Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your terminal device. Cookies are used to analyze user interest in our websites and help make them more user-friendly. You may in general access our websites without cookies as well. If you, however, wish to use the full functionality of our websites in the most user-friendly manner, you should accept the cookies that enable the use of certain functions or provide convenience features. The intended purpose of the cookies we use is shown in the list that follows.

By using our websites, you consent to the use of those cookies that your browser accepts based on your browser settings. You may, however, set your browser to notify you before cookies are accepted, to accept or reject only certain cookies, or to reject all cookies. You are furthermore able to delete cookies from your storage medium at any time.*

The following cookies are currently activated:

Technically neccessary cookies

NameRetention timePurpose
ocn_acceptedWill be cleared as soon as you empty your browser cache or 30 days after your visit.Stores information about your interaction with the cookie policy.
ga-disableWill be cleared as soon as you empty your browser cache or 30 days after your visit.​Stores information about your Opt-In/Opt-Out in Google Analytics

Google reCAPTCHA Cookies

NameRetention timePurpose
IDEExpiry time: after one yearThis Cookie is set by the firm DoubleClick (also belongs to Google), in order to register and report the actions of a user in dealing with advertisements on the website.Thus, the advertising effectiveness can be measured and appropriate optimization measures are taken. IDE is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.
1P_JARExpiry time: after one monthThis cookie collects statistics about website usage and measures conversions. A conversion occurs, for example, when a user becomes a buyer. The cookie is also used to show users relevant ads. Furthermore, the cookie prevents a user from seeing the same ad more than once.
ANIDExpiry time: after 9 monthsWe could not get much information about this cookie. In the privacy policy of Google, the cookie is mentioned in connection with “advertising cookies” such as “DSID”, “FLC”, “AID”, “TAID”. ANID is stored under the domain google.com.
CONSENTExpiry time: after 19 yearsThe cookie stores the status of a user’s consent to use different services from Google. CONSENT also serves security purposes by verifying users, preventing credential fraud, and protecting user data from unauthorized attacks.
NIDExpiry time: after 6 monthsNID is used by Google, in order to tailor ads to your Google-search. With the help of cookies, Google “remembers” your most-typed searches or your earlier interaction with ads. This way you always get customized advertisements. The cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to collect the user’s personal settings for promotional purposes.
DVExpiry time: after 10 minutesOnce you mark the “I’m not a robot” checkbox, this cookie will be enabled. The cookie is used by Google Analytics for personalized advertising. DV collects information in an anonymous form and is further used to make user distinctions.

Note: This list can not claim to be exhaustive, as experience has shown that Google changes the choice of cookies over and over again.

Optional cookies

Google Analytics

“_ga”, “_gat[web property ID]” and “_gid” are used to analyze user behavior on our website using the web analytics tool Google Analytics. You can prevent the collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by not accepting these cookies or by downloading and activating the browser plug-in available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. “cookieSettingsGTM” stores the information about your acceptance of the cookies “ga”, “_gat[web property ID]” and “_gid”.

Cookies for Google Analytics accepted

Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics

Cookies for Google Analytics not accepted

Click here to opt-in of Google Analytics

* You can return to this page at any time by clicking on Cookie Policy in the footer of the website.