Privacy and Cookie Statement

What is a cookie?

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file that is sent by your browser and stored on your hard drive of your computer. The information stored in the cookie can be used at your next visit.

The use of persistent cookies

By using a permanent cookie we can recognize you when you visit our website. The website can therefore be specially adjusted to your preferences. Even if you accepted the placement of cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. Persistent cookies can be removed via the settings of your browser.

Use of session cookies

Using a session cookie, we can see which parts of your website you have visited. This enables us to adapt our services as much as possible on the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your web browser.

Tracking cookies from ourselves

With your permission we will place a cookie on your device, which can be retrieved once you visit a site in our network. This allows us to know if you visit any other websites within our network. Thereby accrued profile is not associated with your name, address, email address, etc., but only serves to ads to your profile so that they are relevant as possible for you.

Tracking cookies from our advertisers

With your permission, our advertisers put "tracking cookies" on your equipment. They use these cookie to keep track of the pages you visit in their network, so that they can build a profile on your online surfing habits. This profile is also built on the basis of comparable information they get from visiting other websites from their network. This profile is not linked to your name, address, email address and the like as known to us, but is only needed to tailor advertisements based on your profile.

Analytics

Through our website, a cookie is placed by Google and Hotjar, as part of their "Analytics" services. We use these services to track and get reports on how visitors use the site. Google and Hotjar can provide this information to third parties if they are required by law, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google, or Hotjar.

The information gathered by Google and Hotjar are anonymised wherever possible.

Social media

On our website buttons are included to promote web pages ("like") or parts ("Tweet") on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work through pieces of code derived from Facebook and Twitter itself. By means of this code cookies are placed. Please read the privacy policy of Facebook and Twitter (which may change frequently) to read how they process your information.

The information they collect is anonymous as much as possible. The information is transferred to and through Twitter and Facebook stored on servers in the United States.