Cookies are small files that are stored on your device. They can be used to determine whether your device has already communicated with our website. Only the cookie on your end device is identified. Personal data can be stored in cookies if you have agreed or if this is technically absolutely necessary, e.g. to enable a protected login.
When you use our website, you agree to the use and storage of cookies on your end device. However, you can also view our website without cookies. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your terminal device by selecting *do not accept cookies* in your browser settings. You can delete cookies already set on your device at any time. How this works in detail, please refer to the instructions of your browser or device manufacturer. You can find further information on deactivating Local Shared Objects under the following link: Information on deactivating Local Shared Objects
If you do not accept cookies, however, this can lead to functional restrictions of our offers.
We divide cookies into the following categories:
Unconditionally required cookies (Type 1)
These cookies are essential for websites and their functions to work properly. Without these cookies, certain services cannot otherwise be provided.
functional cookies (type 2)
These cookies enable us to improve the comfort and performance of websites and to provide various functions. For example, language settings can be stored in function cookies.
performance cookies (type 3)
These cookies collect information about how you use websites. Performance cookies help us, for example, to identify particularly popular areas of our Internet offering. This enables us to tailor the content of our websites more specifically to your needs and thus improve our services for you. The information collected with these cookies is not personal. Further information on the collection and evaluation of the information can be found in the section “Evaluation of usage data”.
Third party (type 4) cookies
We use the following cookies on our website:
|PSJSESSIONID, JSESSIONID, PHPSESSID||Assigns an anonymized ID (session ID) to your browser for the duration of your visit in order to bundle several related requests to the server and to be able to assign them to a session.||Type 1|
|PREF, NID, OGPC, __utma, GEUP, ghcs, ghvm, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, ACTIVITY||Are set by YouTube and/or Google as soon as a video is embedded and/or played on a page. For more information regarding the type, use and purpose of cookies, click on the following link: http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/||Type 4|
|datr, xs, wd, sb, pl, fr, c_user||will be set by Facebook as soon as the Facebook Social Plugin has been activated by the user on our website. For more information regarding the type, use and purpose of cookies, click on the following link: https://de-de.facebook.com/help/cookies/||Type 4|
|pid, guest_id, dnt, remember_checked, twll, external_referer, eu_cn||will be set by Twitter once the Twitter social plugin has been activated by the user on our website. For more information regarding the nature, use and purpose of cookies, click on the following link: https://twitter.com/privacy||Type 4|
|OGPC, PREF, NID, GAPS, ACCOUNT_CHOOSER, RMME, OTZ||will be set by Google once the Google+ Social Plugin has been activated by the user on our website. For more information about the nature, use and purpose of cookies, click on the following link: http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/||Type 4|
Evaluation of usage data
If you do not want us to collect and analyze information about your visit, you can always opt-out at any time.
An opt-out cookie is set in your browser for the technical implementation of this objection. This cookie is used exclusively to assign your objection. Please note that for technical reasons an opt-out cookie can only be used for the browser from which it was set. If you delete the cookies or use a different browser or terminal device, you will have to opt-out again.