What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website and makes it possible for the website to retrieve information from your device later. Cookies are partly used in to improve the user experience on the website, for example by remembering your choices and settings, and partly to develop the site and analyze your usage pattern. Some features do not work without cookies.
What type of cookies do we use?
For certain functions to work on our websites, so-called session cookies are used. When you visit some of our websites, our web servers assign a unique ID number to your computer for that specific visit. These cookies have no expiration date and are stored temporarily in the user's computer memory until the browser closes.
A persistent cookie has a set duration or lifetime that determines how long it is stored on your computer or mobile device. Such cookies are stored until the lifetime expires or you manually delete them.
A third-party cookie is a cookie stored on your device by someone else on our behalf. This happens when we use vendors that provide services for us, such as analytics services or services that let you share our pages on social media.