Based on Article 6 paragraph 1 letter f) of the Regulation, we use so-called "cookies" on our website. Our interest in optimizing our web page must be regarded as justified within the meaning of the regulation cited above. The term "cookies" refers to small files that are saved on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our web page. "Cookies" do not cause any harm to your terminal device, they do not contain viruses, Trojan horses or other spam. "Cookies" record information that is received in connection with a specific terminal device used. However, this does not mean that we thereby directly learn about your identity. The use of "cookies" on the one hand serves to make our offer more pleasant, so that it is better accepted by you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to understand that you have already visited individual pages of our site. In addition, for the greater convenience of users, we use temporary "cookies", which are saved by your terminal device for a certain period of time.
Purposes of data processing/legal basis:
On the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 letter f) of the Service Regulation, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., for the organization and constant optimization of our websites tailored to our needs. ("Google"). Our legitimate interest in this service stems from the purposes described. In this connection, pseudonymous user profiles are prepared and "cookies" are used. A "cookie" creates the following information about the use of this web page:
operating system used;
Referrer URL (previous visited page);
Hostname of the device (IP address);
time of the request to the server;
This information is used to report on the use of our web pages, to compile a report on site activity and to provide other services related to website and internet usage. IP addresses are anonymized, so connecting them to a specific addressee is impossible (the so-called IP Masking option).
You can prevent the installation of "cookies" by means of appropriate settings of your browser software; but we want to draw your attention to the fact that in this case it is possible that not all functions of this web page will be able to be used to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection of data (including your IP address) created by the "cookies" and relating to the web page you use, as well as the processing of this data by Google, if you download and install these browser add-ons Add-on. As an alternative to the Browser-Add-on, especially for browsers on mobile terminal devices, you can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. In this way, an Opt-Out cookie is created, which stops the future collection of your data when visiting this web page. The opt-out cookie is valid only in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete cookies in this browser, it will be necessary to create the Opt-Out cookie anew. Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found on the Google Analytics webpage.
Recipients/ Categories of recipients:
The information created in the cookies is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Under no circumstances will your IP address be combined with other Google data. If necessary, this information is sent to third parties, insofar as this is prescribed by law or if third parties process this data on the basis of the order assigned to them.
Data retention period/Criteria for determining the data retention period:
After anonymizing the IP address, no connection can be made to your person. Statistically processed data are deleted in Google Analytics after 26 months. In reports based on Google Analytics, we no longer exist