What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded by your internet browser the first time you visit a website. The next time you visit this website from the same device, the cookie is either sent back to the originating website (first-party cookie) or to another website to which it belongs (third-party cookie). By that, the website can detect that it has already been opened using this browser, and can improve your user experience when you return to a website you have already visited. Cookies can for example remember your preferences, know how you use the website, and adapt the content you are shown so that it is more relevant to your personal interests and needs. Depending on the function and purpose of use, cookies can be divided in technical cookies, profiling cookies and third-party cookies.
These cookies do not require approval.
These cookies enable features that are absolutely necessary to use the website as intended. These cookies are used exclusively on this website and are therefore first- party cookies. They are only saved on your computer while you are actually browsing the website. Other technical cookies are analytic cookies used to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and on how they visit this site.
These cookies require the prior consent of the user.
Profiling cookies are used to collect information and send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the context of browsing the web.
As these are cookies of other websites (the so called third-party cookies) you’ll find below the information regarding the consent or the refusal of these cookies.
Cookies on this website
|PHPSESSID||Session||PHP session cookie|
Profiling cookies (first party)
|_gat||10 minutes||Google Analytics – is used to reduce the rate of request.|
|_gid||24 hours||Google Analytics – used to distinguish users.|
|_ga||2 years||Google Analytics – allows statistical analysis such as page requests etc.|
How can I disable cookies?
To disable, remove or block cookies it is possible to use the browser settings, as shown under the links below, but please be aware that, in case of deactivation, full enjoyment of the site may not be guaranteed.
If you do not use any of the browsers mentioned above, please choose the option “cookies” (“help feature”) to find out where your cookie settings are. Third party cookies can also be cancelled or deactivated by the user. For further information please have a look at the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website: www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Latest update: May 24, 2018