What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple small file that is sent with the pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored in the cookie can then be sent back to our servers on a subsequent visit.
Use of session cookies
With a session cookie , we can see what parts of the website you visited during this visit. This enables us to adapt our services as much as possible to our visitors’ browsing habits. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser.
Use of permanent cookies
A permanent cookie allows us to recognise you when you revisit our website. This is a so-called functional cookie. This means that the website can be adjusted to your preferences. If you have given us permission to place cookies, we can also remember this by storing a cookie. This prevents you from having to repeat your preferences each time you visit, saving you time and ensuring a smoother experience on our website. Permanent cookies can be deleted in your browser settings.
List of cookies
Through our website, a cookie from the U.S. company Google is placed as part of the “Analytics” service. This is an analytical cookie. We use this service to keep track of and get reports on how visitors use the website. Google may also pass on this information to third parties if Google is legally required to do so, or if third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. We have no influence on this. We have not permitted Google to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services.
The information collected by Google is made anonymous as much as possible. We have requested Google to mask your IP address and we have concluded a processing agreement with Google.
Buttons are included on our website to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on social networks LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+. These buttons work through pieces of code that come from these parties themselves. This code is used to install cookies. We have no influence on that. Please read the privacy statements of the aforementioned companies (which can change regularly) to read what they do with the (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
The information they collect is made anonymous as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. These companies have certified that they will adhere to the Privacy Shield Agreement concluded between the United States and the European Union. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of personal data.
Right to access, correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access to and the correction or deletion of your data. See our contact page and privacy statement. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to provide appropriate identification. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in your browser settings.
Enabling and disabling cookies and their removal
You can find more information about enabling, disabling, and removing cookies in the instructions and/or using your browser’s Help function.