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In order to run our website as efficiently as possible and track usage across our content we set several cookies on your computer when you visit our website. Below you can find details of all the cookies that may be set on your computer when you visit our website.

You can find out more about cookies at AboutCookies.org and also read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use of Expat Info Desk Website and Terms of Service.

Our server sets certain session cookies to enable our shop to work and to make our site run as fast as possible. If you block these cookies you will not be able to use our shop or sign in to your account.

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Across certain pages of our website we use the AddThis widget to help our visitors share our content better.

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In our Blog, News and Expat's Manual sections we use Disqus to manage our comments.

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We use Google Analytics as our primary statistics platform to track how our website is being used and where our visitors are coming from. This helps us find out which content is currently popular and plan future guides and articles.

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When we display adverts on our website we use Google DoubleClick for Small Business to serve these adverts.

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Quantcast provides certified traffic reports for our website that we use to help prove to our advertisers our statistics.

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Mint is our local statistics platform that provides us with real-time traffic usage so we can check that everything is working properly. All statistical data are stored on our server and not shared with anybody.

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