The following technologies are applied on our website:
According to the settings of your web browser certain information are collected. With the help of a cookie your browser automatically sends these information to the operator of the website if you visit this website. These information usually include the IP address allocated to your computer as well as the type of operating system and the installed browser.
Cookies are small text files which are saved from a web server on the hard disk of your computer. One can distinguish between „session cookies“ and „permanent cookies“.
A session cookie is always compiled at every visit of this website. It contains the accidentally produced, distinct code number allocated to your computer. The validity expires automatically if you close the browser. The session cookie is used to support the functionality of the website and to find out more about your usage of the website, which means which sites you visit, which links you use and how long you stay at single sites.
If allowed, permanent cookies are used. These cookies do not expire if you close the browser, but stay as long on the hard disk until they expire after a certain period of time or until you delete them. At every visit of this website the web browser recognises the permanent cookie safed on the hard disk of your computer. Due to the allocation of such a permanent, distinct identification to your computer, prefered settings and types of use can be saved in a database. In this way it is also possible to determine, how often you visit this website, how your usage patterns change and how effective advertising activities of the website are. These information do not contain any personal data. They solely contain the actions accomplished with your computer.
If you visit the website via an e-mail, which was sent to you, or if you have created an „user identity“ during your visit, the information provided by the website or the cookies of third-party suppliers eventually might be linked to information in the data set of the website provider, thus enabling possible interferences about your identity.
For session cookies no prior acceptance is necessary as they are relevant for the functioning of the website and expire as soon as you leave the website. The use of permanent cookies, which save your preferred settings as well as types of use, which however are not absolutely necessary for the functioning of the website are subject to your prior consent. If you use the website you accept the use of permanent cookies, as long as you do not prevent the installation of these cookies by changing the settings of your computer. This also applies for cookies of third-party supplieres.
The website might contain pixel graphics which are called „web beacons“, „single-pixel GIFs“ or „clear GIFs“. Third-party suppliers might use web beacons in order to get information about the behaviour of your website visitors and to measure the effects of advertising activities. Web beacons might also be used in advertising e-mails in order to determine whether they are opened or provoke any user activity. The information preserved in web beacons is only linked to your personal data in case of your prior consent. By clicking on a link in the advertising e-mail, which is only sent to you with your prior consent, you accept the use of web beacons, as long as the installation of these web beacons is not prevented by a change of the settings of your computer.
Currently the website uses the following cookies: Current status of our cookie use, their purpose, their effects on privacy as well as their durability:
That’s how you change your cookie settings
The configuration of your internet browser is free of charge and an effective possibility to administrate cookies. You have the following possibilities:
The type of cookie administration depends on your respective browser. Further instructions about the use: