E.U. Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files sent to your browser and stored on your device, when you visit our website.

Cookies store certain information which your browser may provide to us upon your next visit to our website.

There are two types of cookies:

First-party cookies are created by our website.

Third-party cookies are created by other sites, such as Google Analytics (below).

When you access our website for the first time, a banner will appear, asking you whether you consent to the setting of cookies. You can opt to either allow or block cookies by default, or to allow first-party cookies and block third-party cookies.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Authentication

If you access parts of our website that require registration, we will place an “authentication cookie” on your computer. This cookie will collect and store your user name and password. This allows you to visit these parts of our website again without re-authenticating yourself. The cookie will expire after two weeks.

If you reject the use of cookies or if you delete this particular cookie, you will still be able to access these parts of our website, but you will have to re-enter your user credentials each time you would like to access them.

Consent

If you have consented to the use of cookies, we will place a cookie on your device with the effect that you will not be asked to provide consent again as long as the cookie is active.

This cookie will expire after one year, unless you delete it earlier.

Preferences

We use cookies that facilitate the operation and improve the functions of our website. We particularly use cookies to store your preferred language and other administrative settings such as device type, browser type, preferred country selected in browser, time zone, page layout, etc.

Thus, you will not need to specify your preferences again, next time you visit our website.

These cookies will expire after one year, unless you delete them earlier.

If you do not consent to the setting of cookies regarding your preferences, you may access our website, but this may lead to a restriction of the functions of the website.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics in order to analyze your use of our website on our behalf.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States.

Google Analytics will set cookies on your device in order to collect information such as our webpages visited by you, your browser type, your operating system, device type and geographical region. This information will be transmitted to and stored on Google Analytics’ server in the US. It will be analysed and the analysis results will be provided to us in anonymised form.

Neither your IP address nor any other of your personal data will be collected by Google Analytics, when you access our website.  

If you object to the setting of cookies by Google Analytics, you may deactivate the setting of cookies by Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics’ Browser Add-on.  

Further, you may at any time withdraw your consent to the setting of third-party cookies by opening the Privacy & Cookie Policy tab at the bottom right of our website.

Further information on Google Analytics is available at Google Analytics Terms of Use / Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change your cookie preferences for our website by opening the Privacy & Cookie Policy tab located at the bottom right of our website.

Further, in your browser, you can configure or completely deactivate the use of cookies. Cookies that have already been set on your device can be deleted.