Cookie policy

Information about our use of cookies

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

Why do we use cookies?
Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site, and also allows us to make improvements to our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What type of cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies:

- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors, and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the following table:
Cookie Name Purpose
Titel Cookie Name Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:

This cookie [is essential for our site to*][enables us to*]:
  • [Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.*]

  • [Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customise our site and to provide you with offers targeted at your individual interests.*] [Speed up your searches.*]

  • [Recognise you when you return to our site.*]

  • [Allow you to use our site in a way that makes your experience more convenient, for example, by enabling you to store items in an electronic shopping basket between visits. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit and any future visits, provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim.*]
  • [INSERT ANY OTHER PURPOSES.*]

  • *In each case, delete as applicable.


  • Third Party Cookies
    Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. Wenn Sie keine haben, können Sie das löschen.

    Can I block cookies?
    You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our site.

    When will the cookies expire?
    Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 60 days.