Cookie Policy

Last modified: 14/12/2021

1. Cookies

When You visit this website we may place certain information on Your computer or mobile device in the form of a “cookie”; this enables us to recognize You (when we read the cookie) automatically next time You visit.

Cookies can help us in a number of ways. For instance, they can enable us to adapt this website so that it is better suited to Your needs or store Your password so that You do not have to re-enter it each time.

In the matrix available here You will find an overview of the cookies we are using on this specific website. Underneath You will find the purpose, expiry date and nature of such cookies.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Your options to manage which cookies can be placed or read by us from Your computer or mobile device are set forth below. When You do not accept cookies defined hereunder as 'Strictly Necessary', Your visit to this website will not be possible. If You reject other cookies, certain offerings, features or resources of our website may not work properly and You may experience some loss of convenience or functionality.

2. Types of cookies

Following types of cookie may be used during Your visit to this website:

Duration of Storage
Explanation of cookie
Session Automatically deleted when You close Your browser
Persistent Remains stored on Your terminal device until it reaches the expiry date as defined hereunder



Responsible party Explanation of cookie
First party Placed by the data controller (or any of its processors) operating the website visited by You, as defined by the URL that is usually displayed in the browser address bar (meaning: placed by us)
Third party Placed by data controllers that do not operate the website currently visited by You (meaning: not placed by us)

3. Cookie categories

Type of cookie Management options

Strictly Necessary – Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings   
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either:  

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, Your visit to this website will not be possible

Preference Cookies – Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings   
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either:  

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, it is possible that You cannot use some features on this website

Statistics Cookies – Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings   
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either:  

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, it is possible that You cannot use some features on this website

Marketing – Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

In case You want to disable please check Your browser settings   
(http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies) to either:  

  • Immediately remove cookies from Your computer or mobile device;
  • Block cookies;
  • Issue a warning before a cookie is placed.

If You remove or disable these cookies, it is possible that You cannot use some features on this website

4. Overview of cookies

4.1 Category: Strictly Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookies Name Purpose Category: Necessary Expires Third Party

CookieConsent

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

Necessary

1 year

No

_GRECAPTCHA

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website

Necessary

1 year

No

AWSALBCORS

Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience.

Necessary

6 days

Yes

4.2 Category: Statistics Cookies

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookies Name Purpose Category: Statistics Expires Third Party

_ga

Cookie set by Google Analytics, used to distinguish users. It uses the _gat[UID] cookie to throttle the request rate.

Statistics

2 Jahre

Ja

_gat

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

Statistics

1 Minute

Ja

_gid

Cookie set by Google Analytics, used to distinguish users. It uses the _gat[UID] cookie to throttle the request rate.

Statistics

2 Jahre

Ja

_gtag

Cookie set by Google Analytics, used to distinguish unique users and throttle the request rate.

Statistics

2 Jahre

Ja

4.3 Category: Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookies Name Purpose Category: Statistics Expires Third Party

fbevents

Event listener which indicates and fires and event once the visitor has visited a certain page

Marketing

90 days

yes

linkedin_analytics

Delivers insights in terms of user behaviour. Connects website insights with LinkedIn insights.

Marketing

90 days

yes

_hjid

Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback.

Marketing

90 days

yes

s_ecid

Adobe Analytics uses cookies to differentiate requests from different browsers and to store useful information that an application can later use. They can also be used to map browser information to customer records.

Marketing

90 days

yes

_pk_ses.<appID>.<domainHash>

Shows an active session of the visitor. If the cookie isn’t present, the session has finished over 30 minutes ago and it was counted in a pk_id cookie.

Marketing

90 days

yes