Cookies statement

About our cookies policy.
In this cookies statement, we explain what cookies are and how we use them. You can read it in order to understand what cookies are, how we use them, what types of cookies we use, what information we collect with them, how this information is used and what your options are with regard to cookies preferences. For further information concerning how we use and store cookies and how we protect your personal data, we refer you to our privacy statement. You are free at any time to amend or withdraw your consent for the use of cookies on our website. You can find further information about who we are, how you can reach us and how we process personal data in our privacy statement. Your consent applies to the following domains:

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded in your browser. These files help us to ensure that the website functions smoothly, as well as to make it more secure, provide an improved experience for users, analyse how well the website performs and determine what works and where improvement is needed.

How do we use cookies?
Like most websites, our website utilises first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. Direct cookies (first-party cookies) are primarily used to keep the website functioning properly, and are not used to collect personal data linked to you. We use third-party cookies for the most part to gain insight into how well the website is performing, how you use the website, how we can keep our services secure, how we can provide advertisements relevant to you and generally to provide you with an improved experience and make your future interactions with our website even more efficient.

What types of cookies do we use?
Essential cookies: Some cookies are essential to providing you with our website’s full range of functionalities. They also protect the website from threats to security during user sessions. They are not used to collect or store your personal data.

Statistical cookies: These cookies store such information as: the number of (unique) visitors to the website, which pages are visited, the sources of visits, etc. Such data help us to analyse and understand how well the website is performing and where improvement is needed. The data stored in these cookies can also be utilised by third-party advertisers to present advertisements to you on other websites via your browser.

Functional cookies: With the help of these cookies, certain non-essential functionalities can be loaded on the website. These functionalities include: locking-in content (such as videos) on the website, or sharing content on the website via social media platforms.

Preferences cookies: These cookies help us to store your browsing settings and browsing preferences (such as your language preferences), so that you can have an even better, more efficient experience on future visits to the website.