Cookie Policy

Information About our Use of Cookies

Our Website uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish your user settings from those of other users of our Website. This helps us provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our site. Cookies are required to use our services.

Cookies and similar technologies, however, do not allow to systematically collect data that could identify the users of our Website. They help us improve the operation of our Website, to understand the interests of our users and to measure how effective the content of our Website is.

All Websites which operate across certain parts of the European Union are required to obtain consent using or storing cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile device. This cookie policy provides you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies we use and the purposes for using them.

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What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. In this way, we can remember your preferences during the use of our Website.

When visiting our website from an IP address within the Europen Union: Once you visit our Website you will be asked permission for placing the various categories of cookies that we use.

When visiting our website from an IP address outside of the Europen Union: Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our Website.

Categories of Cookies

Cookies can be categorized according to their origin, purpose and lifespan.

- Origin:

  • First party cookies are cookies set by a domain of the website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g.
  • Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a Web site and another entity sets a cookie through that Web site, this would be a third-party cookie.

- Purpose

  • Functional cookies are cookies that technically support the website’s functionalities (e.g. cookies that retain data entered by users (such as shopping carts, language preferences). Functional cookies are first party cookies.
  • Non-functional cookies are cookies that are set for statistical, social, commercial or targeting purposes. Cookies used for statistical purposes allow to determine which page of the website you visit, where your computer is located, etc. Cookies used for social purposes allow to share the visited website on social media. Targeting cookies use information about a user’s visit to target him with advertising that he may be interested in, on the visited website and other websites. Cookies used for commercial purposes track how many and what advertisements were shown to a user. Non-functional cookies can be first or third party cookies.

- Lifespan:

  • Persistent or tracking cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie (e.g. cookies set by social media such as Twitter or Facebook). Most non-functional cookies are persistent cookies.
  • Session cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once a user closes the browser, all session cookies are deleted. Most functional cookies are session cookies.

Your Consent

When visiting our website from an IP address within the Europen Union: On your first visit to our Website you will be asked to accept our various categories of cookies. You can allow or deny each category of cookies. You may at any time modify your cookie settings by deleting our cookies in your browser and by denying afterwards the use of cookies.

For optimal use of our Website, you need to accept the use of these cookies through your browser settings.

You can block cookies by activating the browser setting that allows the placement of cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block these cookies, you will possibly not have access to (parts of) our Website. Read this Cookie Policy carefully for more information.

If at any time you want to withdraw your consent, you must delete the cookies using your browser settings. For further information on deleting or blocking cookies, you may visit the following website:

Changing Your Cookie Settings

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'Options' or 'Preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.

More Information on Cookies

Information on cookies
You can find some more useful information on cookies here:

Internet Advertising Bureau
The internet advertising industry has created a guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy which can be found at: