Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website that you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Cookies play an important role. Without them, using the web would be a much more frustrating experience.

What types of cookies exist?

Some of the Cookies used on this Website will be automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of your browser session (Session Cookies). This Website also uses Cookies which remain on your hard drive for a certain period after the end of your browser session (Persistent Cookies). Then on your next visit, any settings you have made on your last visit to my Website will immediately be recognized. These Persistent Cookies will be stored on your hard drive and deleted by the browser after the prescribed period. These Cookies may also include Cookies from third-party providers (Third-Party Cookies).

Which cookies are covered by your consent?

My Website uses Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager; web analysis services of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: “Google”).

Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager use so-called “Cookies”; text files which are stored on your computer/smartphone and which enable analysis of your use of our Website and Web-App. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of my Website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, within member states of the European Union or in other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address will be previously shortened by Google on our Website and Web-App. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this Website/App to evaluate your use of the Website, in order to compile reports about the Website activities and to render further services to the Website operator/App operator connected with the Website use/app use and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager will not be merged with other data from Google. You can find more detailed information about this at: http://google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html

I hereby point out that, on my Website, Google Analytics is expanded with the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to guarantee an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP Masking) or as this website is build using Gatsby JS and the "gatsby-plugin-google-analytics", the anonymize=true and respectDNT=true flags are used. You can read more on: https://www.gatsbyjs.org/packages/gatsby-plugin-google-analytics/

You can also disable the Google Analytics cookies.

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