Categories of cookies
Duration of storage
Session cookies: Most cookies are only required for the duration of the period when you are accessing our website, or your session, and are either deleted or expire as soon as you leave our website, or your current session expires (so-called "session cookies"). Session cookies are used, for example, to retain certain information during your session, such as your authentication for our website.
Permanent cookies: These cookies are stored over a longer period, for example to recognise you again when you access our website at a later date and to retrieve stored settings. This enables you to access our website faster or more conveniently, for example, or means that you do have not have to select certain settings again, such as your chosen language. Permanent cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period of time if you visit the site or domain from which the cookie was set.
Flow cookies: These cookies are used by various internal Porsche servers to communicate with one other. They are set when a user begins interacting with the system and are deleted again when the interaction ends. Flow cookies receive a unique identification number during the interaction, which does not gather any information about the actual customer or user.
Primary source cookies: These are cookies that are directly placed by us.