What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of information that are temporarily stored on your computer when you visit a website. When you revisit the website, they use the browser to “remember” your settings, so you do not have to re-enter your username and password (eg permanent login to Facebook or a specific forum).

Cookies are an integral part of modern websites and are not harmful in themselves, do not contain viruses or any other malicious code. The main purpose of cookies is that web servers recognize your computer and web browser, customize the website and ensure ease and speed.

Cookies allow you to properly display the information you are looking for and interested in. By collecting and remembering information about your website settings using cookies, website operators can provide a better website. Cookies do not give the website operator access to the computer and the data collected in this way through cookies does not include personal data.

We use SESSION COOKIESor the needs of our website. These are necessary for the operation of the content editing and display system and ensure the proper reception of electronic messages and content on the website. Cookies are deleted when the user leaves the website.

Types of cookies

The Office of the Information Commissioner distributes cookies mainly according to invasiveness:

  • Temporary or session cookies
  • Persistent or stored cookies
  • Own cookies
  • Other cookies

Each type of cookie is treated differently in the legislation and guidelines of the Commissioner, which makes it difficult for website owners and web developers to comply with the Electronic Communications Act (ZEKom-1) and, above all, requires that privacy issues be addressed to teach cookies in detail, and to make their web visitors aware of their use.n the case of more invasive cookies, however, they must obtain consent from visitors to use them.

How to manage cookies?

Most web browsers allow you to set your cookies. You can reject cookies or accept them with a feature that is already built into web browsers. If you decline cookies, you may continue to use our website, but certain subpages may not work properly.

If you want to know how you can delete cookies in your browser, use the help function in your browser.

Alternatively, you can visit, which explains how to easily and easily manage or delete cookies in most browsers.