Cookies are small files that are stored on your end device. They can be used to determine whether there has been any contact between us and your end device in the past. Only the cookie on your end device is identified. Personal data can only be saved in cookies if you have given your consent or if it is essential for technical reasons, e.g. to enable a secure login.
By using our website, you consent to the use and storage of cookies on your end device. However, you can also view our website without cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent cookies from being saved on your end device by setting your browser to not accept cookies. You can delete cookies stored on your end device at any time. The exact instructions for how to do this can be found in the manual for your browser or end device. Further information about deactivating local shared objects can be found here, If you choose not to accept cookies it may result in a reduced availability of the services provided on our website.
We categorize cookies as follows:
Essential cookies (type 1)
These cookies are essential for websites and their features to work properly. Without these cookies, some services may be disabled.
Functional cookies (type 2)
These cookies enable us to improve the usability and performance of websites and to provide various features. Functional cookies can store language settings, for example.
Performance cookies (type 3)
These cookies collect information about how you use websites. Performance cookies help us, for example, to identify especially popular areas of our website. In this way, we can adapt the content of our websites more specifically to your needs and thereby improve what we offer you. These cookies do not collect personal data. Further details on how the information is collected and analyzed can be found in the section ‘Analysis of usage data’.
Third-party cookies (type 4)
These cookies are installed by third parties, e.g. social networks. Their main purpose is to integrate social media content on our site, such as social plugins.
How do I reject and delete cookies?
|Cookie Name|| Description || Type / OptOut|
|Wordfence: wfvt_XXXXXXX, wordfence_verifiedHuman,wfwaf-authcookie|| |
For administrating the contents of our websites we use the web application WordPress. The cookie wfvt_(followed by an individual number) is used for analysing user behaviour on our websites to improve our offer. The cookie wordfence_verifiedHuman is used for the security of the website offer.
|Google Analytics: __ga, __utma, __utmc, __utmb, __utmz, _gid, _gat|| |
We use Google Analytics to understand how our media campaigns work and how you interact with our website in order to improve the user experience.
|Type 3 – |
|Google: ANID||Cookies for advertising served across the web and stored in google.com.|| |
Type 4 – Optout
|Google: APISID||Cookies that are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests.||Type 1|
|docs.google.com: S||Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.|| |
|DoubleClick Ad Services: IDE, DSID||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.||Type 4 – Optout|
|Facebook: fr, datr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.|| |
Type 4 – Optout
|CloudFlare: __cfduid||Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.|| |
Twitter: kdt, eu_cn, personalization_id, tfw_exp, twid, remember_checked_on, guest_id, dnt
|These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests.||Type 4 –Optout|
|cookiebot: _fbp||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||Type 4|
Type 4 –
This website uses Google™ Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser. If you do not want your data to be stored, please install the de-activation-tool provided by Google: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
For more information, see www.tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information about Google Analytics and Data Protection). We point out that on this website, Google Analytics code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” has been extended to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (called IP masking).