Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored in the browser of a computer, mobile phone or other device after visiting websites. Cookies are widely used to keep websites running and collect statistics.
The information that we collect through cookies helps us to analyze how our website is used so that we can make it as user-friendly and functional as possible.
Personal data is stored in cookies if you have agreed to their use. This provides a secure login to your personal account, which is technically necessary.
The use of these functional cookies cannot be disabled when visiting our website, as they ensure the correct operation of the website. This includes cookies that collect information about whether the use of other cookies from our site is permitted or prohibited.
Session and Preference Cookies
We use web analytics to generally analyze website usage and provide input to improve our offerings. The information obtained in this case can be transmitted in anonymous form to the server of the web analytics service, stored and processed there. We may use analytical tools and corresponding cookies from the following service providers:
Web beacons are small graphic images (also called “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”) that may be placed on our websites and embedded in our services, applications, messages and tools. Web beacons can be used for a variety of purposes, including measuring the performance of our websites, monitoring the number of visitors and their behavior on our websites, determining the proportion of emails actually read in the total number of emails sent, monitoring the effectiveness of our advertising, and counting the number actually viewed pages, articles and links.
Similar technologies for storing information
Similar storage technologies are technologies that allow certain information to be written to the web browser’s cache or device memory using local shared objects or locally stored data, such as Flash cookies and HTML 5 and other elements of Internet application software. These technologies can be applied to all web browsers in use. In some cases, managing the use of locally stored data using a web browser in full is not possible and requires special tools. These storage technologies may be used by us to protect your account information or to detect unusual behavior when using your browser in order to prevent unauthorized access to your account or to evaluate the performance of our websites, services, applications or tools.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can delete stored cookies on your device at any time. How to do this in more detail, you can find in the instructions for using your browser or device.