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What are "cookies"?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit the Website. Your browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or Chrome) sends these cookies back with the next visit to the Website so that you are recognized and your details, such as personal details and preferences, are applied.
Cookies are particularly useful. With this, a large number of different tasks can be performed to make your experience with our websites as pleasant and useful as possible. With the help of cookies your preferences are recognized and your general experience is improved.
There are two types of cookies:
These are only valid during your visit to the site and will be erased from your computer or mobile device when you close the browser.
These will remain on your computer or mobile device after the browser has been closed and will remain valid for a certain period of time set in the cookies. These permanent cookies are activated every time you visit the website that generated the cookie.
Which cookies do we use?
"Strictly necessary" cookies
These cookies are essential because they help you navigate the Website. Without these cookies, the Website would not function correctly. These cookies do not collect information about you.
In order to keep the Website, mobile websites and applications relevant, user-friendly and up-to-date, we use the analytical services of Google Analytics to determine how the Website is used. For example, we can determine which parts of our website are popular and ensure that our content is always up-to-date and can be improved. The information we collect in this way is completely anonymous and is used exclusively for statistical analysis.
Do you wish to disable or reject the cookies?
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features and services on our and other websites may not function properly if cookies are disabled in your browser.