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OSRAM GmbH Cookie Policy

Current EU legislation requires that all website operators must let users know if, when and how they are using cookies and that they obtain the user's consent to the usage of cookies.
Please read this Cookie Policy carefully for more details about the cookies we place and the information we collect when you use our websites.
This Cookie Policy details in a comprehensive form how the OSRAM GmbH uses cookies on its websites.

Cookie consent

If you visit our websites, if your current browser settings accept cookies, and if you continue to use our websites, we generally consider this to constitute consent in the OSRAM GmbH use of cookies as described in this OSRAM GmbH Cookie Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny little text files which are sent to and stored on your device (computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet) by the website you visit. Cookies are stored in your browser file directory. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you revisit the same site so it can recognize your device and improve your experience on each subsequent visit.

If you want to learn more about cookies and how they work, please see www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.

What different types of cookies are there?

  • Cookies are typically divided into the following categories:
  • First-party cookies: first-party cookies are such cookies that are set by the website which is being visited by the user, i.e. cookies placed by OSRAM GmbH when you visit a OSRAM GmbH website.
  • Third-party cookies: third-party cookies are cookies which are placed by a domain other than the website which is being visited by the user.
  • Session cookies: session cookies are only active during a browser session. They allow to link the actions of a user during a browser session. Session cookies expire when you close the browser or shortly thereafter.
  • Persistent cookies: persistent cookies have longer expiration dates which exceed the duration of a browser session. They are activated each time the user revisits the website that created the cookie. They remain on a user´s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. Typical expiration dates for persistent cookies can range from a couple of days to a couple of years.

Which categories of cookies are used for what purposes by OSRAM GmbH?

The OSRAM GmbH uses session cookies and persistent cookies as well as first-party cookies and third-party cookies.
At OSRAM GmbH domains, we employ cookies to generally offer you the best possible user experience, i.e. by remembering your visits to our websites as well as your site preferences and by letting you navigate efficiently between different website pages.
The OSRAM GmbH uses the following categories of cookies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: OSRAM GmbH serves cookies that are essential for running OSRAM GmbH websites and for making the sites work properly; without these cookies, affected features on OSRAM GmbH websites cannot be provided at all. Strictly necessary cookies are typically needed for features like access to secure areas and for shopping baskets.
  • Performance / Analytics: OSRAM GmbH collects information about how you use the website, e.g. which pages you visit most often and which errors you experience. This analytical profiling helps us to measure how effective the offered content is and to determine how the website performance could be improved.
  • Functionality & Preferences: OSRAM GmbH uses cookies to remember your choices and preferences, i.e. language and communication preferences, layout settings etc.
  • Authentication: OSRAM GmbH uses cookies to recognize you if you are logged on to OSRAM GmbH.
  • Security: OSRAM GmbH uses cookies to support or enable security features and to help detect malicious activity.

Which cookies do we use on our websites?

Session Cookies
Web tracking cookies
What are they called?
Session Cookies: "PHPSESSID"; "JSESSIONID"
Web tracking cookies: "CTCNTNM_[hash]"
How long are they active?
Session Cookies: Browser session; Session end (60 min.)
Web tracking cookies: 90 days
What do they do?
We use session cookies to optimize and enhance our websites. Blocked or deleted session cookies do not affect the functionality of the website and its tools and functionalities.
We are using a webtracking tool to get insights of how our users are interacting with the websites. To be able to collect and analyze data it is necessary to save web tracking cookies. The information collected does not contain personal data and is stored within a cookie. Therefore it is not possible to draw inferences from the data collected to the individual person. Read more in our privacy policy.
Where do we use cookies?
Session Cookies are being used throughout all Osram websites.
Web tracking cookies are being used throughout all Osram websites.

How can I withdraw my cookie consent and change my cookie settings?

You can withdraw your cookie consent at any time. In order to do so, you will need to disable / delete your cookies.

Please note that if you do not accept cookies you will still be able to browse our OSRAM GmbH site, but certain parts and functionalities of OSRAM GmbH websites may not work properly without cookies.

Your internet browser allows you to change your cookie settings. Such browser settings for cookies are typically found in the "options", "tools" or "preferences" menu of your internet browser. You may also consult the browser's "help" menu. Different browsers may use different mechanisms to disable cookies.

Please consult the below links for more details on how to manage your cookie settings:

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer

Cookie settings in Mozilla Firefox

Cookie settings in Chrome

Cookie settings in Safari

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If you have questions with respect to our OSRAM GmbH Cookie Policy, please feel free to contact us under contact-en@neolux-lighting.com or at

Represented by Dr. Olaf Berlien, Ingo Bank and Dr. Stefan Kampmann
Marcel-Breuer-Straße 6
80807 Munich