Cookies Policy

Cookie Policy for OHAUS website

To improve the quality of our services and to provide you with a personalized experience at our website, OHAUS uses Cookies on this Site.
This Cookies Policy page describes the way in which cookies are used on this website and how you can enable or disable cookies. In particular, it covers the following:
What is a cookie?
Why do we have a cookies policy?
Our cookies policy
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your browser when you use websites and applications so that the computer, tablet or mobile device can be recognized at a later time.
Why do we have a cookies policy?
We have implemented a cookies policy as part of our initiative to comply with existing legislation and also to make sure that we are open and clear with you about what happens when you visit this website.
Our cookies policy
OHAUS and our partners leverage cookies in several ways, both as first party cookies which are stored from the domain, and third party cookies which are stored via our partner domains. We leverage this information in the following ways:

As our Site services have a wide global reach, we use cookies to remember your preferred country, language or other settings. This enables us to ensure that the right product offerings are made available to you both during your current and future visits to the Site.

We use cookies to authenticate and identify you and/or your registered profile on our Site to provide you with a personalized experience based on your interest and previous visits to the Site.

We use cookies to measure the use of our Site in order to improve the Site, tailor the Site and online services according to the interests of our users, and for market research.
These are the first party cookies, which are stored from our domain:
CMSCookieLevel cookie - Specifies which cookies are allowed by the visitor.

ASP.NET_SessionId cookie - Keeps the user session ID for security reasons.
CMSCsrfCookie  - Store's a security token that the system uses to validate all form data submitted via POST requests. Helps protect against Cross site request forgery.

CMSPreferredCulture - Stores the visitor's preferred content culture.

CMSPreferredCultureII - Stores culture codes to help with setting preferred languages.

Quotes - Stores delimited list of product SKUS used for the quote builder functionality

QuoteFormItemSingle - Stores Single Product SKU used for the quote builder functionality

QuoteFormItems - Stores delimited list of product SKUs and quantities used for the quote builder functionality

CMSPreferredDomain - Stores subdomain to help with setting preferred website.

CMSMobileRedirected - Indicates if the visitor has been redirected to the mobile version of the website by the Mobile device redirection web part.

CMSCurrentTheme - Stores the name of the current visual theme to provide proper design to the dialog windows.

Webauthtoken - Live ID authentication cookie.

CMSForumPostAnswer - Keeps a list of Question-Answer forum posts in which the user user voted for an answer to prevent repeated votes.

CMSVotedPolls - Keeps a list of polls where the user voted to prevent repeated votes.

CMSRatedDocuments - Keeps a list of pages that the user rated to prevent repeated votes.

CMSShowDesktopVersion - Indicates that the visitor has switched to the desktop (default) version of the website from a specific device profile.

.ASPXFORMSAUTH - Stores the user's encrypted authentication ticket when using forms authentication.

VisitorStatus - Indicates if the visitor is new or returning. Used for tracking the visitors statistic in Web analytics.

Source - Stores the channel which the user came from (e.g., email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

Campaign - Stores the web analytics Campaign assigned to the visitor.

TrackedCampaigns - Stores all the web analytics Campaigns, which should be tracked within a JavaScript snippet.
UrlReferrer - Stores the URL referrer from which the user arrives on the website.

CurrentContact - Stores the GUID of the contact related to the current site visitor. Used to track activities on the website.

CMSAB<ABtestname> - Used to track conversions for the test and maintain consistent page content for the visitor.Stores the name of the page variant assigned to the visitor, the list of performed conversions and information whether visitor is included in A/B testing specified by an A/B test.
CMSMVT<mvtestname> - Stores the combination of variants assigned to the visitor by an MVT test. Used to track conversions for the test and maintain consistent page content for the visitor.
CMSNoTestMVT<templateid> - Stores the currently selected MVT combination for editors in the administration interface.
CMSShoppingCart - Stores a GUID reference to the user's shopping cart. Allows the system to recover the shopping cart for unregistered customers, even after it is cleared from the cache (for example after an application restart).
CMSBodyClass - Body element class to provide accessibility standards.
CMSEd<GUID>Current - Stores the current step of Wizard layout web parts.
StrandsSBS_* - Used by the Strands Recommender solely for its own purposes. The cookies are managed on the Strands side.
CMSStrandsTrackEvent_* - Stores persistent HTTP context after a page is reloaded. Used for tracking of shopping cart events.
__openid_selector_* - Stores OpenId user identification for authentication purposes.
OHAUS does not share the information obtained through the above first party cookies with third parties. It may, however share this information with other Affiliates of the Group.

If you object to OHAUS using these cookies, you can adjust the privacy settings of your browser. Please refer to your specific browser's help function for defining your desired security and privacy settings or find more information on

The following cookies from third party providers are leveraged to help us provide a better experience to the users of our Site. Each of these services additionally store cookie information for their tools, which is beyond our control. For questions about these tools, please refer to each of their respective policies.  Cookies
__sharethis_cookie_test__ - These cookies are used to share pages from our site within social networks.

__stid - Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.

__unam - Stores the user's navigation  Cookies
_ga - Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.

_gat - Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

_gid - Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.

Collect - Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

VisitorStatus - Used to collect statistical data on user-defined parameters in Google Analytics.
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