What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your browser, your computer or your mobile device. The website stores cookies on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information, so that your device is recognized when you revisit the website. Cookies can serve several purposes: ensuring that the website takes into account the user’s preferences by, for example, remembering certain preferences, collecting statistical data, customizing content, etc.
We use both first-party cookies and third-party cookies (third-party cookies), session cookies and persistent cookies:
- First-party cookies are cookies placed by ARW itself on its
- Third-party cookies are cookies set by other parties (i.e., cookies from a diﬀerent domain than where you are located, for example, Google Analytics cookies).
- Session cookies are deleted after the user closes the
- Persistent cookies are stored on the user’s device for a certain period of ti
Strictly necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are required for the website to function properly and cannot be disabled in our cookie banner. In most cases, these cookies are only used in response to an action by you that essentially requests a service, for example, registering your privacy settings, logging into the website or filling out a form. These cookies are placed directly on your browser by ARW based on our
legitimate interest in providing a well-functioning and secure website. You can set your browser to block these cookies or to alert you to these cookies, but some parts of the website will then not work. You can disable these cookies by changing your browser preferences.
Functional cookies enable the website to offer additional features and personalized settings. These cookies are placed directly on your browser by ARW based on our legitimate interest to provide a well-functioning and secure website. You can set your browser to block these cookies or to alert you to these cookies. If you do not allow these cookies, some of our services may not work correctly. You can disable these cookies by changing your browser preferences.
Performance cookies allow us to count visitors and track their origins so that we can analyze and improve the performance of our website. These cookies give us information about the use of our website and help us optimize our website. They help us understand which pages are most and least popular and how visitors move throughout the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.
These cookies are set based on your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time.
These cookies may be set by our advertisers on our website. They may be used by those companies to compile a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other websites. They do not store personal information directly, but they are based on unique identifiers from your browser and Internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will see fewer ads targeted to you. These cookies are set based on your consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time
How to Delete or Block Cookies – Change Settings ?
If you want to block cookies, delete existing cookies or change your cookie settings, you can always do this through your browser settings as well. These settings can be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your Internet browser. For example, the hyperlinks below provide further instructions on how to disable cookies on certain browsers and/or how to delete cookies:
- Internet Explorer Cookie Preferences
- Cookie preferences Microsoft Edge
- Cookie preferences Firefox
- Cookie preferences Chrome
- Cookie preferences Safari
More information on deleting and blocking cookies can be found on the website: All about cookies.
However, please remember that if you do not accept certain types of cookies or if you disable cookies, certain parts of the website or some elements may not be accessible and/or may not be displayed as well. You may also be unable to use certain applications, and/or some parts of our website may take longer to work or may not function properly.
The rights of data subjects
Retention period of personal data
The retention period of this collected personal data may differ from the retention period (lifetime) of the cookie. We never keep personal data longer than necessary for the purpose of processing for which the data was collected.
Transfer of personal data
ARW itself does not transfer (personal) data to parties located in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Certain third parties (e.g. Google) relied upon by ARW, who have access to (personal) data collected by the cookies, may transfer your (personal) data to a country outside the European Economic Area (e.g. to the United States). Transfer of personal data outside the EEA may be subject to Standard Contractual Clauses (https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data- protection/data-transfers-outside-eu/model-contracts-transfer-personal-data-third-countries_en). If required by applicable data protection law, we will contact you and ask for your consent to a data transfer outside the EEA, informing you of any potential risks. You are free to consent or refuse such a transfer. For more information about this transfer, please refer to the privacy and cookie policies of the respective third parties.
You can always withdraw your consent to the setting of these cookies. If you use Google Chrome, you can also always install the Google browser extension that provides an opt-out for Google cookies.