In line with the Federal Act on Data Protection of June 19, 1992 (the Data Protection Act, DPA) and the Ordinance to the Federal Act on Data Protection of June 14, 1993 (ODPA), as well as EU’s General Data Protection Regulation of May 25, 2018 (GDPR, EU 2016/679), provides the following information on cookies and on their functions, as well as instructions on how to disable them.


What are cookies?

Cookies are short text files that the sites visited by the user send and record on his or her PC or any other internet-enabled device to be sent back to the original sites on the next visit.

Cookies are used for various purposes, i.e., to remember the user’s  preferences (such as, for instance, login data, selected language, font size, display settings, etc.) so that these preferences need not be re-entered when the user returns to the same site or surfs from one of its pages to another; to perform computer authentications, to monitor sessions and store information on the activities of users who access the site, to contain a unique code that allow to keep track of the user’s surfing within the site for statistical or advertising purposes.

Cookies can be sent by or also by different sites (so-called “third party” cookies). 


Some operations, necessary for the site to work, cannot be carried out without using cookies.


Types of cookies found on and their functions:

  • technical cookies,  used for the purpose of communicating with an electronic communication network, or in the measure strictly necessary to provide a service explicitly requested by the user. These cookies are indispensable to make work and perform the activities that you requested. 
  • function cookies, which allow you to browse according to already selected preferences (such as, for instance, your preferred language) without having to select such the preferences every time.
  • analytics cookies, used to collect information, in an aggregate form, about the number of users of and of the displayed pages (for instance, Google AdWords, Google Analytics and Mailchimp). Please, refer to the relevant policies and consulting them every now and then as they may change:

  • cookies of third parties, used by partners of Visitors to our web site may receive cookies distributed by other organizations (third parties). One example is the presence of social plug-ins for Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+. These parts of the page are generated on the third-party sites and hosted & visualized on the page of navigation. These plug-ins involve the transmission of cookies to and from all the third-party web sites. The treatment of data gathered by third parties is governed by their own policy notices. For transparency and ease of use, we quote them below: Facebook policy: Facebook (configuration): Access your account. Privacy section. Twitter policy: Twitter (configuration): Youtube\Google+ policy: Youtube\Google+ (configuration):
  • profiling cookies, used to create user profiles in order to send advertising messages consistent with the preferences shown by the user during his or her navigation. Our site contains third party cookies that access user data at aggregate level. Please find below the links to the privacy policies and relevant consent forms of third parties which you can consult to ensure they haven’t changed from your last visit.


All the above-mentioned cookies can stay on your device for different periods of time, depending on their function.


The cookies stored in your computer or mobile device cannot be used to recall any of the data stored on your hard disk, nor to transmit viruses, identify and use your e-mail address, or for any purposes other than those described above. 


How to modify cookie settings

You can set and manage your personal cookie preferences at any time, by selecting which cookies you want to authorize, block or cancel, totally or partially, through the settings of your browser / navigation program that you chose to use.

Below you can read on how to manage cookies in your browser:


Internet Explorer:





For more information and details on various types of cookies, their functions and characteristics, you can go to these independent websites, unaffiliated with Agnes Janich Studio: and


To disable analytics cookies and prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on your navigation, you can download the browser component:

We will store your cookie preferences thanks to a dedicated technical cookie with characteristics specified in the previous table. 


We inform you that blocking or cancelling, totally or partially:

  • technical cookies, could make it impossible to use our site, to see its contents and use its services
  • function cookies, could make certain services or site functions unavailable or faulty, forcing you to modify or manually enter some of the information or preferences every time you visit our site
  • other cookies (analytics and profiling), will not affect the efficiency of your visit to our site.