What is a cookie?
Use of session cookies
By using a session cookie we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This enables us to adapt our service as much as possible to the browsing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted once you close your web browser.
Use of permanent cookies
The use of a permanent cookie enables us to recognise when you visit our website again. The website can therefore be specially tailored to your preferences. If you have given permission for the placing of cookies, we can also remember this by means of a cookie. This way, you do not have to reselect your preferences, saving you time and making the use of our website more pleasant. You can delete permanent cookies via the settings of your browser.
Our website is used to place a cookie belonging to the US firm Google, as part of the Analytics services. We use this service to keep track of and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may disclose these data to third parties in the event that it is legally obliged to do so, or insofar as third parties process data on its behalf. We have no influence on this. However, we have allowed Google to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services.
The information Google collects is anonymised to the extent possible. Your IP address is emphatically not included. The data are transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google abides by the Safe Harbor principles and is a member of the Safe Harbor programme of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This implies an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Right to access and rectification or erasure of your data
You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of your data. For more information, please see our contact page. To prevent abuse we may request you to identify yourself adequately. In the case of access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must submit a copy of the relevant cookie together with your request. You can find this in your browser settings.
Enabling, disabling and deleting cookies
More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or by using the Help function of your browser.
Deleting tracking cookies placed by third parties
Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties that display advertisements to you via our website, among other things. You can delete these cookies centrally via Your Online Choices, so that they are not placed again on a third party website.