When you visit our websites for the first time, a so-called cookie banner is loaded. This allows you to accept or reject cookies or similar technologies. Cookie Settings takes you to our Privacy Preference Center. There you can adjust your consents and make granular settings. This gives you control at all times over whether and which cookies we set on your device.
You can access the Privacy Preference Center here:
What are cookies
Cookies are small text files that websites you visit store on your computer via your web browser. Each time you visit a website after that, your browser returns these cookies to the website so that your device can be recognized again. Cookies cannot run programs or infect your computer with viruses.
Some cookies are required to store your preferred usage when visiting our website. They are only active during the respective website session and end as soon as you close your browser. Other cookies collect information that helps us customize our website to your preferred usage and to make it more interesting.
G+D uses "session cookies" and "persistent cookies". A "session cookie" is a cookie that is automatically deleted when the user closes his browser. A "persistent cookie", on the other hand, remains stored on the user's device until a specified cookie expiration date.
Please note that certain functionalities of our websites may no longer be available or may not be fully available without cookies.
What kinds of cookies are used
According to their function and purpose, cookies used on G+D websites can be assigned to different categories:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
- Functional Cookies
- Performance Cookies
- Targeting Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in your systems. Generally, these cookies are only set in response to actions you take that correspond to a service request, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling out forms.
If the data processed by means of strictly necessary cookies is to be considered personal data, G+D's legitimate interest in operating the website constitutes the legal basis for processing this data (Art. 6 para.1 lit. f GDPR).
With these cookies, the website is able to provide advanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third parties whose services we use on our sites. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these services may not function properly.
If the data processed by means of functional cookies is to be regarded as personal data, your consent – if given – constitutes the legal basis for the processing of this data (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR).
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us answer questions about which pages are the most popular, which are the least used, and how visitors move around the site. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not be able to know when you visited our website.
Insofar as the data processed by means of performance cookies is to be considered personal, your consent – if given – constitutes the legal basis for the processing of this data (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).
These cookies may be set through our website by our advertising partners. They may be used by these companies to profile your interests and show you relevant ads on other websites. They do not directly store personal data, but are based on a unique identification of your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. However, the amount of advertising shown to you will not change.