Last updated January 05, 2024
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or other device. The information stored in it may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties on a subsequent visit.
What are scripts?
A script is a program code that allows our website to function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.
What is a web beacon?
A web beacon (or pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. To do this, web beacons are used to store various data about you.
We distinguish between cookies that are absolutely necessary for the technical functions of the website and such cookies and tracking mechanisms that are not absolutely necessary for the technical function of the websites and cookies that require consent.
Essential cookies ensure that this website or service functions properly. This means that without these cookies, this website or service cannot be used as intended. This type of cookie is only used by the operator of the website (first-party cookie) and all information stored in the cookies is only sent to this website.
Functional cookies enable this website to store information provided, such as the username or language selection, and to offer the user improved and personalized functions based on this information. These cookies only collect and store anonymized information.
Performance cookies collect information about how these websites are used in order to improve their attractiveness, content, and functionality based on this information. These cookies help us to determine, for example, whether and which sub-pages of this website are visited, and which content users are particularly interested in. We record the number of times a page is accessed, the number of sub-pages accessed, the time spent on the website, the order of the pages visited, which search terms led our users to us, the country, region and, if applicable, the city from which access is made. In addition, we record movements, e.g., “clicks” and scrolling with the computer mouse, in order to understand which areas of this website are of particular interest to our users. As a result, we can tailor the content of this website more specifically to the needs of our users and improve our offering. The transmitted IP address of a computer is automatically anonymized and does not allow us to draw any conclusions about the individual user.
We reserve the right to also use information obtained by means of cookies from an anonymized analysis of the usage behavior of users of the websites in order to display specific advertising for our products. We believe that the user benefits from this because we display advertising or content that we assume, based on the surfing behavior, matches the user’s interests.
The user of the website has the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out for statistical purpose. In order to exercise these and other data subject rights, a data subject may contact us at any time at the contact address given below.
These cookies are typical third-party cookies that we use to collect statistical data about how our website is used, including: Average page load time; Pages visited; Browser data; IP address; MAC address; Duration of a (page) visit; Data about the operating system; Data about the device used; Clicking behavior and other interactions on one or more pages. The main purpose of these cookies and their statistical data is, after analysis, to optimize our performance, security, usability, content, and services.
Targeting cookies (also known as advertising cookies) help us to deliver our adverts when you visit other websites, such as news websites. This is known as “retargeting”. This technique helps to ensure that the ads you receive are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies help to measure the effectiveness of an ad and can also limit the number of times that you see an ad. These cookies are placed on your device by advertising networks that we and other advertisers work with to deliver ads. They remember what sites you visit and this information is shared with other ad networks to show you relevant ads.