Updated: 10th March 2020

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Legal entity: Acentic GmbH

Address:    Acentic Gmbh, Butzweilerhofallee 4 50829 Köln Deutschland

Tel: +49 (0)221 76802-00

E-mail: enquiries@acentic.com

Register number: HR 51944
VAT ID No acc. to §27a German VAT Act: DE813878470
ISO 9001 Reg. No: S898001

CEO with power of representation: Richard Robinson

Court of register: Köln Local Court

Internet Editor / Author responsible for content acc. to 10 paragraph 3 MDStV and acc. to 6 MDStV [State Treaty on Media Services]: Acentic Gmbh

Liability note: Although we take all reasonable measures to check the contents, we cannot accept liability for the contents of external links. The responsibility for the contents of the linked sites lies exclusively with the respective providers.

Acentic is now part of Hoist Group. Please visit www.hoistgroup.com to read our Privacy Policy.


We use cookies at acentic.com as they are necessary to access the site’s full functionality and/or to improve the user experience and better navigate the site.

Acentic’s digital services collect and store information using technology from various measuring tools. We also use third party cookies, mainly for measuring traffic and/or determine which page you last visited.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a free online tool for performing website analytics. Acentic uses Google Analytics to track site visits, number of pages visited, geographic location and more.

First party cookies

Name Permanent Expiry Cookie purpose
cb-enabled Yes 4 months This cookie is associated with a free script which shows a cookie alert notice on the website. It is used to record when the user has dismissed the notice to prevent it from re-appearing on return visits.
wp-settings Yes 2 years This WordPress cookie is used to customise the view of admin the interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
_hstc Yes 2 years Hubspots main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
hubspotutk Yes 10 years This cookie is used for keeping track of a visitor’s identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submissions and used when de-duplicating contacts.
geoip-chosen-site Yes 7 days This cookie converts a user IP address into a geographic location record. It is used to serve content to a user based on their location.

Third party cookies

__utma Yes 20 years This Google Analytics cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like days and visits to purchase.
__utmc and __utmb No 30 min These are two of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. __utmb/__utmc are working together to calculate how long a visit takes. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. __utmb expires at the end of the session.
_utmz Yes 6 months Google Analytics __utmz keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link they clicked on, what keyword they used, and where they were in the world when they accessed the website.
_ga Yes 2 years This Google Analytics cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.
_gid No 24 hours This Google Analytics cookie stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
_gat No 1 minute This Google Analytics cookie is used to throttle request rate.

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