Cookies Notice

The Cookies Notice of the website is written in the simplest way possible, to be comprehensible to all users. If you have any question regarding our Cookies Notice, please send us an e-mail to the e-mail address

Lighthouse Reports respects your privacy and is willing to not interfere with your personal life. For this reason, it uses only strictly necessary cookies for the operation of its website.

This Cookies Notice is part of the terms of use of our website and may be amended from time to time. We suggest that you check our Cookies Notice often to be informed of any changes.

The Cookies Notice that is publicly available on our website is the one that applies. No amendment of this notice applies if it is not published on the website. If we make any important amendment to our Cookies Notice, we will inform you when you access our website. If we make any important amendment, we will ask you to accept or reject it.

What are cookies?

Cookies are short text files, usually consisting of letters and numbers and which are stored on your device by a website server.

Cookies can be distinguished in “Session Cookies” and “Persistent Cookies” depending on the time they remain stored on your device.

  • “Session Cookies” are stored on your device at the moment when you visit the website and are automatically deleted, when you close your browser.
  • “Persistent Cookies” are stored on your device when you visit the website and remain stored after you close your browser. “Persistent Cookies” will automatically be activated again when you open your browser again and start surfing on the Internet.

Moreover, cookies can be distinguished in first party and third party Cookies – Depending on the website or the domain which installs the cookie, cookies are distinguished in “first” and “third party” cookies.

  • First party cookies are cookies, which are installed by the website that the user visits (in our case by
  • Third party cookies are cookies installed by a different domain than the one that the user visited. If the user visits a website, and a third company (such as Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, etc.) installs a cookie through this website, this will be a third party cookie.

What types of Cookies do we use and why

We use cookies to keep our website secure and functional. We use cookies, which are technically necessary for the operation of our website, as well as performance cookies.

All cookies we use are described in the table below.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how users use the website in order to be able to improve the website and your experience as visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. Such cookies may collect information about:

  • Pages you visit most often,
  • Content that attracts the greatest interest of users,
  • Links you have selected,
  • Error messages that you may receive while browsing through the website.

All performance cookies installed on our website are third-party cookies, installed by Squarespace.

List of strictly necessary cookies installed by Squarespace

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration

Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on the website

2 years

Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on the website

30 minutes

We use IP anonymization. This feature in Analytics sets the last octet of IPv4 user IP addresses and the last 80 bits of IPv6 addresses to zeros in memory shortly after being sent to Google Analytics. The full IP address is never written to disk in this case. Geographic dimensions are later derived from anonymized IP addresses.

How can you control the use of cookies

The website has only the absolutely necessary cookies activated. When you visit the website for the first time, a box (cookies banner) appears which informs you about the use of cookies by the website. This box gives you the following options:

  • Accept the installation of all cookies, used by our website, on your device.
  • Select “settings” to choose which cookies will be installed on your device.
  • Visit and read this Cookies Notice.

Most internet browsers accept cookies by default. However, they offer means to control the use of cookies, which allow you to block or delete cookies at any time. You may change the settings of your browser, so that it informs you prior to a cookie being stored on your device or follow instructions to delete all cookies which have been stored on your device. If you use multiple devices, you must change your browser settings in all of them.

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We use privacy-friendly practices. For more information you may check our Privacy Notice.


Last amendment: 02 March, 2022