What are cookies and other tracking technologies?
A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your device and accessed from there to the extent you agree when you visit one of our sites. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small files on your devices or monitor your web site activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our site. This enables our site to recognise your device as opposed to other users of the site. The information below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.
What types of cookies do we use?
Below you will find a list of the non-essential cookies (Performance and analytics we use, with their name, description, lifetime, and type, so you know what you are consenting to. Please note that this list may be updated from time to time.
What is Google Analytics?
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google LLC that tracks and reports website traffic. When Google Analytics is used, interactions of website visitors are primarily recorded and systematically evaluated with the help of analytical cookies. The following data is processed through the use of Google Analytics:
Google states that it will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser accordingly. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
What is Google Analytics?
We use Google AdSense, a web advertising service provided by Google LLC. Google AdSense uses so-called "DoubleClick DART Cookies" ("Cookies"). In addition, Google AdSense also uses so-called "web beacons" (small invisible graphics) to collect information, through the use of which simple actions such as user traffic on our website can be recorded, collected and evaluated. The information generated by the cookie and/or web beacon (including your IP address) about your visit to this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google uses the information thus obtained to carry out an evaluation of user behavior with regard to the AdSense ads. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google AdSense will not be merged with other Google data. The information collected by Google may be transferred to third parties where required to do so by law, and/or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
How can you manage cookies?
a) Browser control
b) Pop-up consent tool
Regardless of your initial decision, you may from time to time withdraw your consent or adjust your preferences through browser control settings, clearing your cookie folder, or by changing your preferences in our Pop-Up Consent Tool.
The legal basis for the use of technically non-essential cookies (cookies used to analyses your behavior on a website (analytical cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (advertising cookies)) is your consent given voluntarily when you first visit a website as part of our cookie banner.
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