Cookie Policy

 

(Version 1.0 of June 2, 2015)

Dear Visitor (hereinafter \"You\"Or \'\"User\"),

This Internet site (News.gmx.com) (Hereinafter, the \"Website\") is owned by the company 1&1 Mail&Media Inc., (Hereinafter \"Us\" or \"Company\")

Since so called cookies are used on our site for various purposes, with this statement we want to explain what cookies are and how they are used on the Site.

Some cookies (so called first party cookies) are transmitted and controlled by us. Through these cookies, the Company collects and processes certain personal information about you. In this statement, pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 (the \"Code\"), we explain how we collect this data, for what purpose and what are your rights.

Other cookies (so-called third-party cookies), are, however, channeled and controlled by third parties. On this statement you will find links to information published by these third parties, so please read this information carefully.

If you\'re not familiar with cookies, read carefully this statement, as well as the general privacy policy of the Site, to make your own informed choices.

A. What are cookies and what do they do

Cookies are small text strings sent by the web sites visited by the user to their terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being sent back to the same web sites during the next visit by the same user. first party cookies). When browsing a web site, the user may receive cookies from different sites or web servers on their device (so-called third-party cookies); this is because the website visited can present elements as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains that reside on servers other than the one where you find the page you requested. In other words, these are cookies set by a website other than the one you are currently visiting.

Cookies may be limited to a single browsing session on the browser (so called Session cookies), in which case they turn off automatically when you close the browser; or they may have a predetermined duration or, in this case, will remain active and stored on your hard disk until that date, continuing to gather information during different browser sessions (so called persistent cookies).

Cookies are used for different functions. Some enable you to browse the site and use its functionality (so called technical cookies). Others obtain statistical information, in aggregate format or not, on number of users accessing the site and how the site is used (so called tracking cookie or analytic cookies). Finally, others are used to draw up the consumer profile and display advertisements on the site that could be interesting for you, consistent with your taste and consumption habits (so called profile cookies).

For more details on these different categories of cookies read this statement. Learn how they work and what they do, and choose freely whether to consent to using or preventing them.

B. Technical cookies

Technical cookies are used on the site so you can browse the site and enjoy its functionality. These are always first-party cookies, as we manage them directly on the Site.

Some technical cookies are essential to offer you an optimal browsing experience or so you can log in on the website, for example to make a purchase on the site or enter into a reserved area (so called Browsing cookies). Browsing cookies are normally session cookies and, therefore, once you close your browser navigation, they turn off automatically.

Other technical cookies enable you to store some of your preferences (for example, the language or country of origin) without having to reset the course in subsequent visits (so called functionality cookies). For this reason, functionality cookies are often persistent cookies, because they remain stored on your computer even after the browser is closed until their expiration date or until you decide to delete them.

On the site we are currently used the following technical cookies:

Cookie Name

Cookie Category

Cookie Function

ce-consent

- First hand technical cookie

- Functionality

- persistent

Maintains information on your preferences regarding enabling cookies on this site.

YouniversalVisitTrackSession

- First hand technical cookie

- Statistics cookie

- session cookie

Collects data in aggregate form and completely anonymously for user actions on the site.

GmxNetSession

- First hand technical cookie

- Statistics cookie

- session cookie

It maintains information related to the operation of the site and your interactions during the use of the same. It is deleted upon expiration of the browsing session.

ns_sample

- First hand technical cookie

- Functionality

- persistent

Random value switch Content/Serch - Search/Contents

cookie_policy_approved

- First hand technical cookie

- Statistics cookie

- persistent

Click \"OK\" on Cookie Bar.

As required by current privacy legislation, your prior consent is not needed to install these cookies. Of course you can block the installation of technical cookies by changing browser settings (see paragraph E, n. 1 to see how). Remember, however, that if you block the installation of technical cookies, or subsequently remove the same, you may compromise in whole or in part your ability to access the Site, to use all or part of the site, enable or disable certain functions or to receive certain services.

C. Monitoring or \"analytic\" cookies

Analytic cookies are used to collect statistical information on the Site, in aggregate form or not, about the number of users accessing the site and how they visit the Site.

Analytic cookies on this website are third party cookiesthesince they are not directly conveyed by us but third parties, and are not installed directly by the company but by third parties.

The following third-party analytic cookies are installed on the Site without your prior consent, because they are less invasive as they are anonymous, and the third parties cannot access disaggregated data analytics in terms of IP address (in other words, using these cookies , third parties cannot find out your identity):

Cookie name

Cookie category

Link to the information / opt-out instructions

CrazyEgg

- Third-party analytic cookies

- persistent cookies

- anonymized cookies

https://www.crazyegg.com/opt-out

Other third-party analytic cookies are installed on site only with your prior consent, because they are not anonymous, allowing third parties access to disaggregated data analytic in terms of IP address (in other words, using these cookies, third parties could theoretically trace your identity through the IP address):

Cookie name

Cookie category

Link to the information / opt-out instructions

Google Analytics

- Third-party analytic cookies

- persistent cookies

https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=en

 

www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

For this reason, when you access the site you will see displayed a special banner, telling you that (i) third party analytic cookies are used on the Site and that by (ii) closing the banner, scrolling through \'home page or by clicking any element of the\'home page outside the banner, you consent to cookie usage. If you agree to installation of cookies in this way, we will track your consent via a special technical cookie. This way, you will not see the cookie banner during subsequent Site visits. Remeber that if you were to remove this cookie from your browser with the technical rules referred to in paragraph E, n. 1), consent tracking would be lost and, therefore, on your next visit to the site the cookie banner will be displayed again.

Of course you are free to block the installation of analytic cookies at any time, without in any way compromising the opportunity to visit the site and enjoy its contents. To learn how, read carefully the information on third party cookies via the links in the table above.

D. Profile cookies

Profile cookies are used to create a new user profile, based on the preferences and tastes you manifested when browsing the Internet, and display advertisements consistent with your profile. In this way you will see more interesting advertisements on our site.

As required by current privacy legislation, your prior consent is required to install these cookies. For this reason, when you access the site a special banner is displayed, telling you that (i) profile cookies are used on the Site and that (ii) by closing the banner, scrolling through \'home page or clicking any element of the home page outside the banner, you consent to using these cookies. If you agree to installation of cookies in this way, we will track your consent via a special technical cookie. This way, you will not see the cookie banner during subsequent Site visits. Remember that if you remove this cookie from your browser with the technical rules referred to in paragraph E, n. 1), consent tracking would be lost and, therefore, on your next site visit the cookie banner will be displayed again.

Of course you can block the installation of analytic cookies at any time, without in any way compromising the opportunity to visit the site and enjoy its contents. If you decide to disable the behavioral advertising, it does not mean you will no longer receive advertising on the site. However, banners on the site may not reflect your interests or your browser preferences.

Profile cookies are installed by third parties, which act as independent data processors (third-party cookies). Here\'s a list of third-party profile cookies currently used on the site, indicating the link to the information pages created by their developers:s

Cookie name

Cookie category

Link to the information

Double Click

- Third-party profile cookies

- persistent cookies

https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090?hl=en

Facebook

- Third-party profile cookies

- persistent cookies

http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/

Some third-party cookies are installed by individuals with whom we do not have a direct contractual relationship. For this reason, we provide below links to the websites of those acting as intermediaries between us and these third parties, on which you can find (i) the list of third-party who install profile cookies on the Site and (ii) the link to the privacy policies of such third parties, where you can obtain all the necessary information about their profile cookie and how to oppose their installation (opt-out):

Cookie name

Information link

Criteo

http://www.criteo.com/privacy/

Adstargeting

http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/

Income

http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/

Ligatus

http://www.ligatus.de/de/datenschutz/datenschutz.html#cookie_status

WebAds

http://www.webads.co.uk/privacy/

Kiosked

http://www.kiosked.com/privacy-policy/

OutBrain

http://www.outbrain.com/legal/cookies/

Zodiak Active Plus

http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/

Please note that, by logging into the site via a social network you are registered on, you will receive third party cookies from the social network operator in question, which typically have a profiling purpose as well as authenticating you on the site. Before logging in via the social network buttons, please, therefore, read carefully the information provided by the social network operators regarding the use of these cookies. If you do not wish to receive these cookies, perform the normal login on the site without using the social network buttons. Here is a list of the cookies associated with social networks that are used on the site, indicating the link to the information pages created by their owners:

Cookie name

Cookies Type

Link to the information

FacebookLogin

- Third party technical authentication and profile cookie

- persistent cookies

https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Twitter

- Third party technical authentication and profile cookie

- persistent cookies

https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514-twitters-use-of-cookies-and-similar-technologies

Google

- Third party technical authentication and profile cookie

- persistent cookies

http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

E. How to manage cookies and object to their use

There are several options to manage, disable and delete cookies.

(1) Change your browser settings

Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer of your browser to find out how to manage, disable or delete all cookies (technical, analytical and profile cookies):

 

Make your choices carefully. Blocking all cookies indiscriminately, including technical ones, without providing a specific exception to the Site, may mean you can longer browse the site or use all or part of it\'s functionality. Also, deleting all cookies from the browser may mean even technical cookies can be removed, and thus you may remove the preferences you set by using the Site or no longer find the products or services in your shopping cart.

(2) Use our interactive tools or those provided by third parties

To disable third party cookies, view the privacy policies of third parties installing analytic cookies (see paragraph C) or profile cookies (see the previous paragraph D) to learn about the other tools at your disposal to manage, disable and delete cookies, and more generally to oppose its use. Remember that, by disabling third-party cookies, (i) you oppose their use not only on the site but on all Internet sites where these cookies are used and (ii) the ability to surf the Site and use its functionality will not be compromised in any way whatsoever. When you disable third-party cookies you will however see the banner on the home page on the Website relating to cookies; in this case, however, closing the banner, scrolling through thehome page or clicking any element outside the banner, you will not receive any third-party cookies that were successfully disabled.

(3) Use the Internet site www.youronlinechoices.eu/

Your Online Choices is an internet site managed by the non-profit association European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA), with the Italian version available at www.youronlinechoices.eu/, which provides information on behaviour advertising based on profile cookies (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/) and allows internet users free opposition (opt-out) to installation of the main profile cookies installed by advertising companies and used on web sites ( http://www.youronlinechoices.com/). Before using this tool, we would recommend that you carefully read the terms and conditions of service of the site Your Online Choices ( http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ ), Frequently asked questions (FAQ) (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/) and the user\'s guide (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/).

Use Your Online Choices knowingly. Although, in fact, Your Online Choices brings together many of the most important companies in the advertising world that use cookies, some of the third parties who install cookies on the Site may not have adhered to Your Online Choices. Therefore, the use of Your Online Choices does not guarantee that you will receive third-party cookies when surfing the site. Remember also that deleting all cookies from your browser, could mean technical cookies issued by Your Online Choices to remember your choices would be eliminated, reactivating third party cookies.

F. Other information

As noted in the introduction to this statement, the Company collects and processes certain personal information through cookies it conveys directly on the Site (first-party cookies). The Company acts as owner for processing these data, in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Code. We will process your data only by electronic means, in a totally automated fashion and without human mediation. Therefore, our employees and collaborators will never be able access the content of your personal information obtained through cookies. Some of our employees and partners, appointed by us for the processing, may perform maintenance work on the computer systems hosting your data, without ever being able to access their actual content. Personal data may be stored on servers operated by third parties (eg. computer system suppliers), or may be managed by entities specializing in online advertising, acting as outside processing managers as appointed in writing by the Company. Please note that, in compliance with the conditions and guarantees provided by law, your data could be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area, which may not provide as much privacy and personal data protection as that ensured by Italian and European privacy. Your personal information will not be disclosed to a third party data processor nor will they be disseminated.

G. Your rights

Pursuant to Art. 7 of Legislative Decree June 30, 2003, n. 196, you have the right to have it confirmed that data about you exist and to know its content and origin, to check the data are accurate and to ask for their integration, update, or correction (art. 7 of Legislative Decree. n. 196/2003). You also have the right to have the data deleted, made anonymous or blocked if they are in violation of the law, and to oppose their processing for legitimate reasons. Finally, you have the right to obtain a list of external processing managers appointed by the Company. To exercise your rights, or receive any other information or clarification about this statement, please contact the Company by email (at Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.).

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Privacy Policy

1&1 Mail & Media Inc. (\"GMX\") has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy to our customers and users of this website. This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which GMX uses, maintains and discloses information collected from its customers and users of its website.

Children

GMX does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 for marketing purposes. GMX understands, however, that parents, guardians, or other adults often register our products for family use, including use by minors. Because some information is collected electronically, it may appear to be that of the registered GMX customer, and will be treated as such by this privacy policy. If we learn that that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personal information to GMX we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible.

Information We Collect

GMX may request or collect personal information from online users in a variety of ways, including through online forms for ordering products and services, and other instances where users are invited to volunteer such information.

The data we collect is information that identifies you personally, and may include:

  • Your name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Country

You can remove or modify your personal information at any time by logging in to your account at GMX and navigating to Options -> Account -> Account Data. To delete your account in its entirety, please navigate to Options -> Account -> Delete Account and follow the instructions under “Delete Account.” For more information on managing your account see the help section in your GMX account.

GMX may also collect information about how users access the website using a tracking ID unique to each user through the use of cookies.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user\'s computer tied to information about the user. We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Your browser’s help file contains information and instructions for removing persistent cookies. Session ID cookies may be used by GMX to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimize load times and save on server processing. Persistent cookies may be used by GMX to store whether, for example, you want your password remembered or not, and other information. Cookies used on the GMX website do not contain personally identifiable information.

Log Files

Like most standard websites, we use log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user\'s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored in our log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information.

How we use this information

GMX may use the personally identifiable information collected by GMX to contact customers regarding products and services offered by GMX and, to the extent the user has agreed to it, by its trusted affiliates, independent contractors and business partners. We may also use this information for research purposes regarding the effectiveness of our website services, marketing, advertising and sales efforts. Except as outlined below, GMX will not in any way share this information with a third party unless you specifically authorize such disclosures. GMX does not sell or rent your contact information to third parties.

Disclosure of Information

GMX may also disclose aggregate, anonymous data based on information collected from users to investors and potential partners. In such cases, only statistical information will be disclosed and personally identifiable data will be kept confidential. In case GMX is sold, the information collected from users may be transferred to the new owners. GMX may from time to time engage third parties, including its own subsidiaries and affiliated companies, to preserve, analyze or otherwise store or manipulate data received by GMX from its customers. In all such cases, third party service providers will be required to treat all such data with the same degree of care as GMX and they will be prohibited from disclosing such data to any other person or party, except as otherwise provided for in this Privacy Policy. Though we make every effort to preserve your privacy, GMX may need to disclose personal information when required by law, or to comply with a judicial proceeding, a court order, subpoena or other legal process served on GMX, in GMX’s sole discretion. GMX may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.

Special Offers and Updates

Our customers and users will occasionally receive newsletters or emails with information on products, services, or special offers. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, GMX gives them the opportunity to opt-out from receiving these types of communications. To opt out of all non-service related communications please follow the instructions included in the mailing you receive.

Service Announcements

On rare occasions, it is necessary to send out a strictly service-related announcement, if, for instance, our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.

Legal Disclaimer

The GMX website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that GMX is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The GMX Privacy Policy as described herein applies solely to informationm collected by GMX.

Maintenance of Information

The information provided to GMX is saved indefinitely and may be stored on one or more databases directly or indirectly maintained by GMX. GMX employs industry-standard security measures to protect the confidentiality of the information. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur; we make every effort to prevent such occurrences.

Your Responsibility

You are responsible for the security of your Customer ID and passwords. Make sure you keep them in a safe place and do not share them with others. Always remember to log out after your session ends to ensure that others cannot access your private personal information. You should take this precaution even if you are not using a public computer, such as at a library or internet café, but even when using your private computer in your home.

Questions

Any questions concerning this Privacy Policy may be posted on the customer support bulletin board.

GMX Email Service

Advanced, Savvy, Different. With 13 million customers strong, GMX is the ideal email solution for you. With its unique webmail system, GMX provides personal users, as well as small to medium sized business, with the opportunity for an easy and professional communication option. GMX understands its users and is accessible with any computer or device given an Internet connection.

New features are constantly added and developed with the GMX user in mind, increasing convenience and safety. Such features include the GMX Mail Collector, allowing customers to easily file third party inboxes into their GMX account. In addition, the GMX Organizer, File Storage and integrated Address Book help keep all appointments and meetings organized and on track.

The security of GMX users’ accounts is always a top priority. The advanced virus protection in place scans emails and attachments for all types of malware, both inbound and outbound. It locates viruses, worms and Trojans, even in compressed file formats for your safety. GMX mailboxes are also protected from spam with seven anti-spam modules, resulting in 98% less unwanted mail.

GMX takes care about your security and protects you against Spam & Viruses. GMX helps you filter Spam & Viruses before they reach your mailbox.

GMX Mobile Access

GMX provides its users multiple avenues to stay connected and up to date with their emailing needs. Customers can import their address book, organize appointments and continue to manage everything all within the palm of their hand. The GMX Mobile App, accessible on Android and iOS devices, provides all the convenience of your GMX account from your desktop without the need to be chained to your computer, giving users the freedom to go out to lunch or run errands without the fear of missing important correspondence.

GMX Fact and Figures

GMX is a branch of United Internet AG, a listed company with a market cap of $5 billion. GMX is one of the world\\\'s most successful email providers, guaranteeing optimum performance with data centers located in Europe and in early 2008, unveiled a new high-tech data center in Lenexa, Kansas to cater specifically to US customers. United Internet\\\'s high speed data centers manage more than 11 million domains.

The United Internet Group was founded in 1988 and together with its sister companies, 1&1 Internet and Fasthosts, offers the largest Web hosting services across the globe. The Group\\\'s data centers set extremely high standards in excellence worldwide with 70,000 hosted servers and handles over 5 billion emails a month. More than 6,250 employees at locations in the United States, Europe and Asia are working hard each and every day to ensure the safety and ease for the GMX user, maintaining more than 13 million active email accounts.