What is a cookie?
Use of permanent cookies
With the help of a permanent cookie we can recognize you when you visit our website again. The website can therefore be adjusted to your preferences. Even if you have given permission to place cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This saves you having to repeat your preferences repeatedly, thus saving you time and making our website more pleasant to use. Permanent cookies can be removed through the settings of your browser.
Use of session cookies
Using a session cookie, we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This enables us to adapt our service as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Tracking cookies from us
With your permission, we place a cookie on your equipment, which can be retrieved when you visit a website from our network. This enables us to know that, in addition to our website, you have visited the corresponding other website(s) in our network. The profile built up in this way is not linked to your name, address, email address and the like, but only serves to tailor advertisements to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible.
Through our website, a cookie is placed by the U.S. company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and get reports about how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or to the extent that third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. We have no influence on this. We have/do not allow Google to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is expressly not given. The information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states it adheres to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.”
Social buttons on pages
These buttons work through pieces of code that originate from LinkedIn. Cookies are placed by means of this code. We have no influence on this. Please read the privacy statements of LinkedIn (can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
The information they collect is anonymized as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google + claim to adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Right to access and correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. See our contact page. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to adequately identify yourself. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Enabling and disabling cookies and deleting them
More information about enabling, disabling, and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or using the help function of your browser.
Deleting tracking cookies placed by third parties
Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties who, among other things, display advertisements to you through our website. You can delete these cookies centrally.