I. Cookies - definition and types of cookies
Cookies" are small files that are stored on users' computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. The primary purpose of a cookie is to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or even after his visit within an online offer, as well as to improve the user-friendliness of our website. In principle, you can also visit our website without cookies. However, if you want to use our website to its full extent or comfortably, you should accept those cookies that enable the use of certain functions or make the use more comfortable. The purposes of the cookies used by us can be found in the following overview.

1. Session cookies
"Session cookies" or "transient cookies" are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie, for example, the contents of a shopping cart in an online store or a login status can be stored.

2. Permanent or protocol cookies
Cookies that remain stored even after the browser is closed are referred to as "permanent" or "persistent". For example, the login status can be stored if users visit them after several days. Likewise, the interests of users can be stored in such a cookie, which is used for range measurement or marketing purposes.

3. "Third-party cookie" (third party cookies)
Third-party cookies" are cookies from providers other than the party responsible for operating the online offering (otherwise, if it is only their cookies, it is referred to as "first-party cookies").

4. Flash cookies
Flash cookies are stored on your computer as data elements of web pages if they are operated with Adobe Flash. Flash cookies have no time limit.

II. Cookies and right to object to direct advertising
1. we use temporary and permanent cookies and explain this in our cookie policy. If you as a user do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, you will be asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of your browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.

Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be achieved by disabling them in the settings of the browser. Please note that then not all functions of this online offer can be used. In addition, changes in settings always affect only the respective browser. If you use different browsers or change the end device, the settings must be made again. Furthermore, you can delete cookies from your storage medium at any time. Information on cookie settings, their modification and the deletion of cookies can be found in your browser. 3.

3. A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes can be declared for a large number of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the U.S. site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.