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Cookie statement

 

Use of necessary cookies
With the help of a necessary cookie we can recognize you when you visit our website again. As a result, the website can be specially configured to your preferences. If you have given permission for the placing of cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This means that you do not have to keep repeating your preferences, which saves you time and allows you to use the website in a more pleasant way. Necessary cookies can be removed through the settings of your browser.

 

Use of session cookies

With the help of a session cookie we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during a visit. We can therefore adjust our services as much as possible to your surfing behavior. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

 

Tracking cookies from our advertisers

With your permission, we place a cookie on your device, which can be requested as soon as you visit a website from our network. This tells us that, in addition to our website, you have also visited the other website of our network. The resulting profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address and the like, but only serves to match advertisements to your profile, so that they are as relevant to you as possible.

Google Analytics

A cookie from the American company Google is placed through our website as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is required to do so by law, or insofar as third parties process the information on Google's behalf. We have no control over this. We have not permitted Google to use the Analytics information obtained for other Google services.

 

The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is not provided by default. If you give permission for the use of your IP address, your website visit will be registered up to residence level. The information collected is transferred to Google and stored on servers in the United States. Google adheres to the Privacy Shield principles and is a member of the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

 

Social plugins

Buttons are included on our website to promote ("like") or share ("tweet") web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work through a code that originates from Facebook, Twitter or other social media platforms themselves. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. Please read the privacy statements of Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.

 

The information that they collect is anonymized as much as possible. The information is transferred to Twitter, Facebook, Google ,and LinkedIn and stored by them on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

 

Right to access and correct or delete your data

You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. See our contact page for this. To prevent misuse, we may ask you to identify yourself. When it comes to accessing personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find it in your browser settings.

Enabling and disabling cookies and deleting them

More information about switching on and off and deleting cookies in your browser can be found in the instructions and/or using the Help function of your browser.

 

You can easily adjust the cookie preferences that you chose on your first visit to the website.

 

Remove tracking cookies placed by third parties

Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties who display advertisements to you via our website, among other things. You can delete these cookies centrally via Your Online Choices  so that they are not placed back on a third-party website.

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