GDPR, Data protection and cookies


The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will take effect from 25 May 2018. You can read STIHL GB’s GDPR compliance statement by clicking the link below to find out what we are doing to ensure that we are compliant by 25 May 2018. If you have any questions about how STIHL are tackling GDPR, please email

Cookie information

Protecting your data is important to us. We would like to tell you which cookies we use and why we use them. Protecting your personal data is important to us. At the same time, we want our website to be attractive, with lots of functions, and we want to tailor it to your requirements. That's why we use cookies on our website. Cookies are small files which are stored on your computer. Using this information enables us to offer you certain functions on our website and to optimize our web pages and their performance to meet your needs.

We will gladly tell you more about this and about other aspects of data protection at ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG. Just e-mail your request with ‘Data protection' in the subject line to the following address:

Your STIHL Online Team

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STIHL .NET Cookies

Control Name .NET Variable
Is always set for ASP.NET ASP.NET_SessionId
IPLocator country
"siteCountryCode" (set dynamically)
Notepad productCatalogNotepad ?

Dealer Locator Cookies

Cookie Name (Google Maps) SSID
APISID (Google AdSense DoubleClick) _drt_
__sonar (ScorecardResearch) UIDR
UID (SpecificClick) ug

Other Cookies

Cookie Name
AddThis __atuvc (Google Analytics) __utma

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Cookies on the STIHL website

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