Cookie management


1.) What information do we collect about the use of the Website?

Unless Users explicitly give data or information about themselves as described in the Privacy Policy on the Website, the Data Controller does not collect or process any personal data about Users which could be used to identify them personally.

By visiting the Website and clicking the “Accept” button, all Users consent to the Data Controller using cookies processed by external service providers necessary for recording the data and information described in this Privacy Policy in relation to the Website.

Such data are the data of the computer used by the User which are generated while using the Website and which are recorded automatically by the cookies used on the Website as the result of technical processes. The automatically recorded data are logged by the system automatically without the User making a separate statement or taking a separate action when the Website is visited or exited.

These data are not linked with other personal User data, in other words the User cannot be identified based on these data. Only external service providers processing the cookies and the Data Controller have access to such data.

The Data Controller only uses cookies on the Website which are managed by external service providers, such as Google. Cookies are short text files which the Website sends to the hard disk of the User’s computer and which contain information about the User.

The Data Controller uses the services of Google Analytics in connection with the Website. The cookies processed by Google Analytics help monitor visits to the Website and measure other web analytics data. The information collected by the cookies is sent to and stored on external servers operated by Google. Google mainly uses such information in the interest of the Data Controller to monitor visits to the Website and analyse the interactions on the Website. Google may pass on this information to third parties provided the law makes this obligatory. Google may also send such data to third parties used by Google for processing data. Google Analytics provides detailed information on data used by Google Analytics (

The advertisements of the Data Controller appear on the websites of external service providers (Google, Facebook). These external service providers (Google, Facebook) use cookies to store information about the previous visits of the User to the Data Controller’s Website and on this basis the ads that appear are tailored to the User, in other words these service providers engage in remarketing.

Google’s use of cookies can be blocked on Ad Settings (for more information see Users can also block the cookies of external service providers on the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative ( Information on the use of cookies by Facebook can be found on the links below: and

The data processing of the aforementioned external service providers is subject to privacy regulations laid down by these service providers. The Data Controller accepts no liability with regard to the processing of such data.

2.) How do we use this information?

The data collected by the above mentioned technologies essentially cannot be used to identify Users, and the Data Controller only links these data with other information that could be used for identification if Users explicitly grant consent to the Data Controller using cookies suitable for identification in connection with them. The main purpose of the usage of such data is to enable the Data Controller to operate the Website properly, which requires monitoring the data of visits to the Website in particular, and screening potential abuses relating to the use of the Website.

Additionally, the Data Controller may use such data to analyse usage trends, to improve and develop the functions of the Website and to obtain comprehensive traffic data about the entire use of the Website.

The Data Controller may use the thus obtained information to generate statistics about and analyse the use of the Website, and to send statistical data that are not suitable for identification, such as the number of visitors and the most viewed themes and contents, to third parties as well as to publish such data in a summarised form anonymously.

3.) How to disable cookies:

If you do not want the information described above to be collected about your use of the Website, you can disable the use of cookies in full or in part in the settings of your web browser or change the cookie settings.  

4.) Cookies created by third parties:

The Website may contain information, in particular advertisements, which originate from third parties and advertising service providers who are not connected to the ... website. Sometimes such third parties put cookies and web beacons on the user’s computer or collect data using similar technology in order to send targeted advertising messages about their own services to the user. In such cases the privacy regulations of such third parties apply to the data management and the Data Controller bears no responsibility for such data management.