You will find more detailed information on this below.
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General information on cookies
Cookies are small text files with information that can be placed on a user’s device through its browser when a website is visited. When the website is visited again with the same device, the cookie and the information it contains can be retrieved.
1. First-party and third-party cookies
Depending on where a cookie comes from, a distinction can be made between first-party cookies and third-party cookies:
|First-party cookies||Cookies that are placed and accessed by the operator of the website as the controller or by a processor engaged by the controller.|
|Third-party cookies||Cookies that are placed and accessed by controllers other than the operator of the website that are not processors engaged by the operator of the website.|
2. Transient and persistent cookies
A distinction can be made between transient and persistent cookies depending on how long they remain active:
|Cookies that are automatically deleted when you close your browser.|
|Persistent cookies||Cookies that remain stored on your device for a certain period of time after the browser is closed.|
3. Consent-free cookies and cookies requiring consent
Users’ consent is required for some cookies depending on their function and purpose of use. Thus, a distinction can be made between cookies that require users’ consent and those that do not:
|Cookies that have as their sole purpose to transmit a message using an electronic communication network.|
|Cookies that are necessary so that the party offering a service that has been expressly requested by a participant or user can provide this service (“strictly necessary cookies”).|
|Cookies requiring consent||Cookies for all purposes of use other than the aforementioned.|
II. Management of the cookies used on this website
If a user’s consent is necessary for the use of certain cookies, we only use these cookies when you use our website if you have previously granted your consent to this. You can find information as to whether the use of a particular cookie requires consent in the information on the cookies used on this website in Section C.III. of this Data Protection Information.
We also store your consent and any individual cookies you have selected in the form of a cookie (“opt-in cookie”) on your device in order to determine, when you visit the website again, whether you have granted your consent. The opt-in cookie has a limited effective period of six months.
2. Managing cookies using browser settings
However, we would like to point out that some functions of the website may not work properly or at all if you deactivate cookies in general in your browser.
III. Cookies used on this website
The following cookies may be used on this website:
|Name||First-party / third-party||Purpose of use and content||Effective term||Consent necessary?|
|First party||These cookies are strictly necessary to provide the administrative functions of our content management system (WordPress) (à B.I.).
The cookies are used to track what editors or admins logged into the backend of the content management system are doing to create a content management data log.
The cookies store IP addresses.
|Google Analytics cookies
These cookies are used by the web analysis tool Google Analytics to record and analyse the usage behaviour on our website, in order to improve the website (à Section B).
|_ga||First party||This cookie contains a unique visitor ID and is used to distinguish different users from each other.||Persistent:
|_gid||First party||This cookie contains a unique visitor ID and is used to distinguish different users from each other.||Persistent:
|_gat||First party||This cookie is used to throttle the request rate.||Transient.||Yes.|
|Third party plug-in cookies
|Third party plug-in cookies||Third party||We have no knowledge of the specific purposes, contents and storage durations, as well as the necessity for consent of the third-party’s used cookies.|