What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that our website saves onto your computer, tablet or smartphone and can access via your Internet browser. Cookies therefore fulfil a range of tasks: for example, they make it possible for specific website functions to operate, analyses for improving user experience to be carried out, navigation between websites to be efficient and user interests and preferences to be taken into consideration.
We manage our cookies using the Google Tag Manager.
When using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and used on your device. You can also view our website without cookies; you can find all information to this regard in the "Checking and deleting cookies" section.
Which cookies do we use?
These cookies are necessary for the website and its functions to operate correctly. Without these cookies, services such as the password-protected area cannot be provided:
These cookies make it possible to improve user comfort and the performance of the website. For example, display settings can be stored in function cookies:
These cookies collect information about the use of our website by its visitors; e.g. which pages are selected the most or which pages, if any, issue error messages. This allows us to align the content of our website to the requirements of its users in a more targeted manner and thereby improve our service:
You can check the cookies used on our website by proceeding as follows:
"Opt-out" links for analysis cookies: you can reject these cookies using the aforementioned "opt-out" links.
General browser settings for cookies: you can adjust your Internet browser settings to reject and/or remove cookies. As the steps necessary for this vary from browser to browser, please activate the "Help" menu in your browser if you require information on how to proceed.
Please note that rejecting or removing cookies may cause certain functions or services on our website to run incorrectly and may therefore impair your user experience on the website.
As your cookie settings are also stored in a cookie, you will need to change these settings again if you delete all cookies, use another browser or purchase a new device.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Should IP anonymisation be activated on this website, your IP address will first be truncated by Google within the area of Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing them with other services relating to website and Internet usage. The IP address transferred by your browser during the use of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by using the opt-out links given above. For more information, see www.google.de .
The Google tracking codes for this website use the "_anonymizeIp()" function to ensure that the IP addresses collected are anonymised.