What are cookies?
Cookies are small (temporary) text files that we transfer to your device that enable the collection of data from your device (“Cookies”). When you visit our website (hereinafter “website”), these files are downloaded to the browser directory or hard drive of your computer, tablet or smartphone (hereinafter “Device”). Each time you visit our website, the cookie and the website communicate with each other and thus recognise your Device. This is useful for both you and us. For example, a cookie can be used to save your text entries in form fields on the website so that you do not have to enter the same information again the next time you visit the website. This improves the user-friendliness of our website. We manage the cookies using a small program called a tool or tag.
Essential cookies: these cookies are essential for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually set in response to your actions when you request a service, such as changing your privacy settings, when you sign in or when you fill out a form. You can set your browser to notify you of these cookies or to block them. However, blocking them will cause parts of the website to stop working. These cookies do not store personally identifiable information.
Functional cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide improved functionality and personalisation. They are set either by us or by third parties whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, these services may not function properly.
Analytics or performance cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and track traffic flows so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the site. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website and will not be able to monitor its performance.
Advertising cookies: These cookies may be set by our advertising partners on our website. They may be used by these companies to profile your interests and show you relevant advertising on other websites. They do not directly store personal information but are based on the unique identification of your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will receive less targeted advertising.
Social Network Interaction and Widgets: Social network widgets, buttons and plug-ins on the website passively transmit data relating to social network members on the relevant social network. These technologies may allow a social network to personally identify its members and know the web sites its members have visited. This is always the case when social network buttons are embedded. If you are a member of a social network or use web services in these categories, you should check the privacy policies of these services to find out what data they collect and whether the respective service offers options on how the data is collected and used. If you disable advertising cookies, the passive tracking associated with these buttons will be blocked on our website.
How can I make choices about cookies and my privacy?
Opt-In Model: In the European Economic Area: Where permitted by law, we set cookies after receiving your consent via the cookie banner you see when you first use our website which is permanently available on the website or via your browser settings. Please note that certain functionality embedded on the website requires third parties to set cookies in order to function. These cookies are only set when you interact with the functionality.
In your browser: You can manage your cookie settings using the setting options listed below or by configuring your browser settings. Most browsers are pre-set to accept cookies by default. However, you can configure your respective browser so that it only accepts certain cookies or not at all. You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies already stored in your browser or to have the storage period displayed. Furthermore, it is possible to set your browser to notify you before cookies are stored. Since the various browsers can differ in their respective functions, we ask you to use the respective help menu of your browser for the configuration options. Below you will find general instructions on how to manage cookies for the most popular browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera Web. If you would like a comprehensive overview of all third-party accesses to your Internet browser, we recommend that you install specially developed plug-ins for this purpose.
Lifetime of Cookies
Cookies have a lifetime. Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Others (for example, those with login details) can remain on your computer for years if you do not delete them. You can delete cookies at any time. Click on one of the links below to go to your browser’s user manual. After deleting cookies, you may need to log in again to some websites or specify your preferences.
What cookies does Misters X use?
First party and third-party cookies commonly used on the Sites are listed in the table below. We strive to keep this list current and will update it accordingly. In any case, you can always manage all cookies and other tracking technologies used on the website.
|test_cookie||Advertisement||The test_cookie is set by doubleclick.net and is used to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.||15 minutes|
|_fbp||Advertisement||This cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital website powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.||3 months|
|fr||Advertisement||Facebook sets this cookie to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.||3 months|
|_gcl_au||Analytics||Provided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.||3 months|
|_ga||Analytics||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.||2 years|
|_gid||Analytics||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.||1 day|
|_gat_gtag_UA_142224040_2||Analytics||Set by Google to distinguish users.||1 minute|
|_gat_gtag_UA_142224040_1||Analytics||Set by Google to distinguish users.||1 minute|
|_hjFirstSeen||Analytics||Hotjar sets this cookie to identify a new user’s first session. It stores a true/false value, indicating whether it was the first time Hotjar saw this user.||30 minutes|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||Analytics||Hotjar sets this cookie to know whether a user is included in the data sampling defined by the site’s pageview limit.||2 minutes|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||Analytics||Hotjar sets this cookie to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.||30 minutes|