Privacy policy

With this privacy policy, we would like to inform you about the use of cookies or similar storage technologies (hereinafter “cookies”) on our website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your device to save certain information or image files, such as pixels. The next time you visit our website on the same device, the information saved in the cookies will subsequently be transmitted either to our website (“First-party cookie”) or to another website to which the cookie belongs (“Third-party cookie”).

Through the information saved and returned, the respective website recognises that you have already accessed and visited it with the browser you use on that device. We use this information to be able to design and display the website in an optimum way in line with your preferences.

 

Cookies that are not absolutely necessary to make the services available on our website are only used when we receive your consent. As soon as you actively use our website by continuing to use our website after the cookie banner has been displayed, you consent to the use of cookies.

You can, of course, customise your cookie settings at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.

Please check out your browser settings about possibilities to deactivate or delete cookies in general.

Cookies used on our website are divided into the following categories based their purpose and function:

 

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website.  The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies serve, for example, to ensure that you as a registered user always remain logged in when accessing various subpages of our website and thus do not have to re-enter your login data every time you access a new page.

The following necessary cookie is used on our website:

Name Purpose Expiration time
qtrans_cookie_test Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies End of session

 

The use of necessary cookies on our website is possible without your consent. For this reason, necessary cookies cannot be activated or deactivated individually. You can still deactivate cookies in your browser at any time.

 

Third-party cookies

Some cookies come from third parties and are used to gather information about the websites visited by the user in order to create targeted advertising for the user.

The following third-party cookies are used on our website:

Name Origin & Purpose Expiration time
_utm.gif Google Analytics – Statistics Session
_utma Google Analytics – Statistics 2 years
_utmb Google Analytics – Statistics 30 minutes
_utmc Google Analytics – Statistics End of session
_utmt Google Analytics – Statistics 10 minutes
_utmz Google Analytics – Statistics 6 months

 

You can withdraw your consent to the use of consent based cookies individually at any time with effect for the future by adjusting your cookie settings.

 

Administration and deletion of cookies

You can set your web browser in such a way that cookies are generally prevented from being saved to your device and/or that you are asked each time whether you are in agreement with cookies being enabled. You can also at any time delete cookies that have been enabled again.

If you want to delete cookies after your visit to our website you can do so by clearing the browsing data in your browser.  You may even want to check for a browser option to visit our website in incognito mode, and thereby prevent the recording of data about you website visits.