Cookie information

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data set being stored on your device and contains data such as your personal page settings, an ID, or login information. This dataset 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 analyse interest in our web pages and to make them more user-friendly. In principle, you can access our web pages without cookies. 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. MAN uses cookies to make its offers more user-friendly, more effective and more secure.

Via the cookie banner appearing the first time you visit our website, you will be able to select whether you agree to the use of technically necessary cookies only or if you also agree to the use of optional cookies.

In addition, you will be able to adjust your browser settings regarding the use of cookies. Most browsers are set to accept all cookies by default. However, you have the option of setting your browser such 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 device, 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 additional information regarding cookie settings, changing the settings, and deleting cookies.


2. What types of cookies are there?

a. 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.

b. Third-party cookies

Third-party cookies originate from parties different than the website operator. They can be used to collect information for advertising, user-defined content and web statistics, for example.

c. Technically necessary cookies

Technically necessary cookies are often required, or at least useful, for basic functions of the website such as selecting the preferred language, adjusting page settings, or to save the content of your shopping cart.

d. Optional cookies (technically not necessary cookies)

Optional cookies go beyond the functional scope of technically necessary cookies and are used for collecting information for advertising purposes, user-defined content, and web statistics.


3. Cookies used

The following cookies are used on this website:

Provider’s cookies: Google Analytics

Name of cookie: _gat_UA-XXXXXXXX-X

Storage period: 1 minute

Description: Google Analytics cookie to throttle the request rate.

Google Developers


Name of cookie: _dc_gtm_UA-XXXXXXXX-X

Storage period: Session

Description: Google Tag Manager cookie to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.

Google Developers

Name of cookie: _gid

Storage period: 24 hours

Description: Google Analytics cookie for user identification

Google Developers

Name of cookie: _ga

Storage period: 2 years

Description: This cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish between users.

Google Developers


Provider’s cookies: Amazon Web Services AWS

Name of cookie: AWSALB

Cookie provider: AWS

Storage period: Session

Cookie description: Cookie that keeps the user on every subsequent request on the same server on which they landed with their first request.

Name of cookie: AWSALBCORS

Cookie provider: AWS

Storage period: Session

Cookie description: Cookie that keeps the user on every subsequent request on the same server on which they landed with their first request.


Provider’s cookies: google.com and .google.com

Name of cookie: APISID

Cookie provider: .google.com

Storage period: 1 year

Description: This domain is the property of Google Inc. Google is mainly known as a search engine but the company offers a wide range of products and services. However, the main source of revenue is advertisement. Google comprehensively tracks user movements – both via its own products and websites as well as with the help of multiple technologies embedded in millions of websites all around the world. Most of the data these services collect is used to identify the interests of internet users. Based on these interest profiles, advertising space is sold to companies. For pages on which customer advertisements appear, these are coordinated with the content of the pages.


Name of cookie: PREF

Cookie provider: .google.com

Storage period: 1 year

Description: This domain is the property of Google Inc. Google is mainly known as a search engine but the company offers a wide range of products and services. However, the main source of revenue is advertisement. Google comprehensively tracks user movements – both via its own products and websites as well as with the help of multiple technologies embedded in millions of websites all around the world. Most of the data these services collect is used to identify the interests of internet users. Based on these interest profiles, advertising space is sold to companies. For pages on which customer advertisements appear, these are coordinated with the content of the pages. This is a common Google cookie used for various Google services. Saves user settings. Can be used to personalise advertisements in Google Search.


Name of cookie: HSID

Cookie provider: .google.com

Storage period: 1 year

Description: Used by google in combination with SID to check the Google user account and the last login time.

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Name of cookie: SSID

Cookie provider: google.com

Storage period: 1 year

Description: This domain is the property of Google Inc. Google is mainly known as a search engine but the company offers a wide range of products and services. However, the main source of revenue is advertisement. Google comprehensively tracks user movements – both via its own products and websites as well as with the help of multiple technologies embedded in millions of websites all around the world. Most of the data these services collect is used to identify the interests of internet users. Based on these interest profiles, advertising space is sold to companies. For pages on which customer advertisements appear, these are coordinated with the content of the pages.

Name of cookie: SID, NID,

Cookie provider: google.com

Storage period: 1 year

Description: Google uses cookies such as NID and SID to individualise advertisement in Google products such as Google Search. We use these cookies to collect information on, for example, your most recent searches, your previous interactions with advertising material provided by an advertiser or your search results, as well as your visits to the websites of advertisers. This means we can provide you with individualised adverts on Google.

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Name of cookie: SAPISID

Cookie provider: google.com

Storage period: 1 year

Description: This domain is the property of Google Inc. Google is mainly known as a search engine but the company offers a wide range of products and services. However, the main source of revenue is advertisement. Google comprehensively tracks user movements – both via its own products and websites as well as with the help of multiple technologies embedded in millions of websites all around the world.


Provider’s cookies: doubleclick.net and .doubleclick.net

Name of cookie: id

Cookie provider: .doubleclick.net

Storage period: 1 year

Description: This cookie is used by DoubleClick to store the user's actions on the site after having viewed an advert or having clicked on the advert.

Name of cookie: IDE, DSID, _dc_gtm_ua

Cookie provider: doubleclick.net

Storage period: 10 years

Description: Google users cookies for adverts that are shown at various locations on the internet. The most important cookie for advertisement preferences on websites that are not part of Google is called “IDE”. It is saved in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net. Another cookie is saved under the domain google.com and is called “ANID”. We also use other cookies such as “DSID”, “FLC”, “AID”, “TAID”, and “exchange_uid”.

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Provider’s cookies: Salesforce Pardot

Name of cookie: visitor_id<accountid>

Storage period: 10 years

Description:The visitor cookie has a unique visitor ID and a unique identifier for your account. For example, the cookie name visitor_id12345 saves the user ID 1010101010. The account identifier 12345 ensures that the visitor is tracked on the correct Pardot account. The visitor number is the visitor_id in your Pardot account. This cookie is set for visitors by the Pardot Tracking Code.


Name of cookie: lpv<accountid>

Storage period: 10 years

Description: This LPV cookie is set in such a way that Pardot does not save multiple page selections of a single asset within a 30-minute session. For example, if a user reloads the landing page multiple times within 30 minutes, this cookie prevents each reload from being tracked as a page view.

Name of cookie: pi_opt_in<accountid>

Storage period: 10 years

Description: If the opt-in preference for tracking is activated, pi_opt_in cookie is set with a true or false value when the visitor selects or deselects the tracking option. If a visitor enables tracking, the value is set to true and tracking and cookies are activated for the visitor. If the visitor rejects the opt-in banner or ignores it, the value of the opt-in cookie is set to “false”. The visitor cookie is deactivated and the visitor is not tracked.

Name of cookie: visitor_id<accountid> hash

Storage period: 10 years

Description:The visitor hash cookie contains the account ID and stores a unique hash. For example, the cookie name visitor_id12345 hash saves the hash “855c3697d9979e78ac404c4ba2c66533” and the account ID 12345. This cookie is a safety measure to ensure that a malicious user cannot pretend to be a Pardot visitor and access corresponding interest information.


Provider’s cookies: Walls.io

Name of cookie: io

Storage period: Session

Description: Cookie for maintaining the connection between the Walls.io front end and back end (= updates with new posts). No personal data is stored.

Name of cookie: cookieSupport

Storage period: Session

Description: Test cookie for testing whether the browser supports cookies. No personal data is stored.


Provider’s cookies: Livestream

Name of cookie: vuid

Storage period: One Year

Cookie description: This functional cookie is used by the Vimeo video player on websites; it is known as Vimeo ID cookie. It is relevant for services such as Geoblocking, used for determining whether users possess the right to watch a video.

Name of cookie: muxData

Storage period: Session

Description: This cookie is used in conjunction with the video player. When a visit is interrupted, the cookie memorises where the video can be restarted when the visitor reloads the video.


Our website uses the re-marketing function “Facebook Custom Audience”, a tool from Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, “Facebook”). The purpose of “Facebook Custom Audience” is to reach Facebook users who have previously visited the MAN website in order to provide them with relevant information about our products and services, and to potentially identify new people similar to those visiting our website. This may lead to you being presented MAN marketing material on Facebook after visiting the man.eu website. A Facebook pixel has been implemented on our website for this purpose. When visiting our website, the Facebook pixel collects information and passes it on to a third-party Facebook cookie on your computer, which is used to connect to the Facebook servers. This means that technically there is no direct connection between the Facebook pixel on the MAN website and Facebook. However, the collected data is indirectly passed on to Facebook by the Facebook cookie on your computer. Facebook and MAN are responsible for the processing of this data. The so-called third-party Facebook cookie installed on your computer is not visible to MAN, nor can they alter it.

Opt-Out Link: Mit folgendem Link wird das Ausführen der Funktion „Facebook Custom Audience“ auf der MAN Website auf dem von Ihnen genutzten Endgerät für Sie deaktiviert. Um diese Einstellung dauerhaft speichern zu können, wird hierzu ein technisch bedingtes Cookie gespeichert.


Provider’s cookies: MAN Truck & Bus

Name of cookie: man-cookies-accepted

Storage period: 1 year

Description: This cookie set by MAN Truck & Bus SE stores the user’s confirmation/permission for the storage of cookies.


Name of cookie: man-configurator-code-cookie

Storage period: 1 month

Description: This cookie set by MAN Truck & Bus SE stores the configuration code of Truck Configurator users.

Name of cookie: CountryLang

Storage period: Per session

Description: This cookie set by MAN Truck & Bus SE transfers the current language of the website to the Truck Configurator application.


Name of cookie: man-cookies-mandatory-accepted

Storage period: 1 Year

Description: This cookie set by MAN Truck & Bus SE stores the rejection for involving third party providers at the time of the rejection. This cookie will be used in future to check whether the user has rejected to all used third-party providers.

Name of cookie: man-third-party-accepted

Storage period: 1 year

Cookie description: This cookie set by MAN Truck & Bus SE stores the permission for involving third party providers at the time the permission is granted. This cookie will be used in future to check whether the user has agreed to all used third-party providers.

Date: October 2020. V3. FB