3. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website. Information is stored in this text file. This information can be read on the website during a later visit. Some of these cookies are necessary because otherwise the site cannot function properly. Other cookies are used to increase the user experience of the site for the visitor. For example, for remembering your username and language preference securely. This means that you no longer have to enter this information at every visit. Some cookies are used to show you targeted advertisements on the websites of IndependentMinds.
Web beacons are small graphic images on a web page that are hidden from the user, and with which the visit and use of a web page can be measured.
4. What types of cookies does IndependentMinds use and for what?
The cookies used by IndependentMinds can be divided into different categories, as explained below.
This category of cookies is needed to ensure that the website works properly. These cookies ensure, for example, that information is taken from one page to the next. That way you don’t have to enter the same information every time. These cookies also ensure that certain preference settings that you have specified for the use of a IndependentMinds website (such as language settings or size of the text) are remembered for future use of the websites. Your prior consent is not required to use these cookies.
These cookies are necessary to ensure that our websites connect as closely as possible to the wishes of our users by anonymizing how users use our websites. Given the limited impact of these cookies on your privacy, no permission is required for the use of these cookies. These analytical cookies also include cookies that are placed and read by third parties for IndependentMinds, such as Webtrekk and Google Analytics.
Social Media cookies
To be able to easily share the content of our websites with others by means of buttons, we use social media cookies from the social media parties, so that various social media parties can recognize you. For the cookies that the social media parties place when clicking the buttons and the data that can be collected with these, we refer to the explanation of these different parties. Your permission is required to use these cookies.
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