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What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that stores internet settings or settings. Almost every website uses cookie technology. It is downloaded by your internet browser when you visit a website for the first time. The next time you visit this website with the same device, the cookie and the information stored in it are either sent back to the website that created it (first party cookie) or sent to another website to which it belongs (third party cookie). This allows the website to recognize that it has been visited before with this browser and, in some cases, varies the content displayed.
Some cookies are extremely useful because they can improve the user experience when you return to a website that you have visited several times. Provided that you use the same end device and browser as before, cookies remember e.g. B. to your settings, how you use a page, and adapt the displayed offers more relevant to your personal interests and needs.
Depending on their function and purpose, cookies can be divided into four categories:
Absolutely necessary cookies (consent-free cookies):
Strictly Necessary Cookies are required in order to enable you to move around a website and use its features. Functionalities cannot be guaranteed without these cookies, for example that actions taken during a visit (e.g. text input) are retained even when navigating between individual pages of the website.
Performance cookies collect information about how a website is used - for example which pages a visitor visits most often and whether he receives error messages from a page. These cookies do not store any information that would allow the user to be identified. The information collected is aggregated and thus evaluated anonymously. These cookies are only used to improve the performance of a website and thus the user experience.
Functional cookies enable a website to save information that has already been provided (e.g. selection of in a document) and to offer the user improved, more personal functions. Functional cookies are used, for example, to enable requested functions such as playing videos. These cookies collect anonymous information, they cannot track your movements on other websites.
Cookies for marketing purposes:
Cookies for marketing purposes are used to display advertisements that are relevant and tailored to the user's interests. They are also used to limit the number of times an ad is shown and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They register whether you have visited a website or not. This information may be shared with third parties such as B. Advertisers. Cookies to improve targeting and advertising are often linked to third party site functionality.
If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing takes place in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b either to execute the contract or in accordance with GDPR Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f to protect our legitimate interests the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly, safe and effective design of the site visit.
We may work with advertising partners who help us to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard drive when you visit our website (third-party cookies). If we work together with the aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the following paragraphs.
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Which cookies we use. what purpose they serve. What period of validity do they have? Whether they transfer data to third countries.