Inform­ation on the processing of cookies on the PrismaLife website

1. General inform­ation about cookies

Cookies are text files that are stored in the cache of your Internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox) when you visit websites. Cookies do not store any personal data. We only use them to analyse statistics in order to monitor how successful our website is. These statistics are analysed anonym­ously.
You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case‐by‐case basis whether to accept them. Altern­at­ively, your browser can be configured to reject cookies under certain condi­tions or in general, or to automat­ically delete cookies when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the function­ality of this website.
You can find more inform­ation using the help function of the Internet browser that you use on your computer to access the Internet.
We appre­ciate that, as an Internet user, you may have reser­va­tions about cookies. Merely as a precaution, we would like to provide you with inform­ation on some common miscon­cep­tions:

  • Cookies cannot transmit viruses
  • Cookies cannot cause any damage to your computer
  • Cookies cannot read e‐mail addresses
  • Cookies cannot transfer your history file
  • Cookies cannot send e‐mails without your knowledge
  • Cookies cannot fill up or erase your entire hard drive

2. Use of cookies on the PrismaLife website

When you visit our website, and depending on the area you access, “cookies” are stored on your computer. These allow us, as the website provider, to store data that is relevant to us, for example to make it easier for you to surf our website or to make our offering more user‐friendly, effective and secure.
Essen­tially, there are two different types of cookies:

  • Session cookies store inform­ation that is used during your current browser session. These cookies are automat­ically deleted as soon as you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies store inform­ation between multiple visits to the website so that you will be recog­nized as a returning user the next time you visit it. The advantage of this, from your perspective, is that your computer does not have to be registered again when you return to an encrypted page. These cookies remain on your end device until you delete them.

We would also like to provide you with the inform­ation below on the processing of your data in connection with the use of cookies in accordance with the relevant provi­sions of the GDPR:

a) Cookies that are generally required (session cookies)

We use the cookies that are generally required (session cookies) to facil­itate the general use of our website. They save inform­ation on certain actions that you carry out. These cookies are required to allow functional website navig­ation and the use of certain website functions, such as our contact form. They make it easier for you, as a user, to visit our website, as you can make optimum use of various areas of our website in a manner that is convenient for you. Some website functions require the use of these cookies, i.e. these functions cannot be used if cookies are deactivated.
As a general rule, the data is processed on the basis of our legit­imate interests pursuant to Article 6(1f) GDPR. We have a legit­imate interest in operating a website that offers corres­ponding functions for general inform­ation and commu­nic­ation purposes, as well as in order to present our company.
If you visit our website in order to initiate the process involved in taking out an insurance policy with us (e.g. to obtain inform­ation on policy terms and condi­tions) or in order to manage or terminate an existing policy, then, by way of derog­ation from the above, the legal basis for the processing of your data is Article 6(1b) GDPR (entering into/performing a contract).
These cookies are automat­ically deleted as soon as you close your browser.

b) Functional cookies (persistent cookies)

Functional cookies (persistent cookies) allow us to tailor our website to suit your personal prefer­ences by saving the entries and selec­tions you make. These settings only apply when you visit our website and cannot be used by other websites. This allows you to make full use of the website and tailors it better to suit your personal prefer­ences.
The data is processed on the basis of our legit­imate interests pursuant to Article 6(1f) GDPR. We have a legit­imate interest in using appro­priate techniques to improve your user exper­ience. In addition, the use of cookies generally requires your consent. You can grant this consent by continuing to use the website and clicking on “OK” to confirm that you agree to the cookie policy when you visit our website. You have the option of choosing how you want these cookies to be used in your browser settings.
The maximum storage period for these cookies is one year. They are deleted automat­ically after this period has expired.

c) Performance‐related cookies (persistent cookies)

Performance‐related cookies (persistent cookies) help us to measure data traffic and the technical function­ality of our website. This allows us to identify which areas of our website you visit most often and whether any error messages appear on these pages. This allows us to make the use of our website more user‐friendly. As a result, the data is processed in order to improve the quality of the website and its technical optim­isation.
The data is processed on the basis of our legit­imate interests pursuant to Article 6(1f) GDPR. We have a legit­imate interest in using appro­priate techniques to improve your user exper­ience.
In addition, the use of cookies generally requires your consent. You can grant this consent by continuing to use the website and clicking on “OK” to confirm that you agree to the cookie policy when you visit our website. You have the option of choosing how you want these cookies to be used in your browser settings.
The maximum storage period for these cookies is two years. They are deleted automat­ically after this period has expired.

3. Overview of cookies used on our website

Name Storage period Purpose of processing
Cookieconsent_dismissed 1 year for regis­tration recog­nition cookie
AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds to 1 year for Google user recog­nition
_ga 2 years for Google Analytics user recog­nition – Do not allow Google Analytics to track me
_gat 1‐ x minutes for Google Analytics request rate
_gid 24 hours for Google Analytics user recog­nition
Cookie_notice_accepted 1 year for regis­tration recog­nition cookie