Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

With this cookie policy, the website operator informs the user of the website about the use of cookies or similar storage technologies (hereinafter referred to as “cookies”) on this website.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the web browser on the user’s device for storing certain information. The next time you visit our website using the same device, the information stored in cookies will be returned to our website (“First Party Cookie”) or another website to which the cookie belongs (“Third Party Cookie”). The information stored in the cookie and returned by the respective website recognizes that the user has already accessed and visited it using the web browser of their device. We use this information to optimally inform the user about the website according to their preferences. However, only the cookie itself on the terminal is identified here. Further protection of personal data takes place only if the user gives us his explicit consent or if this storage is absolutely necessary in order to use the offered and called service.

Consent to the use of cookies

Cookies, which are not absolutely necessary to make the services available on this website, are only used with your consent. By consenting to the use of cookies on the basis of a notice provided by us on the website (“cookie banner”), the user agrees to the use of cookies. The cookie settings can be customized by the user at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories. How the user generally deactivates or can delete cookies in his browser (including the strictly required cookies) is described under “deactivating or deleting all cookies”.

legal basis

If the user has given consent to the use of cookies on the basis of a notice given by us on the website (“cookie banner”), the lawfulness of the data processing pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR. If no Consent is requested, constitutes our legitimate interest (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of this website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO is the legal basis for the use of cookies.

Category of cookies used

Depending on the purpose and function, we divide the cookies used by the website into the following categories:
* Essential cookies
* Functional cookies
* Performance cookies
* Marketing / Third Party / Approved cookies

Essential cookies

Absolutely necessary cookies ensure that this website or service works properly. This means that without these cookies, this website or the service can not be used as intended. This type of cookie is used exclusively by the website operator (First Party Cookies) and all information stored in the cookies is only sent to this website. The following strictly required cookies are used on our website:

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ckies_functional – Opt-out for Functional Cookies
ckies_performance – Opt-out for Performance Cookies
ckies_marketing – Opt-out for Marketing / Third Party / Approved – Cookies
absolutely required cookies can not be deactivated or activated individually. The user has the possibility at any time to adjust his cookie settings or to disable cookies generally in his browser (see point “deactivation or deletion of all cookies”).

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies allow this website, information provided, such. For example, the user name or the language selection to save and provide the user based on improved and personalized features. These cookies collect and store only anonymized information. The following functional cookies are used on our website.

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cookielaw – Has the cookie banner been clicked on
has_close_teaser – Indicates if the user has closed a teaser so that it does not reappear

The user can object to the use of Functional Cookies at any time by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies collect information about how our websites are used to improve their attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies help us determine, for example, whether and which subpages of our website are visited and what content users are particularly interested. We record the number of visits to a page, the number of pages visited, the time spent on our website, the order of pages visited, which search terms our users have brought to us, the country, the region and, if applicable, the city of the Access, as well as the proportion of mobile devices that access our web pages. The IP address of a computer transmitted for technical reasons is automatically anonymized and does not allow us to infer the individual user. The following performance cookies are used on our website: The user of the website may at any time object to the use of performance cookies by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

Marketing / Third Party Cookies

Marketing / Third Party / Approval cookies originate, among others, from external advertising companies and are used to gather information about the websites visited by the user, for B. create targeted advertising for the user. The following marketing / third party / consent cookies are used on our website: The user can contradict the use of marketing cookies at any time by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

Disable or delete all cookies

The user can set his web browser so that the storage of cookies on his device is generally prevented or he is asked each time whether he agrees to the setting of cookies. Once set cookies, the user can delete at any time. How this 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.