2. What is a cookie?
Some cookies are important for the functionality of the pages and are automatically activated by us when users visit them. Some cookies enable us to offer users the services and functions that best meet their needs and to adapt our service to them in such a way that they are guaranteed simple and fast operation.
3. What types of cookies does this website use?
Cookies are categorized as follows:
- Indispensable cookies,
- Performance cookies and
- Executing cookies.
3.1 Essential Cookies
The indispensable cookies allow our users to move around the website and to use functions. Without these cookies, the requested services cannot be provided, such as contact or request forms.
We use indispensable cookies to:
- make sure that the website works and
- the functions are executed correctly, and
- allow you to save your selection in a product configurator, and
- Simplify your planning for the procurement of a service or product.
3.2 Performance Cookies
Performance cookies collect information about how users use our website. They help us to improve the functionality of our website, to see which areas of the website are of greater interest to our customers and to learn more about the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. All this helps us to offer our users the services and features that best meet their needs.
We use performance cookies to:
- to generate statistics on how our website is used,
- to see how effective our advertising campaigns are and
- to use known non-personal user behavior to improve our website.
Some of the performance cookies are provided by approved third party cookies, but we do not allow them to be used for purposes other than those mentioned above.
3.3 Executing cookies
So-called executing cookies are stored on the user’s computer or device during “in-between” browser sessions. They serve to maintain the settings or preferences and thus lead to an improved use of our website on the next visit. Some of these cookies are provided by approved third party providers.
We use executing cookies to:
- present on our website, product pages and landing pages various offers that we think may be of interest to our users
Some of the executing cookies are provided by approved third party cookies, but we do not allow them to be used for purposes other than those mentioned above.
4. Allow or block cookies via your browser
The Help menu in the menu bar of the browsers on your computer explains how to prevent users from accepting new cookies in your browser, where you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to completely disable cookies. Since users may also hide a lot of content on our website by deactivating all cookies, we recommend that they leave the cookies switched on. Otherwise, relevant and individual offers for users may not be displayed if they do not accept cookies.