Cookies enable us to tailor the websites to your interests and preferences.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files that contain small amounts of information. They are downloaded to your device while you visit the website. On subsequent visits to the website, the cookies are sent back to the original website or to another website that the cookie identifies.

Cookies have various benefits. For instance, they ensure more efficient navigation between websites, help remember your preferences and generally improve the user experience.

What purposes are cookies used for on our websites?

The cookies used on this website can be classified in one of the following categories. Please find below a list of all cookies used by this website, sorted by category.

Please note: The cookie settings are saved as indicated below as soon as you leave this page.

1. Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are required so that you can navigate the websites and use their functions, such as accessing the secured areas of the website. Without these cookies, certain services such as the registration of products or registration for trainings are not possible.

These cookies cannot be deactivated.

Arrafity: System cookie that allows session stickiness on our web server.

ASP.Net_SessionID: This cookie is required for the My Olympus login area.

.ASPXAuth: This cookie is needed to allow log in process or registration for services like product registration area “My Olympus” or medical events.

JsessionID: This cookie is required for functions such as the collecting of data in a kind of shopping basket (i.e. collecting press reports and media).

OE.Consumer.MyOlympus: The cookie is required in order to handle the session after logging into My Olympus.

OlympusCookieHandling: This cookie stores the information for the cookie information page and is required for the pop-up to appear with the cookie notices on our websites. The information that contains the cookie is stored for 3 months or until deletion of the cookie.

2. Functionality cookies

These cookies are required to offer you certain services.

3. Performance cookies

These cookies collect data on how users use our websites, for instance what pages are often visited and whether they contain website error messages. The information is only used to improve the functions of the websites.

Adobe sets cookies, log file data and embedded codes on our behalf in order to collect information on the visits to the European Olympus websites and the Middle Eastern websites. This information enables us to analyze where visitors to our website go and what they do during their visits. Adobe can also use information about your visits to this and other websites to improve its own products and services and offer information about goods and services that are of interest to you.

The provider Adobe sets various cookies. The most frequently used cookies on our websites are the following:

  • Ywadp
  • fpc
  • itvisitorId
  • itsessionid
  • B
  • mboxsession
  • mboxpc
  • s_cc
  • s_fid
  • sc_vs
  • sc_ppn
  • sc_c13
  • sc_14
  • s_dl
  • sc_cmgvo
  • sc_v9
  • sc_v10
  • s_cpc
  • s_sq

For further information on the cookies of Adobe and your option to approve (opt-in) and reject (opt-out), please visit the website of Adobe Analytics.

4. Cookies from third-party providers

In some areas of our websites, we have embedded contents from third-party providers, such as contents from Flickr or YouTube. These providers also set cookies. This also applies to the services of social networks or bookmarking services that we partly embed in our websites. If you would like more information about cookies from third-party providers, please visit the websites of the relevant provider or obtain information from the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance EDAA.

We use the following services for advertising and marketing purposes:

  • Google Adwords advertising, with conversion and remarketing functions; information on privacy notice can be found here and here for interest-related advertising.
  • Facebook advertising and posts with conversion and remarketing; information about this can be found here.
  • Sociomantic online advertising technologies; information on privacy notice can be found here.
  • Tradedoubler online advertising technologies; information on privacy notice can be found here.
  • We use Optivo broadmail for our e-mail marketing. It is possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time found here.

Our HR recruitment software (umantis) uses cookies. Your description and the corresponding storage times can be found at the following link:

If you would like further information, please read our Privacy Notice.