Cookie Policy

1. Description and scope of data processing

Cookies are set when you visit our website. Cookies are files that are stored in the Internet browser or by the Internet browser on the user’s computer system. This storage of information on the user’s terminal device can be done using unique identifiers (UID), which allows us to identify or associate it with a natural person. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require the calling browser to be identified even after a page break.
The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

  • Log-in information
  • We also use cookies on our website, which enable us to analyse the browsing
    behaviour of our users.
    As a result, the following data will be transmitted:
  • Use of website functionalities
    The user data collected in this manner is pseudonymised by technical measures. It is therefore
    not possible to assign the data to the user accessing the site. The data is not stored together
    with other personal data of the users.

2. Purpose of data processing

The purpose of using technical cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. These require that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
We need cookies for the following purposes:

  • The user data collected by technical cookies are not used to create user profiles.
  • The analysis cookies are used for the purpose of improving the quality of our website
    and its content. Through the analysis cookies, we learn how the website is used and
    thus can constantly optimize our offer.
  • Google Analytics, tracking cookies for remarketing purposes and tracking email
    campaign activity.

3. Legal basis for data processing

The regulations of the Telecommunications-Telemedia Data Protection Act (TTDSG) are relevant for the storage of information in the end user’s terminal equipment and/or access to information already stored in the end user’s terminal equipment. If the setting and reading of cookies is technically necessary, this is done to ensure the functionality of our website. In this case, the storage of and access to cookies on your terminal equipment is carried out on the basis of § 25 (2) (2) TTDSG. This storage of and access to the information in your terminal equipment serves to facilitate your use of our website and to be able to offer you our services
as you have requested. Some functions of our website also do not work without the use of these cookies and could therefore not be offered. The cookies are generally deleted after the session ends (e.g. logging out or closing the browser) or after the expiry of a specified duration.

Review Date: 01/03/23
Next Review Date: 01/03/24

As far as cookies are set that are not technically necessary, this is done on the basis of your expressed consent, which you can provide via the cookie banner. The basis for storing and accessing information in this case is § 25 (1) TTDSG in conjunction with. Art. 6 (1) (1) (a), Art. 7 GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future or subsequently grant it again by configuring your settings for cookies accordingly. Alternatively, you can prevent the storage of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser software. Please note that the browser settings you make only affect the browser you are using. If personal data is processed following the storage of and access to the information on your terminal equipment, the provisions of the GDPR are relevant.

4. Possibility of objection and removal

The user has the possibility to withdraw his consent to the processing of personal data at any time