What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file containing information that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. If you visit the website again, this file is used to recognise you as a visitor. The file cannot do any harm.
Permanent cookies, session cookies and third-party cookies
There are different types of cookies: permanent cookies, session cookies and third-party cookies. Session cookies are used to enable a web server to distinguish between different users. Session cookies store the user's identity and determines what options the visitor has. These cookies are stored in the computer’s memory during online session and are automatically removed after a limited time. A permanent cookie is a small file that allows the website to recognise you when you revisit. The cookie stores information about what you have done in previous visits to the website and can be used to customise the website. Permanent cookies are stored in computer memory and must be removed manually. Third-party cookies are used to collect visitor statistics. These cookies do not store any personal information about you, they only serve to give us a better idea of visitor statistics for our site.
Accepting cookies means that you allow a communication between your computer and our website. This has no negative impact on security or your connection to us. Cookies are however essential to maintain communication while you are logged on, and to use our service functions.
You don’t accept cookies?
If you do not accept cookies, you can disable them via your browser's security settings. However, this means that the functionality on our site will be limited