Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and saves on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or suchlike) when you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses, trojans or other malware.

The cookie stores information which arises in conjunction with the specifically used end device. This does not mean, however, that this gives us direct knowledge of your identity.

Cookies are used on the one hand so that we can make the use of our offerings more pleasant for you. Therefore, we use session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages of our website.
In addition, we use temporary cookies saved on your end device for a certain defined period to optimize user friendliness. If you visit our website again to use our services, it is automatically recognized that you were already here before and which entries and settings you made so that you do not have to repeat them.

The data processed by cookies are required for the stated purposes to protect our justified interests and also of third parties under Art. 6.1 f GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can configure your browser, however, so that no cookies are saved on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. Complete deactivation of cookies can, however, lead to you not being able to use all the functions of our website.


We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter "Google") for the purpose of creating a website experience tailored to users' needs and continuing optimization of our website. In this context, pseudonymized user profiles are created and cookies are used. The information generated through the use of cookies about your usage of this website such as

  • web browser type / version,
  • operating system used,
  • referrer URL (the previously visited website),
  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • time of server request,

are transmitted to and stored on a server belonging to Google in the USA. Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield so that an adequate level of data privacy is ensured.

The information will be used for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for the purposes of market research and ensuring an internet experience tailored to users' needs.

Furthermore, this information may be transferred to third parties to the extent that this may be legally required or those third parties process these data on our behalf. Under no circumstances will your IP address be associated with any other data held by Google. The IP addresses will be anonymized so that attribution is not possible (IP masking).

You can block the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your web browser software; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.