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By using this website, you consent to the storage of cookies, including those from third parties.

This site stores the following cookies

  1. Absolutely necessary cookies: These cookies are of a purely technical nature and serve, among other things, to protect against misuse of online services and to provide certain functions, such as access to a protected area. Specifically, these are usually so-called session cookies, which only contain a randomly generated session identification number and are deleted when the Internet browser is closed.
  2. Functionality cookies: These cookies are technical in nature and are used to improve the user experience. Functionality cookies contain certain settings and information (e.g. the choice of language) and allow the website to be customized to the user’s preferences.
  3. Cookies to analyze usage: To analyze usage, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. („Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are used to collect usage information, including the user’s IP address. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer the collected information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
  4. Third-party cookies for marketing and retargeting purposes: this website uses third-party services, including Google Analytics. Google Analytics stores cookies with the aim of displaying personalized advertising to the user via the Google Advertising Network. The ads are served on the basis of the websites visited in the past and the user interests determined from this.

Google cookies

The third-party provider Google stores the following cookies when you use this site:

__utma: Serves recognition and identifies unique visitors. This cookie is deleted after 2 years.
__utmb: Used to collect page visits and is deleted after 30 minutes.
__utmc: This is a session cookie and is deleted when the browser is closed.
__utmt: Serves to throttle the request rate and is deleted after 10 minutes.
__utmz: Used to measure the number of hits via advertising campaigns. This cookie will be deleted after 6 months.

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