We use cookies on many of the websites belonging to our Group. Cookies are small text files stored on your electronic terminal device (e.g. computer, smartphone, video game console) when you access our websites and make it possible to identify your browser during subsequent visits. 

In addition to setting our own (first-party) cookies, we also make use of the professional services of third-party providers, who set (third-party) cookies on our websites. You can find out which third-party providers these are and what they actually do in the section about third-party providers.

We divide cookies into four categories: necessary cookies, analysis cookies, marketing cookies and functional cookies. A more detailed description and an explanation of these categories and the associated data processing can be found in the 'Description of categories' section.

A summary of the cookies used (first- and third-party cookies) and their storage period can be found in the 'Implemented data services' section.

You can always prevent or terminate the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, this may mean that not every function of our website can be used to its full extent.

When you visit our website, the cookie banner provides you with information about the use of cookies. You can specify, change or revoke the cookies you consent to in this cookie banner. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

If we directly or indirectly reference a third-party website via a link, then the operator of that website is responsible for the lawful use of cookies.


Necessary cookies

These cookies are absolutely necessary for the essential functions and security settings on our website to work as they should. Anonymised evaluations are made and navigation and visitor settings during usage stored for this purpose.

Analysis cookies

These cookies help us to compile statistics and evaluations for the continued improvement of our website and its content. To this end, we collect anonymised data for statistics and evaluations.

Marketing Cookies

We use marketing cookies to show personalised and interest-based advertising on our website. If you visit another website afterwards, your browser can recognise these cookies. Based on this, selected offers and advertisements can be displayed to you. This process is also referred to as retargeting.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies and similar technologies enable us to display certain functions of our website (e.g. videos) or to provide extended functionality. They also enable us to store provided information, such as user name and language selection, and to offer the user improved and personalised functions based on this information. These cookies only collect and store anonymised information.


A detailed description of integrated data services can be found below: