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13 July 2024

Privacy policy

Ad Valvas prioritizes the privacy of visitors to its website, only uses strictly necessary cookies and analytical cookies, and does not collect or share personal data. Visitors’ IP addresses are always anonymized.

Cookies are small text files that are sent by websites and stored on your computer, mobile phone or tablet.

We use the strictly necessary cookies in order for the website to function properly.

Analytical Cookies enable us to collect anonymized statistics about visitors to the website (visitor numbers, which pages they view, where in the world they are, etc.). This gives us more insight into how readers use the site and how we can improve the site. We do not share the data collected using analytical cookies with other parties.
We have a data processor agreement with Google Analytics. This states that Google will only use the anonymized personal data for processing purposes relating to Ad Valvas analytics. Google does store the data in an anonymized form (you can read more in the Google Analytics privacy policy). You can opt out by installing a Google Analytics add-on in your web browser.

Cookies from social media
When you share an article from Ad Valvas on a social media platform, for example by using the share function in your browser, that platform may place a cookie on your device. In that case, the privacy policy of the relevant social media platform will apply

When you leave a comment on an Ad Valvas article
If you post a comment on an article, we will ask you for your name and e-mail address. We will only use this in order to contact you about your comment, and we will not share it with third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so.

Ad Valvas does not display advertisements based on your browsing behaviour or interests.