2. What are cookies and similar techniques?
A cookie is a small text file stored on your device. Every time you visit the related website or your device requests content from the related servers the content of the cookie is attached to the request to the server.
a. Cookie Parties
There are cookies set by us and only readable for us (”1st Party Cookies”). In addition, we embed content from other websites, e.g. graphics or advertising scripts. Once your device requests this content cookies may be set by the other websites (”3rd Party Cookies”). These cookies are only readable for the 3rd Party.
b. Cookie Types
Some cookies are essential for the functionality of the website or app (”essential cookies”). An example for essential cookies are cookies allowing you to login on our platforms.
Non-essential cookies are:
- Cookies ensuring a better user experience (”comfort cookies”). For example we may send you news via desktop push notifications, if you have given your consent.
- Cookies allowing tracking for e.g. social media purposes (”tracking cookies”). For example we use a web analytics service to measure the performance of our website.
- Cookies for advertising purposes (”advertising cookies”). For example we display personalized ads on our websites, if you have given your consent. In this case advertising cookies will be set to provide you a better ad experience.
3. When do we place cookies?
Cookies which are not essential will be set only in case you have given consent. Whether cookies can be set on your device depends on your browser settings (see ”6. How can I prevent cookies being set or delete cookies?”).
4. Which 1st Party Cookies may be set?
|_cfduid||1 year||The cookie set by our hosting and security partner Cloudflare is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address to apply security settings on a per client basis.|
|PHPSESSID||Browser session||Used to enable website forms for essential functional purposes. As an example an error message may be displayed if a form has been filled in incorrectly.|
|_gat or _cd_gtm_*||1 minute||This cookie is used by our analytics and hosting partners Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to throttle the request rate.|
|_ga||2 year||This cookie is used by our analytics partner Google Analytics to aggregately count total number of user.|
|_gid||1 day||This cookie is used by our analytics partner Google Analytics to aggregately count total number of user.|
5. Which 3rd Party Cookies may be set?
Our list of 3rd Parties provides an overview which 3rd Parties we work together with and where you can find the privacy notices of each 3rd Party.
|Category||Name||Lifetime||Description||3rd Party Software|
|Essential cookies||ips4_IPSSessionFront, ips4_ipsTimezone||Browser session||Used to provide the forum as essential functional purpose to run the forum securily.||Governor of Poker Forum Invision|
|ips4_hasJS||1 day||Used to provide the forum as essential functional purpose to run the forum securily.||Governor of Poker Forum Invision|
|__cfduid||12 months||Used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis for security purposes.||Cloudflare on Tubia|
|__cfduid||12 months||Used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis for security purposes.||Cloudflare on Governor of Poker|
|JSESSIONID||Browsing session||Used to preserve user settings across page requests.||New Relic Browser|
|_csrf_token, _csrf_support_token||Browsing session||Used to identify trusted web traffic.||Cloudflare on Helpshift|
|Analytical cookies||_dc_gtm_UA-XXXXXXXX-X||1 minute||Used for analytical and website monitoring purposes.||Google Analytics on Helpshift|
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users for analytical and website monitoring purposes.||Google Analytics on Helpshift|
|_gid||1 day||Used to distinguish users for analytical and website monitoring purposes.||Google Analytics on Helpshift|
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users for analytical and website monitoring purposes.||Google Analytics, Google Tags Manager|
|_gat||1 day||Used to distinguish users for analytical and website monitoring purposes.||Google Analytics, Google Tags Manager|
|_gid||1 day||Used to distinguish users for analytical and website monitoring purposes.||Google Analytics, Google Tags Manager|
|Advertising cookies||_cc_aud, _cc_cc, _cc_id||9 months||Used for advertising and advertising performance tracking purposes.||Lotame|
|_cc_dc||14 days||Used for advertising and advertising performance tracking purposes.||Lotame|
6. How can I prevent cookies being set or delete cookies?
You can prevent cookies being set or delete existing cookies through your browser settings. If you decide to disable all cookies the functionality of the website may be impaired. Furthermore, you can withdraw the consent you gave for cookies being set at any time under the link ”privacy settings” or you can exercise your right to withdraw your consent by contacting us as described in our Privacy Notice.
Information on how you can prevent or delete cookies can be found on the support website of your web browser. You can delete all cookies regardless of their ”lifetime”. For the most popular browsers you can find the information on these websites:
- Internet Explorer & Edge
- Mozilla Firefox
- Google Chrome
- Android browser (mobile)
- Safari (mobile)
The last amendment has been made on:
|1.0||Thursday, 7 November 2019|
8. Whom can I ask in case of questions?
Any questions or complaints regarding privacy and cookie issues may be sent to [email protected].