What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by the web browser on the user's end device to store certain information. The next time you visit our website with the same device, the information stored in cookies is sent back to our website (“First Party Cookie”) or another website to which the cookie belongs (“Third Party Cookie”).
Through the information stored in the cookie and sent back, the respective website recognizes that the user has already accessed and visited it with the web browser of his end device. We use this information to be able to optimally display the website to the user according to his preferences.
However, only the cookie itself is identified on the end device. Any further storage of personal data will only take place if the user gives us his express consent or if this storage is absolutely necessary in order to be able to use the service offered and called up.
His Cookie settings The user can adapt it individually at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.
How the user can deactivate or delete cookies in general (including the absolutely necessary cookies) in his browser is described under the point "Deactivation or deletion of all cookies".
Categories of cookies used
Depending on their purpose and function, we divide the cookies used by the website into the following categories:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies;
- functional cookies;
- Marketing / third party / consent cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies ensure that this website or the service works properly. This means that without these cookies, this website or the service cannot be used as intended. This type of cookies is only used by the operator of the website (first party cookies) and any information stored in the cookies is only sent to this website.
The following absolutely necessary cookies are used on our website:
Functional cookies enable this website to store information such as B. the user name or the language selection, and to offer the user improved and personalized functions based on this. These cookies only collect and store anonymous information.
The following functional cookies are used on our website:
The user can object to the use of functional cookies at any time by submitting his Cookie Settings adjusted accordingly.
Performance cookies collect information about how our websites are used in order to improve their attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies help us, for example, to determine whether and which sub-pages of our website are visited and what content users are particularly interested in. We record the number of hits on a page, the number of sub-pages viewed, the time spent on our website, the order of the pages visited, which search terms led our users to us, the country, region and, if applicable, the city from which the Access takes place, as well as the proportion of mobile devices that access our websites. The IP address of a computer transmitted for technical reasons is automatically anonymized and does not allow us to draw any conclusions about the individual user.
The following performance cookies are used on our website:
The user of the website can object to the use of performance cookies at any time by submitting their Cookie Settings adjusted accordingly.
Marketing / third party / consent cookies come from external advertising companies, among others, and are used to collect information about the websites visited by the user, e.g. B. to create target group-oriented advertising for the user.
The user can set his web browser in such a way that the storage of cookies on his end device is generally prevented or that he is asked each time whether he agrees to the setting of cookies. Once cookies have been set, the user can delete them at any time. How the whole thing works is described in the help function of the respective web browser.
A general deactivation of cookies may lead to functional restrictions of this website.