What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that saves the settings of the websites you visit. Websites save cookies in a user’s device used to access the internet. The purpose is to recognize individual devices and settings a user has used and track internet activity. Cookies enable web servers to recognize which web pages a user has previously visited. In advanced applications, cookies enable customized individual settings. A user’s browser saves cookies and the browser can also limit or disable saving cookies.

Why are cookies necessary?

Cookies are of key importance to guarantee user-friendly web services. The most common functions of e-business would not be possible without cookies. Cookies make the interaction between a user and a website faster and simpler. Cookies enable a website to recognize a user’s preferences and experience, making browsing more efficient and user-friendly. There are several reasons to use cookies. Cookies are used to save information about individual websites (details about customization of a website), they help with web services (for example, online stores), and they help with collecting statistics about users and visitors to a website about a users’ habits, etc. Cookies enable the evaluation of the efficiency of a website. Read more on the recommended and allowed use of cookies on websites and the guidelines of an information commissioner here.

The list of cookies on our website

Cookie Name




Duration of a session

Decision on website cookies



2 years

Google Analytics – used to differentiate visitors


1 day

Google Analytics – used to differentiate visitors

Cookies used on our website do not collect personal data which could serve to identify you and cannot harm your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Cookies enable our website to run smoothly and help us understand the most useful information for visitors.


By using this website, you agree to using cookies on your computer or mobile device.

Manage and delete cookies

If you wish to change cookie settings in your browser, including blocking or deleting them, you can do this by appropriately changing your browser’s settings. To manage cookies, most browsers enable you to allow or reject all cookies, allow a certain type of cookies, or the browser notifies you when a website is using cookies. Cookies saved by your browser can be easily deleted. If you change or delete the browser’s cookie file, or change or upgrade your browser or device, you might have to disable cookies again. The procedure to manage and delete cookies varies in different browsers. If you need help, check the browser’s user help tab. Google Analytics tracking can be disabled here.

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