Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that do not cause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies areautomatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device until you actively delete them or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser.
In some cases it is possible that third party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (third party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the thirdparty (e.g. cookies for the processing of payment services).
Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain website functions would not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages. Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions (required cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping cart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e.g. cookies that provide measurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless adifferent legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to the storage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of the consent obtained (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.
You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies are placed and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookies when the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited. In the event that third party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.
TECHNICALLY REQUIRED COOKIES
Technically required cookies guarantee the basic functions of the website such as site navigation. Without such cookies, the website cannot function correctly. Therefore, this information is essential to provide you with our online services.
Legal basis for incorporating these cookies is Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Cookie name: PHPSESSID
Purpose: Contains the visitor’s state charac-teristics whenever pages are requested.
Cookie name: be_typo_user
Purpose: Notifies Typo3 whether the visitor is logged into the Typo3 backend and which backend user it is.
Cookie name: cookieconsent_status
Duration: 1 year
Cookie name: dp_cookieconsent_status
Duration: 1 year
Purpose of this Cookie: Stores the fact that the visitor has viewed the cookie banner.
Cookie name: __cf_bm
Duration: 30 minutes
Purpose: Used to distinguish between humans and bots.
These cookies enable us to keep statistics about the visitors of our website. User experience can be improved on the basis of such information – for example, the number of visitors to the various areas of the website and the frequency of visits, help us to improve our site navigation and provided services. Statistic cookies are processed only on your consent.
Cookie name: _ga
Creator: Google Analytics / Google Tag Manager
Duration: 2 years
Purpose of this Cookie: Used to reduce enquiry rates.
These cookies collect information about user behaviour on our website. Individual offers and campaigns are created based on this information. Moreover, these cookies help us to create a more pleasant user experience and therefore, they enable you to browse our website, as you are already used to from earlier visits. These cookies are processed only on your consent.
Cookie name: _fbp
Creator: Meta Platforms, Inc.
Duration: 2 months
Purpose: Used by Meta Platforms, Inc. to display a range of advertising products, for example real-time bids from third party advertisers.
Cookie name: _gcl_au
Creator: Google AdSense
Duration: 90 days
Purpose: Used by Google AdSense to experiment with advertising efficiency on websites that use their services.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
There are also incorporated third party services on our website, which are provided by third parties under their own responsibility. Cookies are recorded and transmitted to the respective third party. Therefore, cookies are processed not only by us but also by the companies, which offer their functions and cookies on our website. Please note that, the responsibility for the use of your data, that goes beyond our processing, lies with these companies and that it takes place without our contributing.
Provider: Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland
- Google Maps
This site uses the mapping service Google Maps via an API. To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
- Google Web Fonts
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.
When you call up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.