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We use session ID cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. Session ID cookies may be used by 1&1 to track user preferences while the user is visiting the website. They also help to minimise load times and save on server processing.
We use persistent cookies. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period.For example when you accept the cookie notice when you visit the website for the first time.
Cookies used on the 1&1 website do not contain personally identifiable information.
Depending on the browser you are using to view the website you may also have cookies when looking at the website. For example, if you are using Chrome you may find you have other cookies via the browser. For more information see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/types
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