What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by the web browser on the user's 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 and returned in the cookie, the respective website recognizes that the user has already called up and visited it with the web browser of his end device. We use this information in order to be able to optimally display the website to the user according to his preferences.
However, only the cookie itself is identified on the device. Any further storage of personal data takes place only if the user gives us his express consent or if this storage is absolutely necessary in order to be able to use the offered and called service.
The user can adjust his cookie settings individually at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.
How the user can generally deactivate or delete cookies (including the absolutely necessary cookies) in his browser is described under "Deactivation or deletion of all cookies".
Categories of cookies used
Depending on the purpose and function, we divide the cookies used by the website into the following categories:
Absolutely necessary cookies;
Marketing / third party / consent cookies
Absolutely necessary cookies
Absolutely 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 cookie is only used by the website operator (first party cookies) and all information stored in the cookies is only sent to this website.
The following absolutely necessary cookies are used on our website:
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ckies_marketingOpt-out for marketing / third party / consent requiring cookies 1 year
The use of absolutely necessary cookies on this website is possible without the consent of the user. For this reason, absolutely necessary cookies cannot be deactivated or activated individually. This function is only available for cookies that require consent, i.e. functional cookies, performance cookies and marketing / third party / consent cookies. However, the user always has the option of generally deactivating cookies in his browser (see point "Deactivating or deleting all cookies").
The legal basis for the use of first party cookies is a legitimate interest (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of this website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).
Functional cookies enable this website to store information provided, such as B. to save the user name or the language selection and to offer the user improved and personalized functions based on this. These cookies only collect and save anonymized information.
The following functional cookies are used on our website:
cookielaw The cookie banner was clicked 1 year
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The user can object to the use of functional cookies at any time by adjusting their cookie settings accordingly.
The legal basis for the use of functional cookies is a legitimate interest (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of this website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).
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 which content the users are particularly interested in. We record the number of hits on a page, the number of subpages called up, the time spent on our website, the order of the pages visited, which search terms brought our users to us, the country, the region and, if applicable, the city of 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 user of the website also has the right, for reasons that arise from his or her particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning him, which is carried out for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 (1) GDPR. In order to exercise these and other data subject rights, data subjects can contact the contact address given in the legal notice or in the data protection declaration at any time.
The user of the website can object to the use of performance cookies at any time by adjusting their cookie settings accordingly.
The legal basis for the use of performance cookies is a legitimate interest (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).
Marketing / third party / consent cookies
Marketing / third party / consent-based cookies come from, among others, external advertising companies and are used to collect information about the websites visited by the user in order to e.g. B. to create target group-oriented advertising for the user.
The user can object to the use of marketing cookies at any time by adjusting their cookie settings accordingly.
Deactivation or deletion of all cookies
The user can set his web browser in such a way that the storage of cookies on his device is generally prevented or he is asked every time whether he agrees to the setting of cookies. Once cookies have been set, the user can delete them again at any time. How it all works is described in the help function of the respective web browser.
A general deactivation of cookies can lead to functional restrictions on this website.