What is a cookie?
A cookie is a very small text file placed in the memory cache by a web server. It is actually a kind of identification that helps to distinguish one user from another. A cookie is unique and can only be read by the server that provided you with the cookie.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies have different functions, which can be divided into three categories: functional cookies, analytical cookies and tracking cookies. Functional cookies are cookies that are required for the website to function. For example, cookies that remember which language setting you have chosen and cookies that remember which products are in your shopping basket. Among other things, analytical cookies are used to measure the quality and effectiveness of the website, for example by recording visitor statistics. We use Google Analytics. Tracking cookies are cookies that register your surfing behaviour on a website, so that a profile of you can be compiled on the basis of which relevant information - such as advertisements - can be displayed.
In most cases, you can enable your browser to accept all cookies or to warn you when a cookie is offered. You can then decide for yourself whether or not to accept cookies. For the specific settings we would like to refer you to your browser manual.
Some cookies are required to work with this website. These are the functional cookies. These cookies are used, for example, to give you access to paid content or to remember what you have purchased. We therefore advise you to leave the cookies enabled.
- recognise users and user permissions;
- remember user preferences and settings;
- record web browsing activities and purchases;
- to additionally secure user sessions and to manage sessions within the website;
- display personalised content and advertisements and warn you about new information, articles and services;
- show relevant ads on partner sites;
- enable links to social media such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and related advertising services;
- carry out general and functional analyses relating to the use of the website;
- collect, analyse and manage statistical data on visitor(s);
- monitor the technical state of the website and to optimise the website.
When collecting, storing and using your data, iTheorie will always comply with its privacy statement. The iTheorie privacy statement can be found here.
The iTheorie website also contains functions that fall outside the domain of iTheorie and are under the domain of third parties. Some examples are: YouTube videos and Facebook. Cookies from these third-party domains can also be saved, which are not managed by iTheorie.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also share this information with third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.
Which cookies does iTheorie use?
- Type: analytical/tracking
- Purpose: On some of our websites and pages we use Google Analytics to collect statistical data. This cookie allows us to better understand what is happening on our website and whether you have been to our website before.
- Expiration date: 2 years
PHP session ID
- Type: functional
- Purpose: Session cookie for registering session
- Expiration date: after the session
Where can I find information about updates to this policy?