1. What are cookies?
Cookies are normally small text files that are saved in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. If a user calls a website, a cookie can be saved on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that enables the browser to be identified uniquely when calling the website again.
This website uses the following types of cookies:
- Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular so-called session cookies. These save a session ID with which different requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
- Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
More general information about cookies and their features can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.
2. Permitting cookies
3. Refusal and deactivation of cookies
We have provided some links containing detailed information on deactivating cookies in common browsers below: