Standard Club

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Standard Club Group cookies policy

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Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

We use the following cookies:

  • Necessary. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
  • Statistics. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
  • Marketing. Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
  • Unclassified. Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookies used on this website

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose More information
Session & TYPO3 Content Management Cookie Session & fe_typo_user Necessary Commonly this would be language settings, shopping carts, anything where you have indicated a preference. Where forms are used on the site, we hold the information in a session cookie so that we can improve the user experience on the site. Should a user, for example, forget to fill in parts of a form when submitting a form, we can auto-fill the values for those fields that have been filled in, thereby reducing the amount of fields a user needs to amend. This information is stored only in your browser and is destroyed once your browser is closed.
Google Analytics, _ga _gat _gid Analytical These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the anonymised information to compile reports and to help us improve the site for you. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
__cfruid Necessary This cookie is a part of the services provided by Cloudflare - Including load-balancing, deliverance of website content and serving DNS connection for website operators.
__cf_bm [x2] Necessary This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. HubSpot, PodBean
AI_buffer, AI_sentBuffer Necessary Used in context with the "AI_sentBuffer" in order to limit the number of data-server-updates (Azure). This synergy also allows the website to detect any duplicate data-server-updates.
AWSELBCORS Necessary Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience. PodBean
CookieConsent Necessary Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain. CookieBot
fe_typo_user Necessary Preserves users states across page requests.
CONSENT Necessary Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website. YouTube
yt-player-bandwidth Preferences Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings. YouTube
collect Statistics Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Google
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Statistics This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors - this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. Hotjar
hjFirstSeen Statistics This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website. Hotjar
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample Statistics Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics. Hotjar
_hjIncludedInSessionSample Statistics Registers data on visitors' website-behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimization. Hotjar
_hjRecordingLastActivity Statistics Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.
_hjSession_#, hjSessionUser_# Statistics Collects statistics on the visitor's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read. Hotjar
_hjTLDTest Statistics Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Hotjar
hjViewportId Statistics Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.
vuid Statistics Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as which pages have been read. Vimeo
yt-player-headers-readable Statistics Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor's device and network settings. YouTube
__ptq.gif Marketing Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. HubSpot
_hjRecordingEnabled Marketing This cookie is used to identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Marketing Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. YouTube

YSC, yt.innertube::nextId, yt.innertube::requests Marketing Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. YouTube

yt-remote-cast-available, yt-remote-cast-installed, yt-remote-connected-devices, yt-remote-device-id, yt-remote-fast-check-period, yt-remote-session-app, yt-remote-session-name Marketing Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video YouTube

defaultDistanceUnit Unclassified
EXT:CustomFonts Unclassified

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