COOKIE-POLICY

Effective from: 29.04.2018

Applicable to the following websites:

Cookies are small files that make it possible to store user-related information on the visitor’s computer. Analytics Cookies help us to understand more about the visitors to our website, including the number of visitors, number of visits and make the browsing experience more efficient and enjoyable for users.

 

1. We use the following cookies and web beacons

  • Session cookies: These are cookies stored in temporary memory, which are deleted when the visitor ends the browser session.

  • Persistent cookies: These are cookies that record information about visitors who repeatedly visit our website. The purpose of using these cookies is to offer an optimal user experience and to recognise visitors when they return to the website and to present an attractive website and interesting content to returning visitors.

  • First-party and third-party cookies: The next time a user accesses this website from the same device, the cookie and the information stored in it is either sent back to the site that generated it (first-party cookie) or to a different website to which it belongs (third-party cookie).

  • Web beacons: Web beacons are 1x1 pixel gif files (also referred to as web tags, pixel tags, or clear gifs), which are used to send information back to the web server.

 

2. Legal basis for using cookies and revoking consent

In terms of the legal basis, we distinguish between (1) essential cookies and (2) cookies requiring consent.

  • Essential cookies

Cookie name

Origin

Purpose

Expiry date

PHPSESSID Blühberger This session cookie stores information that facilitates navigation and usability when you are visiting the site. End of the session
reihengeschaeft_logindata Blühberger This cookie is set as soon as you log in and allows access to the paid pages using the access code stored in the cookie and the user ID. If you visit the website again before the expiry date of the cookie, you will be automatically logged in. 12 months

 


 

  • Cookies requiring consent

You receive notification when you visit our website. You can prevent the cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Cookie name

Origin

Purpose

Expiry date

cookieconsent_status Blühberger This cookie is set as soon as you click on the cookie banner, and it prevents you from seeing this banner again. 1 year
_ga Google Used to distinguish users for statistical purposes. 2 years
_gid Google Used to distinguish users for statistical purposes. 24 hours
_gat Google Used to reduce the request rate.  1 minute
__utma Google A Google Analytics cookie, which contains information about when the visitor visited the site for the first time, how many times they visited and the last time they visited. Unlimited
__utmb Google A Google Analytics cookie, which includes a time stamp from when the visitor viewed the page. Along with __utmc, this cookie can provide information on how long the visitor stayed on a page. End of the session
__utmc Google A Google Analytics cookie, which includes a time stamp from when the visitor left the page. Along with __utmb, this cookie can provide information on how long the visitor stayed on a page. 30 minutes

 


 

3. Manage and delete cookies

You can use our services without cookies. You can disable the storage of cookies in your browser, limit the storage to specific websites, or adjust your browser (Chrome, IE, Firefox...) to notify you as soon as a cookie is stored.

You can delete cookies from the hard disk of your PC at any time. Please note, however, that in this case, it may affect the way the website is displayed and your user experience.

Please refer to Section 3 of the privacy policy to learn how to disable Google Analytics.