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European Cookie Directive for the 1&1 MyWebsite

The cookie directive requires that website users must actively agree with the use of cookies when prompted to do so. Although, it is not a requirement with the 1&1 MyWebsite.

Please note:
The 1&1 MyWebsite does not use cookies in which your users must accept. However, if you are using services provided by third-paries such as Facebook or eBay and other web apps, then you must adhere to their regulations concerning cookie usage.

A cookie is a small packet of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while the user is browsing that website. When the user revisits that same website, the browser sends a copy of the cookie back to the server to notify the website of the user's previous activity. Cookies help the user's browsing experiencing by logging shopping cart information for online stores, log in credentials, and overall speed of the site.

Types of cookies
  • Profiling Cookie: These cookies are used to store statistical records to enhance the customer's use of the website. These records can provide recommendations for specific offers based on the customer's usage of the website. User consent is required.
    Please note:
    These cookies are not used by the 1&1 MyWebsite.
  • Technical Cookie: These cookies are used to provide for a smooth running website. For example, technical cookies aide in collecting and storing items in online shopping carts. User consent is not required.
    Please note:
    These cookies are exclusively used by the 1&1 MyWebsite.