Definition and function of cookies
A cookie is a file which is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies, amongst other things, allow the user’s activity on the web page to be anonymously recorded, allowing certain parameters and information on the user to be saved in order to personalise the web site towards the user as well assetting preferences and enabling data analysis.
What type of cookies does this web page use?
The following cookies from third party service providers are used:
(Cookies from third parties are those that are sent to the user terminal device from a device or domain that is not managed by the editor but by another entity who handles the data obtained through cookies)
Für die Nutzerstatistik der Webseite werden Cookies von Google Analytics verwendet. Damit soll festgGoogle Analytic cookies are used to analyse statistics on the use of the web site. The aim is to learn how often users visit the site and which content interests them the most. This means that improvements can be focused on the most visited areas of the site, so that a user may find what they are looking for more easily.Google Analytic cookies are used to analyse statistics on the use of the web site. The aim is to learn how often users visit the site and which content interests them the most. This means that improvements can be focused on the most visited areas of the site, so that a user may find what they are looking for more easily.
Two persistent cookies (PREF and NID) are used by Google Maps applications and managed by Google.
Social network or social media cookies
Some services may be connected to social network sites such as Facebook or Twitter.When the user registers or a service using credentials from a social network, they authorise a persistent cookie to be saved which remembers their identity and guarantees access to the services. The user can delete this cookie and revoke access to the services by updating their preference settings on the social network in question.
Occasionally, photos and videos can be embedded from sites like YouTube, Flickr, etc. Consequently, if you visit a page with cookies integrated in the content, they may be saved on your device (for information on them you will have to consult the relevant third party web site).
How to delete cookies or revoke you consent
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your device by configuring the browser options on your computer. If you do not allow cookies access to your browser, you may not be able to access some sections of our web site.The management of cookies for different web browsers are explained in the following links:
More information on cookies and their use
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