What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, component settings) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Embedded YouTube Videos
We embed videos saved on YouTube that can be played directly from our website. YouTube is a multimedia service of YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (“YouTube”), an affiliate of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). For transmissions of personal data into the US, Google and its affiliate YouTube subjected themselves to the EU-US Privacy Shield. The legal basis is Art. 6(1) Sentence 1 Letter f of the GDPR due to our legitimate interest in embedding video and image contents.
By visiting our website, YouTube and Google will be notified that you accessed the respective sub-page of our website. This is done irrespective of whether you are logged in to YouTube or Google. YouTube and Google will use this data for advertising, market research and need-based design purposes of their websites. If you open YouTube on our website while you are logged in to your YouTube or Google account, YouTube and Google may assign this action to your account. If you do not want such assignments to be made, you must log out of Google before visiting our website.
As described above, you may configure your browser to reject cookies. You may also prevent the collection of cookie-generated data on your use of this website and the processing of this data by Google by turning off “Ads Personalization” in Ads Settings. Google will then only display general advertisements not selected on the basis of the data collected on you.
If you contact us, e.g., through our contact form, we will only process your personal data to communicate with you. The data we collect through our contact form will be deleted after the handling of your inquiry is complete, unless we need your inquiry to fulfill other contractual or legal obligations.