Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit a website. Their purpose is to facilitate access to the contents of the website and to perform certain functions.
Cookies can be classified according to the duration of their stay on the computer as well as their source publisher:
Length of stay:
session cookies - cookies that are temporarily stored and deleted after the session has ended.
Non-stop cookies - cookies that help the website to recognize a visitor when accessing the website the next time. They serve to optimize the service and functionality of the website for the visitor.
You have several options for blocking cookies. You can set your browser so that all cookies are blocked, that cookies can only be set by trusted websites, or that only cookies from websites are accepted that are actually being visited. If you have set your browser to block all cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas of this website.
For more information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. There you will also learn how to block unwanted cookies and delete already set cookies.