The term ‘cookies’ is often used as a collective term for various types of techniques, such as HTML cookies, Flash cookies, scripts, web beacons or pixel tags. With each of these techniques, a small text file is placed by a web server on a visiting device, which can be read out during further use. For the sake of convenience, these techniques are hereinafter collectively referred to as “cookies”. Cookies are used, among other things, to provide security for a website, to store settings, to log in to a website, to analyse how a website is used and to adjust the content of a website for the user.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use the following categories of cookies:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our website and use their features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, some services you ask for may not be provided. Because such cookies are essential for using a site, these cookies cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of a website.
We use analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our site and how they browse or use our site. They help to highlight areas where we can make improvements to our website such as navigation, user experience and marketing campaigns.
Functionality cookies remember login details and preferences and recall your language preferences where applicable. These are used to provide you with a more tailored and pleasant experience.
Social Media cookies
You can withdraw your consent to cookies by deleting them manually as explained below.
Current versions of web browsers offer enhanced user controls regarding the placement and duration of both first and third party cookies. Search for “cookies” in your web browser’s help function for more information on cookie management features available to you. You can enable or disable cookies by modifying the settings in your browser.
You can also find out how to do this, and find more information on cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org. However, if you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you may be unable to complete certain activities on our websites or to correctly access certain parts of it. If you would like more information about interest-based advertising, including how to opt-out of these cookies, please visit http://youronlinechoices.eu/.