What is a cookie?
Use of permanent cookies
With the help of a permanent cookie we can recognize you on a new visit to our website. The website can therefore be customized to your preferences. Even when you have given permission to place cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. As a result, you do not always have to repeat your preferences, so you save time and make a more enjoyable use of our website. Permanent cookies can be removed from your browser settings.
Via our website, a cookie is placed from the U.S. company Google, as part of the "Analytics" service. We use this service to keep track of and report on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is required to do so by law, or in so far as third parties process information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have not allowed Google to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services. The information collected by Google is as anonymous as possible. We have requested Google to mask your IP address, we enforce a secure connection (SSL) and we have concluded an editorial agreement with Google.
Tracking cookies from our advertisers
With your permission, our advertisers place "tracking cookies" on your device. These cookies use them to track which pages you visit from their network, to build a profile of your online browsing behaviour. This profile is co-built based on similar information that they receive from your visit to other websites from their network. This profile is not linked to your name, address, email address and the like, if known to us, but only serves to match ads to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible.
Google Adwords or Google Remarketing
We use the Google AdWords online advertising program and Google Remarketing technology to advertise online and make ads more relevant. With your permission, we place Remarketing cookies which may be used by third parties (including Google) to show our ads on websites outside of our management. Our Remarketing Cookie and Remarketing Lists do not collect personal information. Our website uses the following Google Adwords tools:
- Interest Categories
- Topic Targeting
- Other types of targeted advertising
Social Media Remarketing
We also use Facebook Remarketing technology to advertise online and make ads more relevant. With your permission, we place Remarketing cookies which may be used by third parties (including Facebook) to show our ads on websites outside of our management.
Right of access and correction or removal of your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or removal of your data. Please refer to our contact page. To prevent abuse, we can ask you to identify you appropriately. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find it back in your browser settings.
Enable and disable cookies and delete them
More information about turning on and off and removing cookies can be found in the instructions and / or using your browser's Help feature. You can also reject separate cookies by:
- Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing this tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
- Facebook Ads by customizing your settings: https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/
Removal of tracking cookies posted by third parties
Some tracking cookies are posted by third parties who display ads to you through our website. These cookies can be removed centrally through Your Online Choices so that they are not returned to a third-party website.
More information on cookies?
Your Online Choices: “A guide to online behavioural advertising”