About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.
Your consent applies to the following domains: virengos.com

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

How do third parties use cookies on the site?

In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on our Site. Third-party advertisers and other organizations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on our Site and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on the content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject third-party cookies, please refer to the relevant third party’s website.


Google Analytics

Name: _ga
Category: persistens, 1st Party
Type: Permanent, 2 years
Purpose: Is being used to identify unique users. To track users as they navigate the website and help improve the website’s usability

Name: _gid
Category: persistens, 1st Party
Type: Permanent, 24 hours
Purpose: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

Name: _gat
Category: persistent, 1st Party
Type: session, 1 minute
Purpose: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. It expires after 10 minutes.

Name: _utmb
Category: persistent, 1st Party
Type: session, 30 minutes from set/update
Purpose: This cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits.


Category: Third Party, persistens
Purpose: This cookie tracks viewing of Youtube videos on the website.

Name: SID
Category: Third Party
Purpose: This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify your Google user account, if you have one, and your most recent login time to your Google account.

Name: HSID
Category: Third Party
Purpose: Used by Google in combination with SID to verify your Google user account, if you have one, and your most recent login time to your Google account

Name: PREF
Category: Third Party
Purpose: Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

Category: Third Party
Purpose: These cookies are used by Youtube as part of their embedded services on the Websites (sharing etc.). More information about Youtube’s use of cookies can be found in their cookie policy.


Name: Auth_token, twll, secure_session, guest_id, remember_checked, remember_checked_on, lang
Category: Third Party
Purpose: These cookies are used by Twitter as part of their embedded services on the Websites (likes, sharing etc.). More information about Twitter’s use of cookies can be found in their cookie policy.  

Supplementary Information

In addition, you will find some more information on our Imprint page.