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Each cookie must be evaluated individually, as each cookie stores different data. The expiration time of a cookie also varies from a few minutes to several years. Cookies are not software programs and do not contain viruses, trojans, or other "pests". Cookies also cannot access information on your device.
Description, scope, and purposes of data processing
For our purposes we distinguish between three types of cookies:
1) Technically necessary cookies
2) Functional Cookies
3) Marketing Cookies
Technically Necessary Cookies
Technically necessary cookies:
These cookies are absolutely necessary to ensure the basic functions of the website. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of these cookies. For these functions, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
Technically necessary cookies are, for example, session cookies that save certain user settings (e.g. language settings), flash cookies for playing media content, or opt-out cookies that can be used to revoke cookie consent.
The user data collected through technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles.
These cookies are necessary to ensure the basic functions and display of the website. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of these cookies. For these functions, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.
These include the so-called advertising, tracking, and sharing cookies. Advertisement and tracking cookies are used to deliver customized advertising to the user. Sharing cookies are used to improve the interactivity of our website with other services (e.g. social networks).
Marketing cookies enable us to monitor the use and performance of our website, to compile statistics, to determine the number of visitors and the use of various website elements (which areas are most frequently accessed, which articles are most frequently read, etc.) to ensure that our services are as relevant and user-friendly as possible. This information enables us to improve and constantly optimize the quality of our website and its content.
Technically Necessary Cookies are required for the site to work properly.