What are cookies?
Cookies are files which contain a small amount of information. Cookies are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or device.
What type of cookies do we use?
Cookies can be in the form of session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date. We use the following cookies:
• Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
• Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
• Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
What kind of information do we collect by using cookies?
When you visit our website, we may automatically collect the following types of information from you: Your internet protocol (IP) address, time zone setting, operating system and platform, information about your visits including the URL you came from, your country, the search terms you used in our website, products you viewed or searched, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) and the methods used to browse away from the page.
How do you block cookies?
We may update this policy from time to time. Changes in technology, legislation and authorities’ guidance may require us to inform you of the activities we undertake where it affects your privacy rights. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.
Cookies specific our website provider (1 and 1) as part of the European Cookie Directive
The 1&1 uses no cookies, for which an active consent of your website visitors is necessary.
1&1 SiteAnalytics uses no cookies.
A cookie is a small data packet which stores a web server on the computer of the website visitor, e.g. the preferred language or other settings. This information is stored in a text file. If the website visitor visits the same website again, the browser sends a copy of the cookie back to the web server. Thus, the website visitor can be identified and the website will be adjusted accordingly.
However, it should be distinguished between the profiling cookie (consent required) and the technical cookie (no consent required):
This type of cookie is used to analyse the use of a website, collect statistical information concerning the use and customise the visit of the website. This also includes, for example, recommendation of specific offers based on usage. Here, a consent of the visitor is required.
Note: Within the 1 and 1 our host, these cookies are not used.
This type of cookie is used to guarantee the smooth operation of the website, e.g. to collect and provide goods in shopping baskets. Here, no consent of the visitor is required.