Last updated: 24/05/2021
2. What are cookies?
Cookies are small information files that are stored by the internet browser on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or when you use a (mobile) application. They act as a kind of mnemonic for a website. Thanks to cookies, our website can easily keep track of specific information about our visitors and their surfing behaviour. The term "cookies" also includes technologies that are similar to cookies, such as pixels, plug-ins and certain scripts, as they may also collect data from you.
Cookies can be placed by the website itself ("first-party cookies") and by third parties ("third-party cookies"). Third-party cookies ensure that certain data is forwarded to the third party that placed the cookies through your visit to or use of our website.
Cookies are sometimes temporary ("session cookies", which are deleted when you close the browser) and sometimes for a certain period ("persistent" cookies, these remain until they expire or until you delete them).
3. Which cookies are placed on the website?
We only place strictly necessary cookies on our website.
3.1. Strictly necessary and functional cookies
These cookies are indispensable to be able to visit the website and to use certain parts of it. These cookies allow you to place an order and guarantee security on the website.
Functional cookies ensure that the basic functionalities of our website work properly. These cookies are only placed after you as a visitor have taken a certain action on our website (e.g. clicking the accept button of the cookie banner, making a language choice).
The use of strictly necessary cookies does not depend on your consent as a visitor and is necessary for the proper functioning of our website, or where relevant, to provide you with services that you have expressly requested. Therefore you cannot refuse these cookies.
3.2. Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies enable us to learn more about how you as a visitor interact with and respond to the content of our website. In this way we can make our website even more attractive. The information in question is used to create and analyze aggregate statistics about the use of our website.
Below you will find the list of the analytical cookies that are activated on our website, together with their specific purposes and technical properties.
3.3 Marketing cookies
By marketing cookies we mean advertising, tracking and social media cookies. This category of cookies mainly includes cookies for the purpose of displaying advertisements, implementing functions on our website provided by social media, and measuring how often these advertisements and functions are respectively displayed and used. This category includes, for example, cookies that ensure that you can see personalized advertisements.
4. How do I manage my cookie preferences?
Below it is explained how you can manage your cookie preferences. Since the strictly necessary cookies, as listed above, are necessary for the functioning of our website, they cannot be disabled.
4.1. Through your browser
You can adjust your cookie preferences via your browser. In this way you can indicate yourself whether certain cookies may be placed and you can set the browser to display a message when a cookie is placed. In addition, you can also manually delete cookies via the option that allows you to delete your browsing history. You can find more information about this on the pages below, depending on which browser you use:
- Cookie settings Chrome
- Cookie settings Firefox
- Cookie settings Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings Safari (Mac) or Safari (iOS).
Removing or disabling cookies may result in certain applications of our website and additional services not functioning optimally.
We reserve the right to unilaterally change our Cookie Statement at any time. Each modified version is online and can be found on our website. As of publication, the amended Cookie Statement is immediately applicable. If we have implemented new cookies on our website, we will ask for your permission again if required. The date on which our Cookie Statement was last amended can be found at the top of this page.
6. What if I still have questions?
If you have any questions about our Cookie Statement, you can always contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org, or via our general contact details listed on the website.
For general information about your rights and the possibility to lodge a complaint with your data protection supervisory authority or the competent court, please refer to the explanation under Title 9 of our Privacy Statement.