This page was last changed on 9. December 2019, last checked on 9. December 2019 and applies to citizens of the United States.

1. Introduction

Our website, https://option.news (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 program 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 web beacon?

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.

 Current 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. Cookies

6.1 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.

6.2 Advertising cookies

On this website we use advertising cookies, enabling us to gain insights into the campaign results. This happens based on a profile we create based on your behavior on https://option.news. With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, but will not profile your behavior and interests to serve personalized ads.

You can object to the tracking by these cookies by clicking the “Revoke cookie consent” button.

6.3 Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, Disqus and Pinterest to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, Disqus and Pinterest. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, Disqus and Pinterest 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. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, Instagram, Disqus and Pinterest are located in the United States.

7. Placed cookies

CookieBot

We use CookieBot for cookie consent management.

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
CookieConsent 1 year
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics for website statistics.

Name Retention Function
Statistics (anonymous)
_ga 2 years Store a unique user ID
_gid 1 day Count and track pageviews
Statistics
_gat_gtag_UA_* 1 minute Store a unique user ID
_gat_UA-* session
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics Dashboard for WP

We use Google Analytics Dashboard for WP for website statistics.

Name Retention Function
Statistics (anonymous)
gadwp_wg_default_swmetric 1 year
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

Intercom Messenger

We use Intercom Messenger for chat support.

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
intercom-id-*
Sharing

For more information, please read the Intercom Messenger Privacy Policy.

Yandex Metrica

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
_ym_uid 2 years
_ym_d 1 year
_ym_retryReqs
_ym_isad 1 day
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

Complianz

We use Complianz for cookie consent management.

Name Retention Function
Functional
cmplz_id 365 Tage Store anonymized statistics
cmplz_choice 365 Tage Store if a message has been dismissed
complianz_consent_status 365 Tage Store cookie consent preferences
complianz_policy_id 365 Tage Register accepted cookie policy ID
cmplz_user_data 365 Tage Determines which cookiebanner to show
Sharing

For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Policy.

Automattic

We use Automattic for website development.

Name Retention Function
Statistics
tk_ai session Store a unique user ID
Sharing

For more information, please read the Automattic Privacy Policy.

WooCommerce

We use WooCommerce for webshop management.

Name Retention Function
Functional
woocommerce_items_in_cart session
woocommerce_cart_hash 1 day Store items in shopping cart
wp_woocommerce_session_* session Store performed actions on the website
wc_cart_hash_* session Store items in shopping cart
wc_fragments_* persistent
wc_cart_created session Store performed actions on the website
Statistics
History.store Stores last visit
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

Statcounter

We use Statcounter for website statistics.

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
sc_is_visitor_unique
Statistics
sc_medium_source persistent
Sharing

For more information, please read the Statcounter Privacy Policy.

CloudFlare

We use CloudFlare for content distribution network (CDN) services.

Name Retention Function
Functional
__cfduid 1 year Identify trusted web traffic
Sharing

For more information, please read the CloudFlare Privacy Policy.

Posts View Counter

We use Posts View Counter for website statistics.

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
pvc_visits_*
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

Wistia

We use Wistia for video display.

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking
wistia persistent Store performed actions on the website
Sharing

For more information, please read the Wistia Privacy Policy.

Google Translate

We use Google Translate for locale management.

Name Retention Function
Functional
googtrans session Store language settings
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts.

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking
Google Fonts API none Request user IP address
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Policy.

Vimeo

We use Vimeo for video display.

Name Retention Function
Statistics
__utmt_player 10 minutes Track audience reach
vuid 2 years Store the user’s usage history
Sharing

For more information, please read the Vimeo Privacy Policy.

YouTube

We use YouTube for video display.

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking
GPS session Store location data
Functional
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 6 months Estimate bandwidth
Statistics
YSC session Store a unique user ID
PREF 1 year Track visits across websites
Sharing

For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Policy.

Facebook

We use Facebook for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons.

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking
actppresence 1 year Manage ad display frequency
fbm_ 1 year Store account details
_fbc 2 years Stores last visit
fbm_* 1 year Store account details
xs 3 months Store a unique session ID
fr 3 months Ad delivery
_fbp 3 months Track visits across websites
datr 2 years Prevent fraud
sb 2 years Store browser details
*_fbm_ 1 year Store account details
Functional
wd 1 week Determine screen resolution
act 90 days Keep users logged in
c_user 90 days Store a unique user ID
csm 90 days Prevent fraud
presence session Track if the browser tab is active
Sharing

For more information, please read the Facebook Privacy Policy.

Twitter

We use Twitter for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons.

Name Retention Function
Functional
local_storage_support_test persistent Load balancing functionality
Marketing/Tracking
metrics_token persistent Stores if the user has seen embedded content
Sharing

For more information, please read the Twitter Privacy Policy.

Miscellaneous

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation
__distillery
em_cdn_uid
cookiefirst-consent
em_p_uid
g1_theme_options_group
statcounter_session
persist:hs-beacon-message-44cc73fb-7636-4206-b115-c7b33823551b
loglevel
_ym*_reqNum
_ym*_lastHit
_ym*_lsid
persist:hs-beacon-message-1ae02e91-5865-4f13-b220-7daed946ba25
intercom-state-*
intercom.played-notifications
_ym36618640_il
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Selling data to third parties

We do not sell data to third parties

11. Contact details

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

Helmut Melzer, Option Medien e.U.
Seidengasse 13/3, A-1070 Wien, Austria
Austria
Website: https://option.news
Email: office@dieoption.at

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