This website tries to find as much data of you as possible without asking for permission. It also takes your personal preferences and safes them in cookies to let you create your own unique web experience. Curious?
With regard to your device, a website knows your device type, what browser you are using and the
browser language on which you can dedicate the user's language.
Other information includes your OS and whether you have cookies enabled. For example, with this
information you can set a language for a website without asking the user what language he
You are on a mobile device using the browser browser, and you speak german.
Your battery status shows how much battery you have left, whether your device is charging and
how long it takes to charge and discharge.
This information can be taken to reduce the websites color brightness if it detects that the
user is low on battery.
In your case, your battery is fully charged.
Your location can be retrieved based on your IP adress. Thus without the users permission the
website only knows where the internet provider of a user is located. However, most of the time,
this information also fits to the user's location.
Based on your IP adress your internet service provider is and is located in , .
Of course, a browser can always detect where you keep your mouse, how many times you click and
on what object you are clicking. With this information the whole webdesign could be adapted to
your intuituve mouse movement. For example, if a user sticks to the right side of the page,
maybe due to having a second screen connected, all clickable content can be placed on the right
side as well.
In your case, during the use of this website you kept to the middle of the page and you used your mouse to click times.
Years ago, fluid webdesign was all about responsiveness on the web. Fast forward to now, and
having a glance into the future, the focus has shifted to user-centered design. Not only in
terms of usability, but also in the individual’s preferences. The preferred color scheme and
favourite typography, as well as font size and layout of the page are elements offering a
variety of combinations, all form fitted to the user’s likings.
For example: Dark and light mode of websites are not a new invention, but can be taken even further, if user data, acquired in the background through browser cookies, is taken into account. The brightness of the website can be adapted based on the battery status of the device, and browser related content can be added.