Last revised: December 2023
1. Scope of data collection
There are following types of cookies are used:
1. technically necessary cookies,
2. performance cookies,
3. functional cookies and
4. marketing cookies (incl. US-American provider)
Processing of cookie-data based on individual consent
You can find all details about the cookies in the corresponding descriptions of the cookie categories in the Cookie Settings .
Technically necessary cookies:
These cookies are necessary for the essential functioning of the website and cannot be deactivated in the cookie banner. Generally, these cookies are only set in response to actions you take relating to a service request, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms.
You can set your browser to block these cookies or to notify you about these cookies. However, some areas of the website may not work properly.
These cookies do not store any personal data. Technically necessary cookies help to make a website usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot work properly without these cookies.
The following data can be stored in the cookies if required:
- Language settings
- Articles in a shopping cart
- Log-in information
These cookies enable us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us understand which pages are most popular, which are least used and how visitors move around the website. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, your visit of our webpage will not be accounted for.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced advantageous functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third parties whose services we use on our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these enhanced functionalities may not work properly.
Cookies for Marketing Purposes (incl. US American providers)
These cookies can be set via our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by these companies to create a profile of your interests and display relevant advertisements to you on other websites. They do not store any direct personal information. Instead, they are based on the unique identification of your browser and Internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will receive less targeted advertising.
3. Changes to settings for and withdrawal of consent to cookies
You can also change your cookie settings in your web browser. The browser settings for cookies are usually found in the “Options,” “Tools” or “Preferences” menu of your web browser. You can also refer to your browser’s “Help” menu. Different browsers may use different mechanisms to disable cookies.
You can find more information on changing your cookie settings at:
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari
You can find more information on blocking or deleting cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org
4. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for processing personal data using cookies is consent under Article 6 (1) point (a) GDPR. The consent may be withdrawn any time in the Cookie Settings above.
5. Purpose of data processing
The purpose of technically necessary cookies is to make it possible to use the website. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles.
The analytics cookies are used to improve the quality and content of our website. These analytics cookies help us learn how the website is used so that we can keep on optimizing our offering.
Marketing cookies are employed to collect information on your preferences and provide you with information about products that may be interesting for you.
6. Contact data
CDPD - Corporate Data Privacy Department