How do we use cookies?

We use so-called cookies on our website. These are small text files that are stored on your computer, smartphone or tablet when you use our website.

We use cookies to ensure the functionality of our website, such as the storage of your preferred language.

At the end of a browser session, most cookies are deleted from your computer, smartphone or tablet (session cookies). We use these session cookies to store your country and language preferences across different pages of an Internet session. In addition, we also use temporary or permanent cookies. These remain stored on your computer, smartphone, or tablet even after an Internet session. If you then return to our web page for another session, we will automatically recognize which entries and settings you prefer. How long these cookies are stored depends on the type of cookie and varies from one month to ten years. After the pre-programmed time has elapsed, they are automatically deactivated. The cookies support a user-friendly, more efficient and safer surfing on our webpage. Thanks to these cookies, you can, for example, obtain information on our website that is tailored to your interests.

What data is stored in the cookies?

Your personal data is not stored in the cookies we use and cannot be assigned to a specific person. When a cookie is activated, it is given an identification number.

How can you prevent the storage of cookies?

Many Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish this, you can instruct your browser not to accept cookies or it must always ask you before a cookie is accepted by a website you have visited. You can also delete cookies by using the delete function of your browser. If you decide not to accept our cookies, you may not be able to see certain information on our website or you may not be able to use some functions to their full extent.