What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files sent by a web server to your web browser and saved locally on your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other device. The cookie may contain basic information about your device or internet use and allows the server to uniquely identify the browser on each page. Cookies do not cause any harm to your device and do not contain viruses.
What types of cookies do we use?
Cookies fall into 3 categories, namely:
- Strictly necessary and functional cookies
- Performance cookies
- Advertising and marketing cookies
1. Strictly necessary and functional cookies
Essential Cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our website and enable you to move through our website and use all its features. We also use functional cookies to make the visits more tailored and pleasant. For example, to remember the choices you make such as the country you visit our website from and language preferences.
|This cookie tracks which language is selected
2. Performance cookies
These cookies help us understand how visitors arrived at our website, how they browse, how long they are staying and what they are looking at. These cookies are essential to measure the performance of our website and to optimize our designs and features.
We use Google Analytics to place cookies and read cookies for the abovementioned use. We have amended our Google Analytics settings to ensure that the collected data is aggregated and anonymized and we have made sure that we do not store your IP-address. We are also not using any other Google Analytics related cookie services which are offered by Google.
|This cookies is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites
|This cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating analytic reports of how the website is doing
|This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier
3. Advertising and marketing cookies
We do not place advertising and marketing cookies.
Managing your cookie setting and deleting cookies
As explained above, we only place advertising and marketing cookies if you have given us your consent for doing this. If you have given us your consent but you would like to enable of disable cookies that we have placed, you can do this by deleting them via your browser. Search for “cookies” under your web browser’s “Help menu” for more information on cookie management features available to you. You can also find out how to do this and find more information on cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
However, please note that if you choose to disable all cookies in your browser including strictly necessary and functional cookies, you may be unable to complete certain activities on our websites or to correctly access certain parts of it.
Further information about our use of data
Contacting us, questions and complaints