What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text and number file that is stored in your browser or on the hard drive of your computer. That way we can remember your preferences when using our Website.
Hereby, use is made of so-called functional cookies, which makes the use of the website better for you as a visitor.
In addition, there are non-functional cookies for collecting the statistics of our visitors in order to improve our website in the future.
Another distinction is made between permanent and temporary cookies on the one hand and between direct and indirect cookies on the other.
Cookies are permanent when they remain on the user’s computer, even after the user has closed the browser; temporary cookies disappear as soon as the user has closed the browser.
Direct cookies are sent by the website itself; indirect cookies then come from third parties.
Cookies and similar technologies, however, do not allow systematic collection of data that could identify the users of our Website. They only help us to improve the operation of our Website, to understand the interests of our users and to measure how effective the content of our Website is.
For further information about removing or blocking cookies, you can visit the following website: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2.
There are different types of cookies
The functional cookies (permanent and direct) on this website register the preferences entered by the visitor (e.g. language choice) and recognize the visitor when he visits the website again. The functional cookies have the advantage that the visitor does not have to enter his preferences again and again, so that the website is easier to use. You can delete these functional cookies via the browser settings. Below you will find how to do this.
Cookies for analytical purposes
Google adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the United States Department of Commerce.
If you do not want data about your website visit to be passed on to Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
These cookies keep track of which pages you visit in order to build up a profile of your online behavior. This profile can be linked to your name, address, e-mail address and the like.
Which specific cookies does this website uses?
Below you can find an overview of functional and non-functional cookies that are used on our website:
- __utma: Google
- __utmb: Google
- __utmc: Google
- __utmz: Google
Delete and disable cookies
Most internet browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. However, you can delete cookies that have already been placed and refuse to place new cookies via the browser settings on your computer. The way differs per browser.
If you delete or decline these cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of the current website.
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