Privacy Policy

Cookies

We use cookies on our website. The purpose of cookies is to improve the content and performance of the website. With the feedback gained from cookies, we are able to develop the website and offer information that meets the needs of the city’s residents better.

In the cookie settings, you can find more information on the cookies used and accept or reject their use. You can also change the cookie settings whenever you wish.

About cookies

A cookie is a small text file that your browser saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. It will not harm your device or files. Cookies cannot be used to spread malware.

The user data we gain through cookies helps us to ensure our website’s technical functionality and improve the quality of our digital services. They allow us to make our website more user-friendly and make it easier for you to find information.

Cookies and the website’s function

Essential cookies are needed for the website to function. The website may also use cookies that are not necessary for the website to function. These cookies are used for purposes such as analytics, monitoring and marketing. These types of cookies can only be used with the user’s consent.

A cookie may be permanently saved on the user’s computer, in which case the website will always remember the user when they visit the website. A cookie may also be session-specific, in which case it will be removed when the browser is closed.

Cookies may be first-party or third-party cookies. First-party cookies are set by the website the user is visiting. Third-party cookies are set by an outside party. Examples of the latter include cookies of social media services embedded on the website.

Used cookies

Polylang

Preferences

Usage

We use Polylang for locale management.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Preferences

Name
pll_language
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store language settings

WordPress

Functional

Usage

We use WordPress for website development.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
wordpress_logged_in_*
Expiration
session
Function
Keep users logged in

Complianz

Functional

Usage

We use Complianz for cookie consent management.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties. For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
complianz_policy_id
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store accepted cookie policy ID
Name
complianz_consent_status
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_choice
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store if a message has been dismissed
Name
cmplz_id
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store anonymized statistics
Name
cmplz_user_data
Expiration
365 days
Function
Read to determine which cookie banner to show
Name
cmplz_marketing
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_policy_id
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store accepted cookie policy ID
Name
cmplz_functional
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_statistics-anonymous
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_preferences
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_statistics
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_consent_status
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_banner-status
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store if the cookie banner has been dismissed
Name
cmplz_consented_services
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences

YouTube

Marketing/Tracking, Functional, Statistics

Usage

We use YouTube for video display.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
GPS
Expiration
session
Function
Store location data

Functional

Name
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Expiration
6 months
Function
Estimate bandwidth

Statistics

Name
YSC
Expiration
session
Function
Store a unique user ID
Name
PREF
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store and track visits across websites

Instagram

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

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

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Instagram Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
actppresence
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store ad display frequency

Purpose pending investigation

Name
actppresence
Expiration
Function

Facebook

Marketing/Tracking, Functional

Usage

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

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Facebook Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
_fbc
Expiration
2 years
Function
Store last visit
Name
fbm*
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store account details
Name
xs
Expiration
3 months
Function
Store a unique session ID
Name
fr
Expiration
3 months
Function
Enable ad delivery or retargeting
Name
_fbp
Expiration
3 months
Function
Store and track visits across websites
Name
datr
Expiration
2 years
Function
Provide fraud prevention
Name
sb
Expiration
2 years
Function
Store browser details
Name
*_fbm_
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store account details

Functional

Name
wd
Expiration
1 week
Function
Determine screen resolution
Name
act
Expiration
90 days
Function
Keep users logged in
Name
c_user
Expiration
90 days
Function
Store a unique user ID
Name
csm
Expiration
90 days
Function
Provide fraud prevention
Name
presence
Expiration
session
Function
Store and track if the browser tab is active
Name
actppresence
Expiration
session
Function
Store and track if the browser tab is active

Twitter

Functional, Marketing/Tracking

Usage

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

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Twitter Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
local_storage_support_test
Expiration
persistent
Function
Load balancing functionality

Marketing/Tracking

Name
metrics_token
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store if the user has seen embedded content

LinkedIn

Marketing/Tracking, Functional, Statistics, Preferences

Usage

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

Sharing data

For more information, please read the LinkedIn Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
bcookie
Expiration
2 years
Function
Store browser details
Name
li-oatml
Expiration
1 month
Function
Enable ad delivery or retargeting
Name
li_sugr
Expiration
3 months
Function
Store browser details
Name
UserMatchHistory
Expiration
30 days
Function
Enable ad delivery or retargeting
Name
lidc
Expiration
1 day
Function
Store performed actions on the website
Name
bscookie
Expiration
2 years
Function
Store performed actions on the website
Name
X-LI-IDC
Expiration
session
Function
Provide functions across pages
Name
lms_ads
Expiration
30 days
Function
Store and track visits across websites
Name
_guid
Expiration
90 days
Function
Store and track a visitor’s identity

Functional

Name
BizographicsOptOut
Expiration
10 years
Function
Store privacy preferences
Name
linkedin_oauth_
Expiration
session
Function
Provide functions across pages
Name
sdsc
Expiration
session
Function
Provide load balancing functionality
Name
li_gc
Expiration
6 months
Function
Store cookie consent preferences

Statistics

Name
AnalyticsSyncHistory
Expiration
30 days
Function
Store and track visits across websites
Name
lms_analytics
Expiration
30 days
Function
Store and track a visitor’s identity

Preferences

Name
li_alerts
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store if a message has been shown

Cookiehub

Functional

Usage

We use Cookiehub for cookie consent management.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
cookiehub
Expiration
Function
Store cookie consent preferences

Google Analytics

Statistics

Usage

We use Google Analytics for website statistics.

Sharing data

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

Statistics

Name
_ga
Expiration
2 years
Function
Store and count pageviews
Name
_ga_*
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store and count pageviews
Name
_ga_*
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store and count pageviews

Hotjar

Statistics

Usage

We use Hotjar for heat maps and screen recordings.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Hotjar Privacy Statement.

Statistics

Name
_hjSessionUser_*
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store a unique user ID

Purpose pending investigation

Name
_hjUserAttributesHash
Expiration
Function
Name
_hjHasCachedUserAttributes
Expiration
Function

Matomo

Statistics (anonymous)

Usage

We use Matomo for website statistics.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Statistics (anonymous)

Name
_pk_id*
Expiration
13 months
Function
Store a unique user ID
Name
_pk_ses*
Expiration
session
Function
Store a unique session ID
Name
_pk_id*
Expiration
13 months
Function
Store a unique user ID
Name
_pk_ses*
Expiration
session
Function
Store a unique session ID
Name
_pk_ref*
Expiration
6 months
Function
Store referrer ID’s
Name
_pk_ref*
Expiration
6 months
Function
Store referrer ID’s

Google Adsense

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google Adsense for showing advertisements.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Adsense Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
_gcl_au
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store and track conversions
Name
google_adsense_settings
Expiration
persistent
Function
Provide ad delivery or retargeting

Miscellaneous

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

Sharing data

Sharing of data is pending investigation

Purpose pending investigation

Name
nmstat
Expiration
Function
Name
GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID
Expiration
Function
Name
LtpaToken2
Expiration
Function
Name
mtnc_upsell_shown_timestamp
Expiration
Function
Name
mtnc_upsell_shown
Expiration
Function
Name
selectedPluginFeed
Expiration
Function
Name
WP_PREFERENCES_USER_*
Expiration
Function
Name
wpEmojiSettingsSupports
Expiration
Function
Name
wp-autosave-block-editor-post-auto-draft
Expiration
Function

Manage your preferences

Register description and the rights of data subjects

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