We use the following cookies on our website:
a) For the purpose of accelerating the delivery of our website through the use of so-called "load balancing", i. e. distributing the web site access to multiple servers, we use the services of the company Microsoft. For this purpose, several cookies are stored on the device of each visitor of our website to recognize each visitor by means of a random pseudonym identifier for as long as the browser window is open. The cookies do not contain any further personal data. The cookies are transferred to Microsoft, s. above section 3.1.3. The processing is technically necessary to enable the use of our website (Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR). The cookies are deleted at the end of the session, i. e. as soon as the browser window and the browser are closed.
b) To provide a personalised presentation of our website, we store functionally necessary cookies on the devices of the website visitors. These cookies contain the following data: Language setting. The processing is technically necessary to enable the use of our website (Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR). These cookies are deleted after the end of the session, or otherwise allowed, blocked and deleted according to the settings of your web browser (e.g. when closing the browser window). If cookies are disabled entirely for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all functions of the website.
c) For the analysis of visitor behaviour by Google Analytics we store cookies on the device of the website visitors. Thus, the IP address (shortened and anonymised by anonymization function), from which website a data subject is forwarded to a website (so-called referrer), what subpages of the website are accessed or how often and for how long a subpage is viewed, are transferred to Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA and processed there. The processing there is mainly used for the optimisation of our website and for the cost-benefit analysis of internet advertising. Among other things, Google uses the data and information obtained to evaluate the use of our website, to compile online reports on the activities on our website for us, and to provide other services related to the use of our website. This processing is required to pursue our legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR), to provide website visitors with a website experience that is tailored to their personal preferences and to provide product recommendations and advertising for our company and our products that are tailored to their interests. The transfer to the United States of America is based on an adequacy decision by the EU Commission (Art. 45 GDPR) due to the recipient's participation in the "EU-US Privacy Shield". The cookies are deleted at the latest after two years, or earlier in accordance with the settings of your web browser (e.g. when closing the browser window).
d) All cookies are allowed, blocked and deleted according to the settings stored in your web browser (e.g. when closing the browser window). If cookies are disabled entirely for our website, it may not be possible to fully use all functions of the website. You may object the processing described in the above letter c) at any time in accordance with Section 4.2.3, if the conditions of Art. 21 GDPR are met. You can also prevent the storage and processing described in letter c) above through preferences in your browser, for example, by turning on the measures offered there to protect against tracking of your activities.