1. What are Cookies
Cookies are tiny text files that are stored on your device by your browser when you use our website. These text files contain information to provide you with user-friendly services and are read by web browsers. Cookies allow our website to recognize you so that our web server can offer you a better, more individual and faster website that is better tailored to your needs.
Please note that you may be unable to access some web content if you block cookies.
Cookies come in the following varieties:
3. Third-party cookies
Some third parties set cookies on your computer, in particular to record visitors’ behavior and to personalize their services (including advertising). Depending on the platform, several third-party cookies may be used. You can read about how third parties deal with cookies on the appropriate pages of the network. Please see the table below for notes on the networks. We have no control over third-party cookies. We therefore recommend that you check the respective third-party websites to verify what cookies are used and how you can manage them. For common third-party providers such as Facebook and Google etc., the “Digital Advertising Alliance” offers an option to collectively opt out for all DAA companies. For more information, see items 4 and 5.
|PHPSESSID||self set||Required to manage self-stored cookies.||Session cookie|
|YSC||Youtube||This cookie is placed by the video service YouTube on websites with embedded YouTube videos.||Session cookie|
|cookie_banner_seen||self set||Confirmation of cookie notice||1 year|
|APISID||Google/Youtube||The user's preferences and other information are stored with this cookie. This includes in particular the preferred language, the number of search results to be displayed on the page as well as the decision as to whether the Google SafeSearch filter is to be activated not.||2 years|
|CONSENT||Google/Youtube||The user's preferences and other information are stored with this cookie. This includes in particular the preferred language, the number of search results to be displayed on the page as well as the decision as to whether the Google SafeSearch filter is to be activated not.||20 years|
|DSID||AdWords Remarketing||This cookie is used to store the user's preferences. This is used, for example, to show individualized advertising.||1 Week|
|HSID||Google/Youtube||The user's preferences and other information are stored with this cookie. This includes in particular the preferred language, the number of search results to be displayed on the page as well as the decision as to whether the Google SafeSearch filter is to be activated not.||2 years|
|IDE||AdWords Remarketing||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the user's actions on the website after the display or a click on one of the provider's advertisements in order to measure the effectiveness of an advertisement and the display of targeted advertising for the user.||2 years|
|LOGIN_INFO||Youtube||This cookie is placed by the video service YouTube on websites with embedded YouTube videos.||2 years|
|SIDCC||Google/Youtube||Security cookie that protects user data against unauthorized access.||1 day|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Youtube||This is a cookie used by YouTube to calculate the user’s range. This information is used to determine whether the user should use the player's new or old user interface.||1 year|
4. Managing cookies/Objection
The instructions for disabling cookies in the following browsers can be found on the manufacturers’ sites. If you block our cookies in your browser, you may be unable to use some areas of our website.