Details on the use of cookies on e-profound

We use so-called cookies on our websites in order to make the visit of our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. The so-called "cookies" are small text files that your browser can store on your computer.


Categorisation of cookies

Depending on their function and purpose, cookies may be classified into four categories: cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies, and cookies for marketing purposes. Please note that not all of the cookies listed here may be used when you visit our website with a mobile device.

a) Essential cookies

These are cookies that are required for you to navigate through our websites and to use the basic functions of the website, such as the allocation of anonymous session IDs for pooling multiple related queries to a server.

b) Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies are used to improve the user-friendliness of a website and thus the user experience. Performance Cookies collect information about the usage of our websites. Internet browser and operating system used; Domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average stay time, and pages accessed. These cookies do not store any information that allows a personal identification of the user. The information gathered using cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

c) Functional Cookies

Functional cookies allow a web page to store already made information (such as user names, language selection, or the location where you are) and provide the user with enhanced, more personalized features.

d) Cookies for marketing purposes

Marketing cookies are used to provide more targeted content tailored to the user. They are also used to limit the appearance of an ad and measure and control the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. You register whether you have visited a website or not and which content has been used. This information may be provided with third parties, e.g. Advertisers. These cookies are often linked to third-party sites.


Management of cookies

You can set your browser according to your wishes so that you are informed about the setting of cookies, decide on a case-by-case basis, or generally accept or accept the acceptance of cookies. Cookies may be used for various purposes, e.g. To make sure your PC has already been connected to a web site (persistent cookies) or to save your recently viewed listings (session cookies). You also have the option to set the browser so that it does not store cookies at all or that the cookies are deleted (automatically or manually) at the end of the internet session. For details, refer to your browser's instructions or the following (external) links: Mozilla Firefox; Internet Explorer; Google Chrome, Opera, Safari or Adobe (Flash Cookies). We would like to point out that some areas of the web page might not work properly. In addition, we would like to point out the websites, which can be found at or , on which further information on the used by us and retrieve the tracking services.


Nature and mode of operation of cookies used


Details on cookies used to track user behaviour online

a) Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (Google), which also uses cookies. Information on how to prevent Google from tracking the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google can be found in our Privacy Statement.

b) Google Tag Manager

This website also uses Google's "Google Tag Manager". This service allows so-called "website tags" to be managed via a user interface. Tags are small code elements, which are used, among other things, to measure traffic and visitor behavior. The Google Tag Manager only implements tags and therefore, in the technical sense, no cookies. Google Tag Manager triggers other tags, which in turn may collect data. However, Google Tag Manager does not access this data. If disabling is done at the domain or cookie level, it will persist for all tracking tags, as long as they are implemented with Google Tag Manager.


Details on cookies in the area of online advertising

a) Doubleclick by Google

We use the so-called "doubleclick cookie" on our website. "Doubleclick by Google" is a service provided by Google. Doubleclick by Google uses cookies to present relevant ads for you. Information on how to prevent Google from tracking the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google can be found in our Data privacy policy.

b) Website Custom Audiences

We use on our website "Website Custom Audiences" pixels of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Information on how to prevent the collection of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and the use of the website to Facebook, as well as the processing of this data by Facebook, can be found in our Data privacy policy.