Cookies

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file placed by a server, website, application, or messaging system on your browser or device (e.g., computer, tablet, mobile phone or other electronic device). The cookie enables the server to improve your experience by remembering certain information such as your search preferences or your location. The particular Parker Online Service (defined in the Terms of Use) you are accessing may use one or more of the following types of cookies:

Session and Persistent Cookies

Session cookies help you navigate through a website or app. They are temporary in that they last only during your browsing session and are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your machine or device after a session has expired and until they are deleted or blocked.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the server to recognize you and to remember things such as your preferred language and location. They also may be used to log which pages you visited.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies allow us to compile information such as how visitors use our websites or apps, and which pages have the most views. They also may be used to record errors which visitors may experience while viewing a certain page.

Strictly necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable users to move around a website or app and use its features.

Most of the cookies relevant to the Parker Online Services are set by the Parker organizations. Third party cookies are set by other organizations. The third party cookies include, for example, the email marketing cookies, the “Live Chat” cookies and the Analytics cookies, all of which are mentioned in the table below.

How do we use cookies?

The Parker organizations may use cookies and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons to help improve your experience when using Parker Services. Information obtained using these technologies may be treated as personal or non-personal information in accordance with applicable law.

How do I manage cookies?

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies. In addition, depending upon the country from which you are visiting a Parker website or app, or accessing the Parker Services, such as those in the European Economic Area, when you first visited a website or app, a banner may appear to explain that the website or app uses cookies and to direct you towards this document (as well as the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy). The banner explains that if you continued to use the Parker Services, or if you stayed on the landing page containing the banner, the cookies described in this document would be installed on your machine or device and you would be giving your consent to this, as relevant, by proceeding to use the Parker Online Services.

Your browser or device can be set to disable these cookies and other technologies at any time. This means you can withdraw your consent to them at any time. To do so, adjust your browser’s privacy settings or follow the directions found under your browser’s help menu. Alternatively, click “Help” in the toolbar and search for directions on disabling cookies or, review the cookie management guide produced by the Interactive Advertising Bureau at www.allaboutcookies.org. Disabling cookies may prevent you from being able to use some Parker Online Services.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Cookie name / supplier

Purpose

Parker.com user experience cookies

We use anumber of cookies without which our pages, addresses or other sites (“sites”) for our web, social media, apps, and IoT or other services wouldn’t be able tofunction and that enable you to move around the site and use its main features. These cookies do things like:

  • identify yourconnection to thesite
  • identify that you are logged into the site
  • identify the site, language and pages thatyou are using
  • capture settings specific to yourvisit to ensurethings like session timeout can function.

 

Performance Cookies

Cookie name / supplier

Purpose

General site analytics

Our sites may usecookies to allow our 3rdparty analytics suppliers toprovide us with statistics and information on how our sites are used, e.g. which pages are visited, so that we can understand what interests our users, measure effectiveness of campaigns and try to improvetheoperation of our sites.

eCommerce analytics

Oursites may use acookie that enables a 3rdpartysupplier to provide us with anonymous dataonusers’ experiences and activities on the site so that wecan provide recommendations or amore efficient experience forother users undertaking similar journeysor activities on the site.

Parker.com analytics information cookie

We may use acookie on the site to capture anonymous user information such as job description and preferred language whichour3rdpartycookie supplier uses in the provision of its analytics services.

 

Functionality Cookies (Parker.com)

Cookie name / supplier

Purpose

Parker.com language cookie

On our sites that offer multi-language, i.e. German/French on our Swiss site, we use acookie to enable users to changehis or her preferred language.

Parker.com My Parker cookies

We use cookies to enable the “My Parker”functionality on our sites.

Parker.com mobile app cookies

We use functionality similarto cookies when you use amobile app to access a site. The functionality is used to do things like ensuring thecorrect country site is displayed to you andto enable you to build parts lists while using the app.

Parker.com Country cookie

We may use acookie that remembers your chosen countryonthe site so that subsequent visits direct you to the samecountry site.

 

Functionality Cookies (third party)

Cookie name / supplier

Purpose

Chat cookie

We use cookies to provide livechat sessions to offer you support. We mayuse a 3rdparty to provide the functionality forus to offer this service.

Marketing Automation cookie

We may use a3rdparty to provide targeted communications to known Parker.com customers (when theyhaveopted in to receivingsuch communications).

 

 

Last updated: May 2018

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