So-called “cookies” are used on our website. They are data packets exchanged between this website’s server and the visitor’s browser. These are stored by the devices used (PC, notebook, tablet, smartphone, etc.) on visits to this website. In this respect, cookies cannot cause any damage to the devices used. In particular, they do not contain viruses or other malware. Information is stored in the cookies resulting from the specifically used device in each case. Under no circumstances can the company obtain direct knowledge of the identity of the visitor to this website.
Cookies are largely accepted according to the basic browser settings. The browser settings can be set so that cookies are either not accepted on the devices used or that a special message is displayed before a new cookie is created. However, it should be noted that deactivation of cookies may result in certain functions of this website not being used in the best possible way.
Cookies are used to make using the company’s online service more convenient. For example, session cookies can be used to determine whether the visitor has already visited individual pages of this website. These session cookies are automatically deleted after leaving this website.
Temporary cookies are used to improve user friendliness. They are temporarily stored on the visitor’s device. When the website is visited again, it is automatically recognised that the visitor has already visited the page at an earlier point in time and which entries and settings were made so that they do not have to be repeated. Cookies are also used to analyse visits to this website for statistical purposes and to improve the service. These cookies make it possible to automatically recognise that the website has already been visited before by the visitor when he/she visits again.
Cookies are automatically deleted here after a specified period of time. The data processed by cookies are justified for the aforementioned purposes to safeguard the legitimate interests of the company in accordance with Article 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 Lit f GDPR.

Analysis services for websites, tracking
(1) 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 normally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated beforehand within a member state of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

(2) Google will not associate your IP address transferred within the framework of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.

(3) You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in or alternatively clicking on the following link to opt out of cookies: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

(4) This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. As a result, IP addresses are truncated and further processed to exclude a direct link to a particular individual. If the data collected about you is personal, it will be excluded immediately and the personal data will be deleted immediately. The legal basis for using analysis tools is Article 6 Para. 1 Sentence 1 f GDPR. Website analysis is in the legitimate interest of our company and serves the statistical recording of the use of the website for the continuous improvement of our website and our services.