What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple small file that is sent along with the pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or other device. The information stored therein can be sent back to our servers on a subsequent visit.
Use of session cookies
With the help of a session cookie we can see which parts of the website you have viewed during this visit. This allows us to adapt our service as much as possible to the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Use of permanent cookies
With the help of a permanent cookie we can recognize you when you visit our website again. This is a so-called functional cookie. The website can therefore be specially set to your preferences. Even if you have given permission for the placement of cookies, we can remember this by means of a cookie. This means that you do not have to repeat your preferences every time, which saves you time and allows you to use our website more pleasantly. You can delete permanent cookies via the settings of your browser.
List of cookies
A cookie is placed via our website from the American company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. This is an analytical cookie. We use this service to keep track of and to get reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or insofar as third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have not allowed Google to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. We have requested Google to mask your IP address and we have concluded a processing agreement with Google.
Buttons are included on our website to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on the social networks LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+. These buttons work by means of pieces of code that come from these parties themselves. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. Read the privacy statements of the aforementioned companies (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
The information they collect is anonymized as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. These companies have certified that they will adhere to the Privacy Shield Agreement concluded between the United States and the European Union. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of personal data.
Right to access and correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. See our contact page and privacy statement. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to identify yourself adequately. When it comes to accessing personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Enabling and disabling cookies and their removal
More information about switching on and off and removing cookies can be found in the instructions and/or by using the Help function of your browser.