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We use cookies to make our website (“Website”) easier for you to use. By continuing to browse the Website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can remove any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may prevent you from using parts of our Website.


1. Compliance Cookies

We will use a cookie to count how many times the cookies pop up has been shown to you. Once it has been shown to you a number of times (or if you click in the “yes please” or “no thanks” bottom), the pop up will no longer be displayed (unless you removed the compliance cookies from your device).

2. Cookies for logging in and to remember preferences

We will use cookies for remembering your log in details and your preferences (e.g. if you opt out from receiving marketing communications from us).

3. Functional Cookies

These cookies known as Session IDs are used to enable core website functionality. They do not contain any personal information.

4. Analytic Cookies measuring web traffic

4.1. Google Analytics (Universal)

We will use Google Analytics (Universal), a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) to help analyse the use of our Website. For this purpose, Google Analytics (Universal) uses cookies to generate information about your use of this Website - standard internet log information (including your IP address) and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form – which will then be transmitted to and stored by Google including on servers in the United States. Google will anonymise the information sent by removing the last octet of your IP address prior to its transfer and storage. According to Google Analytics (Universal) terms of service, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website and compiling reports on Website activity for us. We will not use, and will not allow any third party to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to this Website. Google may transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. According to Google Analytics terms of service, however, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

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We use the Google Tag Manager to run Google Analytics (Universal). The Google Tag Manager will not collect any information beyond that already stated for analytics.
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5. Third Party Cookies

Other companies offering and advertising their products or services on our Website, may also download cookies on to your equipment. These companies will have their own privacy policies which will govern the way they use their cookies. We accept no responsibility or liability for these websites to the maximum extent permitted by law.

6. Cookies for Adverts or logos

6.1 Google Adwords or Google Remarketing

We use the online advertising program Google AdWords and the Google Remarketing technology, to advertise online and make ads more relevant (“Remarketing”). Remarketing cookies will be used by third parties (including Google) to show our ads on websites other than our own. Both us and third parties (including Google) will also use Remarketing cookies – both first party (such as Google Analytics) and third party (such as DoubleClick) – to serve more relevant ads to users based on such users’ past visits to our Website, whether those users are on our Website or on other websites.

Our Remarketing cookies and Remarketing lists will not collect any personal Information.

Our Website uses the following Google Adwords tools:

• Remarketing
• Interest Categories
• Topic Targeting
• Other forms of targeted advertisement

6.2. Google Doubleclick

We use Doubleclick by Google to display relevant adverts by the use of special cookies. Pseudonym Identification numbers are assigned to your browser in order to check which adverts are being displayed in your browser and which adverts have been used. The cookies do not contain any personal information. The use of Doubleclick cookies allows Google and its partner websites to display adverts based on previous visits on our or other websites. The information produced by cookies is transferred and saved on a server in the USA for analysis purposes. Google considers the privacy policy of the "US-Safe-Harbor" agreement and is registered at the US Department of Commerce. A transfer of data to third parties by Google only takes place due to legal requirements or within the scope of contract data processing. Google will not collect your information with other data collected by Google.

You can prevent the saving of cookies by changing the settings on your browser software. Please note that certain functions of our website may not work correctly if you restrict the use of cookies. You can also avoid the collection of data produced by cookies and the use of data by downloading and installing the Browser Plugin under DoubleClick deactivation extension:

Alternatively, you can deactivate Doubleclick cookies on the page Digital Advertising Alliance at the following link:

6.3 Optimizely

This website uses technology from Optimizely Inc. ( to collect and store data for marketing and optimisation purposes. This technology makes it possible to evaluate and optimise our website and the content and features provided there. It possible to use this data to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies are used for this. The data collected using the Optimizely technology will not be used to personally identify any visitor to this website and will not be merged with personal data pertaining to the bearer of the pseudonym without the explicit consent of the person concerned. You can find more information about how Optimizely processes your data at You can disable the Optimizely tracking process at any time by following the instructions at or by clicking on the following link: An opt-out cookie is used for this, which prevents your data from being collected in future when visiting this website.

Userlike: This website uses live chat software with the technologies of Userlike UG ( Userlike uses cookies which are stored on your computer and make it possible to communicate with you personally in real time on the website. When you decide to use Userlike, the chat history including the browsing history is collected, processed and stored in Germany by Userlike. We may also use your IP address to collect information on your location. The collected data will only be linked to any registration data if you share this information with us voluntarily, such as during a live chat. The same applies to other personal data. For further details on how Userlike handles your data, including information on your rights and the options available to protect your personal data, please see the Userlike privacy policy available at

6.5 Social Media Remarketing

We also use the Facebook Remarketing technology, to advertise online and make ads more relevant. Remarketing cookies will be used by third parties (including Facebook) to show our ads on websites other than our own. Both us and third parties (including Facebook) will also use Remarketing cookies – both first party (such as Facebook Custom Audiences) and third party (such as DoubleClick) – to serve more relevant ads to users based on such users’ past visits to our Website, whether those users are on our Website or on other websites.


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You may refuse the use of has a great guide on how to do this for all the major browsers, and a lot of other information about cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.

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