What is a cookie?
Use of permanent cookies
With the help of a permanent cookie we can recognize you when you visit our website again. The website can therefore be specially adjusted to your preferences. Even if you have given permission to place cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This means you do not have to repeat your preferences every time, which saves you time and allows you to use our website more pleasantly. You can delete permanent cookies via the settings of your browser.
Use of session cookies
With the help of a session cookie we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This allows us to adapt our service as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
A cookie from the American company Google is placed via our website as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to keep track of and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google can provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have/have not allowed Google to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is specifically not provided. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Use of Facebook and Twitter
Our website includes buttons to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google plus. These buttons work by means of pieces of code that come from Facebook or Twitter or Google plus itself. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. Read the privacy statement of Facebook and of Twitter and Google plus (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
The information they collect is anonymised as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ state that they adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Right to view and correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access to, correction or deletion of your data. See our contact page for this. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to identify yourself adequately. 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 this in the settings of your browser.
Enabling and disabling cookies and their removal
More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and / or using the Help function of your browser. More information about cookies?