Online privacy policy:
Guidelines for the use of cookies


The protection of personal data is very important to us. Our highest priority is dealing with it in a trustworthy and transparent way. So
that you understand what that means for you, below you will find a detailed explanation about what cookies are and what the cookie policy is at 1&1 Internet Inc. (hereafter 1&1). Additionally, we explain how you can restrict or prevent the use of cookies.



General Information
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that the browser stores on your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) when you visit a website. Once you visit the 1&1 website or use another service provided by 1&1, information is collected and stored through cookies. The advantage of cookies for you is that it can improve your browsing experience, because your habits and needs can be identified. Cookies help to provide, keep up to date, and constantly improve services.

There are several types of cookies that you can read about in more detail below.
Types of cookies used on the 1&1 website:
Cookies are classified according to origin, purpose, or expiration date. The cookies used by 1&1 serve different purposes; their validity periods vary.

1. Origin
- First-party cookies: deposited and managed directly by 1&1.
- Third-party cookies: deposited and managed by partners to perform statistical analysis about how users navigate the 1&1 website. Of course, this analysis is performed completely anonymously.

2. Purpose

- Technical cookies: ensure, among other things, smooth navigation on the website. In addition, they allow the use of certain tools with restricted access.
- Cookies for analysis and advertising purposes: allow statistics about website visitors to be collected, such as the number of visitors to different areas of the website, frequency of visits, or user behavior and habits. The navigation, services, offers, as well as interest-related use of advertising space can be improved. If you click on one of these advertising spaces, cookies can be placed. This is how we have the ability to create anonymous user profiles in order to provide interest-based advertising.

3. Validity

- Session cookies: these cookies collect and store data for the duration of the user's visit to the 1&1 website.
- Persistent cookies: these cookies collect and store data in the browser within a variable period of time, depending on the purpose.Special browser settings allow you to accept, block, or disable all or some cookies on your device. A corresponding manual of the most popular browsers can be found here:

- Firefox
- Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Safari

Even if your browser settings have been changed to block certain cookies, you can still access information from the entire 1&1 website. However, the operation or use of certain services offered by 1&1 may be limited.

If you have consented to the use of cookies, you can withdraw this consent at any time. Existing cookies will be deleted.

1&1 reserves the right to change this cookie policy if changes are made to the configuration and/or use of cookies. An updated version will be published on this website.
Enable and disable cookies
Cookie settings
In order to provide you with an optimal user experience, different cookies are used, as explained above.

If you disable and delete all cookies stored on your device that are related to the 1&1 website, the information regarding which cookies you agreed to and which you did not agree to will be lost. Using another browser can also cause the cookie settings to differ; cookies depend on both the browser and the device (computer, tablet, or smartphone) used. The cookies used by 1&1 are explained below, and you will also have the opportunity to disable them.
Essential and functional cookies from 1&1 (first-party cookies):
These cookies are set up by 1&1 and are essential for the website to run smoothly.
Third-party cookies:
Through third-party cookies, we can analyze user behavior on our website. This allows us to evaluate the site's performance so we can continuously improve your user experience by understanding how users behave in different ares of our site.

These cookies are placed by our technical partners and all evaluations are anonymous.

If you do not want cookies to be stored in your browser by our website, please click on the links below for instructions on how to disable them.

- Double Click
- Google Adwords
- Bing
- Adobe Analytics
- wywy
- Google Analytics
- Mouseflow
Cookies for interest-based advertising:
Cookies that serve interest-based advertising are placed in the advertising space on our website by our partners. This concerns in particular the free services we offer.

The collected data shows us the total number of ads in our advertising space and determines your location. This information allows us to monitor the number of times an ad is displayed, how often it is clicked, and what further steps are taken by the user. This can be used to create statistics that are important for working with our advertising partners.

In addition, advertising cookies also allow you as a customer to see personalized advertising, showing you what you might really be interested in. Or they just make sure that the same ads are not always shown if you are not interested in them.

Below you have the option to use the links to disable interest-based advertising.

- UIM
Cookies from social networks:
These cookies allow you to share content on our website with others. This occurs most commonly through clicking on buttons on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and others. Social networks can also identify the user even if they haven't clicked on a button.

You can read about the privacy policy and the use of cookies from the respective social networks here:

-Facebook
The cookie policy explained above applies to anyone who visits the 1&1 website, accesses services provided by 1&1, fills out a data collection form, or uses other services on the 1&1 website that are used to transfer or access data. By browsing the 1&1 website, you accept the cookie policy without conditions.
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