What are cookies?

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The cookies we use are safe: they have no access to personal information on your computer and cannot damage it or contaminate it with viruses. The cookies do not in any way pass on personal information to us. The information we collect by means of cookies helps us to identify any errors or to let you use specific services.

Which cookies are used by this website?

Google Analytics
We consult the user statistics of our website by means of Google Analytics. To do so a number of cookies are loaded when you visit the site. By means of these tracking cookies we can check how many visitors visit our website and collect certain demographic data (e.g. country of origin).

How can you avoid the use of cookies?

We use cookies to make statistics and to improve or simplify your visit to our website. We recommend that you keep cookies switched on in your browser.

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