What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by the web browser on the user’s terminal device to store certain information. The next time our website is accessed using the same terminal device, the information stored in cookies is sent back to our website (“First Party Cookie”) or another website to which the cookie belongs (“Third Party Cookie”).
The information stored and returned in the cookie enables the respective website to recognize that the user has already accessed and visited it with the web browser of his or her terminal device. We use this information in order to provide the user with the best possible display of the website according to his preferences.
However, only the cookie itself is identified on the end device. Any further storage of personal data is only carried out if the user gives us his explicit consent or if such storage is absolutely necessary in order to be able to use the service offered and accessed.
The user can adjust his or her cookie settings at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.
How the user can deactivate or delete cookies in general (including the absolutely necessary cookies) in his browser is described in the section “Deactivating or deleting all cookies”.