COOKIE POLICY
With this cookie policy we inform you about the use of cookies or similar storage technologies (called “cookies”) on this website (“Website”).

WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files that the browser stores on your device to store certain information or photo files, such as pixels. The next time you visit our website on your device, the stored information in the cookies is transferred to our website (“First Party Cookie”) or to another website where the cookie belongs (“Third Party Cookie”).

Due to the stored and returning information, the respective website recognizes that you have visited it with the browser you are using on your device. We use this information to optimally design and display the website in accordance with your preferences.

In that respect, only the cookie itself is identified on the device. Personal data is only stored after you have explicitly given permission or when it is strictly necessary to use the service offered.

PERMISSION FOR THE USE OF COOKIES
Cookies that are not strictly necessary to continue using our service are only used when we have received your permission. If you decide to continue on the website after the cookie banner is displayed, you consent to the use of cookies.

You can of course adjust the cookie settings at any time, for example by activating or deactivating cookie categories.

Under the “Deactivate and remove all cookies” section of this cookie policy, you can read how you can deactivate or delete cookies in general (i.e., including the essential cookies) in your browser.

COOKIE CATEGORIES
The cookies we use can be divided into the following categories, based on purpose and function:

Strictly necessary cookies;
Functional cookies;
STRICTS NECESSARY COOKIES
Strictly necessary cookies guarantee functions without which you would not be able to use this website and services as intended. These cookies are only used by us and therefore are first party cookies. This means that all information stored in these cookies is only sent to our website.

The following strictly necessary cookies are used on our website:

Name Description / Target Duration
ckies_functional Deactivation of functional cookies 1 Year
ckies_performance Deactivation of performance cookies 1 Year
ckies_marketing Deactivation of marketing cookies / third-party cookies / cookies based on consent 1 Year
The use of strictly necessary cookies on our website is possible without your permission. Strictly necessary cookies can therefore not be activated or deactivated separately. This function is only available for cookies that you must give permission for, that is, functional, performance and marketing cookies. However, you can deactivate the cookies in your browser at any time (see below, point “Deactivating and deleting all cookies”).

The legal basis for the use of these first-party cookies is our legitimate interest (i.e., analyzing, optimizing and economic importance of our website and services) in the sense of art. 6 (1) (f) (GDPR).

PERFORMANCE COOKIES
Performance cookies collect information about how our websites are used to improve their attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies help us to determine, for example, which pages are visited on our website and in which content visitors are particularly interested. In particular we look at the number of visits on a page, the number of visited subpages, the time spent on our website, the order of the pages visited, the search terms you have brought to us, the region and, if applicable, from which city you have viewed our website. We also record movement, clicks and scrolling with the mouse to understand which parts of our website are particularly interesting for visitors. In this way, we can adapt and optimize the content on our website to more specifically meet the needs of our visitors. The IP address that is transmitted from your computer for technical reasons is automatically anonymous and does not allow us to draw conclusions about the individual user.

The user has the right to object to the processing of personal data that are used for statistical purposes in accordance with art. 89 paragraph 1 GDPR, for reasons that arise from a specific situation of the user in question. In order to exercise the aforementioned and other rights of the person concerned, the party concerned can contact us at any time via the contact address that can be found in the imprint or the privacy statement.

You can choose at any time to disable the Functional Cookies (opt-out) by adjusting your cookie settings.

The legal basis for the use of Performance cookies is a legitimate interest (ie interest in analyzing, optimizing and customizing our website and services to meet the interests and needs of visitors) in the sense of art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

DEACTIVATING AND REMOVING ALL COOKIES
You can set your browser settings so that cookies can not normally be stored on your device and / or you are asked each time if you agree that cookies are enabled. You can also, at any time, delete cookies that have been re-enabled. You can find out how this works in detail via the help function of your browser.

Remember that deactivating cookies can lead to functional restrictions on our website.