Information about the use of cookies and the analysis of usage data.

We use cookies to identify your user interest and particularly popular sections of our websites and improve the design of these websites and make it even more user-friendly based on this information.

1. Functions and use of cookies

a. Cookies are small files stored on your desktop, notebook or mobile device by a website you visit. They allow us to tell whether, e.g. there has already been a connection between your device and our websites in the past or which language and other settings you prefer. Cookies can also contain personal data.

b. By using our websites, you consent to the use of cookies.

You can also visit our websites without consenting to the use of cookies. This means you can reject the use of cookies and also delete them at any time by choosing the appropriate settings on your device. To do so, proceed as follows:

i. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can change this default setting by activating the setting "Do not accept cookies" in your browser.

ii. You can delete existing cookies at any time. Please refer to the instructions of your browser or device manufacturer for detailed information on how to do so.

iii. Like the use of cookies, their rejection or deletion is likewise linked to the particular device and in addition to the particular browser you use. This means you must reject or delete the cookies separately for each of your devices as well as for each browser when you use more than one.

c. If you decide against the use of cookies, you may not be able to use all functions of our websites or have only limited use of individual functions.

d. We distinguish between the following categories of cookies:

i. Mandatory cookies (type 1)
These cookies are imperative for the functions of the websites. Without these cookies, we would not be able to offer you services such as, e.g. the vehicle configurator.

ii. Functionality cookies (type 2)
These cookies simplify the use and improve the functions of the websites. We store, e.g. your language settings in functionality cookies.

iii. Performance cookies (type 3)
These cookies collect information about how you use our websites. This allows us to tell which parts of our Internet offering are particularly popular and thereby to improve our offering for you. Please also read the section "Analysis of usage data" about this subject.

iv. Third-party cookies (type 4)
These cookies are set by third parties, e.g. social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+, whose contents you can integrate with the "social plug-ins" available on our websites. For more information about the use and function of the social plug-ins, please see Section 4 of our data protection notices.

Data protection notices

We use the following cookies on our website:


Cookie name Description Cookie type


These cookies are used for a load balancer. They identify the server the visitor was redirected to the last time the page was accessed. They also enable all enquiries by a user in the same session to be routed to the same server.

Type 1

_pk_id.##.#### These cookies store information about how visitors use our website and thereby help us to advance our website continuously in line with your interests.  Type 3
_pk_ref.##.#### These cookies store information about how visitors use our website and thereby help us to advance our website continuously in line with your interests.  Type 3
_pk_ses.##.#### These cookies store information about how visitors use our website and thereby help us to advance our website continuously in line with your interests.  Type 3
piwik_ignore If a visitor decides against the statistical evaluation of his visitor access by Piwik, this cookie will be set. Type 3
visited_today This cookie is set the first time the website is accessed and deleted again at 11:59 pm that same day. It indicates that you already visited the page on this day and suppresses some functions intended to be activated only at the first-time access.  Type 2
c_disclaimer This cookie indicates that you consent to the use of cookies on our websites. It is set when you close the Use of Cookies information pop-up.  Type 2
renderid This cookie contains information about which server the visitor is on.  Type 2

2. Evaluation of usage data, use of analysis tools 

a. We endeavour to tailor the content of our websites as closely as possible to your interests and thus improve our services for you. We use cookies to be able to identify visitor preferences and particularly popular areas of our Internet offering. This allows us to adapt the content of our web pages more specifically to your needs and consequently improve what we offer you.

Daimler Trucks and Buses Southern Africa uses Piwik/Matomo for the statistical analysis of the data.

If you do not want Daimler Trucks and Buses Southern Africa to collect and analyse information about your visit, you can object to it at any time with effect for the future (opt out).

For the technical implementation of your objection, an opt-out cookie is set in your browser. This cookie only serves to associate your objection. Please note that for technical reasons an opt-out cookie can only be used for the browser from which it was set. If you delete the cookies or use a different browser or a different device, you must opt out again.

Click here to set the opt-out cookie.