COOKIE POLICY

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

What types of cookies does Oliver Thiede use?

There are generally four categories of cookies: “Strictly Necessary,” “Performance,” “Functionality,” and “Targeting.” Oliver Thiede uses only Performance Cookies on the Website. You can find out more about each cookie category below.
1. Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
2. Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the Website, for example, information related to the unique username you have provided, so that less strain is placed on our backend infrastructure. These cookies may also be used to allow us to know that you have logged in so that we can serve you fresher content than a user who has never logged in. We also use cookies to track aggregate Website usage and experiment with new features and changes on the Website. The information collected is used to improve how the Website works.
3. Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in, whether you chose to no longer see advertisements, whether you made an edit to an article on the Website while logged out, when you logged in or out, the state or history of Website tools you’ve used. These cookies also allow us to tailor the Website to provide enhanced features and content for you and to remember how you’ve customized the Website in other ways, such as customizing the toolbars we offer in the right column of every page. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
4. Targeting Cookies. These cookies deliver advertising that is relevant to your interests. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service, and may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.

First and third party cookies

First party cookies are cookies that belong to Oliver Thiede, third party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Website. Someone providing a service for Oliver Thiede may place third party cookies on your device, for example to help us understand how our service is being used.

How to control and delete cookies

If you want to delete cookies follow the instructions at http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser%27s-Cookies. If you wish to disable your browser from receiving cookies follow the instructions at http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies. Note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Website and other parts of our Website may not work properly. You can find out more information cookie settings at third party information sites, such as www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

How We Collect and Use Information

We collect the following types of information about you:

Analytics information:

We collect analytics data by use of third party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Website. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the Website. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.

Cookies information:

Full details can be found on our Cookie Policy page. When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and may convey information to us about how you use the Website (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the Website), and allow us to track your usage of the Website over time. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Your browser may use persistent cookies on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled. Full details can be found on our Cookie Policy page.

Use of certain service type information we collect about you:

We use or may use cookies to: (a) to provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Website; (b) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns; (c) diagnose or fix technology problems.

Sharing of Your Information

We will not rent or sell your information into third parties outside Oliver Thiede without your consent.

Instances where we are required to share your information:

Oliver Thiede will disclose your information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our Terms of Use or to protect the security, quality or integrity of our Website; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Oliver Thiede, our Users, or others.

To enhance your user experience or help us improve and measure our effectiveness, Oliver Thiede may embed code from third parties on the Website. Examples of such parties may include Facebook, Google, YouTube, Vimeo, and others. These third parties may collect information about you including IP address, cookies in ways Oliver Thiede does not control. The Oliver Thiede Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of third parties. Please consult the respective privacy policies of such third parties or contact such third parties for more information.

How We Store and Protect Your Information

Storage and Processing:

Your information collected through the Website will be stored and processed in Germany.

Keeping your information safe:

Oliver Thiede cares about the security of your information, and uses reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the Website. Oliver Thiede is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

Compromise of information:

In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Oliver Thiede will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Your Choices about Your Information

Opting out of collection of your information for Tracking / Advertising:

Please refer to your mobile device or browser’s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools. Depending on your type of device, it may not be possible to delete or disable tracking mechanisms on your mobile device. Note that disabling cookies and/or other tracking tools prevents Oliver Thiede from tracking your browser’s activities in relation to the Website. If you have any questions about opting out of the collection of cookies and other tracking/recording tools, you can contact us directly at oliver@oliverthiede.com.

Links to Other Websites and Services

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from the Website, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from the Website to another website, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third party website or service, including those that have a link on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources other than through the Website.