Cookie & Analytics Settings

Cookie Overview

Please read the Data Privacy Policy for more about cookies and how this website handles data privacy.

Short note:
Cookies are generally divided into essential and non-essential. The essential cookies are those necessary for providing the information requested by the user. All the other cookies are considered non-essential.This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognizing you when you return to our website and helping to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful.


Essential cookies enable basic functions and are necessary for the proper function of the website.


ProviderOwner of this website
PurposeThis website has some build in security features. Therefor some (typical up to 6) alphanumerical cookies will be used. This is essential to protect the site.
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Cookie Namesec_*
Cookie ExpiryDifferent cookies have different retention periods. It’s either one hour or the WordPress user session expiration time. In the last case typical 48hour but it can be longer if a user clicks "remember me"


ProviderOwner of this website
PurposeWordpress is the system which creates this site. Maybe you see a first-party cookie called “wordpress_test_cookie”. This is used by WordPress just to check if it’s possible to set cookies and will expire after the session ends (a so called “session cookie”).
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Cookie Name*wordpress*
Cookie ExpirySession cookie, deleted when you close your web browser


Non-Essential cookies enable functions to deliver a great user experience. Here analytics and popup cookies are used. Analytics cookies are collecting information anonymously. To respect your privacy most, this website does not use any external tracking like Google Analytics. Matomo (the analytics system) is hosted on the same server like this site.


ProviderOwner of this website
PurposeCookies by Matomo are used for website analytics. Matomo is generating anonymized statistical data on how the visitor uses the website to better understand the needs and deliver a better user experience and better content. To respect your privacy most, Matomo is hosted local on the same server like this site. No data will sent externally.
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Cookie Name_pk_*.* and mtm_consent_removed
Cookie Expiry_pk_ses, _pk_cvar, _pk_hsr – 30 minutes; _pk_ref – 6 months; _pk_id – 13 months
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Matomo Analytics

This website is using Matomo (former Piwik), an Open Source, self-hosted software for collecting anonymous usage statistics for this website. Matomo is used to guarant most data privacy and will just be used to optimize this website and your experience. For more details see the Data Privacy Policy.

This website is using IP anonymization and don’t store data on external server (like it would be the case with Google Analytics). This is done to respect your privacy most.
Keeping Matomo enabled helps to improve the website. It would appreciate if you keep this tracking enabled.

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