Cookies are little files that contain small pieces of data. These are exchanged between a web server and a user’s computer and are stored on your hard drive.
Cookies have several functions:
Cookies do not pose any danger to you or your computer. They cannot be used for the dissemination of viruses and cannot read any information stored on your hard drive. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by setting your browser to not accept cookies. The exact instructions for this can be found in the manual for your browser. You can delete cookies already on your hard drive at any time.
Please note that for technical reasons the cookie opt-out will only affect the browser you object from. If you delete the cookies in your browser or use a different end device or browser, you will need to opt out again.
For more information about how to set your cookie preferences or on how to delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer, please also see aboutcookies.org.
If you choose not to accept cookies, you can still visit our website, however, this may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by our site. For example, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website and some services and functionalities may not work.