Cookies Policy

Our Websites use cookies. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure.

Cookies are typically categorized as so-called “session cookies” or “persistent cookies”. Session cookies are stored in a temporary memory and erased when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, store user preferences for current and successive visits. They remain valid when you restart your browser. Our Websites only use persistent cookies.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions, to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser.

Cookies can be further categorized as follows based on their functions: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies and advertising cookies. Below you will find a detailed list of the cookies used on our Websites categorized by their function:

  • Strictly necessary cookies are essential to navigate through are Websites and use our Services. They ensure the functionality of our Websites and can therefore not be deactivated.

We use the following strictly necessary cookies on our Websites:

Name Purpose Duration
Cookie consent_dismissed This cookie is used to remember whether the Google Notice Bar was opted out. 1 year
  • Performance cookies collect data for statistical purposes on how visitors use our Websites. Information collected through performance cookies helps us understand how visitors use our Websites, therefore enabling us to improve them as well as the user experience. We gather data on the numbers of visitors and visits to our Websites, length of time spent on them, pages clicked on and where visitors have come from. The data collected via performance cookies is aggregated and thus anonymous.

We use the following performance cookies on our Websites:

Name Purpose Duration
_ga This Google Analytics cookie is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses our Websites. 2 years
_gid This Google Analytics cookie is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses our Websites. 2 years
  • Functional cookies are used to customize the user experience by storing language preferences, regions and user names. Our Websites do not use functional cookies.
  • Advertising cookies are used to deliver personalized advertisements relevant to you. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement, as well as to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign by tracking user’s clicks. Our Websites do not use advertising cookies.