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Consent to cookies
A message will appear at the bottom of our website asking you if you agree to the use of additional cookies beyond what is necessary. These other cookies are mainly about the use of advertisements. You can of course refuse this use by clicking on “Reject”. You can also change your consent / rejection at any time by calling up the bar at the bottom again by clicking on the “Manage consent” tab.
There are cookies that are essential for the website to function. There are two main types on our websites:
Account Cookies — If you have an account with us or have commented on a post, cookies will be used to identify you and your settings. These cookies can be recognized by the fact that they begin with “wordpress_” and “wp-settings-“.
Cookie Message — After you have either agreed or declined the use of additional cookies, a cookie is stored with your decision so that the bar is not displayed again on your next visit and you also do not see advertisements that set cookies themselves. This cookie is labeled viewed_cookie_policy.
Third Party Cookies
We rely on third-party companies to serve ads when you visit our website and have given your consent. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements can be turned into products and services that interest you, with the help of a cookie , If you want to know more about these methods or want to know your choices about not having this information can not be used by these companies, please consult the “Help” function of your browser program.
You may refuse the use of Third Party Cookies by selecting “Reject” on the Cookie Banner.
Third Party Cookies used on this websites are:
- Google Adsense: If Google Adsense, a web advertising service provided by Google Inc., USA (“Google”), places advertising (text ads, banners, etc.) on this website, your browser may store a cookie sent by Google Inc. or a third party. The information stored in the cookie can be recorded, collected and evaluated by Google Inc. or third parties. In addition, Google Adsense also uses so-called “WebBacons” (small invisible graphics) to collect information, which can be used to record, collect and evaluate simple actions such as visitor traffic on the website. The information generated by the cookie and/or web beacon about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses the information obtained in this way to evaluate your usage behavior with regard to the AdSense ads. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with other data stored by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard drive and the display of web beacons. To do this, you must select “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings.
For example, Google Inc cookies are named as follows:
- DSID, IDE
- 1P_JAR, AID, APISID, CONSENT, HSID, NID, SAPISID, SID, SIDCC, SSID, TAID, OTZ, _gads, uis, opit-userid
- AMAZON Partner Programme: This site is a participant in the affiliate program from Amazon, which was designed to provide a means for sites to be earned by means of which through the placement of advertisements and links to Amazon.de referral fees. For more details, see Privacy Notice of Amazon.
For example, Amazon’s cookies are labeled as follows:
- s_vnum, x-wl-uid, lc-main, aws-session-id, aws-session-id-time, aws-target-static-id, s_dslv, aws-ubid-main, aws-session-token, aws -x-main, aws-at-main, aws-userInfo, regStatus, __utmv, __utma, at-main, x-main, s_fid, session-id-time, session-id, ubid-main, session-token
Deactivating Cookies for Online Ads in Your Browser
You can also deactivate Cookies for Online Ads in your browser. You can find many online ad Cookies companies on the American side http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU side http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices / . There you can deactivate specific cookies used for Online Ads.