European Cookie Policy


This cookie statement applies to the website http://ems.stryker.de and http://ems.stryker.co.uk

Cookies are small files that the provider of a website stores on the equipment of a visitor, such as a computer, phone or tablet. With cookies, information can be collected and stored about the website visit or about the (device) user. They also allow the functioning of a website. 

This site uses cookies which are necessary for functioning of the website by default, i.e. a cookie to remember your language preference. 

However, we ask your explicit consent for using other cookies that are not strictly necessary for operating this site. The data collected by these cookies is used for data analytics to improve our website. 

See below for an explanation of the different types of cookies we use on this website.

Category Description
Necessary These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing your account or remember your preferred language:

• IsAMedicalProfessional – Captures user response to the pop-up asking for confirmation whether the user is a healthcare professional.
• HasAgreedToCookie – Captures user response to the cookie acceptance header.
• Ems-uk#lang – A language parameter added to manage user’s language selection preference.
• ASP.NET_SessionId – This cookie stores a unique identifier for every new user session which allows the server technology to store user-specific data temporarily on the server.

Other cookies Only with your permission, the following cookies are placed:

Tracking and analytics cookies: 
These cookies are used to generate and gather information on how you use this website. The information is gathered in an anonymous form and features the number of visitors, the previous page and the pages visited.  

• SC_ ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE – This cookie is identifying multiple visits from a single user to our website. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using the website.
• s_cc: This cookie determines if cookies are enabled.
• s_sq: This cookie tracks the previous link that was clicked on by the user.
• s_nr: This cookie tracks the date of the user visit and if it is a new visit or a repeated visit. 
• s_fid: Fallback unique visitor ID time/date stamp.

Media tracking tags: 
These are cookies that collect data on your visit to the website, such as what pages have been loaded on the website. The registered data may be used for targeted advertisements and for enhancing the website content based on your activity on the website. 

• d: Targeting/Advertising (quantserve.com). This cookie collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
• mc: Targeting/Advertising (quantserve.com). This cookie collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads.
• HRL8: Targeting/Advertising (mathtag.com). This cookie collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. 
• uuidc: Targeting/Advertising (mathtag.com). This cookie collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. 
• uuid: Targeting/Advertising (mathtag.com). This cookie collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. 
• mt_misc: Targeting/Advertising (mathtag.com). This cookie collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. 
• mt_mop: Targeting/Advertising (mathtag.com). This cookie collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. 
• _cfduid: This cookie (cloudflare.com) is set to identify trusted web traffic. 

This cookie statement is published on 23/08/2017. We work continuously to complete and improve it. We therefore recommend to check this statement regularly to keep abreast of changes.