In addition to the above-mentioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk and are assigned to the browser you are using. Specific information is transmitted through these cookies to the location that sets the cookie (here by us). Cookies cannot run programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve the purpose of making the Internet service more user-friendly and effective as a whole.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Item f GDPR.
This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:
- Transient cookies (also see 3.3.2)
- Persistent cookies (also see 3.3.3).
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include session cookies in particular. They store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This allows your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time in your browser’s security settings.
You can configure your browser setting as you wish and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or any cookies. However, we would like to point out that doing so may hinder you from making use of some features of this website.
Our website offers you the possibility of opting out from the analysis procedures. To do this, you must follow the appropriate link. This allows another cookie to be set on your system, which signals our system to refrain from storing the user’s data. If you delete the corresponding cookie from your system in the meantime, you must set the opt-out cookie again.