Information about cookies:
Small text files stored on your computer, enabling an analysis of your website use. The information stored by cookies can be read by the website when you visit it again at a later date. On the one hand cookies are necessary to ensure that all processes on the site work smoothly. On the other hand cookies can make the re-use of the site easier for the user: Information stored by cookies at the first visit, e. g. language settings or user names, do not need to be entered again. Hence, the website adjusts itself to a certain extent to your individual needs under the that the same device will be used.
To provide you an optimal service, adapted to your customer needs. For instance, some information you have already received at the first visit, will not be displayed once more.
Activities such as the login and logout process can be facilitated, information you already searched for will be displayed faster. The performance of the website can be increased.
Of course, GLS makes organisational and technical provisions to protect your personal data and to avoid loss of information and illegal conduct.
GLS uses the following cookies: ·
- “_ga”, “_gat” and “_gid” (for Google Analytics, for detailed explanation see https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage )
- “BIGIP“ (used for GLS website internal load balancing)
- “glsCountryURL” (used to store the selected country on gls-group.eu)
- “JSESSIONID“ (session id of your website user session
- “feature_release” (gradually provides new features to users which is required for an unrestricted use of the website)
How you can disable cookies:
Browser settings can be adapted easily. Thus, you can also disable cookies without much effort. Please note the following: If you disable cookies, your user name and password for login into the closed area of the website cannot be saved.
Please find a short introduction, how to deactivate cookies for your browser.
1. Open the Firefox browser.
2. Click on the menu button and choose “Options”. Select the Privacy panel.
3. Set “Enhanced Tracking Protection to “Custom“ and choose “All cookies” from the dropdown menu.
4. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you’ve made will automatically be saved.
1. Open the Internet Explorer.
2. Click the “Tools” button and then select “Internet Options”. Select the “Privacy” tab and under “Settings”, select “Advanced”. Choose block on both cookie-options.
3. Click on ”OK“.
1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Select the Chrome menu icon.
3. Select “Settings”.
4. Find the menu “Privacy and security” and click “Cookies and other site data”. Select the option “Block all cookies”.
5: Close the settings tab. Changes will be saved automatically.
1. Open Safari.
2. Choose ”Preferences” and click on ”Privacy“.
3. Select the option “Always block”