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 for statistical analyses in order to monitor how successful our internet presence is. These statistics are anonymously analysed.
You can find more information by using the help function of the internet browser 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 some information on 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
When you visit our website, and depending on the area you access, “cookies” will be stored on your computer. These allow us, as the website provider, to store data that is relevant to us. For example, it will make it easier to browse 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 at another visit. This has the advantage for you that your computer does not have to be registered when you return again to an encrypted page. These cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
a) Cookies that are generally required (session cookies)
We use the cookies that are generally required (session cookies) for the general use of our website. They save information on certain actions that are carried 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 ideal use of various areas of our website in a manner that is convenient. Some website functions require the use of these cookies, and in case of deactivation, some funktions cannot be used.
As a general rule, the data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to article 6 paragraph 1 f) of the GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in operating a website that offers corresponding functions for general information and communication purposes, as well as to present our company. If you visit our website in order to initiate the process of taking out an insurance policy (e.g. to obtain information about the General Terms and Conditions), or in order to manage or terminate an existing policy, then, by way of exemption from the above, the legal basis for the processing of your data is article 6 paragraph 1 b) of the GDPR (entering into/performing a contract).
These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as the browser is closed.
b) Functional cookies (persistent cookies)
Function-related cookies (persistent cookies) allow us, to gear the website to your personal preferences, by saving entries and selections made by you. 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 is enables a better alignment with your personal preferences. The data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to article 6 paragraph 1 f) of the GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in using appropriate techniques to improve your user experience. If you do not wish this, you can set up your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can allow them in individual cases. Please note that a deactivation of the cookies may result in a restriction of the functionality on our website.
The maximum storage period for this type of 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 to measure data traffic and the technical functionality of our website. This allows us to identify which areas of our website are most often visited and whether any error messages have appeared on these pages. This allows us to make our website more user-friendly. The processing aims to improve the quality of the website as well as its technical optimisation.
The data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to article 6 paragraph 1 f) of the GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in using appropriate techniques to improve the user experience. If you do not wish this, you can set up your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can allow them. Please note that deactivation of the cookies may result in a restriction of the functionality on our website. The maximum storage period for this type of cookies is two years. They are deleted automatically after this period has expired.
3. Overview of cookies used on our website
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