Cookies and the right to object in direct advertising
Cookies” are small files that are stored on the user’s computer. Different data can be stored in cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit to an online offering. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his or her browser. In such a cookie, for example, the contents of a shopping cart in an online shop or a login status can be stored.
So-called “permanent” or “persistent” cookies are cookies that remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved when users visit it after several days. Similarly, user interests used for distance measurement or marketing purposes may be stored in such a cookie. Third-party cookies” are cookies used by suppliers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise known as “first-party cookies”).
We may use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this in our data protection statement.
If the user does not want cookies to be stored on his or her computer, he or she is asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of his or her browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the browser’s system settings. The exclusion of cookies may lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.
Integration of third-party services and content
Within the framework of our online offer, we do not make any representations or warranties of any kind based on our legitimate interests (i.e. the interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 let. f. f.). RGPD) content or service offerings from third parties to incorporate their content and services, such as videos or fonts (hereinafter uniformly referred to as “content”).
This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the users, because without the IP address they could not send the content to their browser. The IP address is therefore required to display this content. We endeavour to use only content whose IP address is used by the respective provider only for the delivery of the content. Third-party providers may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as web beacons) for statistical or marketing purposes. Pixel tags” may be used to measure information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. Pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user’s device and may include technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, visit time and other information about the use of our online offering, as well as links to this information from other sources.
Sucuri Content Delivery Network and Firewall
We use a content delivery network (CDN) and firewall provided by Sucuri, Media Temple, Inc. d/b/a Sucuri, 6060 Center Dr. Suite 500, Los Angeles CA 90045. A CDN is a service that allows the content of our online offer, especially large multimedia files such as graphics or scripts, to be delivered more quickly via regional servers connected to the Internet. The user’s data is processed only for the purposes mentioned above and to maintain the security and functionality of the CDN.
Sucuri Firewall combines the best of a WAF (Web Application Firewall) and an IDS (Intrusion Detection System) to provide the necessary protection against today’s computer threats and attacks.
The use is based on our legitimate interests, i.e. the interest in a secure and efficient provision, analysis and optimization of our online offer in accordance with Art. 6 al. 1 let. f. f. RGPD.
Videos may be embedded on the Vimeo Inc. website. 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 1001.
According to the information provided by “Vimeo”, no cookies are used for analysis or advertising purposes.
The only cookies created are for the purpose of using the video player’s features.
You can find further information on “Vimeo” data protection in the provider’s data protection declaration at https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy
On our website, we use Google Maps (API) from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Maps is a web service that displays interactive maps (of countries) to visually display geographic information. Using this service will show you our location and make it easier for you to find us.
When you access subpages that contain the Google Maps, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. This is regardless of whether Google provides you with a user account with which you are logged in or whether a user account exists. If you are signed in to Google, your information will be linked directly to your account. If you don’t want to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google saves your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such evaluation is carried out in particular in accordance with the provisions of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR on the basis of Google’s legitimate interests in providing personalised advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. To do so, you must contact Google to exercise this right.
Google LLC, located in the United States, is a participant in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, which is designed to ensure the protection of personal data that is transferred from a member state of the European Union to the United States.
You can view Google’s terms of service at https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=fr.
On this website, data is collected and stored using Matomo web analytics software (www.matomo.org), a service of InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand (“Matomo”), in accordance with the provisions of Article 6(1)(f) GDPR in our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour and for optimisation and marketing purposes.
The pseudonymized information generated by the cookie is not used to personally identify the visitor to this website and is not merged with the personal data of the pseudonym holder.
If you do not consent to the storage and evaluation of information from your visit, you may object to the storage and future use at any time by withdrawing your consent below. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, so that Matomo does not collect any session data. Please note that deleting your cookies completely means that the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and you may need to enable it again.
To the extent required by law, we have obtained your consent to the processing of your data as described above, in accordance with the provisions of Article 6(1)(a) GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future.