WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file, placed in the browser of your computer or mobile device by the server of a website when you access that website. Cookies contain a unique code which allows the website to recognise your browser when you're visiting the site (“session” cookies), or returning to the site (“permanent” cookies). Website servers can only read the cookies they placed themselves; they do not have access to other information on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored in the browser folder on your computer or mobile device. A cookie’s contents usually consist of the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique numeric code. Cookies typically simplify and accelerate the interaction between the visitor and the website and help the visitor navigate between the individual components of a website. Cookies may also be used to increase the relevance of the contents or publicity on a website for its user and adapt it to their personal tastes and needs.
THIS WEBSITE USES THE FOLLOWING COOKIES:
Permanent cookiesPermanent cookies help us recognise you when you return to our website. They allow us to adapt the website to your specific preferences. A permanent cookie also allows us to store your consent to placing cookies, thus eliminating the need for you to constantly re-enter your preferences. You can delete permanent cookies via your browser settings.
Session cookiesSession cookies allow us to monitor your navigation of the website during your visit. They help us adapt our service to our visitors' browsing behaviour. Session cookies are automatically deleted from the server when you close your browser.
Tracking cookiesTracking cookies placed on your website can be initiated when you visit other websites from our network. The built-up profile is not linked to personal data (e.g. name, address, email address, etc.), but merely serves to enhance the relevance of the ads presented to you.
Social media cookiesOur website includes buttons that allow for promoting or sharing web pages via social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN, Pinterest, Google+, etc. The buttons are based on pieces of code from the individual social media. Cookies are placed using this code. This is beyond our control. For more information on the nature of the data collected via these codes, please read the privacy statements from the individual social media. These privacy statements are subject to change without our consent.
Analytics cookiesThis website uses Google Analytics to collect information about the number of visitors to the site and how these visitors use the site. To collect this data a Google cookie is placed on your computer. Google may share the information collected via this cookie with third parties if legally required to do so, or if third parties process the information in name of Google. This is beyond our control.
Via your browser settings you may refuse the placement of cookies and/or delete cookies already installed on your computer. Check your browser's help instructions for a detailed description of how to block and delete cookies.