SOFTWARE AG COOKIE POLICY

Effective: May 24th, 2018 

With this cookie policy, S.P.L. Software Ltd. (3B Yoni Netanyahu Street, 6037602 OR-Yehuda, Israel) in its role as data controller, is providing information about how we use cookies and similar technologies on our websites. For more information on how we process personal data, please refer to our privacy statement.

1. Definition

Cookie

A cookie is an identifier, which is stored on your device by your browser, if your browser is configured to do so. Most browsers can be configured to reject cookies or to inform you, when a cookie is stored.

2. General usage of personal data in connection with cookies

Personal data

By using cookies, we collect, process, and use data, including personal data, for promotional and market research purposes in pseudonymous form and to adjust our website to your interests, for displaying or sending you - if applicable with your consent - information about us and to keep you updated about our products and services that might be of interest to you. Based on this technology we might get reports from our service providers that include references to personal or aggregated data. Aggregated data might include data like general demographic or usage characteristics describing the visitors of our websites.

More information about data protection and the mailing of our newsletters can be found in our Privacy Statement.

3. Types of Cookies, Purpose and Lawfulness


In the following you will find general descriptions about the types of cookies that are used on our websites, including the purposes of these cookies.

Required Cookies Description:
The required cookies enable the navigation and basic functionality of the websites, e.g. access to protected areas of the websites.
Settings:
If you configure your browser to prevent the storage of required cookies, some parts of the websites will not work properly.
Lawfulness:
The legal basis for the collection of information by means of required cookies is either the necessity to carry out the contract (via the use of our website, if we have concluded such a contract with you) or a balance of interests between ours or the interests of third parties who set and use cookies and have a legitimate interest in the functioning of the website and your interests in a minimized use of your personal data.
Functional Cookies Description:
The Functional Cookies allow us to analyze your website usage and your selections on the website (e.g. your login name, language, or region), so we can remember these settings and to offer you a more personal experience on our websites. These cookies can also be used to remember settings like font size, font style and other configurations that you have chosen on the websites.
Settings:
You can configure your browser to prevent the storage of Functional Cookies. Please note that it might reduce the functionality offered by our websites, if you prevent these cookies from being stored.
Lawfulness:
The legal basis for the collection of information by functional cookies is your consent.
Targeting/Advertising Cookies Description:
In some cases we make use of third-party service providers to track and analyze statistical information about the usage and scope of content that is used by individual users of our websites. This might result in cookies being set by the service providers to track the performance of our advertisement. These cookies might, for example store information about the browsers that have been used to visit our websites. The information provided to third-party providers by us does not include personal information, but the collected information might be linked with other personal information gathered elsewhere, if you are also using other services provided by us.
Besides that we have contracts with advertising networks. These advertising networks track your online activities and navigation over time and across multiple websites or other online services by setting cookies. This might result in information being tracked about you across multiple browsing devices, like your PC or laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Third-parties use such information to target advertising for products and services based on your personal interests. This might result in advertisement being displayed on any of your browsing devices. The Advertising Cookies with their related services help us to analyze and monitor the effectiveness of our marketing activities.
Settings:
You can configure your browser to prevent the storage of Advertising Cookies. Beyond that we also offer special opt-out options for Advertising Cookies, which are described below.
Lawfulness:
The legal basis for the collection of information by targeting/advertising cookies is your consent.

4. Used Cookies and Opt-Out


In the following table you will find descriptions about the cookies used on our websites and how you can opt-out from the storage of these cookies on your browsing devices.

Software AG
*.softwareag.com
Description:
Our websites store various cookies that are required for the navigation and usage of the websites. Especially session information that allows you to login on multiple Software AG websites, is implemented with the use of these cookies.
Opt-out:
You can configure your browser to prevent the storage of these Required Cookies. Please note that it will reduce the functionality offered by our websites, if you prevent these cookies from being stored.
Type of cookie:
Required Cookies
HubSpot Blog
*.b2b.com
Description:
Our blog uses the technology of HubSpot. Details can be found in our Privacy Statement. The cookies are required for various functionalities of our blog.
Opt-out:
You can configure your browser to prevent the storage of these Required Cookies. Please note that it will reduce the functionality offered by the blog, if you prevent these cookies from being stored.
Type of cookie:
Required Cookies
Siteimprove
*.siteimprove.com

Description:
Our websites make use of Siteimprove, a web analysis service of Siteimprove GmbH („Siteimprove“). The data that is created by the cookies while using our websites is processed on servers operated by Siteimprove in Denmark. Siteimprove uses the data according to our instructions to analyze the usage of our websites and to generate reports about the usage of our websites and our online services. More information about the privacy policy of Siteimprove can be found here.
Opt-out:
You can configure your browser to prevent the storage of these Advertising Cookies. Besides that, you can object to the data collection and processing by Siteimprove via such cookies, using the following opt-out button. Please click on „Opt Out“ to deactivate the creation of a pseudonymous user profile. If you have opted-out already the button will display “Opt In”, in which case you can click on the button to reactivate the respective cookies:

Please note: If you remove such cookies or all of your stored cookies, Software AG will also loose the information that you have opted-out.
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies
Marketo
*.marketo.com

Description:
Our websites make use of Marketo, a web analysis and marketing service of Marketo EMEA Ltd. in Dublin, Ireland („Marketo“). The data collected about your usage of our websites with the help of cookies is generally stored and processed on Servers of Marketo in Ireland. Marketo uses the data according to our instructions to analyze the usage of our websites and to generate reports about the usage of our websites and our online services. Also the Marketo cookies are utilized to adapt the website content to your interests and to store the data you have entered into forms on our websites in the cookies to assist in filling in future forms. More information about the privacy policy of Marketo can be found here.
Opt-out:
You can configure your browser to prevent the storage of these Functional and Advertising Cookies. Please note that it might reduce the functionality offered by the websites, if you prevent these cookies from being stored. Besides that, you can object to the data collection and processing by Marketo via such cookies, using the following opt-out button. Please click on „Opt Out“ to deactivate the creation of a pseudonymous user profile. If you have opted-out already the button will display “Opt In”, in which case you can click on the button to reactivate the respective cookies:

Please note: If you remove such cookies or all of your stored cookies, Software AG will also loose the information that you have opted-out.
Type of cookie:
Functional Cookies
Targeting/Advertising Cookies
Google Analytics
*.google.com
Description:
Our websites use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies that allow an analysis of the use of the website by them. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the websites is usually transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there. The Software AG websites use the setting "anonymizeIp", so that their IP address has been previously shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purposes of: analyzing your use of Software AG Web sites, reporting on your activities on the Software AG Web sites, and providing other services related to your activities and use of the Internet. Google will not associate your IP address with other Google data. For more information about Google Analytics, see the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Opt-out:
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install. The current link is: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Please note: If you remove such cookies or all of your stored cookies, Software AG will also loose the information that you have opted-out.
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies
Google AdWords Remarketing
*.google.com
*.doubleclick.net
Description:
Our website make use of the Google AdWords Remarketing cookie to serve targeted ads based on a user’s prior visits to our website. This cookie assigns a randomly generated ID number that uniquely identifies a web browser on a specific computer or mobile device, but does not identify an individual person. We use this service to show ads to you across the internet, specifically on the Google Search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. You can find further information about Google’s privacy policy here.
Opt-out:
You can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings.
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies
Google AdWords Conversion Tracking
*.google.com
*.doubleclick.net
Description:
Our website make use of the Google AdWords Conversion Tracking cookie to measure and optimize the performance and user experience related to our ads in Google Search or selected Google Display Network sites. Once you click on one of our ads, a temporary cookie is placed on your computer or mobile device. On our websites that participate in the conversion tracking, we can - with the help of the Google AdWords Conversion Tracking cookie - track how certain actions that we define as “conversions” (for example, filling out a web form, downloading a whitepaper or watching a video) are related to a specific ad. Conversion tracking cookies persist for a period of no longer than 30 days and conversion data cannot be matched to specific website visitors, since no individual-related data can be gathered. Instead only anonymized and aggregated data will be processed. You can find further information about Google’s privacy policy here.
Opt-out:
You can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings.
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies
LinkedIn interest-based advertising
*.linkedin.com
Description:
Our websites make use of the LinkedIn Insight Tag - a piece of lightweight JavaScript code that enables the collection of metadata such as IP address information, timestamp, and events (e.g. page views). All data is encrypted. The LinkedIn browser cookie is stored in a user's browser until a user deletes the cookie or the cookie expires (there’s a rolling six-month expiration from the last time the user’s browser loaded the Insight Tag). Users have full control to block or delete cookies. We use the data gathered from this tag to serve up interest-based ads for users that are logged in to their LinkedIn account. For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by LinkedIn, and your settings options for protecting your privacy, please see the LinkedIn privacy policy at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Opt-out:
To opt out from interest-based advertising on LinkedIn and manage your advertising preferences, please visit https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/62931/manage-advertising-preferences?lang=en
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies
Facebook interest-based advertising
*.facebook.com

Description:
Our websites make use of Facebook Website Custom Audiences. Therefore, so-called Facebook-pixels are integrated on our websites, which can be considered as JavaScript code. These pixels generate a checksum (hash value) of your user data, which is transmitted to Facebook, e.g. browser information. If applicable, the Facebook Cookie will also be pinged and your Facebook ID submitted. If you have a Facebook profile and you are logged-in to, specific, individualized advertising for Software AG products and services can be displayed to you based on the data transmitted by the pixel. Data from users without a Facebook profile will be rejected unused by Facebook. For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, and your settings options for protecting your privacy, please see the data policy of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
Opt-out:
If you do not (longer) give your consent to the respective data collection, you may object to this by disabling the data collection under the following link: https://en-gb.facebook.com/help/769828729705201/.
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies

Twitter interest-based advertising
*.twitter.com
Description:
Our websites make use of the Twitter retargeting service to advertise on Twitter to previous visitors to our websites. Twitter retargeting is a retargeting and behavioral targeting service provided by Twitter. Twitter retargeting displays relevant advertisements to you based on pages of the Software AG website that you have viewed by placing a cookie on your computer. This cookie does not identify you or give us access to your computer. The cookie allows us to show you relevant advertisements across the Twitter Network based on your previous browsing of the Software AG websites. For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Twitter, and your settings options for protecting your privacy, please see the Twitter privacy policy at https://twitter.com/en/privacy.
Opt-out:
To opt out from interest-based advertising on Twitter and manage your advertising preferences, please visit https://help.twitter.com/en/safety-and-security/privacy-controls-for-tailored-ads
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies
Azalead and AppNexus Tracking and Retargeting
*.azalead.com
*.adnxs.com
Description:
Our website makes use of the Azalead web tracking and AppNexus retargeting functionality which operate in combination. There are two types of cookies stored for this purpose. There are cookies from the domain *.azalead.com stored for up to 12 months which are anonymous identification cookies, shared across all Azalead customers in order to contribute to the network effect, improving the Azalead Account Sensing identification and attribution capability. Besides that there are cookies from the domain *.adnxs.com stored for up to 3 months which are used for account-based retargeting. Azalead tries to identify organizations based on IP addresses, but does not identify individual persons. You can find further information about Azalead’s privacy policy here and AppNexus’ privacy policy here.
Opt-out:
If you want to opt-out of the retargeting advertisement that is created based on the information collected by Azalead and used by AppNexus, you can do this here.
Type of cookie:
Targeting/Advertising Cookies

You can stop the placement of cookies on your device by using the opt-out options. In addition, you can use the browser settings to control and restrict the placement of cookies. In this respect you can also delete existing cookies. However, this can lead to a restriction of the functionalities of our websites.

Of course, if you have any questions, comments or complaints in connection with this Cookie Policy, you are also welcome to contact Software AG's Data Protection Officer directly:

Software AG
Data Protection Officer
Uhlandstraße 12
64297 Darmstadt
Germany
Email: dataprotection (at) softwareag.com

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