When you visit our gtp2 website, information is stored on your device in the form of a “cookie”. Cookies are small text files or other types of information storage that are stored on your device and that store certain settings and data for exchange with our websites via your browser.
For example, cookies enable us to tailor a website to better match your interests or to store your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time. As a general rule, we never collect personal data via cookies, unless you have given us your express permission to do so.
If you do not want us to recognize your terminal device, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your device, to block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored. You will find brief instructions on how to do this below. Please note that certain functions of our website may no longer work, or not correctly, without cookies.
Types of cookies
Cookies can be assigned to four categories, depending on their function and intended purpose: absolutely necessary cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies.
Absolutely necessary cookies
are needed for you to navigate within gtp2 architects websites and operate basic website functions, such as the issuance of anonymous Session IDs for bundling several related queries to a server.
collect information on the usage of our websites, including for example the Internet browsers and operating systems used, the domain name of the website which you previously visited, the number of visits, average duration of visit, and pages called up.
These cookies do not store any information that would make it possible to personally identify the user. The information collected with the aid of these cookies is aggregated and is therefore anonymous.
Performance cookies serve the purpose of improving the user friendliness of a website and therefore enhancing the user’s experience. You can block the use of such cookies by creating an exclusion cookie (see “managing cookies” below).
enable a website to store information the user has already entered (such as user ID, language selection, or the user’s location), in order to offer improved, personalized functions to the user.
Functional cookies are also used to enable requested functions such as playing videos and to make a user’s decision to block or disable a certain function (e.g. web analysis) persistent (“opt-out cookies”).
Please note: Not all of the cookies mentioned below will necessarily be used when you browse our website using a mobile terminal device. Even if we change the current configuration of our website, some of the cookies listed here may be omitted.
• PHPSESSID: This cookie serves as an identification feature for the duration of your visit to our websites. It only applies to
the current session
• cookie_notice_accepted: This cookie stores the user’s confirmation regarding the cookie information. Expiration time: 30 days
• wordpress_test_cookie: The cookie is used to determine if cookies can be set. Expiration time: It only applies to the current session
• _icl_current_language: This cookie contains information about the language version used. It only applies to the current session
• _ga: Differentiation of users in the context of Google Analytics. Expiration time: 2 years
• _gat: Used to throttle request rate as part of Google Analytics. Expiration time: 1 minute
• _utmt: This cookie contains information supporting Google Analytics and is used to determine the frequency
with which usage statistics are collected / submitted. Expiration time: 10 minutes
• _utma: This cookie stores the user’s confirmation regarding the cookie information. Expiration time: 30 days
• _utmb: This Google Analytics cookie is used to identify new visits to web pages. Expiration time: 30 minutes
• _utmc: This cookie used for Google Analytics complements the _utmb cookie and serves the duration of
visits to websites. It only applies to the current session
• _utmz: This Google Analytics cookie is used to determine the way a website was found and visited.
Expiration time: 6 months
Manage, delete and deactivate cookies
You can block or delete cookies at will. To manage cookies, most browsers allow you to accept or reject all cookies. There is also the option to accept only certain types of cookies.
You will usually find instructions in the help function integrated in the browser or under:
There is also the possibility to manage many online advertising cookies from companies through the US website http://www.aboutads.info/choices or the European website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/.
You can also prevent the anonymous collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.
Status April 2018top