The purpose of this policy is to inform users transparently about the existence and use of cookies on our website in order to know to what extent their personal data are or will be processed and the options available to manage them.


1. Definition

Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer or other end devices. The use of cookies helps us to analyse your website usage, to improve services and products offered, to improve security and to prevent fraud.


2. Data Controller

TK Elevator GmbH is responsible for the processing of your browsing data obtained through cookies on our website.

More information about the Data Controller in section 2 of our Privacy Notice.


3. Lawfulness of the processing

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.


4. Types and purposes of cookies

We differentiate between various cookies:

4.1. According to the retention period:

  • Session cookies are temporary cookie files that are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies are cookie files that are stored until they are actively deleted or automatically removed after a certain amount of time.

4.2. According to the management entity:

  • First-party cookies are cookies that are set directly by us.
  • Third party cookies are cookies set by a third party.

4.3. According to the purposes of the processing:

  • Necessary cookies are used to make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
  • Preferences and/or personalization cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. We use these cookies to improve usability and offer you a customized experience.
  • Statistics cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with websites.
  • Behavioural advertising cookies (marketing): it stores information on the users behaviour obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

The specific purpose of each of the cookies used on our website can be found in the Cookie statement.


5. Setting and Cookies statement

On individual pages, personal data may be stored in cookies if you have previously expressly consented to such, e.g. to not have to re-enter access data. In principle, you can also access all information on our website if you have deactivated cookies in your Internet browser. If you do not accept cookies, this may result in functional limitations of our offers.

On our website we use the cookies listed in the list below. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.


6. Google analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This happens anonymously. Your IP address will be anonymized on the web server before being sent to Google. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and anonymized there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The anonymized IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent future collection of your information when you visit this site: For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit We point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).


7. Embedded videos and YouTube cookies

When we embed videos on our website, in many cases, we are using the services provided by YouTube due to the few accepted and alternative options available for similar services. In these cases, prior to playing the video, we will inform you about the usage of an embedded YouTube video.

When playing on embedded YouTube video, cookies identify as #CONSENT in our cookies declaration are used to track viewing statistics and assign a unique identifier to the device on which the video is viewed, enabling YouTube to recognise the device. This data is sent to Google, and TKE is not in control of the data. Google can use this data to show relevant advertising in other YouTube videos. However, TKE does not allow advertising in own YouTube videos.

These type of cookies are usually transmitted to YouTube (Google) servers located in the US and the transmission of such information outside Europe must be done only with your consent. In practice, this means that we cannot avoid the usage of such cookies but also we cannot play the video without your consent.

Therefore with the information we provide to you on the current Cookies Policy among with the information we will provide to you when presenting the embedded video, if you decide to watch the video by clicking “here”, we will interpret such action as your consent. We have decided to collect your consent in this way in order to provide you with standard services on our pages without overridden your data protection rights.


8. Data subjects rights

You have the right to access, to rectification, to erasure, as well as other rights, or request more information about the processing activities carry out with cookies by contacting the email address You can find additional information about your data subject rights in section 7 of our Privacy Notice.


9. Cookies policy review

We will review periodically the Cookies policy. Therefore, users are advised to periodically consult its content.