Some functions of this website are intended to provide you with a better online experience on our website and only work if cookies are used. We also use cookies to collect information about your online preferences. Cookies are text files that contain small pieces of information. Web servers send these to a web browser, allowing the server to uniquely identify the browser on every page.  These cookies are stored on your computer, tablet or telephone when you visit a website.

Cookies can contain personal identifying information. Thanks to cookies we have information about the use of websites. This information can be analysed by third parties on our behalf.

removal of cookies and more information about cookies

Some cookies are deleted when you close your browser (session cookies). Others remain on your device until they expire or you remove them from the cache (persistent cookies or tracking code) and ensure that we remember things about you when you visit our website again.

If you want to delete cookies that are already on your computer, consult the help and support function of your internet browser where you will find instructions to find the file or folder where cookies are stored. For most browsers, the help function in the toolbar also provides information about how you can prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, what you should do so that your browser notifies you when you receive a new cookie or how you can disable cookies completely. Please note that if you choose to disable cookies, some personalized services may no longer be available. 

By removing our cookies or turning off future cookies, it is possible that certain parts or functions of our website are not accessible.

You can find more information about cookies on www.allaboutcookies.org , or surf to www.youronlinechoices.eu where behavioural advertising and online privacy are explained.

web beacons

Some of our web pages may contain electronic images called "web beacons" (also known as "clear gifs"), which allow us to count the users who have visited the pages concerned. Web beacons collect only limited information including a cookie number, the date and time the page is displayed and a description of the page on which the web beacon is placed. External advertisers can also place such web beacons. These beacons do not contain any identifiable personal data.