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Cookie statement (US)

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This page was last changed on May 13, 2019, last checked on May 13, 2019 and applies to citizens of the United States.

1 Introduction

Our website, https://frenck.dev (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2 What are cookies

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3 What are scripts?

A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4 What is a webbeacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5 Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. You do have the right to opt-out and to object against the further use of non-functional cookies.

Revoke cookie consentCurrent status: AcceptedCurrent status: Denied

You can also disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

6 Third parties

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.

7 Cookies

7.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

7.2 Advertising cookies

We do not use any advertising cookies on this website.

7.3 Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for Twitter, Instagram and Other to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Twitter, Instagram and Other. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Twitter, Instagram and Other themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Twitter, Instagram and Other are located in the United States.

8 Placed cookies

Google Analytics
Purpose: Performance
Retention period: From session up to  two years
Description: We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that allows us to analyze the use of our website and to compile reports on website activity and internet usage.
Used namesSharing
_ga, _gid, _gat, _gaexp, _utm, __utmc, UTMD_, __utmv, __utmz, _gat_gtag_UA_ID, gadwp_wg_default_view, gadwp_wg_default_swmetric, gadwp_wg_default_metric, gadwp_wg_default_dimension, gadwp_ir_default_dimension, gadwp_ir_default_swmetric, gadwp_ir_default_metricPrivacy statement
Redux
Purpose: Cookie to improve the user movement in the site.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: Cookie to improve the user movement in the site.
Used namesSharing
redux_current_tab, redux_current_tab_getPrivacy statement
Automaticc JetPack
Purpose: Automaticc (WordPress.com) Integration
Retention period: session
Description: Cookies are used by Jetpack in a variety of ways. The cookies set will depend on the specific features that are enabled on a site. The cookies are only set when a user interacts with one of these features, or to allow admin functions to be performed from within the site’s admin dashboard.
Used namesSharing
tk_tc, tk_qs, tk_ai, jetpackStatePrivacy statement
WordPress
Purpose: WordPress log in cookie
Retention period: 30 days
Description: Cookie to keep you logged in
Used namesSharing
_wordpress_Privacy statement
CloudFlare
Purpose: Security and webspeed by delivering content from a distributed servers.
Retention period: 1 year
Description: The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.
Used namesSharing
__cfduid, _sm_au_cPrivacy statement
WordFence
Purpose: Security purpose
Retention period: session
Description: Tracks a user duration so that the page views can be grouped together.
Used namesSharing
wfvt_xxxxxx, wordfence_verifiedHuman, wfwaf-authcookie, wfwaf-authcookie-partial_, wf-scan-issue-expanded-1Privacy statement
Algolia
Purpose: This cookie is used to be able to use the Algolia search function on our website.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie is used to be able to use the Algolia search function on our website.
Used namesSharing
algoliasearch-client-jsPrivacy statement
WP_API Schema
Purpose: This cookie makes it possible to provide Schema JSON-LD / SEO markup for articles, events, local business, products, recipes, reviews and many more.
Retention period: 365 days
Description: This cookie makes it possible to provide Schema JSON-LD / SEO markup for articles, events, local business, products, recipes, reviews and many more.
Used namesSharing
wp-api-schema-model, wp-api-schema-model_xxxxxxPrivacy statement
Twitter
Purpose: Target users with personalised ads
Retention period: 1 year
Description: Twitter tracks users to target them with personalised ads
Used namesSharing
metrics_tokenPrivacy statement
Instagram
Purpose: Personalised advertisements
Retention period: 1 year
Description: Instagram uses cookies to target users with personalised advertisements
Used namesSharing
fbm_, actppresence, sb, csm, c_user, frstxs, datr, _fbpPrivacy statement

9 Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • you may submit a request for access to the data we process about you;
  • you may object to the processing;
  • you may request an overview, in a commonly used format, of the data we process about you;
  • you may request correction or deletion of the data if it is incorrect or not or no longer relevant, or to ask to restrict the processing of the data.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you.

10 Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

11 Selling data to third parties

We do not sell data to third parties

12 Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our cookie policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

Franck Nijhof

Netherlands
Website: https://frenck.dev
Email: privacy@frenck.dev

Internet of Things explorer and Open Source contributor.

Franck Nijhof

Home Assistant enthusiast and contributor, Hass.io add-ons creator, IoT explorer, slightly assholic at first sight but actually a nice guy.

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