Cookies are small text files that can be placed on your computer by websites and applications, on their own they don't do anything and are not harmful.
The information stored in cookies is available to the website or application that placed them, which makes important functionalities possible, like logging in, saving preferences, showing notifications or - in case of webshops - keeping a shopping cart.
However, because the information is stored with you and is made available to the website, cookies can also be used to follow you or your browsing behaviour. This is clear when a website shares this information with third parties, like advertisers or ad suppliers, but in many cases it's limited and only to find out how a website is used to be able to improve it.
You can find the used cookies and their purposes below.
Except for the essential cookies, you can freely choose for which purposes you wish to allow us to place cookies. The different purposes are divided in categories for your ease of use. Please consider both your and our usefulness when deciding to turn any of them on or off.
Necessary for the website to work correctly. These will always be placed, because without them, some or all essential parts of the website would not work.
These are used for optional functionalities to improve your browsing experience, provided by third parties.
These are used to collect information about your visit, the information is used for analysis and performance data to be able to improve the user experience.
These are used to collect information about users of the website, which can be used to provide social media interaction and advertisements, and to measure the effect of advertisements.