The legal basis is Article 6 par. 1 f) GDPR or, if you have consented, Article 6 par. 1 a) GDPR. We have an interest in making it easy for you to use our website and to optimise our website.
This website uses the following types of cookies:
- Transient cookies:
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies. They are deleted when you close the browser. Session cookies allow you to avoid having to re-enter anything on our site, even if you visit other websites in between. The purpose of these session cookies is therefore to facilitate the use of our website.
- Persistent cookies:
We also use persistent cookies to record statistics on the use of our website and optimise our services for you (see II.3). This data also enables us to support different languages or end devices. Persistent cookies are deleted after 24 months at the latest.
In particular, the following cookies are used for the following purposes:
Logs whether the user has read and confirmed the cookie notice
Google Analytics (“third-party cookies”)
Creates anonymised visitor statistics
Use of Google Analytics
The data will be processed for market research and to help us design our website to meet our users’ needs. Google processes this data on our behalf, to evaluate the use of our website and to compile reports about the activities on our website.
The legal basis is Art. 6(1)(1)(f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in using the statistics provided by Google to perform internal market research and adjust our website to meet its visitors’ needs.
Cookies placed by Google Analytics will be deleted after 24 months at the latest and the data generated through Google Analytics will be stored for 14 months. Provision of this data is not required and not necessary to conclude a contract with us. You can prevent the cookies from being stored by adjusting your browser settings accordingly (see above). You can also keep Google from collecting and processing the data which the cookie generates regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:
Alternatively, or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click on the following link:
This will cause an opt-out cookie to be placed in your current browser and this cookie will apply to our website. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must click on this link again. If you use multiple end devices or browsers, you must click on this link in each browser for each end device.
You will find additional information on Google Analytics on the following Google websites: