Schindler - Cookie Policy

Our website (the "Site") uses cookies. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our Site, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and also allows us to make improvements. By continuing to browse the Site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following types of cookies on this Site:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site. 
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. 
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Site more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find a list of cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:

Privacy PolicyTrackingUsed within the privacy lightbox
Country SelectorNocountryselectorControlling function within the country selector
LanguageCountryRemembers the selected language
CountryCountryRemembers default country selection (after choosing "remember my selection" within the country selector)
JW Player


Remembers selected volume of video player
Site Catalysts_nr  , s_sq  , s_cc  , s_viUsed from the analytics tool
Omniture Opt-Out (external)Omniture-optoutUsed by the analytics tool (if user has chosen opt-out)

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You should also be aware that there are cookies which are found in other companies' internet tools which we are using to enhance the Site. You will see ‘social buttons’ on our group Site, which enable you to share or bookmark the web pages.

By using the Site we assume that you are agreeing to the placement of cookies on your device unless you specifically choose not to receive cookies. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer. For more information about cookies and managing them, including how to turn them off, please visit or However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Site's essential features, we recommend you leave them turned on as otherwise you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other websites which you visit.

Cookies by themselves do not tell us your email address or otherwise identify you personally. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Schindler only uses cookies in accordance with applicable laws.

Last update: January 2014