What are cookies
Cookies are used to identify the device on which they are saved and are operational for a limited period of time. Cookies are text files that may – depending on your settings – be stored on the hard drive of your device (be it a computer, tablet, mobile phone or any other device that can access the internet) when you visit a website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a thirdparty to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
There are two different types of cookies that may be saved on your device while browsing our site. The intended purpose of each of these types of cookie is described below.
Technical cookies are necessary to browse our site and access the various products and services that are available. They are used to:
- optimise the presentation of the website in line with your device’s display preferences
- allow you to access personal areas (such as your user account or content that is reserved for you)
- remember some information relating to forms that you have filled in on our website
- compile statistics measuring visits to and use of our site
These cookies must not be deactivated. If they are, you will have problems accessing the site and its services.
Audience-measuring cookies are issued by us and/or our technical service providers in order to measure the number of people accessing our various types of content. These cookies are also used to identify any potential navigation problems and thus improve the website’s usability. These cookies produce only anonymised statistics and do not provide information on individual visitors.
What are your choices regarding cookies
When it comes to the management of cookies, each browser is set up in a different way. This will be covered by your browser’s help menu, which will tell you how to adjust your cookie settings. Click on the relevant link below to access detailed information regarding cookie settings – should your browser not be mentioned here, we invite you to look into the possibilities such a browser offers to adjust your cookie settings:
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where can your find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following thirdparty websites: