What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file, which is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone. A cookie is not a program that can contain a dangerous piece of software or virus.


How a website uses cookies

Cookies are necessary to get a website to work. Moreover, they help us aquire valuable information about your visit on our homepage. This way, we can optimize and adjust our homepage continuously, so that it meets your interests and demands. For example, cookies remember what you potentially put in a shopping cart, if you have been on this webpage before, whether or not you are logged on and which language and currency you would like to be shown on this page. We also use cookies to effectively target our ads towards you on other homepages. Generally speaking, cookies are being used as a part of our service to show you relevant content.


For how long do cookies get stored?

It depends on how long cookies are being stored on your equipment. The storage time is being calculated from the last time you visited a particular web page. After expiry, cookies get deleted automatically. You can see a full list of the cookies we use further down this page.


How to reject or delete your cookies

You can always reject cookies on your computer, tablet or phone by changing the settings of your browser. Where these settings are located depends on which browser you are using. Please note that there are many functionalities and services you cannot use, if you choose to delete your cookies. Homepages work based on the condition that they remember your choices.

You can disable cookies from  Google Analytics here.
It is also possible to disable some ad networks, which share information across different networks here.


Deleting cookies

You can easily delete cookies, which you earlier accepted. If you use a PC with a newer browser, you can delete your cookies by using the following shortcut on your keyboard: CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE.

If this shortcut does not work and/or you are using a MAC, then find out which browser you work with. After this, click on the appropriate link:

Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Flash cookies (all browsers)
iPhone, iPad or other Apple products
Phones with an Android operating system
Phones with a Windows 7 operating system

Please note: If you use several web browsers, you will have to delete cookies on every single one.


Do you have questions?

If you have comments or questions in connection to our information and/or how we treat your personal data, you are welcome to contact us via e-mail: