What is a cookie?

We make use of cookies. A cookie is a simple small file distributed by our website [and / or Flash applications] and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The information stored therein can be used by our servers when you revisit our site.

Use of permanent cookies

Permanent cookies help us recognize you when you revisit our website. They allow us to customize the experience and settings to your preferences. As a result, you do not have to repeat your preferences every time you visit our site. In the end, this allows for a more fluid and enjoyable user experience. Permanent cookies can be deleted using your browser settings.

Use of session cookies

A session cookie registers which parts of our website you have visited in any individual session. We can therefore adapt our services as much as possible to your browsing behavior. These cookies are automatically deleted once you close your web browser.

Tracking cookies from ourselves

With your permission, we place tracking cookies on your computer. These allow us to determine which sites from our extended network you have visited. It is important to note that the cookie, and profile contained therein, is not linked to your name, address, email address, and the like, but only serves to match ads to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible.

Google Analytics

A cookie linked to Google’s “Analytics” service is also placed on your computer. We use this service to keep track of and report on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if it is required to do so by law, or in so far as third parties process information on behalf of Google. We have no influence over this. The information collected by Google is as anonymous as possible. Your IP address is not expressly provided. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the US Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor Program. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.

Right of access and correction or removal of your data

You have the right to request access to, correction, or removal of your data. See our contact page. In order to prevent abuse, we can ask for proper identification. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find it back in your browser settings.

Enable and disable cookies and delete them

More information about turning on and off and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and / or using your browser's Help feature.