Cookies are small text files that are stored by a website on the device of a visitor.
There are three categories of cookies:
- Essential cookies ensuring the basic functionality of the website
- Functional cookies designed to ensure website performance; and
- Targeting cookies intended to enhance visitor experience.
1. Statistical Evaluation (Tracking)
The following targeting cookies are used for the statistical evaluation of the usage of our website.
1.1 Piwik / Matomo
This website uses Piwik, a web analytics program provided by Matomo.org, which collects non-personal data such as browser type and language settings, and sets cookies in order to allow a statistical recordation of visitors to this website and their usage preferences. The data is stored and processed exclusively on our server, and not forwarded to third parties. Since we have activated IP anonymization, IP addresses are anonymized so that visitors cannot be identified.
You can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of the website by prohibiting cookies in your browser settings; you can also completely prohibit tracking by clicking here turn off Piwik.
1.2 Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the Google Analytics, whose provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses targeting cookies.
You may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie in relation to your use of the website and the processing by Google of such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Alternatively, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking here turn off Google Analytics; in this case, an opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this website.
We have entered into a data processing agreement with Google.
We have activated the "IP anonymization" function on this website; therefore, your IP address will be truncated by Google before being used (see below). Generally, this will be effected within the EU and EEA member states, only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will then use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with other services related to the website and internet usage. The IP address provided to Google Analytics by your browser will not be merged with other Google data.
2. Tracking for Personalization Purposes
2.1 Integration of Google Maps
On the "Contact" page we use Google Maps to display maps and locations, and to facilitate route planning. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Via Google Maps, your IP address will be transmitted directly to Google, and a cookie will be stored as soon as you visit this website. You may at any time inform yourself about, and object to, data processing by Google at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.
3. Social Media Cookies
On the eventwide.com page, social media plug-ins are offered, allowing us to recommend to, and share with, our visitors articles in social networks such as Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. Data is only transferred to a social media provider when the visitor clicks on the relevant button. The operator of this website neither has influence on cookies set by Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, nor does it have access thereto. For further information on the handling of user data please refer to the website of the respective service provider.
4. Prevention of Cookies
4.1 Cookie Opt-Out
You can prevent the setting of cookies by social media providers by clicking here turn off social media. This will completely deactivate such social media button.
4.2 General Prevention of Cookies
You can generally prohibit the setting of cookies in the settings of your browser; in this case, certain features and pages may only work to a limited extent.
Cookies on your computer can be deleted at any time (see "Help" in your browser menu).
1 May 2018