Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a site and allow the site to recognize your device.
Cookies do a lot of different jobs, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that the advertisements you see online are more relevant for you and your interests.
Usage of cookies
In the context of our online service, cookies and tracking mechanisms may be used. Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your device when visiting our online service. Tracking is possible using different technologies. In particular, we process information using pixel technology and/or during log file analysis.
We distinguish between cookies that are mandatorily required for the technical functions of the online service and such cookies and tracking mechanisms that are not mandatorily re-quired for the technical function of the online service.
It is generally possible to use the online service without any cookies that serve non-technical purposes.
Technically required cookies
By technically required cookies we mean cookies without those the technical provision of the online service cannot be ensured. These include e.g. cookies that store data to ensure smooth reproduction of video or audio footage. Such cookies will be deleted when you leave the website.
Cookies and tracking mechanisms that are technically not required
We use marketing cookies and tracking mechanisms. We only use such cookies and tracking mechanisms if you have given us your prior consent in each case. With the exception of the cookie that saves the current status of your privacy settings (selection cookie). This cookie is set based on legitimate interest.
By using marketing cookies and tracking mechanisms we and our partners are able to show you offerings based on your interests, resulting from an analysis of your user behavior:
- Statistics: By using statistical tools, we measure e.g. the number of your page views.
Management of cookies and tracking mechanisms
You can manage your cookie and tracking mechanism settings in your browser and/or in our cookie settings. Note: The settings you make only apply to the browser you use.
Switching off all cookies
If you want to switch off all cookies, please go to your browser settings and deactivate the setting of cookies. Please note that this may affect the functionality of the website.
Management of your settings regarding technically non-essential cookies and tracking mechanisms
When you visit our website, you will be asked in a cookie layer whether you give us your con-sent for the use of marketing cookies or tracking mechanisms. In our privacy settings, you can revoke any consent you have already given with effect for the future or give us your con-sent at a later date.