Please refer to the cookies used by this website at the bottom of this page.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. The next time you visit, the website can recognise the file. The files are thus typically used to compile statistics or for behavioural advertising purposes. Cookies help us to provide you with our services on our website and are partly necessary for website functionality purposes. The personal data stored in our cookies is encrypted.
We collect and process data for the following purposes:
- Optimization of the website and your user experience
- Creation of statistics on the use of the website by you and other users
- Creation of statistics and analyses with the aim of improving our products, services and technologies
- Advertising purposes, including profiling and behavioural advertising initiatives, so that we can make our product information and offers as relevant as possible to you
- Compliance with applicable legal requirements (e.g., EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK`s Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA), including documentation requirements:
- Compliance with basic principles concerning the processing of personal data and legal basis for the processing (e.g., obtaining consent)
- Implementation and maintenance of technical and organizational security measures
- Investigation of suspected or known security breaches and notification to data subjects and authorities
- Handling inquiries and complaints from data subjects and others
- Handling inspections and inquiries from supervisory authorities
- Settlement of disputes with data subjects and third parties
- Statistics on the use of the website
How long are cookies stored?
Cookies are stored on your computer for different lengths of time depending on their type. From a technical point of view, a distinction is made between two types of cookies:
- Session cookies: session cookies are used, for example, to temporarily store the items in your shopping cart while you navigate the website. Session cookies are not stored on your device and disappear when you close your browser.
- Persistent Cookies: Persistent cookies are stored as text files on your device. Persistent cookies allow our server to recognize your device the next time you visit our website.
How can I prevent and delete cookies?
When you visit our website, one or more cookies are automatically stored on your device. If you do not want this to happen, it is best to use the following links (depending on the browser you use) to set your browser to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer in the future.
- Delete cookies in Google Chrome
- Delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox
- Deleting Flash cookies
- Delete cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Delete cookies in Opera
- Delete cookies in Safari
If your browser is not listed above, it’s best to check your browser’s help menu or search the Internet for “cookies” in conjunction with your browser’s name.
Information on how to manage your consent to store cookies can also be found under “General Information”.
Why do we provide information about cookies?
Who should I contact for more information?
Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.
The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.
Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies:
- Functional cookies
Functional cookies are essential cookies to provide a correct and user-friendly website. Some examples:
- Storing your language preferences;
- Detecting abuse or fraud;
- Storing browser settings to display the website according to the screen size.
- Analytical cookies
These cookies are typical third party cookies that we use to collect statistical data about how our website is used, including:.
- Average page load time;
- Pages visited;
- Browser data;
- IP address;
- MAC address;
- Duration of a (page) visit;
- Data about the operating system;
- Data about the device used;
- Clicking behaviour and other interactions on one or more pages.
The main purpose of these cookies and their statistical data is, after analysis, to optimise our performance, security, usability, content and services.
- Non-essential Cookies
Non-essential Cookies are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
The Cookies we use
CookieYes sets this cookie to check if the consent banner is active on the website.
CookieYes sets this cookie as a unique identifier for visitors according to their consent.
The cookie is set by CookieYes to remember the users's consent settings so that the website recognizes the users the next time they visit
This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
The cookie is set by PaidMembership Pro plugin. The cookie is used to manage user memberships.
This cookie is used by the website's WordPress theme. It allows the website owner to implement or change the website's content in real-time.
This cookie is used to optimize the visitor experience on the website by detecting errors on the website and share the information to developers.
What about Google Chrome cookies?
Separately to our use of Google Analytics cookies, when you access the Site via Google applications such as Google Chrome, Google may collect user information for the purpose of Google serving personalised advertising across your devices. Google is able place these advertising cookies on the devices used by visitors to the Site because we use Google services to run the Site. However these cookies are dropped for Google’s own purposes and as such we do not have any control over how or when they are dropped. You will need to opt out of receiving these cookies via your Google settings. For further information about these cookies please see: https://policies.google.com/technologies/types?hl=en-US. Please note that other browsers may use similar tools.
Does this policy change?