Cookies policy

This website uses different categories of cookies (subject to your consent when it is required) on your device to recognise your device’s browser for as long as the cookie concerned is valid. The cookies policy applies to any product or service that links to this policy or incorporates it by reference.

The operator and controller of the website can be found in the Privacy Statement.

Please read this policy carefully before using this website. It explains how we use cookies and how you can manage them.

To go directly to the section to manage this website’s cookies, click //“Make your choice about cookies”.

1.    What is a “cookie”?

A “cookie” is a small file that our website asks your browser to store on your device (computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.), when you visit this website. The word “cookie” is in this policy also used for other digital measurement technologies, such as web beacons.

Thanks to cookies, we are able to present you customized web pages that best fit your needs in order to make your experience more personal. We also use third party cookies as indicated in this policy, which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting, for our advertising and marketing efforts. Some cookies are important for the functionality and are automatically activated when you visit the website.  Some cookies allow us to provide you with services and functions that best suit your needs, and to tailor our service to ensure easy and fast operation of the website.

2.    How are you informed?

The first time you access our website, you are informed via a respective banner about the use of cookies and the related cookie category. The individual cookies are described // below.

3.     Make your choice about cookies

You can access our cookies management tool to manage your cookie preferences for each cookie category (except essential cookies, which cannot be switched off in our systems) by clicking the respective button in the cookies banner.

In the following section, we will inform you about the cookies used on our website. If you do not agree to the setting of individual cookies, you can deactivate the respective cookie by clicking the provided link. If there are no direct links to deactivation for some cookies, you can restrict the use of cookies in your browser settings.

4.    What categories of cookies does this website use and for which purpose(s)?

We may use the following categories of cookies on this website:

  • Essential cookies
  • Marketing cookies
  • Social Media cookies
  • Audience/Performance/Tracking cookies
  • Essential cookies enable our users to navigate the website and use its features. These cookies cannot be switched off in our systems. Without these cookies, for example login, will not be possible.

We use essential cookies to:

  • Ensure that the web page functions are executed correctly,
  • Allow you to store information about a form that you might have filled in on our website or products, services or information you have selected
  • Allow you to access your personal areas on our website
  • Adapt the website appearance in accordance with your preferences (language, format etc.)
  • Implement security measures when you sign in

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but you may encounter some difficulties to access the website or its services.

Please find the description of essential cookies used on our website here:

Cookie Provider Data / data categories Purpose(s) Retention term

Audience/Performance/Tracking cookies collect information on how users use our website (audience measurement) and the user’s internet activities. They help us improve the features of our website, see the areas of greatest interest to our users, and learn more about the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. All this helps us offer our users the services and functions that best meet their needs.

We use audience/performance/tracking cookies to:

  • Create statistics on how our website is used,
  • see how effective our advertising campaigns are, and
  • review non-person-related user behaviour, and thus improve our website.

Some of the performance cookies are provided by authorized third parties, but we do not allow cookies to be used for purposes other than explained in this Policy.

Please find the description of audience/performance/tracking cookies used on our website  here:

Cookie Provider Data / data categories Purpose(s) Retention term Cookie-Blocking / withdrawal

Marketing/Social Media cookies, including re-targeting cookies, enable us to make more interesting offers to our users. Re-targeting cookies are stored on the user’s device during browser sessions. They enable advertising of our products on partner and social media websites for users who have been interested in our products.

We use marketing/social media cookies to:

  • send you advertisements which are better adapted to your needs (personalised advertisement)
  • leverage our communication by creating re-contacts via advertisement
  • analyse your use of our website for predictive advertising

These marketing/social media cookies require your prior consent. If you do not allow these cookies, it should not affect the use of our website.

Please find the description of marketing/social media cookies used on our website here:

Cookie Provider Data / data categories Purpose(s) Retention term Cookie-Blocking / withdrawal

5.    Changes to the Cookie Policy

All future changes to our Cookie Policy will be posted on this website. You should therefore periodically review these in order to be aware of changes to our Cookie Policy. We will inform you in case of substantial changes, and seek your consent, where required.

6.    Contacting us

The contact details of the controller and the contact details of the data protection officer can be found in the Privacy Statement.

Version: November 2019

See our Legal Notice for the full company details.

See our Privacy Policy Statement for more information on how we process your personal data.