Data protection declaration


For this page to work correctly, we put sometimes small files – cookies – on your device. This is common in most Web sites.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file, which leaves a Web portal on your computer, tablet computer or Smartphone, if you visit it. So the portal can be certain settings and settings (z. B. login, language, font size, and other display preferences) "notice" over a certain period of time, and you need not at every other visit and when navigating in the portal again to make them.

How do we employ cookies?

Settings A setting cookie information is lost, is the use of the site may be more complicated, generally not leads to a loss.

In the browsers of most Google users, there is a preference cookie called "PREF". A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google sites. The PREF cookie stores might your preferences and other information, in particular your preferred language (z. B. English), how many search results per page displayed (z. B. 10 or 20) and whether the Google SafeSearch filtering should be enabled.

Security We use security cookies to authenticate users, to prevent fraudulent use of credentials and to protect user data against access by unauthorized persons.

We use for example so-called SID – and HSID cookies that hold the Google account ID and the last logon time of a user in the form of digitally signed and encrypted. The combination of these two cookies allows us to block many attack types. For example, we stop attempts to steal information from forms you fill out on Web pages.

Processes Process cookies help a Web site responds correctly, and offers the expected services. These include navigating on Web pages, and access to the protected Web site areas. Without these cookies a website not working properly.
Session status Web sites often collect information about how users with a Web site interact. This includes for example, which pages users visit most frequently and if they receive certain pages error messages. We use these so-called session state cookies"" to optimize our services and to improve browsing for our users. Block or delete these cookies does not affect the use of the site however.
Analytics Google Analytics is the analysis tool from Google that insight in site and app owners how their users with the offered resources interact. Google Analytics uses certain cookies, to collect data and to share a site usage statistics, without thereby to obtain information, which make individual users for personally identifiable.

In addition to the transfer of usage statistics Google Analytics-pixel day along with some of the above advertising cookies helps also, in Google products as for example in Google search as well as the entire Web more relevant ads will appear.

More information about Analytics cookies and data protection


Control over cookies

You can freely control cookies and/or delete. How, find out here: You can delete all cookies stored on your computer, and you can set most browsers prevent the storage of cookies. Then, you must manually perform some settings whenever you visit a page but may and take the impact of some of the functionality in purchase.

Disable cookies

Privacy laws give users the option to disable cookies ("opt out"), which are already installed on your device. This option applies to "technical cookies" and other cookies, the user previously accepted ("opt in") has. The user can disable cookies using by browser and/or delete ("opt out")

Certain cookie settings

Most Web browsers provide specific cookie settings that can be changed by you. You can set the browser to block cookies, or delete specific cookies. In general it will be friends also possible, to control other similar technologies in the same way as cookies using your browser settings. The following links show how can adjust the settings of commonly used browsers:

If you're blocking cookies, it may happen that the functionality is affected