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Cookie policy

Cookie policy

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a simple, small text file that this website sends along with the pages of the site, and which your browser saves on your computer's hard drive. The information saved in the cookie may be returned to our servers upon a subsequent visit to the site.Below, you can read more about the different types of cookies that you may encounter on our website.

Permanent cookies
A permanent cookie allows us to recognize you upon a subsequent visit to our website. This means that the website can be configured for your preferences (for example, if you prefer viewing the site in capitals or lower-case letters). This way, you will not have to reset your preferences every time you visit, saving you time and making the use of our site more convenient for you. You can remove permanent cookies by fixing the appropriate settings in your browser.

Session cookies
A session cookie allows you to see what components of the website you have viewed on this visit. This allows us to adapt our service to suit the surfing behaviour of our visitors as closely as possible. These cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser. 

Google Analytics
Through our website, Google places a cookie on your computer as part of its Analytics service. We use this service to track how visitors use this site and to generate reports based on that usage, such as how the visitors arrived on the site, how long they use it, how often each page of the site is visited and by how many different users, the routes they follow through the site, what browser a visitor is using, and the cities from which visitors are accessing the site. The goal of this Analytics service is to gain an aggregate insight into what portions of the site are receiving the most attention from visitors and the general surfing behaviour of our visitors. A further intention is to allow us to adapt the structure of the site to suit visitors' needs as much as possible.Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or where third parties process the information on Google's behalf. We have no influence on this.The information Google collects is anonymized to the extent possible. We can explicitly confirm that your IP address is not transmitted to Google. The information is transferred to and saved by Google on servers in the United States. Google asserts that it adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and is a member of the Safe Harbor programme of the United States Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data pertaining to you.

Facebook and Twitter
This website may include buttons for promoting or sharing pages (liking or tweeting) on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons function by using blocks of code provided by the respective social networks themselves. Use of this code generates a cookie. We have no influence on this. Please consult the respective privacy statements of Facebook, Twitter, or the relevant social network to learn what they do with the personal or other data you provide by using these cookies. Note that these privacy statements may be updated regularly. 

Accepting, rejecting, and deleting cookies
You can find more information on accepting and rejecting cookies and deleting cookies from your computer in the user guide or help files for your browser.