When EKF Diagnostics provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small pieces of data known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them from

EKF Diagnostics store information about you, using cookies (data sent by us to your computer or other access device), which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this so we can use statistics on site usage using Google Analytics. This is used on all EKF Diagnostics sites. We also use various session cookies on the sites. These are used to track valid users on the sites.

If you wish to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for the browser you are using.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

Our use of Cookies

The list below shows all of the cookies that are set by our websites and the third-party services we use. If you have any queries about these cookies or would like more information about them, please get in touch

Google Analytics / Login areas

Name Example Content Expires
_utma Randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb Randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc Randomly generated number When the browser is closed
_utmz Randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months
ASP.NET_SessionId Randomly generated key used to identify your browser session, allowing us to persist your login and store some user settings. When the browser is closed


Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics in order to generally analyze user behavior when visiting the website and to be able to improve the user-friendliness of the website. The provider is Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

You can prevent the collection of your personal data (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, please see Google's privacy policy:


New Relic

On this website we use a plugin of the web analysis service of New Relic. It allows us to collect statistical evaluations about the speed of the website, to determine whether the website can be called and how fast the respective page is displayed when called. This service is operated by New Relic Inc. (188 Spear Street, Suite 1200 San Francisco, CA 94105, USA; "New Relic").

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by New Relic, as well as the related rights and settings options for protecting the privacy of users, can be found in the privacy policy of New Relic:

You can object to the collection and storage of data for the purpose of web analysis at any time with future effect by deactivating cookies in your browser settings. To do this, consult the corresponding help file or help function of your browser.


Google Photos

We use the image service Google Photos for the integration of image galleries. By using this service, the user's IP address is not transmitted to Google, as we use a proxy that instead transmits the server's IP address to the provider Google Inc. (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland).  Further information on the handling of user data can be found in Google's privacy policy:

The data is deleted as soon as the purpose of its collection has been fulfilled. Further information on the handling of transferred data can be found in the privacy policy of

You can prevent the collection and processing of your data by by deactivating the execution of script code in your browser or by installing a script blocker in your browser (this can be found, for example, at or


Google Tag Manager

This website uses the Google Tag Manager. Through this service, website tags can be managed through an interface. The Google Tool Manager only implements tags. This means that no cookies are used and no personal data is collected. The Google Tool Manager triggers other tags, which in turn may collect data. However, the Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If a deactivation has been made at domain or cookie level, it remains in place for all tracking tags, insofar as these are implemented with the Google Tag Manager.


DoubleClick von Google

Doubleclick by Google is a service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Doubleclick by Google uses cookies to present you with advertisements that are relevant to you.

In the process, a pseudonymous identification number (ID) is assigned to your browser in order to check which ads were displayed in your browser and which ads were called up. In principle, the cookies do not contain any personal information. The use of DoubleClick cookies only enables Google and its partner websites to serve ads based on previous visits to our website or other websites on the Internet. The information generated by the cookies is transferred by Google to a server in the USA for evaluation and stored there. A transfer of data by Google to third parties only takes place due to legal regulations or within the framework of order data processing. Under no circumstances will Google combine your data with other data collected by Google.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 (1) (1) f DSGVO.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. Further information on data protection at DoubleClick can be found here:



We have a profile on Facebook. The provider is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.

You can independently adjust your advertising settings in your user account. To do so, click on the following link and log in:

For details, please refer to Facebook's privacy policy:



We use the short message service Twitter. The provider is Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

You can independently adjust your Twitter privacy settings in your user account. To do so, click on the following link and log in:

For details, please refer to Twitter's privacy policy:



We have a profile on LinkedIn. The provider is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland.

If you would like to deactivate LinkedIn advertising cookies, please use the following link:

For details on their handling of your personal data, please refer to LinkedIn's privacy policy:



We maintain a channel on the video platform Youtube. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

You can independently adjust your advertising settings in your user account. To do so, click on the following link and log in:

For details, please refer to Google's privacy policy:


Wufoo von Surveymonkey 

For contacting us via our contact form, we use the online service Wufoo of SurveyMonkey Inc, 101 Lytton Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA ("SurveyMonkey"). All data that you enter in the contact form is stored in encrypted form on SurveyMonkey's servers in the USA on our behalf. In addition, among other things, your IP address is transmitted to SurveyMonkey. The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f). We use the tool to organize incoming inquiries more easily and to provide a better user experience for our site.

More detailed information on data protection at SurveyMonkey is available at the following link:

Data will be deleted as soon as the data is no longer needed to process the request.


Consent-Management mit OneTrust

Our website uses OneTrust's cookie consent technology to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies in your browser and to document this in a privacy-compliant manner. The provider of this technology is OneTrust, represented by two main offices in the USA and England: Atlanta, GA, USA (Co-Headquarters), 1200 Abernathy Rd NE, Building 600, Atlanta, GA 30328 United States, +1 (844) 847-7154 as well as London, England (Co-Headquarters), Dixon House, 1 Lloyd's Avenue, London, EC3N 3DQ, +44 (800) 011-9778. When you enter our website, a OneTrust cookie is stored in your browser, which stores the consents you have given or revoked.

The collected data will be stored until you request us to delete it or delete the OneTrust cookie yourself, or until the purpose for storing the data no longer applies. Mandatory legal retention periods remain unaffected. Details on the data processing of OneTrust cookies can be found in the OneTrust privacy policy at

OneTrust cookie consent technology is used to obtain the legally required consent for the use of cookies. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. c DS-GVO.


We have concluded an order processing contract with One Trust. This is a contract required by data protection law, which ensures that One Trust only processes the personal data of our website visitors according to our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.