a.) Language and country
b.) Browser settings and installed plug-Ins
c.) Data on the use of our website
Cookies are small text files that often contain a unique identifier and that a web server stores on your hard drive. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server for the domain that stored the cookie on your computer. They often consist of a series of numbers and letters that clearly identify your computer, but they may also contain other information.
Some cookies (so-called “session cookies”) are only stored for the duration of your visit to our website. Other, long-term cookies can still be stored on your computer after your visit, and our website can access them (the so-called “ID cookies”) every time that you visit our websites. Other companies can store and call up some of the cookies that are stored on our website during your visit
- Transient cookies (temporary use)
- Persistent cookies (time-limited use)
- Third-party cookies (from third-party providers)
- Flash cookies (long-term use)
b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They in particular include session cookies. They store a so-called session identifier that can be used to assign various inquiries from your browser during the shared session. This allows your computer to be recognized when it returns to the website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or you close your browser.
c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a prescribed time period, which can vary based on the cookie. You can delete these cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
d) You can configure your browser setting as you desire, and refuse to accept third-party cookies or even all cookies, for example. But in that case, please be aware that you might not be able to use all the functions of this website.
e) The flash cookies in use here are not captured in your browser but rather in your flash plug-in. They store the required data, whatever browser you are using, and have no automatic expiration date. If you do not want flash-cookie processing, you have to install the appropriate add-on, for example, "Better Privacy" for Mozilla Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/betterprivacy/) or Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome.
(3) This stored information is saved separately from any otherl data submitted to us. The cookies data in particular are not associated with your other data. You will find further information in our data protection regulations.
Cookies from third-party companies
This website integrates YouTube videos. When the site is called up, cookies are stored on your computer. But YouTube also files non-personal, use-related information in other cookies. You can find Google's data privacy declaration here, which also applies to YouTube.
Cookies used by Sitecore
This analytics cookie is provided by Sitecore. It tracks a visitor’s multiple visits to our Website in one year. We use this information to help improve our Website. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using the Website.
This analytics cookie is provided by Sitecore. It records which pages of the Website you visit and how long you stay on it. We use this information to help improve our Website. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using the Website.
This cookie is provided by Sitecore. This cookie tracks a user's language selection. The name of the cookie varies based on the configured site name.
This analytics cookie is provided by Sitecore. It stores wether or not the Sitecore Experience View Mode is enabled. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using the website.
Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
Cookies used by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
This cookie is used by the analytics.js library to store a unique client identifier (Client ID), which is a randomly generated number. Once the ID is generated it's stored in the cookie and is included with each hit / request sent to Google Analytics. This ID is later used by Google Analytics servers to calculate user, session, and campaign data.
This cookie is used by the Google tag manager library to store the website's User Account number. The name of the cookie varies based on the User Account number. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using the website.
Cookies used by CookieCuttrcc_cookie_accept & cc_cookie_decline
Both cookies are set after the users decission to the cookie usage. They wont be deleted after the session ends to restore the users choise for the next session. Depending on the decission one cookie contains a possitive information flag, and the other cookie is empty. Theses cookies are not used to identify individuals using the Website.
Cookies used by ASP.NET MVC 5.1 Razor
This cookie is set by ASP.NET itself to store session data. This cookie will be deleted when the sessions end. This cookie is not used to identify individuals using the Website.
Cookies used by Quantcast
Enables and tracks the anonymous syncing of cookies between Quantcast and other parties in the online ecosystem (e.g., ad exchanges, DMPs, etc.) for purposes of effective targeting.
Identifies returning users and enables the anonymous tracking of user behavior online to intelligently model on that behavior and find similar uses across the web.
Cookies used by Hotjar
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.
This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.