Cookies are small amounts of data that are placed on the visitor’s browser at the time the visitor visits the website, and are sent back to the website’s server on a subsequent visit.
The use of certain cookies requires your consent. We do this by means of a so-called cookie banner
Types of cookies and their purposes
We use the following types of cookies:
– Functional cookies:
This allows the website to function better and is more user-friendly for the visitor. For example: we store your login information or what you put in your shopping cart.
– Anonymized analytical cookies:
These cause an anonymous cookie to be generated every time you visit a Web site. These cookies know whether you have visited the site before or not. Only on the first visit, a cookie is generated; on subsequent visits, the already existing cookie is used. This cookie is for statistical purposes only. Thus the following data can be collected:
- the number of unique visitors
- How often users visit the site
- which pages users view
- How long users view a particular page
- At which page visitors leave the site
– Analytical cookies:
These cause a cookie to be generated every time you visit a website. These cookies know whether you have visited the site before or not. Only on the first visit, a cookie is generated; on subsequent visits, the already existing cookie is used. This cookie is for statistical purposes only. Thus, with it, the following data can be collected, such as:
- which pages you viewed
- How long you stayed on a particular page
- at which page you left the site
– Proprietary tracking cookies:
This allows us to know that you have visited other websites from our network in addition to ours. The resulting profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address and the like, but only serves to tailor advertisements to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible. For these cookies we ask your permission. Without your permission, these cookies will not be placed.
– Tracking cookies from others:
This keeps track of the pages you visit on the Internet in order to build your personal profile. This profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address and the like as known to us, but only serves to tailor advertisements to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible. For these cookies we ask your permission. Without your permission, these cookies will not be placed.
– Social media related cookies:
With these, social media like Facebook and LinkedIn register which articles and pages you share via their social media sharing buttons. They may also contain tracking cookies that track your web surfing behavior.
– Site improvement cookies/optimization cookies:
this allows us to test different versions of a Web page to see which page is best visited.
Your rights regarding your data.
You have the right to access, rectify, restrict and delete personal data. You also have the right to object to the processing of personal data and the right to data portability. You can exercise these rights by sending us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. To prevent misuse we may ask you to provide adequate identification. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, we ask you to send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Block and delete cookies
You can easily block and delete cookies yourself at any time via your Internet browser. You can also set your Internet browser to notify you when a cookie is placed. You can also indicate that certain cookies may not be placed. Check the help function of your browser for this option. If you delete the cookies in your browser, this may affect your enjoyment of this website. Please be aware that if you do not want cookies, we can no longer guarantee the full functionality of our website. Some functions of the site may be lost or you may not be able to visit the website at all. In addition, refusing cookies does not mean that you will no longer see any advertisements. The ads are just not tailored to your interests and may be repeated more often. How you can adjust your settings varies from one browser to another. Consult the help function of your browser if necessary.
New developments and unforeseen cookies
We will update these statements from time to time, such as when we update our website or change the rules around cookies. This privacy statement is dated February 1, 2023.