We respect your privacy and take the protection of your personal information very seriously and do so in strict accordance with the UK`s Data Protection Act (“DPA”), the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR).
What are cookies?
A cookie is a simple small file that is sent along with the pages of an Internet address and can be stored by the web browser on a PC or other device. The information stored in it can be sent to our servers or the servers of relevant third parties during subsequent visits.
What are scripts?
A script is a piece of program code used to provide functionality and interactivity to our website. This code is executed on our servers or on your device.
What is a web beacon?
A web beacon (also called a pixel tag), is a small invisible fragment of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on the website. To make this possible, various data about you is stored using web beacons.
What cookies do we use?
Session cookies: We use “session cookies”, which are only stored for the duration of the current visit to our website. A randomly generated unique identification number, a so-called session ID, is stored in a session cookie. In addition, a cookie contains information about its origin and the storage period. These cookies cannot store any other data. Session cookies are deleted when you have finished using our website and log out or close the browser.
Performance cookies: Performance cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by providing data about which websites or search terms bring users to our website, how long they typically stay on our website, or how many subpages they view on average. We use this data to improve the content of our website and to compile statistics for internal market analysis purposes about individual use of our website.
Functional cookies: Functional cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make (for example, your username, language, or the region you live in) to provide you with a more personalized online experience. They also allow you to watch videos and interact with social tools, for example.
Analytical cookies: Analytical cookies are used by third parties. These cookies allow third parties to recognize that you have visited our website. We and our third-party providers may also combine information obtained from these cookies with personal data available from other sources, including data collected about you when you use other websites and data collected about you when you are offline, whether on our website or data maintained by the third-party provider.
The legal basis for the use of technically non-essential cookies (cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (analytical cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (advertising cookies)) is your consent given voluntarily when you first visit our website as part of our cookie banner.
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.
Your consent to the use of essential cookies (cookies that are essential for a website to function correctly) and the associated processing of your personal data is not necessary for the use of our website as without them our website would simply not work as intended.
The cookies we use
YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.
This cookie is used by the website’s WordPress theme. It allows the website owner to implement or change the website’s content in real-time.
How to delete and block cookies?
If you do not want cookies to collect information, you can change the setting in your internet browser. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including necessary cookies), you may not be able to access parts or all of our website. Our website places cookies whenever you visit our website. Disabling or deleting cookies does not prevent devices from being identified and associated data from being collected. This can only be achieved by changing your browser settings.
How do you disable cookies?
You can change your cookie settings in your browser. These settings are usually found under the “Options” or “Preferences” menus of your browser. The links below may be helpful in understanding these settings. You can also find more information under “Help” in your browser.
Can I withdraw my consent?
Further information on data protection