When you visit our website our web servers store various data, for example:
- the IP address of your PC (individual "address" of a PC in a computer network)
- the pages you visit on our website
- the browser (for example, Internet Explorer) and operating system you use and
- the date and time of your visit.
We use the data on an anonymized basis for statistical purposes and in order to improve our website. This data cannot be traced back to you. We store the evaluated data on secure systems, This ensures that your privacy is protected at all times.
Cookies are small text files that the web server sends to your PC and are usually stored on your hard disk. They are not programs that can enter your system and cause damage. Although cookies are able to identify your PC, cookies themselves do not store personal data.
The cookies used in our real estate offering make it easier for you to select a property. This is because the favorites function allows you to select several properties at a time. Consequently, you need to fill out the form only once in order to receive detailed information on all selected properties.
In the business portal these session cookies are necessary for transactions as certain functions would not be technically possible without them.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. You can set your browser to disable cookies. Or you can set it to notify you when you receive a cookie. Please note, however, that many functions in the Business Portal require cookies. If you disable cookies, some applications may cease to function properly.
We do not use any technology that links up information in the cookies with your personal data. This means that we are not able to establish your identity or e-mail address. Of course, you can block our cookies. You can configure your browser this way (disable cookies). Please note, however, that if you have disabled the "cookies" function in your browser, you will not be able to use the favorites function in the real estate area. Moreover, the Back button in BW online banking does not work without cookies. Of course, you will be able to use our other information offerings in full without cookies.
If you visit our website we will store the so-called IP address of your computer for a short period; this is what allows the computer to be clearly identified and accessible. The IP address is a PC's individual "address" in a computer network. It allows you to use our website at any time without having to disclose your data.