What are cookies and how do we use them?
Some functions on our website are intended to give you a better online experience and work
s only if cookies are used. We also use them to collect information about your online preferences. Cookies are text files that contain small pieces of information. Web servers send these to a web browser, allowing the server to identify the browser on every page in an identical way. These cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device whenever you visit a website.
Cookies may contain person-identifying information. Thanks to cookies, we have information about the use of websites. This information is analysed by third parties on our behalf, for example by using Google Analytics.
What type of cookies do we use?
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for the use of the website. Without these, we would simply not be able to provide certain services and we are therefore unable to turn them off.
These cookies allow us to offer you the necessary functionalities that the website includes and therefore help us to personalise the website for you. They also ensure that certain choices you make are remembered, so that we don’t have to ask the same questions over and over again.
Of course we would like to know exactly how you use our website, at what point you leave the website and which pages you find interesting. We study this information in order to continuously optimise our website in line with your wishes and those of other users.
We use these cookies for marketing purposes. They allow us to share news that you actually want to have.
Some cookies are deleted when you close the browser. Others remain on your device until they expire or until they are removed from the cache of your internet browser.
If you wish to delete cookies from your device, please consult the help and support function of your internet browser to find the necessary instructions.
In most browsers, the help function also shows information on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, what to do to get warnings when cookies are offered or how to disable cookies completely.
Please do keep in mind that if you choose to disable cookies, some personalised services may no longer be available.