Cookies

1. Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the web browser and by the web browser on computer system of the user. When a user accesses a website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a distinctive string of characters that enables clear identification of the browser when the website is next accessed.

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require the accessing browser to be identifiable even after a page change.
The following data are stored and transmitted in the cookies:

  • Language settings
  • Login information

2. Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for processing of personal data with the use of technically essential cookies is point (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPR.
The legal basis for processing of personal data with the use of cookies for analysis purposes, subject to the user’s consent to this, is point (a) of Article 6 (1) GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing

The purpose of the use of technically essential cookies is to make websites easier to use. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. To this end, it is also essential for the browser to be recognised again after a page change.
We need cookies for the following applications:

  • Savings of language settings
  • Session management

The user data gathered by means of technically essential cookies are not used to create user profiles.

4. Duration of storage, option of objection and rectification

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transmitted from the computer to our site. Therefore, as the user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your web browser, you can deactivate or restrict the transferring of cookies. Cookies that have already been stored can be erased at any time. This can also be performed automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that some functions of the website will no longer be fully usable.

If you prevent your browser from accepting cookies, this means that you will not be able to us all functions of website.