Cookie Policy

1. Scope and purpose of processing

Cookies: We use so-called cookies in certain areas of our website, for example, to recognize visitors’ preferences and to design the website accordingly. This facilitates navigation and a high degree of ease when using a website. Cookies also help us identify highly popular areas on our website. Cookies are small files that are stored on a visitor’s hard drive. These allow the storage of information for a certain period of time and the identification of the visitor’s computer. We use permanent cookies for better user orientation and for individual presentation of services. We also use so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser. You can set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent. Important: If you completely exclude the use of cookies, you may not be able to use certain features on our website. We use the following four categories of cookies on our website:
– Cookies required
– Performance cookies
– Functional / personalized cookies
– Transient cookies
– Target cookies. Various types of cookies are used on our website, the type and function being explained as follows:


2. Categories of Cookies

Absolutely Required Cookies: These cookies are required to be able to browse the website and use its content, for example, when accessing password-protected areas. Without these cookies, we cannot offer you certain services that you have requested. We use cookies to uniquely identify registered users, so that they can be identified during their stay and when they return to the website.

Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how users use the website, for example, which pages are visited most often and whether they receive error messages from websites. These cookies do not collect data that can be used to identify visitors. All information collected using these cookies are anonymous and serve exclusively for the purpose of improving the functionality and service of the website. As a result, we use performance cookies to generate statistics about how our website is used and to see how effective our advertising campaigns are.

Functional / Custom Cookies: These cookies allow sites to retain previous visitor information (for example, username, language, or selected store) so as to provide optimized features tailored to the visitor. For example, a website can provide you with up-to-date information about your store by storing your current location in a cookie. These cookies also serve to maintain the settings you make on the site (for example, font or font size and other user-adjustable options). They are also used to provide the services you have requested, for example, when you want to watch a video clip. These cookies cannot track your browser activity on other sites. They do not collect any information about you that may be used for advertising purposes and cannot track where you have been on the Internet outside our site. Thus, we use custom / functional cookies to recognize the next visit to our site and to customize the content and save your settings (for example, your favorite store).

Transient cookies: Our site uses transient cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This type of cookie allows us to collect your session ID, allowing you to assign different browser requests to a common session and allow us to recognize the final device during subsequent visits to websites. ”


3. Legal basis

Due to the objectives of use described (according to art. 6. 1.), the legal basis for the processing of personal data by the use of cookies is art. 6 paragraph 1 bed f RGPD. If you have given us your consent to the use of cookies based on a reference (“banner cookie”) given by us on the site, the legality of the use is further regulated by art. 6 paragraph 1 s 1 at RGPD.


4. Storage time

As soon as the data transmitted by the cookies are no longer necessary for the purposes described above, this information will be deleted. Subsequent storage can take place in individual cases, if this is required by law.


5. Browser settings

Most browsers are already set to accept cookies by default. However, you can change your browser settings to accept only certain cookies or no cookies. However, we would like to emphasize that you may no longer be able to use all the features of our site if cookies are disabled by your browser settings on our site.

You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies already stored in your browser. Furthermore, you can set your browser to inform you before cookies are stored. Since different browsers may differ in terms of features, please use the help menu of your browser for setting options.

If you want a complete picture of the access of all third parties to your Internet browser, we recommend you install specially developed inserts.