Cookies can contain information about specifications you have made while visiting the website – for example your choice of language, entries into forms, etc. Cookies may also contain a specific identifier which allows the website to recognize your browser upon another visit.
We ourselves use both session cookies (deleted automatically after closing the browser) and persistent cookies (remain on your device until the defined date of expiry) on our website. We also employ services from third parties. For further information on those, please see the sections below.
The placement of our cookies is based on art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interests lie in providing a functional and user-friendly website, answering customer requests and optimizing our web content.
Some of the used cookies will be placed on your device only after you accept the cookie banner that appears when visiting our website. For these cookies, the legal basis is your consent that is thereby given, art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a GDPR.
We use the personal data that is gathered through these cookies to optimize the information and offerings on our website for a better user experience, to optimize navigation from a technical perspective like recognizing your settings on our website for future visits, to implement features like a login or a shopping basket or the like. The user data gathered by our (non-third-party) cookies is not used for creating user profiles.
Cookies that are placed on your device by us will be deleted either after closing the browser session in case of session cookies or after the defined date of expiry in case of persistent cookies.
You can at any time prevent the placement of cookies through our internet site by changing the settings on your browser accordingly and thus object to the placement of cookies permanently. Hence, you as a user are in full control over the usage of cookies on your device. Furthermore, placed cookies can be deleted at any time through the internet browser used or by other software. This is possible with any common internet browser. If you deactivate the placement of cookies by your browser, you may not be able to use all features of our internet site to their full extent.