Latest update: 27 August 2018
Cookies are small pieces of information that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognize you and can tailor what you see on the screen according to content which you have previously shown an interest in. No personal information is saved in our cookies, and they cannot contain any viruses.
Cookies can be classified as either first-party cookies (created internally by a service on the same domain as the website).or third-party cookies (created by a third-party service delivered from a separate domain).
There are basically two types of cookies: "session cookies" and "persistent cookies". The session cookies are related to the current visit to the website and are deleted automatically when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will be stored on your computer. Persistent cookies self-delete after a certain period but will be renewed every time you visit the website.
If you do not want us to place or read cookies on your computer, you can deselect cookies in your browser in the function where you select the cookies that are to be allowed, or blocked, or deleted. Likewise, you can remove cookies already placed on your computer via the support site of your browser, for instance:
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
If you choose not to accept cookies at all, you can still visit our website; however please note that the high quality of our website may be reduced as a consequence thereof.