What is a cookie?
A cookie is information stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone, which can be delivered directly by the website you visit (cookies from the first page) or in collaboration and for the needs of the website you visit from a third party (cookies from a third party). Cookies usually store your settings, web page settings, such as your preferred language or similar settings. Later, when you open the same web page again, the web browser sends back the cookies that belong to that page. This allows the site to display information tailored to your needs. Cookies can store a wide range of information, including some personal information. This information can only be saved if you allow it - websites cannot access information you did not give them and they cannot access other files on your computer.
Social networks can also place cookies on your computer. This happens on websites that allow you to log in and register through social network accounts and if you share the content of the website on social networks (eg via the „Like“ button). The specific impact on your privacy will vary from social network to social network and depends on the privacy settings you choose on those networks. You can find out how to manage these cookies on their website.
How to disable cookies?
If you wish, you can disable the storage of cookies on your computer, but blocking all cookies could have a negative effect on the use of many websites, including this one. Cookie settings can be controlled and configured in your internet browser. If you want to delete or disable cookies on your computer, you need to update your Internet browser settings (for information on how to delete and disable cookies, see your browser by selecting the help menu).
Additional information about opting out of cookies
There are currently several websites to turn off the storage of cookies for different services.
You can find out more at the following web addresses: