What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed in your browser when you download a website. Cookies are very common, and are used e.g. for the website to optimally work or to register how a website is used. Therefore, cookies can be practical for both the user and the owner of the website. In order to protect the user’s personal data and communication equipment, there are requirements to inform the user about how cookies are used and that the user must consent to such use.

By entering hannesjohannes.com, you provide us with your consent so that we can use cookies on our website. If you do not want to accept our use of cookies, you can withdraw your consent by changing the options in your browser. However, this may lead to our services not working optimally. For more information on your administration of cookies, please see www.whatarecookies.com.


We use cookies in the following way

_ga (Google Analytics)
Centerpiece among all Google Analytics cookies. It is used for Visitor Tracking.

_gat_gtag_UA_XXXX_1 (Google Analytics)
Used for throttling analytics requests to Google Analytics servers.

_gid (Google Analytics)
Responsible for tracking user behavior. It expires after 24 hours of inactivity.

wordpress_test_cookie (hannesjohannes.com)
WordPress sets a cookie named wordpress_test_cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in

cookieconsent_status_XX (hannesjohannes.com)
Cookies stores user consent to the cookie discalaimer. Cookie name may change based on future updates.

ANID (Google / Youtube)
Cookie used for advertisement and showing more relevant ads throughout Google properties.

CONSENT (Youtube)
Technical Cookie. Used for video functionality.

OTZ (Google / Youtube)
Aggregate analysis of website visitors

This cookie is used to prevent the browser from sending this cookie along with cross-site requests.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form

HSID, SSID, __Secure-3PAPISID, __Secure-3PSID, __Secure-APISID, __Secure-HSID, __Secure-SSID (Google / Youtube)
Used by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor’s interests in order to show relevant & personalised Google advertising


If you have any questions regarding Hannes & Johannes use of cookies, please contact us at hannes@hannesjohannes.com.