Privacy policy

We respect your privacy. We are compliant with EU cookie law (as written by EuGH, 1.10.2019 – C-673/17) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data privacy law. We want to be transparant in how we use cookies and the way we store and protect your data.

This privacy policy was last updated 4 May 2023. We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this Notice. Please refer to this page from time to time to review these and new additional information.

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What are cookies?

Cookies are text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. They are used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.

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Cookies used on AviaMagazine

The following cookies could be set based on specific site functionalities selected.

info As of 1 June 2022 we stopped using Google Analytics. Now now use our own alaytics suite which is privately developed and not shared with third parties. No tracking code is applied unless opt-in on marketing & social media cookies. Ip-adresses are anonymized on the last digits.
Required cookies

These cookies are required to enable core functionality and must be accepted for the AviaMagazine website to work. They can be used for authentication, security or localization purposes. Without these cookies, functions you have asked for, cannot be provided. Also technical cookies need to be set to hold the website state.

Cookie name Purpose Type / expiry
ASP.NET_SessionId Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests. HTTP / sesion
AM-tracking-allowed Preserves the visitor's cookie concent settings. HTTP / 1 year
__gads Used to register what ads have been displayed to the user. Ads are shown as Non-personalized, and so they are not effected by past cross-site behaviour and will not influence future cross-site behaviour. Google ads will not set any third-part cookies aiming to track the visitors behaviour. HTTP / 1 year
_grecaptcha This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. HTTP / Persistent
AMrememberme Registers a unique id to remember a page like or photo "love" given by the visitor. HTTP / 1 year

Aviamagazine uses Google Analytics to gain insights in the way the site is used. This data https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html

Marketing & Social media cookies

Marketing cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They remember the websites you visit, and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. We may share this information with other parties, including our partners.

Social media cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button on the AviaMagazine website. The social network will record that you have done this. This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities.

The following cookies are set or behaviour changes on-top of all required cookies mentioned above.

Cookie name Purpose Type / expiry
AM-sc-t_id Aviamahazine analytics. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. The visitors IP address is anonymized so the data can't be linked to cross-site activities. This analytics data is only used within Aviamagazine, to optimize site behaviour and not shared with third parties or across multiple domains. HTTP / 1 year
__gads Used to register what ads have been displayed to the user. The ads shown are personalized and are influenced on cross-site behaviour. HTTP / 1 year

Aviamagazine is currently updating (and potentially removing) all Google Adsence marketing ads from the website. This process might take some time to complete.

Aviamagazine uses Google Adsence to run advertisements on the site. As Aviamagazine is a non provide organization we use advertisements to cover some of our costs. Advertisements are fully run by Google and for that Google uses information they have gathered. This information is not available in any way to be used or altered by Aviamagzine.

GDPR statement

As of May 25th 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is strengthening and standardizing user data privacy across the EU nations, it requires new or additional obligations on all organizations that handle EU citizens’ personal data, regardless of where the organizations themselves are located.

AviaMagazine complies with the law, concerning:

  • Transparent communication on privacy related information. Which data do we collect and how do we use it;
  • You can easily change the way we communicate or keep privacy related data;
  • Right to be forgotten. Removal of account and related data made easy;
  • Encrypted privacy related information in database;
  • Website available in HTTPS only;
  • Procedures to handle and communicate security breaches;
  • Changed privacy statement.

All are explained in detail below.

Privacy related data

AviaMagazine gathers privacy related information when you have an AviaMagazine Membership or have a subscription to our Newsletter.

The following privacy related information we keep on record for an AviaMagazine Membership:

Privacy related item Change Encrypt
Name done
E-mail address done done
Password done done
Country you live * done
Aviation interest * done
Receive newsletter * done

* Currently not implemented.

We use this information to send mail, address you by your name and personalize our site behavior based on your aviation interest. The country we use to gather information about demography. Its not used for any other purpose.

The country and aviation interest are optional. You can set or remove them in your membership setting.

If you don’t want to receive newsletters or any other mailing from AviaMagazine you can deselect this option in your membership settings. There is one exception in which we will send mail, even when this option is deselected. When privacy data was compromised we need to inform you within 72 hours. For this we will send mail to affected accounts.

Right to be forgotten

You have the right to be forgotten, which means your credentials will be removed from our systems. You can remove your account from the membership area.

Uploaded photo’s

If your photo’s are used or you uploaded photo’s which are featured on the site, full credits are given. This included the mentioning of your name. Removing your account won’t change the credits on photo’s. If you want your name removed from photo’s it’s possible by special request. The photo’s will remain, with general AviaMagazine credits applied.

Sharing of data

We only use data to optimize the site and make our service better. We never share or sell data to third parties!


To strengthen security Aviamagazine will be available in HTTPS only. Other measures include encryption of privacy related information in our database.

When a data breach would occur, we will inform you within 72 hours after detection. We will inform you on which privacy related data was affected and what measures we take.