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Scope of application
General information on cookies
“Cookies” are small text files which are saved in the browsers of your end devices when you visit our websites. Cookies can save and track your actions and settings in our websites for the duration of the browser session and, in some cases, beyond this. Cookies also enable the recognition of your browser. For instance, after leaving the website, the content of your shopping basket is reconstructed, or events recently viewed are displayed again.
Types of cookies used
On the one hand, we use first-party cookies, i.e. cookies placed by our server on our websites and which can only be accessed via our server.
On the other, our websites also incorporate third-party cookies which are placed by servers of others and/or our websites or domains and that can be read by third parties. With these cookies, your browser can be tracked beyond our website, for instance so as to be able to display C&C advertisements on the websites of our partner companies.
Storage period of the cookies
Some of the cookies we use are session cookies, i.e. cookies which are only stored for the duration of your visit to our website.
We also use persistent cookies which stay saved on your browser after the session and are automatically deleted after a predefined expiry date.
Purposes of using cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you deactivate these cookies, then some of our services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you deactivate these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Cookie settings by users
Via your browser settings you can limit or completely prevent the storage of (certain) cookies for all websites and delete any cookies that have already been saved. For more information about this please consult the instruction manual or help functions of your browser.
Our websites can in principle still be visited and used after restricting/deactivating cookies in the browser settings. However, please note that in particular the complete deactivation of cookies can limit the functionalities of our websites.
As of: 03/03/2020