Cookie Policy and Information

Your privacy is important to us. Therefore why we don´t use cookies on our website that contain personal or identifiable information about you. We use cookies which are required to make visits to our sites more effectively or statistically evaluate the visits.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that allows the site, to save specific settings and adjustments (for example login, language, font size, ...) over a certain period. So you will not be asked to repeat the settings on each subsequent visit.

Control over cookies

If you may like to restrict, block or delete cookies, you can make appropriate settings in your browser. Since these settings differ depending on the browser, refer to the Help menu in the browser or of the mobile device, on how the cookie settings are changed.

What kinds of cookies are used?

A distinction is made between first-party cookies that are created and used by our website and third-party cookies that are created and used by third-party providers via our website. Some cookies are session cookies that are automatically deleted directly or shortly after visiting our pages, others are persistent cookies that can be retained over a long period or several visits to our website. Which cookies are actually used on this website, please refer to the following overview.

First-party cookies:

  • PHPSESSID
    This cookie contains an anonymous user information (a unique ID) that is used to assign your user to the pages you visit. Tis will be deleted automatically directly or a short time after leaving the website.
    Duration: session length
  • cookiebar
    Stores whether you accept the use of cookies, by clicking the OK-button in the cookie info bar and prevents re-display the info bar if you do so.
    Duration: 90 days
  • ga_disable_UA-xxxxxxxx-x
    Store the choice, that you do not accept Google Analytics cookies
    Duration: permanent

Third-party cookies:

  • _ga
    Used by the statistics tool Google Analytics to distinguish users.
    Duration: 2 years
  • _gat
    Used by the statistics tool Google Analytics to create tracker objects.
    Time: 10 minutes
  • _gid
    Used by the Google Analytics analytics tool to distinguish users.
    Duration: 24 hours

By clicking on the following link you can block the further use of Google Analytics cookies on this website. Block Google Analytics Cookies