Privacy Policy

Here at Cedar Tree Pods, we take our responsibility to protect your personal data very seriously and adhere strictly to all data protection rules and regulations. We only record personal data on our website to the extent that it is absolutely necessary from a technical perspective. Under no circumstances do we ever sell that data or make it available to third parties.

The following information gives you some insights into how we protect your data and what kind of data we do record and for what purposes.

Keep in mind that data transmission on the Internet can generally be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by strangers is not possible.

Data traffic to our site

Cedar Tree Pods collects data about access to the site and saves it as "server log files". The following data is logged:

  • Time stamp of the server query
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Referrer URL (site you last visited)
  • Your browser type and version
  • Your operating system
  • Host name of the computer accessing our site (IP address)

The data collected are for statistical purposes only and to improve the website. However, Cedar Tree Pods reserves the right to retrospectively check the server logfiles should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.

On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under Further information can be found under (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy).

Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are created by a website during your visit. They store information that could be useful for further navigation on the website. This will keep your information up to date when you switch to another site, and your use of the site can be analyzed. If you use our website, you agree to the use and storage of cookies on your device. You can also view our website without cookies.
We recommend that you leave cookies on, otherwise you might miss a lot of information. Most browsers accept cookies automatically.

The following are the most common types of cookies for your understanding:

1. Session cookies
While you are active on a website, a session cookie is temporarily stored in the memory of your computer in which a session ID is stored, eg to store a session cookie. For example, to avoid having to log in each time you switch pages. Session cookies are deleted at logoff or lose their validity as soon as their session expires automatically.

2. Persistent or protocol cookies
A persistent or history cookie stores a file on your computer for the period of time that it expects. These cookies remind you of your information and settings the next time you visit. This leads to a faster and more convenient access because you For example, you do not have to change your language setting for our portal again. Upon expiration of the expiration date, the cookie will be automatically deleted when you visit the website that created it.

3. Third-party cookies
Third-party cookies are provided by other providers than the operator of the website. For example, they can be used to collect information for advertising, custom content, and web statistics.

Cookies on


  • Purpose: Preserves the user's session state across page requests.
  • Type: necessary/functional
  • Expiry: end of the browser session

Cookie “CookieConsent”

  • Purpose: stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.
  • Type: necessary
  • Expiry: 1 year

Google Analytics (third party)

Cookie “collect”

  • Purpose: used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
  • Type: tracking
  • Expiry: end of the browser session

Cookie “_ga”

  • Purpose: registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
  • Type: tracking
  • Expiry: 2 years

Cookie “_gat”

  • Purpose: used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
  • Type: analytical
  • Expiry: session

Cookie “_gid”

  • Purpose: registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
  • Type: tracking
  • Expiry: session

Click here for more information about Google Analytic's cookies.

DoubleClick by Google (third party)

Cookie “r/collect”

  • Purpose: collects data to measure efficiency of viewed or clicked ads and shows targeted ads
  • Type: targeting
  • Expiry: session

Click here for more information about DoubleClick's cookies.

Handling of personal data

Personal information means all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you - such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

All personal data entered on our website is provided on a voluntary basis. Cedar Tree Pods only stores, processes or transmits this data to the extent necessary to process your order or bill. It is not otherwise transmitted or made available to third parties.

Handling contact information

If you contact the website operator through the offered contact options, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your request. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Right of visitors

As a user, You have the right at any time to request information on the source, recipient, nature and purpose of all data relating to your person that has been stored. The Data Protection Officer of Cedar Tree Pods can provide information about the stored data and further assist you:


Last Update: 24 May 2018