Cookies statement

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website places on your device when you visit certain websites. We use cookies for this website and subdomains - whereby the user is asked to give his consent, if this is specifically required by law or other pertinent regulations - in order to facilitate the navigation of our website and to personalise the information provided. Furthermore, for safety and statistical purposes, we use relevant systems to collect user information, such as your IP address, the used browser and operating system and/or websites visited by the user for example. The cookies created by do not contain any personal data that could be used to identify the user. All information is encrypted.

Overview of the cookies used:

Name Duration Use
counter Session technical cookie
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gat 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
__utma 2 years The Google Analytics utma-Cookie sets a unique ID that recognizes visitors upon a return visit to the website.
__utmb 30 minutes Counts visits and not unique visitors.
__utmc Session Second session cookie - is automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
__utmt 10 minutes This cookie is used to set the request rate.
__utmz 6 months Campagne cookie – Measures the number of accesses to all set online-marketing channels.

How to disable cookies?

The visited website allows the selection/deselection of individual cookies in the manner illustrated below but please be aware that, in case of deactivation, full enjoyment of the site may not be guaranteed.

Web Analytics

Tracking cookies to generate statistics regarding use of the website; Google Analytics uses cookies which do not store personal data and that are deposited on a user's computer to permit the web site operator to analyse how users use that site. To prevent storage of these cookies, the user may follow the procedure that can be found at the following link: