What is a cookie?
A cookie is a tiny file that is stored on your computer or mobile device (such as your tablet or mobile phone) and that can be used for various purposes.
There are two types of cookies
There are two types of cookies. One type of cookie is stored on your computer for a longer period of time. It is used, for example, in functionality that tells you what is new since you last visited the website in question.
The other type of cookie is called a session cookie and is only stored temporarily. While you are browsing a website, this cookie file is temporarily stored in your computer’s memory, for example to keep track of the language you selected. Session cookies always disappear when you close your browser.
Third-party cookies come from a third party. Third-party cookies include for example cookies used to collect information for advertising and personalised content as well as for web statistics.
How to prevent the storage of cookies
If you do not want to allow the storage of cookies on your computer, you can disable that functionality in your browser settings (how to do so is described in your browser’s help pages).
You can clear cookies from your browser at any time.
However, disabling cookies altogether may cause the website not to function as intended, and certain functionality on the website will not be available to you.
Allowing cookies or revoking consent