With this Cookie Policy, the Website Operator informs the Website User about the use of cookies or similar storage technologies (hereinafter “Cookies”) on this Website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the web browser on the user’s terminal device to store certain information. The next time our website is called up with the same end device, the information stored in cookies is sent back to our website (“first party cookie”) or another website to which the cookie belongs (“third-party cookie”).

Through the information stored in the cookie and sent back, the respective website recognizes that the user has already called up and visited it with the web browser of his end device. We use this information to optimally display the website to the user according to their preferences.

However, only the cookie itself is identified on the end device. Any further storage of personal data only takes place if the user gives us his express consent or if this storage is essential in order to be able to use the service offered and called up.

Consent to the use of cookies

Cookies that are not strictly necessary to provide the services on this website will only be used after consent has been given. By continuing to actively use this website after the cookie banner has been displayed, the user consents to the use of cookies.

The user can adjust his cookie settings individually at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.

How the user can deactivate or delete cookies in general (including the absolutely necessary cookies) in his browser is described under the item “Deactivation or deletion of all cookies”.

Categories of used cookies

Depending on the purpose and function, we divide the cookies used by the website into the following categories:

  • Essential cookies;
  • Functional cookies;
  • Performance cookies;
  • Marketing / third party / consent cookies.

Essential cookies ensure that this website, or service, functions properly. That is, without these cookies, this website, or the Service, will not be used as intended. This type of cookie is used exclusively by the operator of the website (first-party cookies) and all information stored in the cookies is sent only to this website.

The following strictly necessary cookies are used on our website:

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ckies_performanceOpt-out for Performance Cookies1 Year
ckies_marketingOpt-out for marketing/third party/consent cookies1 Year

Die Nutzung von unbedingt erforderlichen Cookies auf dieser Website ist ohne die Einwilligung des Nutzers möglich. Aus diesem Grund können unbedingt erforderliche Cookies auch nicht einzeln deaktiviert bzw. aktiviert werden. Diese Funktion steht nur bei einwilligungspflichtigen Cookies, also den Funktionalen Cookies, den Performance-Cookies und den Marketing- / Third Party- / Zustimmungspflichtige-Cookies, zur Verfügung. Der Nutzer hat allerdings jederzeit die Möglichkeit, Cookies generell in seinem Browser zu deaktivieren (siehe Punkt “Deaktivierung oder Löschung sämtlicher Cookies”).

Die Rechtsgrundlage für die Nutzung der First Party Cookies ist ein berechtigtes Interesse (d. h. Interesse an der Analyse, Optimierung und dem wirtschaftlichen Betrieb dieser Website und Leistungen) im Sinne des Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO).

Funktionale Cookies

Functional cookies enable this website to store the information provided, such as the user name or language selection, and to offer the user improved and personalized functions based on this information. These cookies collect and store only anonymous information.

The following functional cookies are used on our website:

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shdSet when the user logs in to his page1 Year
has_close_teaserIndicates whether the user has closed a teaser so that it is not displayed againSession

The user can object to the use of Functional Cookies at any time by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

The legal basis for the use of Functional Cookies is a legitimate interest (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of this website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO).

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies collect information about how our websites are used in order to improve their attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies help us to determine, for example, whether and which subpages of our 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 our website, the order of the pages visited, which search terms led you to us, the country, region and, if applicable, the city from which access is made, as well as the proportion of mobile devices accessing our websites. The IP address of a computer transmitted for technical reasons is automatically anonymized and does not allow us to draw any conclusions about the individual user.

The user of the website also has the right to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her that is carried out for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 (1) DSGVO. In order to exercise these and other data subject rights, a data subject may at any time contact the contact address indicated in the imprint or in the privacy policy.


Deactivation or deletion of all cookies

The user can set his web browser in such a way that the storage of cookies on his end device is generally prevented or he is asked each time whether he agrees to the setting of cookies. Once cookies have been set, the user can delete them at any time. How this works is described in the help function of the respective web browser.

A general deactivation of cookies may lead to functional restrictions on this website.