delete cookies?

We use preference, statistics, and marketing cookies in accordance with your consent. You can decide which cookies should be used by making your selection in the cookie banner. You also have the option of adjusting the settings for preference, statistics and marketing cookies and revoking your consent by clicking on the "Review and change your consent" button on the Cookie Policy website.

You can also decline, accept, and delete cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser. The help function in your browser describes how adjust the cookie settings.


If you have any further questions about our Cookie Policy, please click on “Contact” to send us your questions and suggestions.

This Cookie Policy is updated from time to time. You will find the date of the latest update at the top of this page.

You can find more information regarding data privacy in the Siemens Healthineers Data Privacy Policy.