Your permission is necessary for the use of certain cookies. We make sure of this by using a so called cookie banner.
3. The used categorised cookies and the corresponding goals
We use the next categories of cookies:
Functional cookies: with these we can make sure that the website works and operates better and is more end user friendly. For example: we store your login details or the products you stored in your shopping basket.
Analytic cookies: these make sure that every time you visit a website an anonymous cookie is generated. These cookies can determine if you’ve already visited the website before. Only at the first visit a cookie is generated. When you visit the website another time the already existing cookie is used. This cookie only serves statistic purposes. The following data is collected with due to that manner:
- The amount of unique visitors
- How many times end users visit the website
- Which pages end users look at
- The amount of time end users look at certain pages
- Which page end users looked at before they closed the website
Social media related cookies: these are used by social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn to register which articles and pages you share with their social media sharing buttons. They can also contain tracking cookies which trace your surfing behaviour on the web.
Site improvement cookies: with these we can test different kind of versions of a webpage to see which page is visited the most.
4. Your rights with reference to your data
You’re entitled to the inspection, rectification, restriction and removal of personal data. Furthermore, you’re entitled to object to the processing of your personal data and you’ve the right to data portability. You could practise these rights by sending us an email at email@example.com. To prevent abuse of these rights we can ask you to identify yourself in a proper way. The inspection of personal data is linked to a cookie. That’s why we ask you to send a copy of the particular cookie. You can retrieve this in the settings of your browser.
5. Block and delete cookies
You can easily block and delete the cookies at any time by using your internet browser. You can also set up your internet browser in a way you will always receive a notification when there is a cookie issued. In addition to this you can determine that certain cookies may not be issued. The help function of your browser contains the instructions of this option. When you delete the cookies it could have consequences for the pleasant use of this website.
Some tracking cookies are issued by third parties which place advertisements on our website. These cookies can all be deleted on www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Be aware that we can’t guarantee that our website functions like it should when you’re not willing to accept cookies. It could occur that some functions of the website do not work or that the website doesn’t open on your internet browser. Furthermore, the refusal of cookies doesn’t mean the advertisements are gone completely. The advertisements are just not corresponding to your interests and therefore they can be repeated more often.
The way you adjust your setting differ from browser to browser. Consult the help function of your browser when needed, or click on one of the icons below to directly open the manual of your browser:
• Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
• Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform=Desktop&hl=en
• Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer
• Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
6. New developments and unforeseeable cookies
The texts of our website can be adjusted at any moment due to continuous developments. The same applies to our cookie statement. Read this statement regularly to stay informed of possible adjustments.
It can also occur that through our websites cookies are issued by others from which we’re not always aware of. Do you see any unforeseeable cookies on our website during your visit which you can’t retrieve? Let us know by mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also directly contact the third party and ask which cookies they issued, why they did it, for how long the cookies will be present and in which way they guarantee your privacy.
7. Final comments
We have to adjust these statements from time to time, for example when we adjust our website or the rules concerning cookies change. You can consult this webpage for the latest version.