Cookie compliance

1. The use of cookies uses cookies. A cookie is a simple small file that is sent along with pages of this website and/or Flash applications and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive, mobile phone, smartwatch, or tablet. The information stored therein can be sent back to our servers on your next visit.

The use of cookies is crucial for the proper functioning of our website. Cookies that may not directly show their effect are also very important. Thanks to the (anonymous) input from visitors, we can improve the website’s usage and make it more user-friendly.

  1. Consent for the use of cookies

For the use of certain cookies, your consent is required. We do this through a so-called cookie banner.

  1. The types of cookies used and their purposes

1.We use the following types of cookies:

  • Functional cookies: these help us improve the website’s functionality and make it more user-friendly. For example, we store your login information or items in your shopping cart.
  • Anonymized analytical cookies: these generate an anonymous cookie each time you visit a website. These cookies recognize if you have previously visited the site. They serve solely for statistical purposes and collect data such as:
    • the number of unique visitors
    • how often users visit the site
    • which pages users view
    • how long users stay on a certain page
    • at which page visitors leave the site
  • Analytical cookies: similar to anonymized analytical cookies, these recognize if you have previously visited the site and collect data such as:
    • which pages you have viewed
    • how long you stayed on a certain page
    • at which page you left the site
  • Own tracking cookies: these help us identify if you have visited other website(s) within our network. The profile built from this is not linked to your name, address, email, etc., but is solely used to tailor advertisements to your profile. We request your consent for these cookies. Without your consent, these cookies will not be placed.
  • Tracking cookies from others: these track which pages you visit on the internet to build a personal profile. This profile is not linked to your name, address, email, etc., as known by us, but is solely used to tailor advertisements to your profile. We request your consent for these cookies. Without your consent, these cookies will not be placed.
  • Social media related cookies: these are used by social media platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn to track articles and pages you share via their social media sharing buttons. They may also contain tracking cookies that follow your web surfing behavior.
  • Site improvement cookies: these allow us to test different versions of a web page to see which one is visited the most.
  1. Your rights regarding your data

You have the right to access, rectify, limit, and delete personal data. Additionally, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data and the right to data portability. You can exercise these rights by sending us an email at To prevent misuse, we may ask you to adequately identify yourself. When it concerns accessing personal data linked to a cookie, we ask you to send a copy of the relevant cookie. You can find this in your browser settings.

  1. Blocking and deleting cookies

You can easily block and delete cookies at any time through your internet browser. You can also set your internet browser to receive a notification when a cookie is placed or to prevent certain cookies from being placed. Refer to your browser’s help function for these options. Deleting cookies from your browser may affect the smooth usage of this website. Some functionalities might be lost, or you might not be able to visit the website at all. Rejecting cookies also does not mean you won’t see any advertisements. They will simply be less tailored to your interests and might be repeated more frequently.

How to adjust your settings varies per browser. Consult your browser’s help function if needed or click on the links below to directly access your browser’s guide:

  1. New developments and unforeseen cookies

The texts on our website can be adjusted at any time due to ongoing developments. This also applies to our cookie statement. Therefore, please review this statement regularly to stay informed about any changes.

Blog articles might contain content hosted on other sites and accessed on through specific codes (embedded content), such as YouTube videos. These codes often use cookies. However, we have no control over what these third parties do with their cookies.

It is also possible that cookies are placed via our websites by others of which we are not always aware. If you encounter unforeseen cookies on our website that are not listed in our overview, please let us know at You can also directly contact the third party to inquire about the cookies they placed, the reasons behind it, the cookie’s lifespan, and how they guarantee your privacy.

  1. Closing remarks

We may need to adapt these statements occasionally, for example, when we modify our website or change cookie regulations. You can consult this web page for the latest version.

If you have any further questions and/or remarks, please contact

July 2, 2020″