What are cookies?
Cookies are small lines of text or files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website.
How do I avoid cookies?
You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser, often found in the “Tools” or “Preferences” menu (please refer to your browser’s help section). Should you visit our site with cookies deactivated, you might not be able to use all of the functions on our site to the full extent.
What cookies do we use and why?
The use of some cookies are essential for our site to work and to provide information requested by the user. For example, we use user-input cookies for the duration of a session to keep track of a user’s input when filling in forms that span several pages (e.g. surveys).
We use functional cookies to remember choices you’ve made or information you’ve provided, such as your email, name, language, or the country you are in. This allows us to tailor your site experience specifically to your preferences (e.g. in forms).
We use reporting and analytics cookies to collect information about how you use our site, and how often. This include third-party analytics cookies, such as Google Analytics and HubSpot.
We use third-party widgets / social media plugins for sharing content from our site on social networks. When you use these sharing functions, for example the Facebook ’like’ button, cookies may be placed and used for things like behavioural advertising, analytics, and/or market research.
How long will cookies remain on my computer or mobile device?
There are two types of cookies; so called “persistent” cookies that are permanent, and “session” cookies that are temporary. Persistent cookies last until they expire on a pre-set date (or are deleted by you) and are used, for example, to remember user specific settings between visits on a website. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and are used, for example, to log statistics when the user moves from one page to the next.