This Cookie Statement describes which cookies we use on the website and what these cookies are used for.

Why do we use cookies?

  • To ensure that the website works properly and you have an optimal user experience
  • To understand the number of visitors visiting our site and the pages they view
  • To make it possible to integrate social media on the website
  • To generate advertisements tailored to your needs

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple small file sent with pages from this website and stored by the browser on your computer’s hard drive. The information stored therein can be sent back to our servers during your next visit.

Use of permanent cookies
Permanent cookies allow us to recognise you when you visit our website again. As a result, the website can be set specifically to your preferences. Even if you have given permission for cookies to be placed, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This avoids you having to repeat your preferences each time you visit, thus saving you time and making our website more user-friendly. Permanent cookies can be deleted via your browser settings.”

Use of session cookies
A session cookie allows us to see which parts of the website you have viewed with this visit. This allows us to adapt our service as much as possible to the browsing behaviour of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

Tracking cookies from our advertisers
With your permission, our advertisers place “tracking cookies” on your equipment. They use these cookies to track which pages you visit from their network in order to build up a profile of your online surfing behaviour. This profile is built partly based on similar information they get from your visits to other websites from their network. This profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address and the like as known to us, but only serves to tailor ads to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible.

Google Analytics
Through our website, a cookie is placed by the company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or insofar as third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. We have no influence on this. We have not given Google permission to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services.

The information collected by Google is anonymised as much as possible. Your IP address is expressly not provided. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the US Department of Commerce. This implies 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. You can send your request using the contact form below. To prevent misuse, we may ask you to identify yourself adequately when doing so. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you should send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.

Turning cookies on and off and deleting them
More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or by using the Help function of your browser.”