Notes on data collection,
processing and use

Notes on data collection,
processing and use

SAM Sensory and Marketing International GmbH uses cookies to collect personal data of visitors to its website www. samresearch.com. Cookies are text files that contain information to identify returning visitors to our websites. The cookies are stored on the hard disk of your computer and do not affect the data stored there.

The purpose of the data collection is to improve the user experience when visiting the website and the target group-oriented design of the website. For this the following data are collected:

1.With the web analysis tool PIWIK, two cookies are set by the SAM Sensory and Marketing International GmbH on the SAM website:

• pk_id.1.1a60, which expires after 30 days and
• pk_ses.1.1a60 with a validity of 30 minutes.

These cookies are used to collect the following data from SAM Sensory and Marketing International GmbH:

• The IP address used to access the domain samresearch.com, the user ID (if available), the date and time of the request, the title of the pages visited, the URL of the pages visited, the URL of the previously visited page (referring page), used screen resolution, time in the local time zone of the visitor, clicked and downloaded files, clicked links that point to a foreign domain, page load speed, location of the visitor (country, region, city, approximate geolocation), language of the browser used, user used agent i.e. name and version of the browser used.

• With the help of the "User Agent", SAM Sensory and Marketing International GmbH also uses a universal device recognition library to determine the browser, the operating system and the device used, including the manufacturer and model.

2. In addition, SAM Sensory and Marketing International GmbH uses the "First Party Cookies" to create a random visitor ID and the time of the first visit, the time at which the visitor was last visited, as well as the number of visits is determined.

3. Furthermore, SAM Sensory and Marketing International GmbH records the accesses of the last 90 days to the web server, the IP address and domain of the visitor, the time of access, the size of the transmitted data volume and the browser ID. If an authentication is required, it also records the user over whom access has taken place.

4. Only for the login in Typo3 the following three cookies are set by SAM Sensory and Marketing International GmbH:
• be_typo_user,
• PHPSESSID and
• be_lastLoginProvider.

These session cookies serve to collect the visitor's IP address, information about the PHP session, and to generate backend provider keys. These cookies, with the exception of the be_lastLoginProvider cookies, expire at the end of the browser session. The be_lastLoginProvider cookie expires after 90 days.