Privacy Statement

Cookies are small, simple text files that are delivered to your computer when you visit our website. This is a technique that virtually all websites have been using for quite some time now. In compliance with new legislation, we are now providing a more detailed explanation of the use of cookies.

Cookie statement

When delivering their services, make use of cookies. A cookie is a small data file that is stored either on your computer’s hard disk or in your browser’s session data. The session cookie contains no personal information whatsoever. Its sole purpose is to make the site easier for you to use.

Types of cookies

The FontoXML website uses two types of cookies:

Functional cookies

Some cookies are essential to the smooth operation of our website. We use these cookies to remember your preferences. For example, these include cookies that, once you have logged in, help the site to recognize you on future occasions. This means that you do not need to re-enter your password each time you visit the site. These cookies have other uses, such as remembering your preferences, if you leave our website and return at a later time. We also use this method to remember your language preference.

Other types of cookies

FontoXML and FontoXML DITA Demo also use cookies to collect web statistics (Google Analytics, Hotjar). We also use social media techniques to make it easy to share pages. To this end, we harness the capabilities of Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. FontoXML cannot manipulate the cookies that it uses.

Hotjar cookies

Our website and the ‘FontoXML DITA Demo’ application uses cookies to collect non-personal information including standard internet log information and details of your behavioral patterns upon visiting our website pages. We do this to provide you with a better experience, identify preferences, diagnose technical problems, analyze trends and to improve our website.

What we collect:

Information which is automatically collected, without your knowledge, whilst navigating through and interacting with the content on our site as well as information on your device or computer (such as cookies). The sole purpose of passively collecting your information is to improve your experience when using our website and application.

Through the Hotjar tracking code embedded by FontoXML, the information collected includes:

  • Device-specific data
    The following information may be collected through your device and browser:

    • your device’s IP address (collected and stored in an anonymized format);
    • device screen size;
    • device type (unique device identifiers) and browser information;
    • geographic location (country only);
    • the preferred language used to display the webpage.
  • Log data
    Hotjar servers automatically record information which is created upon using FontoXML. Data includes:

    • referring domain;
    • pages visited;
    • geographic location (country only);
    • the preferred language used to display the webpage;
    • date and time when website pages were accessed;

We do not rent, sell or disclose your (personal) information to third parties. We only use the information to make FontoXML the best web-based XML editor in the world. For more information about Hotjar, please visit

Blocking cookies

It is, of course, quite possible to block cookies. Most web browsers can be set to reject cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie. The menu options used to create these settings vary from one browser to another. You should be aware that some parts of the FontoXML website will not operate properly, if at all, if you block cookies. The menu options used to deactivate cookies vary from one browser to another.

Delete cookies retrospectively

After visiting the FontoXML website or application you can opt to delete cookies from your computer. The menu options used to do this vary from one browser to another.