What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that can be sent to your web browser when you visit a website and stored on your device (computer or other device with internet access, such as a smartphone or tablet). Cookies are stored in the file folder of your internet browser. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate and the date of their creation. The next time you visit the site, the web browser reloads cookies and sends this information back to the website that originally created the cookies. The cookies we use do not harm your computer.
We use several types of cookies on our website:
These cookies form the basis for the operation of our website and enable the use of basic functions such as secure areas or online payments. Essential cookies are used, for example, for remembering login, enabling access to secure areas without having to log in again, pre-filling forms, etc. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the services that form the basis of our site. If you disable these cookies, we will not be able to guarantee flawless operation of the site.
With the help of operational cookies, we collect statistical information on how to use our website. This technical information tells us, for example, which parts of the website you clicked on, which page you visited last and p. These cookies serve us to analyse and improve our website in terms of content, performance and design. If you disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee the flawless operation of our site.
How can you change your cookie settings?
Most internet browsers are initially set to automatically accept cookies. You can change this setting by blocking cookies or by notifying you if cookies are to be sent to your device. Instructions for changing cookies can be found in the “help” option of each browser. If you use different devices to access the site (e.g. computer, smartphone, tablet), we recommend adapting settings on each browser on each device to your cookie preferences.
Why keep your cookie settings?