Cookie Policy

With this cookie policy, the website operator informs the user of the website about the use of cookies or similar storage technologies (hereinafter “cookies”) on this website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the web browser on the user’s terminal device to store certain information. The next time our website is accessed using the same terminal device, the information stored in cookies is sent back to our website (“First Party Cookie”) or another website to which the cookie belongs (“Third Party Cookie”).

By means of the information stored and returned in the cookie, the respective website recognizes that the user has already accessed and visited it with the web browser of his or her terminal device. We use this information in order to provide the user with the best possible display of the website according to his preferences.

However, only the cookie itself is identified on the end device. Any further storage of personal data only happens if the user gives us his explicit consent or if this storage is necessary in order to be able to use the service offered and accessed.

Consent to the use of cookies

Cookies, which are not necessary to provide the services on this website, are only used after consent has been given. By agreeing to the use of cookies based on a notice (“cookie banner”) provided by us on the website, the user agrees to the use of cookies.

The user can adjust his cookie settings individually at any time, for example by activating or deactivating individual cookie categories.

How the user can deactivate or delete cookies in general (including the necessary cookies) in his browser is described in the section “Deactivating or deleting all cookies”.

Legal Basis

If the user has given his or her consent to the use of cookies based on a notice (“cookie banner”) provided by us on the website, the legality of the data processing is governed by Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit., DSGVO. If consent is not requested, our legitimate interest (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of this website and services) within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit., DSGVO constitutes the legal basis for the use of cookies.

Categories of the Cookies Used

Depending on the intended use and function, we divide the cookies used by the website into the following categories:

  • Essential cookies;
  • Functional cookies;
  • Performance cookies;
  • Marketing- / Third Party- / Consent Cookies

Necessary Cookies

Cookies are essential to ensure that this website or service functions properly. This means that without these cookies, this website or service cannot be used as intended. This type of cookie is only used by the website operator (first party cookies), and all information stored in the cookies is only sent to this website.

The following necessary cookies are used on our website:

NamePurposeDuration
ckies_functionalOpt-out for functional cookies1 Year
ckies_performanceOpt-out for performance cookies1 Year
ckies_marketingOpt-out für marketing-/third party-/consent cookies1 Year

Cookies that are necessary cannot be deactivated or activated individually. The user has the option of adjusting his cookie settings at any time or deactivating cookies in general in his browser (see item “Deactivation or deletion of all cookies”).

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies enable this website to store information such as the user name or language selection and to offer the user improved and personalized functions based on this information. These cookies only collect and store anonymous information.

The following functional cookies are used on our website:

NamePurposeDurattion
cookielawCookie banner was clicked1 Year
shdSet when the User logs in to his Jimdo site1 Year
has_close_teaserSet when the User logs in to his Jimdo site Session

The user can object to the use of functional cookies at any time by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies collect information on how our websites are used in order to improve the attractiveness, content, and functionality. These cookies help us to determine, for example, whether and which sub-pages of our website are visited and what content users are particularly interested in. We record the number of times a page is accessed, the number of sub-pages called up, the time spent on our website, the sequence of pages visited, which search terms led our users to us, the country, region, and, if applicable, the city from which the access takes place, as well as the proportion of mobile devices that access our websites. The IP address of a computer transmitted for technical reasons is automatically made anonymous and does not allow us to identify the individual user.

The following performance cookies are used on our website:

NamePurposeDuration

The user of the website can object to the use of performance cookies at any time by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

Marketing- / Third Party-Cookies

Marketing/third-party/consent cookies originate, among other things, from external advertising companies and are used to collect information about the websites visited by the user, e.g. to create target-group-oriented advertising for the user.

The following marketing / third party / consenting cookies are used on our website:

NamePurposeDuration
__utmaJimdo statistics function (Google Analytics)2 Years
__utmbJimdo statistics function (Google Analytics)1 Day
__utmcJimdo statistics function (Google Analytics)Session
__utmzJimdo statistics function (Google Analytics)6 Months
__utmt_bJimdo statistics function (Google Analytics)1 Day

The user can object to the use of marketing cookies at any time by adjusting his cookie settings accordingly.

Deactivation or deletion of all cookies

The user can set up his web browser in such a way that the storage of cookies on his terminal device is generally prevented or that he is asked each time whether he agrees to the setting of cookies. Once cookies have been set, the user can delete them at any time. How this works is described in the help function of the respective web browser.

A general deactivation of cookies may lead to functional restrictions of this website.