What Are Cookies?
Cookies are pieces of information that are transmitted from our web server or third-party web servers to the user's web browser and stored there for later retrieval. Cookies can be small files or other types of information storage.
What Are They Used For?
In addition, cookies enable us to offer you certain content on our website, such as videos. We may use insights about your behavior on our website to send you information about our services to you.
What Cookies Do We Use?
Session cookies: We use "session cookies", which are only stored for the duration of the current visit to our website. A randomly generated unique identification number, a so-called session ID, is stored in a session cookie. In addition, a cookie contains information about its origin and the storage period. These cookies cannot store any other data. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser, for example.
Performance cookies: these cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website, how users find our website, how long they typically stay on our website, or how many subpages they view on average. We use this data to improve the content of our website and to compile statistics about individual use of our website for internal market analysis purposes.
Functional cookies: these cookies allow our website to store information and the choices you make (for example, your username, language, or the region you live in), to provide you with a more personalized online experience. These cookies also allow you to watch videos and interact with social tools.
Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies are used by third parties i.e., Google, when using Google analytics. These cookies allow third parties to recognize that you have visited our website. We and our third-party providers may also combine information obtained from these cookies with personal data available from other sources, including data collected about you when you use other websites and data collected about you when you are online, whether on our website or data maintained by the third-party provider.
The legal basis for the use of technically non-essential cookies (and the associated collection and processing of personal data) is your consent given voluntarily when you first visit our website as part of our cookie banner. You can revoke your consent at any time with immediate future effect. Your consent to the use of technically non-essential cookies and the associated processing of your personal data is not necessary for the use of our website, i.e., you can use our website without technically non-essential cookies.
How to Delete and Block Cookies?
If you do not want cookies to collect information, you can change the settings in your internet browser. If you block all cookies (including necessary cookies), you may not be able to access parts of or all of our website. Our website places cookies whenever you visit our website. Disabling or deleting cookies does not prevent devices from being identified and associated data from being collected, which you can achieve by changing your browser settings.
How Do You Disable Cookies?
You can change your cookie settings in your browser. These settings are usually found under the "Options" or "Preferences" menus of your browser. You can also find more information under "Help" in your browser.
Can I Withdraw My Consent?
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