A cookie a small text file created by a website that is stored in the user's computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences. Without cookies, every website and every app is simply losing its memory every time you visit a new page or open up the app again. It doesn’t remember who you are and what you did or what you like. Without this memory we, for example, can’t log you in as we forgot who you are. Or we can’t show you the rights language settings because we don’t know where you are coming from.
First-party Cookies: These cookies are stored by our website and allow us to collect analytics data, remember language settings, and perform other useful functions that help provide a good user experience for you.
Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies which are stored in your temporary memory and is not retained after your browser is closed. These cookies will be automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of your browser session.
Persistent Cookies: We also Persistent Cookies which remain on your hard drive for a certain period after the end of your browser session such as the country or language you selected on our website so that on your next visit our website will immediately recognise you. These Persistent Cookies will be stored on your hard drive and deleted by the browser after the prescribed period.
Third-Party Cookies: Please be informed that these cookies are created by domains other than us and are mainly used for tracking and online-advertising purposes.
When you’re visiting our Website, you’ll be asked if you agree on the usage of cookies in order to track from whom of our partners you were sent to us and in order to show relevant information to you. You need to actively respond to that question in order to activate these cookies.
For the functionality of the website and security of our products such as the performance of security analyses and the prevention of attacks, the server log files are automatically written on the computer server host when the website is accessed and used before they are stored for a short time as a component of the server access data. The server log files are not stored together with other data. We use the server log files for statistical evaluations in order to analyse and remedy technical faults, fend off attacks and fraud attempts, and optimise the functionality of the website. The usage of cookies which ensure the functionality and security of our Website or our App is justified in accordance with Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR, which is why your explicit consent for using those cookies is not necessary. Because, it is also in your interest that our Website and App is protected against breakdowns or damages, that could impair the confidentiality of your data.
As explained under section 4 above, we are automatically using cookies which are necessary for the functionality and security of our product and are not asking for your consent. Thereby we are collecting the following data:
We are only asking for your consent to use marketing cookies. To understand which cookies are covered by your consent here is a list of the marketing cookies we are using and what they are doing for us:
You have the right to revoke your consent to use marketing cookies at any time. If you do so, we will not process your data for these purposes anymore. The data processing that has been performed until receipt of your revocation stays legitimate. For your revocation there is no specific formal requirement. To change your Cookie Settings please find the section “Update Cookie Settings” on the bottom of our website