Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer during your next visit (long-term cookies). In addition, our website also uses third-party cookies.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by configuring your browser settings accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the features of this website to their full extent.
If you do not wish our cookies to be stored on your computer, please deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser for our website or set your browser so that cookies are generally not stored on your computer. It is also possible to delete previously saved cookies in your browser.
The following categories of cookies are used on our website:
a. Session ID
In order to make it easier for you to browse our website, we set a so-called session ID (English: session identifier, German: Sitzungs-ID), which is assigned to each visitor at the beginning of each use of our website. This session ID is used by our server to recognize you or your computer/browser as the same visitor, even though your IP address may have changed in the meantime. This session ID enables the assignment of several related requests by a user to one session.
Retention period: The session ID cookie we use is only valid until the end of a session. It is automatically deleted when you close your browser.
a. Google Analytics
You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by these cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the Google browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. Depending on the browser used, further plug-ins of this type are also made available by other providers.