We have developed this cookie policy (the “Cookie Policy”) in order to explain how we use cookies and similar technologies (together, “Cookies”) on this website (our “Website”), and to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of your personal information.

The first time that you visit our Website, we notify you about our use of Cookies through a notification banner. By continuing to use our Website, you consent to our use of Cookies as described in this Cookie Policy. However, you can choose whether or not to continue accepting Cookies at any later time. Information on how to manage Cookies is set out later in this Cookie Policy.

Please note that our use of any personal information we collect about you is subject to our Privacy Policy.

Information on cookies and targeting

  • We use so-called browser cookies to collect information about your use of our website. Cookies help us to improve our website and enable us to offer you a better service that is even-more customized to your needs. They enable us to recognize your computer when you return to our website and so:
  • To store information about your preferred activities on our website and so to orient our website on your individual interests. This includes, for example, advertising that corresponds to your personal interests;
  • To increase the speed with which your queries are processed;

The use of cookies is justified on the basis of our legitimate interest in a needs-based design and the statistical evaluation of our website and the fact that your legitimate interests are not overriding pursuant to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

  • The cookies used by us only store the aforementioned data about your use of our website. This is carried out not on the basis of an assignment to you personally, but by the allocation of an identification number to the cookie (“cookie ID”). The cookie ID is not associated with your name, IP address, or similar data that would enable the attribution of the cookie to you. You can find out how to prevent the use of browser cookies under Item 5.5.
  • Our website uses so-called tracking technologies (you will find further details in Item 6). We use these technologies in order to make the Internet offer more interesting for you. This technology enables Internet users who have already shown an interest in our website to be presented with advertising on the websites of our partners. The display of these advertisements on our partners’ websites takes place based on the use of cookie technology and an analysis of the previous user behavior. This analysis is carried out using a pseudonym and user profiles with your personal data are not put together.

Should you wish to opt-out of this tracking process, you can refuse to allow the setting of a cookie required by this process:

For example, by means of a browser setting that deactivates the automatic setting of cookies in general. Please use e.g. the “Do not track” (“DNT”) option of your web browser.

Alternatively, you can use the following link:

Disable Google Analytics’ collection of data for this website

Please note that you must carry out this step individually for every one of your terminals and/or browsers.

  • Should you not wish the use of browser cookies, you can set your browser in such a way that the storage of cookies is not accepted. Please note that in this case, you may only be able to use our website on a limited basis or not at all. Should you wish to only accept our own cookies, and not the cookies of our service providers and partners, you can select the setting “Block third-party cookies” in your browser.