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1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your device and contains data such as your personal page settings and login information. This data file is generated by the web server that you used to establish a connection via your web browser and is sent to you. In general, we use cookies to analyze interest in our web pages and to make them more user-friendly. You can access our web pages without cookies, in principle. However, if you want to use our pages fully and smoothly, you should accept the cookies that enable certain functions to be used or make the use of our website more user-friendly. TRATON uses cookies to make its offers more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Our cookies do not contain any person-specific information.

By using our web pages, you agree to the use of cookies, provided that you have enabled cookies in your browser settings. Most browsers are set to accept all cookies by default. However, you have the option of setting your browser so that cookies are displayed before being stored, only certain cookies are accepted or rejected, or cookies are rejected in general.

Please note that changes to settings only ever affect that particular browser. If you use different browsers or change devices, you will have to adjust the settings again. In addition, you can delete cookies from your storage medium at any time. Please refer to the Help section of your web browser for information about cookie settings, changing the settings and deleting cookies.


Below is a list showing the most common types of cookies and what they are used for.

2.1. Permanent or persistent cookies

A permanent or persistent cookie stores a file on your computer for a fixed period of time until its expiration date. Using these cookies, websites remember your information and settings on your next visit. This makes access to the websites faster and more user-friendly, for example because you do not have to configure your language setting for our portal again. When the expiration date is reached, the cookie is deleted automatically when you visit the website that generated it.

2.2. First-party cookies

These are placed by the website itself (same domain as in the browser address bar) and can only be read by that particular website. These cookies are usually used to store information (for example, your settings) that will be used on your next visit to the website.

3. Cookies used

The following cookies are used on this website:

Cookie Provider: Google Analytics

Cookies name: _gat_UA-XXXXXXXX-X
Expiry: 1 minute
Description: Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.

Cookies name: _gid
Expiry: 24 hours
Description: Google Analytics Cookie used to distinguish users.

Cookies name: _ga
Expiry: 2 years
Description: Google Analytics uses this cookie to distinguish between different users; see


Cookie Provider:

Cookies name: __session*
Description: SSL Cookies / Webserver Secure Settings

Cookies name: IRPages2_Session
Description: Only to save a SessionID, valid till end of session

Cookies name: _ga*
Description: Google Analytic Cookies

Cookies name: TS*
Description: Cookie of our load balancers

Cookies name: Session-Cookie (laravel_session)
Description: Used to identify a website user's session instance

Cookies name: Session-Cookies (TS01…, EquityStory; JSESSIONID)
Description: Cookies are set by our load balancer to always route the website user to the same backend server during further http/https requests (clicks on the website) in the same session


Cookie Provider: Magnolia

Cookies name: JSESSIONID
Description: Session cookie is set during the first visit and is used e.g. for the administration of downloads

Cookies name: VISITOR und NEW_VISITOR
Description: for personalization