In order to make the visit to our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device when you browse our website and thereby enable us to recognize your end device. Cookies can have different characteristics and functions, for example for electronic authentication, monitoring of sessions and storage of information regarding your activities when accessing a website. We differentiate between the following three types of cookies:
1. Strictly necessary cookies, which are required for the use of our websites.
2. Statistics cookies, which generate aggregated data on website usage.
3. Marketing cookies, which display relevant content and advertising.
Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us (so-called persistent cookies). Furthermore, some of the cookies used on our website are provided by third party providers (so-called third party cookies).
There are various way to administrate the cookies used during your visit of our website: You can set your browser to refuse the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally. You can also delete cookies which are already set or make an individual selection.
However, please note that we use certain cookies which are technically necessary for proper operation of certain functions on our website. If these cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be limited.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC ("Google"). Google Analytics uses several cookies to analyze your use of the website. The data created by the cookie is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.
Please note that on this website, the IP anonymization function in Google Analytics is activated. In this case IP addresses are anonymized (so called IP masking). Only in exceptional cases the user’s full IP-address will be transmitted to a server of Google in the US and shortened there.
On behalf of us, Google will process this data in order to analyze your use of our website, to generate reports on website activity and to render further services regarding the use of our website. The IP-address transmitted by your browser will not be associated with other data in possession of Google.
■Google Analytics Terms of Service
Established on August 1, 2020