Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved to your end device when you visit our website. Most cookies are deleted from your hard drive again once the browser session has finished; others remain on your terminal device.

What do we use cookies for?

Cookies allow us to identify your device again on your next visit to our website and to tailor the website to your needs and improve it. To do this, we analyse and statistically evaluate your visits to our website. Technical cookies are required for the functionalities of our website.

Our Cookies ( and subdomains)

SES_SESS-SSessionSession matching for portal servicesEncrypted
CSRFT759-SSessionSecurity cookie 
ppms_privacy_6 monthsStores the visitor’s consent to data collection and use. 
_pk_id.13 monthsUsed to recognise visitors and store their various characteristic. 
_pk_ses.30 minutesDisplays the visitor’s active session. If the cookie does not exist, this means that the session ended more than 30 minutes ago and was counted in the cookie _pk_id. 
test_cookie15 minutesIs used as a test to check whether the browser allows cookies. Does not contain any identifying features. 
langSessionUsed to store a user’s language preferences so that is shown in the language chosen by the user in their settings. 
li_gc6 monthsStores visitors’ consent to the use of cookies for non-essential purposes on the LinkedIn platform. 
lidc24 hoursFacilitates the selection of data processing centre. 
bcookie2 yearsA browser identifier cookie for unequivocally identifying devices that access LinkedIn in order to detect misuse on the platform. 

Affiliate cookies

We save information required for billing with advertising partners in cookies (FinanceAdsId) on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.We are part of a partner programme run by financeAds GmbH & Co. KG, Karlstrasse 9, 90403 Nuremberg, Germany, hereinafter referred to as financeAds. If you have accessed this website via a link from a website belonging to a financeAds sales partner (hereinafter referred to as an affiliate partner), a cookie containing a click ID for the affiliate partner will be saved on your computer. This click ID is not used to identify you personally, and is solely for the purpose of settling performance-based billing with the affiliate partner. If you buy a product, we will be able to see that you as a user previously clicked on an affiliate partner link and will then share information pertaining to the successful purchase with financeAds. You can find financeAds’s privacy policy (in German) at

Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies may be set if you follow a link that exits our web server. To process data for remarketing (advertising cookies), we link data from our online services to marketing platforms provided by Google, Meta and LinkedIn.

Operator contact details

  • Google: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
  • Meta: Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2 Ireland

We require all partners to employ the same level of security with said data. The following overview shows the Third-party Provider tools used to improve the customer experience on the website and the app and define and manage marketing activities. These tools use cookies and advertising IDs to identify the user.

Delete cookies

You can delete all or certain cookies in your browser any time under «Settings». Deleting technical cookies may result in some of the features of our website no longer being available.