Cookie Policy

In order to guarantee a variety of functions on our website, to recognize your preferences and to make the use of our website more pleasant and easier, we use "cookies".

What are cookies?

A cookie, pixel or similar technology is a small file or information that is stored on your computer or device when you visit our website. It allows the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time so that you do not have to re-enter them every time you return to the website or from a page to the scroll another.

Your options

By using our website, you consent to the use and storage of cookies on your computer or device.

You can generally view our website without cookies, but certain parts may not work properly or navigation may be slower.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer or device, you can deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of your browser. You can also delete stored cookies at any time in the system settings of your browser.

You can find more information about deactivating or deleting cookies here: https: // www.aboutcookies.org / cookie-faq /.

Please note, however, that the functionality of our offers may be restricted if you do not accept cookies.

Cookies categories

We use cookies for different purposes and with different functions. Some cookies are:

  • necessary for technical reasons (technical necessity)
  • can be used for a certain period of time (storage period) and are stored
  • have been placed by us or a third party and are stored (cookie provider)

Technical necessity

Cookies of a technical nature are:

  • Necessary: We use certain cookies because they are absolutely necessary for the website and its functions to function properly.

These cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access the website or a certain function. Unless you have set your browser so that cookies are not accepted.

  • Unnecessary: Cookies that are not strictly necessary are placed on your computer or device in order to improve the comfort and performance of our website or to save certain settings that you have made. We also use cookies that are technically not absolutely necessary to obtain information about the frequency of use of certain areas of our website so that we can better adapt to your needs and requirements.

Storage period

Session cookies: These cookies are only required for the duration of your session; they are deleted or become invalid as soon as you leave our website or your current session expires. Session cookies are used, for example, to keep certain information during your session.

Permanent cookies: Some cookies are stored for a long time. This allows them to recognize you when you come back to our website at a later point in time and to access saved settings. This allows you to get to websites faster or more conveniently. You need to have certain options such as:. B. do not set the language you have selected again. Permanent cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period of time.

Flow cookies: These cookies are used for communication between our internal servers within our group of companies. They are placed on your computer or device when you start navigating the website and are deleted after you finish navigating the website. Flow cookies are given a unique identification number, but cannot draw any conclusions about the actual customer or user.

Cookie provider

Provider cookies: These are cookies that are set by us or the operator of our website who has been commissioned by us.

Third party cookies: "Third-party cookies" are stored and used by other organizations or websites, e.g. B. Web analysis tools. External providers can also use cookies to display advertising or to integrate content from social networks, such as social plugins. For more information on web analytics tools and how to measure reach, see the following cookie policy.

Use of cookies for web analytics and range measurement

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to determine the frequency of use of certain areas of our website and to determine preferences. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your abbreviated IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for us and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. In addition, Google may transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

You can deactivate Google Analytics with a browser add-on if you do not want the website analysis to take place. You can download the add-on here:

https: // tools.google.com / dlpage / gaoptout?hl =. This extension stores opt-out information on your device, which is used to compensate for the deactivation of Google Analytics.

Please note that this type of deactivation only leads to the deactivation of Google Analytics for the device and browser from which the deactivation was activated. You may also have to reactivate them if you delete cookies from your device. Our most common cookies are:

Name of the cookie Cookie provider To use
Google Analytics Google This cookie is placed by Google. It enables our website to find out information about the use of our website by our users, such as:. B. the time of the visit, the pages visited, whether the user has already accessed the website or the websites visited.
Facebook pixel Facebook This cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables our website to measure, optimize and develop target groups for advertising campaigns that are placed on Facebook.
One signal One signal This cookie is placed by One Signal. It enables our website to remember that you have chosen to receive push notifications. It also helps us deliver personalized notifications.
Hotjar Hotjar This cookie is placed by Hotjar. It collects non-personally identifiable information with the aim of providing you with a better website experience, diagnosing technical problems, and analyzing trends.
AdWords AdWords Google PPC campaigns (pay-per-click) are activated with AdWords.
Double click Double click Double Click is used for advertisers and for advertising on multiple ad servers.

Policy changes

Our cookie policy may be updated from time to time. These changes will then be published on this page.

Last updated: May 2018