Cookies Policy & Settings

With this cookie policy, we wish to inform you about the use of cookies or similar storage technologies (hereinafter “cookies”) on this website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your device to save certain information or image files, such as pixels. The next time you visit our website on the same device, the information saved in the cookies will subsequently be transmitted either to our website (“First Party Cookie”) or to another website to which the cookie belongs (“Third Party Cookie”).

Through the information saved and returned, the respective website recognizes that you have already accessed and visited it with the browser you use on that device. We use this information to be able to design and display the website in an optimum way in line with your preferences.

In that respect, only the cookie itself is identified on your device. Beyond this extent, your personal data will only be saved upon your express consent or if it is strictly necessary to be able to use the service offered to and accessed by you accordingly.

Cookies that are not strictly necessary to make the services available on our website are only used when you provide us with your consent. As soon as you actively accept the use of cookies via the cookie banner on our website, you consent to the use of cookies.

You can, of course, customize your cookie settings at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.

You can find out how to deactivate or delete cookies in general (i.e. including the essential cookies) in your browser under the last point of this Cookie Policy.

Where you have provided consent to the use of cookies on the basis of a notice (Cookie banner) displayed on our websites (“cookies banner”), the legality of this data processing is governed by Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. Where consent is not requested, the legal basis for the use of these functional cookies is a legitimate interest (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of the website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR).

We divide the cookies we use into the following categories based on their purpose and function:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies;
  • Functional Cookies;
  • Performance Cookies; as well as
  • Marketing / Third Party / Consent Based Cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are exclusively used by us and are therefore “first party cookies”. These Cookies guarantee functions without which you cannot use our web pages as intended. For this reason, strictly necessary cookies cannot be individually activated or deactivated.

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies enable our website to save details already given and based on that offer you improved and more personalised functions. These cookies only gather and save anonymised information, so that they cannot track your movements on other websites.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies gather information on how a web page is used. We use them to better understand how our web pages are used in order to improve their appeal, content and functionality.

Please note that deactivating functionality and performance cookies may lead to functional restrictions of our website.

Marketing / Third Party Cookies

Marketing / Third Party Cookies originate from external advertising companies (among others) and are used to gather information about the websites visited by you, in order to e.g. create targeted advertising for you.

 

Deactivation or deletion of all cookies

You can set your web browser in such a way that cookies are generally prevented from being saved to your device and/or that you are asked each time whether you are in agreement with cookies being enabled. You can also at any time delete cookies that have been enabled again. You can find out how all this works in detail via your browser’s help function.

Please note that generally deactivating cookies may lead to functional restrictions on our website.