What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored in a computer or mobile device's browser when someone visits our website. When the website is re-visited, we can then recognize you, even if we do not know who you are.
Session and Permanent Cookies
We use both permanent and session cookies on our website.
Session cookies store your actions as you navigate from page to page within our website. Session cookies are only stored temporarily and are deleted when you close the browser.
Permanent cookies enable us to store your preferences and settings so that these are available when you next visit our website. Permanent cookies are deleted after a specific period.
Types of Cookies
For our website we use different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third parties that appear on our pages. Descriptions of the different cookie types can be found below.
Technical Cookies and Cookies Used for Statistical Purposes
Necessary Cookies: Technical Cookies and Statistics Cookies
Preference and Statistics Cookies: Storage of Settings, Optimization and Statistics for Relevant Activities
For our website we use preference cookies to store browser settings and optimize your browsing experience.
Preference cookies enable us to remember information that changes how our website behaves or looks. These cookies include those used for language and currency settings and those connected to the management of first party statistics, operated directly by the website provider.
Statistics cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting anonymized information.
Other Cookie Types or Cookies Installed by Third Parties
Third-Party Statistics Cookies: Third-Party Cookies that generate Statistics
If the tools listed below include third-party services, these can be used by us to track your browsing habits – in addition to the information specified here and without the knowledge of the provider.
- Remarketing and behavioural targeting
- Tag management
Marketing Cookies: Third-party Cookies to Show Users Personalized Advertising
We use marketing cookies to analyze your use of our website, including your preferences, and to develop it further. The intention is to show adverts that are relevant and appealing to you and are therefore more valuable for publishers and advertising third parties.
We are allowed to store cookies on your device if this is strictly necessary for the running of this website. For all other types of cookies, we obtain your consent.
When you access our career site, a session cookie will be placed on your computer. The cookie assists in the online application process and will be deleted when you close your browser.
Marketing communication (newsletter, event invitations or other)
We use a plugin for the social network LinkedIn which you can recognise by the logo which is placed on our website. If you interact with this social network, the relevant information will be forwarded and your visit recognised by LinkedIn.
You can change your browser settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device.
Previously installed cookies can also be deleted in the browser settings, including cookies that may have stored the consent for the installation of cookies by this website.
Please note that if you decide to disable certain cookies, you may not be able to access certain functions of our website or marketing communications.
Revocation of Consent