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What are Cookies?

A cookie is a short text that is sent to the browser by the website. This way the website remembers the settings (e.g. language) you chose, which makes your further visits to the webpage significantly easier. Therefore, cookies simplify internet browsing and enable an experience that is easy and faster. They are used by the majority of websites.

For an easier decision of how to deal with cookies we prepared additional explanations. Please note that with the use of the website and its support services you also permit the use of cookies.

Type of Cookies

Let’s say cookies are a type of a file that is created by the website during your visit and used for saving information. This can provide much faster and easier browsing on webpage during next visits. There are two types of cookies:

  • Session cookies that are created only temporary and save the information during your browsing. When closing the browser window, temporary cookies are deleted.
  • Persistent cookies stay on your computer or other devices and are activated each time you visit the website.
Cookie name Description Duration
_utma Records distinction between users and sessions. 2 years
_utmb Records new users or new sessions. 30 minutes
_utmc Records duration of the website visit. 6 months
_utmz Records the source of the traffic. 6 months
daextlwcnf-accepted Users decision for accepting or declining cookies. 1 year
Cookie settings

All browsers enable control over cookies. We’ve prepared instructions on how to access the cookie settings in the preferred browser:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: Start button > Internet Explorer > Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings
  • Mozilla Firefox: Firefox menu > Preferences > Privacy
  • Google Chrome: Chrome menu > Settings > Show advanced settings > Privacy > Content settings > Cookies
  • Apple Safari: Safari > Preferences > Security
  • Opera: Opera > Preferences > Advanced > Network

If you decide to delete or block cookies some websites and their functions might not work properly or equally effectively. At each visit you will receive a cookie notification.

In case you upgrade your browser or your device to a new version, the cookie settings must be re-edited.

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