Cookie policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files, created by the visited website, which contain data. They are stored on the visitor’s computer to enable the user to access various functions. Both session and sessionless cookies are used on this website (the “Site”). A session cookie is temporarily stored in the computer’s memory while the visitor is browsing the website. This cookie is deleted when the user closes the web browser or after a certain period of time (which means that the session expires). An out-of-session cookie remains on the visitor’s computer until it is deleted.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to learn more about how visitors interact with our content and to help us improve the experience when visiting our site.

Site functionality

The sharing feature is used by visitors to recommend our site and its content on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Cookies store information about how visitors use the sharing function – but not at an individual level – so that the site can be improved. If you do not accept cookies, no information is stored.

For some features on our site, we use third-party providers, for example when you visit a page with embedded videos or links to YouTube. These videos or links (and any other content from third party providers) may contain third party cookies and you can check the policies of these third party websites for information regarding their use of cookies.

Cookies we use

This site uses Google Analytics which uses cookies. At an aggregate level, cookies store information about how visitors use the site, including the number of pages viewed, where the visitor came from and the number of visits, to improve the site and ensure a good user experience. If you do not accept cookies, no information is stored.

How to reject cookies?

We do not use cookies to collect personal information about a visitor.

However, you can choose to reject or block cookies set by by changing your browser settings – see the “help function” in your browser for details. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. If you do not want cookies to be used, you may need to actively delete or block cookies.

For more information on the use of cookies in mobile phone browsers and how to reject or delete them, please refer to your mobile phone manual.