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 recognizes 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.
In that respect, only the cookie itself is identified on your device. Beyond this extent, your personal data will only be saved upon your express consent or if it is strictly necessary to be able to use the service offered to and accessed by you accordingly.
You can, of course, customize your cookie settings at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.
We divide the cookies we use into the following categories based on their purpose and function:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies;
- Functional Cookies;
- Performance Cookies; as well as
- Marketing / Third Party / Consent Based Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies guarantee functions without which you cannot use our web pages and service as intended. These cookies are used exclusively by us and are therefore first party cookies. This means that all information stored in the cookies will be returned to our website.
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 strictly necessary cookies are used on our website:
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|ckies_performance||Opt-out for performance cookies||1 year|
|ckies_marketing||Opt-out for marketing/third party/consent based cookies||1 year|
The use of strictly necessary cookies on our website is possible without your consent. For this reason, strictly necessary cookies cannot be activated or deactivated individually. However, you can deactivate cookies in your browser at any time.
The legal basis for the use of these first party cookies is our legitimate interest (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).
Functionality cookies enable our website to store information already provided (such as registered name or language selection) and to offer you improved and more personalized functions based on this information. These cookies collect and store only anonymous information so that they cannot track your movements on other websites.
The following functional cookies are used on our website:
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|shd||Will be set during the login process||1 year|
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You can opt out of using Functional Cookies at any time by adjusting your Cookie Settings accordingly.
Performance cookies collect information about how our websites are used in order to improve their attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies help us, for example, to determine whether and which subpages of our website are visited and in wh