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Persistent cookies (also called persistent cookies) are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete these cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time. Persistent cookies help our website remember your information and settings when you visit the website again in the future.
Third-party cookies can be both transient cookies and persistent cookies. These include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services, such as analysis services of Internet traffic. We have no influence on the type and scope of the use of these types of cookies. However, you can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website.
Flash cookies are not collected by your browser, but by a Flash plug-in installed on your terminal device. These cookies store data independently of the browser you are using and have no automatic expiration date.
According to their function, the cookies we use can be distinguished as follows:
Essential cookies These cookies are mandatory for you to navigate the website and use its features and services. Without these cookies, our services would not be available. This includes, for example, using the Site as a registered visitor, accessing restricted areas of the Site, or making purchases through the Site. Like all public websites, our site uses such essential cookies. Essential cookies may be transient or persistent cookies.
Functional Cookies These cookies monitor the proper operation of the website. They include login, registration and language selection cookies. They can be offered on the site personalized features tailored to you, making it more convenient for you to use. Functionality-related cookies are persistent cookies.
Performance-related cookies These cookies are set by us or third parties on the Site for static, social or commercial purposes or to create general visitor profiles. The purpose of performance-based cookies is basically to make your browsing experience easier, more enjoyable and more entertaining. These cookies do not collect information that can identify individual users. The information collected is aggregated and anonymized. They are used only to optimize our website. Performance-related cookies can be transient or persistent cookies.
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