Cookie Policy

The Internet page of Private-Chefs uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.

Many Internet sites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited Internet sites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the data subject from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID.

Through the use of cookies, Private-Chefs can provide the visitors of this website with more user friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

A cookie helps to keep the information on our website optimized and the user in mind. Cookies allow us to recognize our previous website users. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to use our website. The website user that accepts the use of cookies has an advantage as he/she does not have to enter access data each time the website is accessed, because this is taken over by the website and the cookie is thus stored on the users computer system. Another example is the cookie of a shopping cart in an online shop. The online store remembers the articles that a customer has placed in the virtual shopping cart via a cookie.

The data subject may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through our website by the use of a corresponding settings of the Internet browser and may permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that websites place on the computers and mobile devices of people who visit the website.

These files collect a set of information about your site navigation and are used to facilitate your user experience and do not damage your computer.

What are cookies used for?

The information collected by our cookies or third-party cookies translates it into session variables and uses patterns. Its main objective is the adaptation of the site to the interests of our users and to identify the user during the session.

The only purpose of this information is to enable and improve the technical performance of the site and its user experience.

What kind of cookies are being used?

The cookies used on this site are:

  • Analytical Cookies - to provide anonymous statistical data regarding the use of the site, such as the websites they come from, the pages visited, the number of visitors, and the software used by the customer.
  • Functional cookies - retain user preferences for site usage, so you do not need to reconfigure the site each time you visit it.
  • Session cookies - these are temporary "cookies" that remain in your browsers "cookies" folder until you leave the web page. None of these are registered to the users disk drive. The information obtained through these cookies serves to analyze types of traffic on the site, while offering a better browsing experience and improved content availability including greater ease of use.

Does this site use cookies for other purposes?

No. The used cookies do not store any personal nor sensitive information of the users. We also do not use cookies to direct advertising to our users, neither from their own advertising nor for advertising purposes.

However we use third party cookies, namely Google, that allow us to statistically analyze the use of the site and store information related to the users behavior. This in order to know the browsing habits of our users and eventually to show advertising related to their browsing profile.

Who has access to information stored in cookies?

The information stored by our cookies is used exclusively by the user while browsing the site and is deleted when the user logs off the Internet browser.

The information stored by third-party cookies, namely by Google, is transmitted and stored by Google Inc. (a company in the United States of America). Therefore, we suggest you consult the Google Analytics privacy page,

Is it possible to disable the use of cookies?

Yes, cookies can be deactivated in your browser. However, in carrying out this action, it fails to contribute to the continuous improvement that we always want to offer our customers and some features may no longer be accessible.

To block or delete cookies, you can do so by modifying your browser settings in the "Preferences" or "Tools" menu. For details on configuring cookies, see the "Help" menu in your browser.

In the following links you can find more detailed information on how to configure or disable cookies in each browser.

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