Cookies Policy

When you visit the website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services you may apply to receive through it.

The cookies help us to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings that can make your next visit easier and our services more useful to you.

We use different types of cookies to run the services. Some or all of the cookies identified below may be stored in your browser. You can view and manage cookies in your browser (though browsers for mobile devices may not offer this visibility):

Strict Necessary 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.

Performance Cookies – These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.    All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Targeting Cookies – 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 do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Functional – 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 do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.  

Social media – These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They can track your browser across other sites and building a profile of your interests. This may impact the content, suggestions, and messages you see on other websites you visit.    If you do not allow these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools. 

Additionally, we use cookies from the following third parties:

Name of third-party cookie providerName of cookies and referral to the relevant third party cookie policy and/or privacy policy
Facebookdpr, fr, c_user, pl, xs, dats, datr, lu, sb Provider: Facebook Description: Are set to enable the functionality of the Facebook plugins (including embedded posts, videos, login) on our site. Cookie information from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/ Storage period: dpr = session, fr, c_user, pl, xs = 90 days, dats = 180 days, datr, lu, sb = 2 years
Google Analytics_ga,,_gat,,_gat_bdu, _gads, _gat_UA-*, _gid Provider: Google Analytics Description: Used to collect information about visitors who use our website. We use this information to generate reports and help us improve the website. Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors to the site came from and the pages they visited. Google’s privacy information: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de | Optout: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=de Storage period: _gat, _gat_bdu, _gat_UA-* = session, _gid = 24 hours, _ga, _gads = 2 years
Instagramcsrftoken, mid, rur, ig_pr, ig_vw, wd Provider: Instagram Description: Will be set once an Instagram plugin is embedded in our website. Enables the correct functionality of these Instagram plugins such as embedded Instagram posts. Cookie information from Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 Storage period: rur, ig_pr, ig_vw, wd = session, csrftoken = 1 year, mid = 20 years

You are able to approve or disapprove the use of cookies, and manage the cookies according to the different types of cookies detailed above.

Some browsers limit or delete cookies, so you may want to review your cookie settings in advance. In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, giving you more specific control over your privacy. You can disapprove cookies in all sites except sites that you trust. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website to its full extent.

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