Cookie Statement

  • Use of Cookies
  • uses cookies. A cookie is a simple small file sent with pages of this website and/or Flash applications and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer, mobile phone, smartwatch, or tablet. The information stored therein can be sent back to our servers on a subsequent visit.

Using cookies is crucial for the proper functioning of our website, but even cookies that do not have a direct effect are very important. Thanks to (anonymous) input from visitors, we can improve the use of the website and make it more user-friendly.

Consent for Using Cookies

  • Your consent is required for the use of certain cookies. We obtain this consent through a so-called cookie banner.

Types of Cookies and Their Purposes

  • We use the following types of cookies:
    • Functional Cookies: These improve the functionality and user-friendliness of the website. For example, we store your login details or what you have in your shopping cart.
    • Anonymized Analytical Cookies: These ensure that an anonymous cookie is generated each time you visit a website. These cookies know whether you have visited the site before. Only on the first visit is a cookie created; subsequent visits use the existing cookie. This cookie is only for statistical purposes, such as collecting:
      • The number of unique visitors
      • The frequency of visits
      • Pages viewed by users
      • Duration of page views
      • Pages where visitors leave the site
    • Analytical Cookies: Similar to the above, but they collect data like:
      • Pages you have viewed
      • How long you stayed on a page
      • Pages where you left the site
    • Own Tracking Cookies: These help us know if you have been to other websites in our network. The profile built is not linked to your name, address, email, etc., but only to tailor ads to your profile.
    • Third-Party Tracking Cookies: These track which pages you visit on the internet to build a personal profile. This profile is not linked to your name, address, email as known to us, but is used to tailor ads to your profile.
    • Social Media Related Cookies: Social media such as Facebook and LinkedIn register which articles and pages you share via their social media sharing buttons. They may also contain tracking cookies that follow your browsing behavior on the web.
    • Site Improvement/Optimization Cookies: These allow us to test different versions of a webpage to see which one is most visited.

Your Rights Regarding Your Data

  • You have the right to access, rectify, limit, and delete personal data. You also 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 [email protected]. To prevent misuse, we may ask you to identify yourself adequately. When it comes to accessing personal data linked to a cookie, we ask you to send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find it in the settings of your browser.

Blocking and Deleting Cookies

  • You can easily block and delete cookies at any time via your internet browser. You can also set your internet browser to receive a message when a cookie is placed or to indicate that certain cookies may not be placed. For this option, see the help function of your browser. Deleting cookies in your browser may affect the pleasant use of this website.
  • Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties who display ads to you through our website. These cookies can be centrally deleted via
  • Be aware that if you do not want cookies, we can no longer guarantee that our Website works properly. Some functions of the site may be lost, or you may not be able to visit the website at all. Refusing cookies also does not mean that you will no longer see ads. Ads will just no longer be tailored to your interests and may be repeated more often.
  • How to adjust your settings varies by browser. If necessary, consult the help function of your browser.


New Developments and Unforeseen Cookies

  • The texts of our website can be adjusted at any time due to continuous developments, and this applies to our cookie statement as well. Therefore, regularly review this statement to stay informed of any changes.
  • In blog articles, content hosted on other sites and accessed on via certain codes (embedded content) can be used. This includes, for example, YouTube videos. These codes often use cookies. However, we have no control over what these third parties do with their cookies.
  • It may also happen 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 you cannot find in our overview, let us know at [email protected]. You can also contact the third party directly and ask which cookies they place, the reason for it, the lifespan of the cookie, and how they have secured your privacy.

Final Remarks

  • We will need to adjust these statements occasionally, for example, when we change our website or when the rules around cookies change. You can consult this webpage for the latest version.

October 21, 2022