What are cookies
Cookies are small files, generally of letters and numbers, downloaded onto a device when users access the websites. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or for the website to work more efficiently. Cookies are created when a user’s browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server. Cookies have several functions, including, among others, collecting information of and remembering users’ preferences, using shopping cart, and generally facilitating users’ use of the website.
- Facilitate your navigation on our website and the use of its features so as to providing you with a seamless experience
- Improve our website
- Provide you with more personalized features when surfing our website
- Deliver targeted advertising
- Collecting information about how you use our website in order to provide you with a better experience by measuring which areas of our website are of greatest interest to you or to remember you when you return to visit us
These cookies are listed below:
Type 1: Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are required in order for users to surf on our website and use its features, which include, inter alia, access to secure area without having to repeatedly log in and remembering your actions in each page during one session.
PLEASE NOTE: Without these cookies, we can guarantee neither the performance of our website nor the on-line security during your sessions.
Type 2: Performance cookies
We use performance cookies, primarily Google Analytics cookies, to collect information about how users use our website. We collect information such as the part of the webpage clicked, number of webpages visited, length of time of each session, and error messages (if any) with the purpose of improving our website and providing users with a better experience. For more information on Google Analytics, please click here.
It is important to note that we have configured Google Analytics’ services in such a way so as to avoid your identification by masking the IP address of any user browsing our website.
Type 3: Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices which users make on our website, e.g., user name, language and their preferences. With this information, we can provide more personalized features to our users when surfing our website.
E-Commerce Platform Shopify
The legal basis for the transfer of the data to third parties for the purpose of contract processing or for billing purposes is Art. b GDPR and for disclosure in the context of legally ordered cases Art. c GDPR.
Type 4: Targeting and advertising cookies of third parties
When you browse on our website, some of these cookies may be placed onto your computer and used by third parties with permission for advertising purposes. It occurs when the website you visit includes content displayed from a third party website or click the “share” button on our website, and your computer receives cookies from the third party.
These third parties include social media providers such as Facebook and YouTube, which provide services to both our users and us. These cookies enable the third parties to collect and store information such as user preferences and pages visited for advertising purposes or improvement of services.
Please note that we have no control over these cookies from third parties and we shall therefore not be liable in this respect. Please refer to these third party websites for their respective cookie policies.
Please, note that our website also makes use of the Google AdWords service for remarketing purposes but, as already said above, we have no control over these cookies and we shall therefore not be liable in this respect. If you want to prevent such kind of cookies, please disable them at this link: http://www.google.com/settings/ads
How to prevent cookies
which provide information on managing settings for major browser providers.
Turn off anonymous Google Analytics cookies: You can install Google Analytics browser “plug in” to prevent the website sending information about your visit to Google Analytics. For further information please visit:
PLEASE NOTE: As cookies are intended to enhance or enable the usability and processes of our website, preventing or deleting cookies may prevent our users from using the features on our website, or cause the website to perform differently in your browser from what it is designed to perform.
Cookies set by Mailchimp for WordPress Premium
When someone clicks a link in one of our email campaigns, the plugin stores some data in several cookies to keep track of which email campaign that visitor was coming from.
Mailchimp campaign ID
Mailchimp email ID
Page visitor entered your site on
All of these cookies are set to expire in 14 days.
Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an email or contact our Data Protection Officer, Tobias Brinkmann, directly: