What are cookies
Cookies are small files that are stored on your local computer when you access Internet pages through your Internet browser. Internet pages store various information in the files in order to make the use of visited Internet pages more comfortable for you. Often, for example, your login is stored in cookies in order to log you in automatically when you visit the website later, without you having to enter your access data again manually.
- Login: When you log in, your access data is stored in encrypted form as cookies in order to automatically log you in when you visit the site later. In the login window, you can use the "Stay logged in permanently" option to specify whether these cookies should be created.
- Session: A new session is started the first time you visit our site, this session is assigned to your computer by a unique cookie. Sessions allow us to recognize you between two page views and to provide you with all functionalities. It is a temporary cookie that is automatically deleted when you exit the Internet browser.
- Third-party services: The display of advertisements or the sharing of content on social networks or similar websites may result in the generation of a cookie. These cookies are not generated directly by our site, but by the third-party provider itself.
How to disable and remove cookies
Cookies can be managed and removed in the settings of your Internet browser. In addition, the storage of cookies can be completely disabled in the settings. Please refer to the following listing for the appropriate cookie handling instructions for the Internet browser you are using.
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Edge
- Mozilla Firefox
- Windows Internet Explorer