Extended information on the use of cookies

This website installs its own and third party cookies whenever the site is visited. Continual navigation of the site involves an assumed agreement of the use of these cookies.

1. Definition

A cookie is a short text delivered from a website by the browser. It allows the site to memorize information of the users visit, such as the preferred language and other placements.

2. Types of cookies and their use

Based on the characteristics and the purpose of the site there are the following categories of cookies:

a) Technical cookies: are used to memorize data to speed up navigation or to guarantee to the user a requested service. Without these cookies parts of the site may not function properly. The cookies used by this site are used to identify the session of the connected user, the state of the session and the language of the user.

b) Analysing and performance cookies: are used to collect and analyse the traffic and the use of the site in an anonymous way. This site does not use this type of cookies.

c) Profiling cookies: are used to trace navigation of the user in the internet and to create a profile of user interests, habits, choices and so on. With the help of those cookies it is possible to show advertising messages and products in line with the data collected. This site does not use this type of cookies.

d) Third party cookies: are installed from third parties and reside on different web addresses and servers from the site the user is visiting. In this case the site is not involved in operating these kinds of cookies, which fall under the responsibility of the third party.

We are obligated to inform you that on our site the following third party cookies are functional:

Google Analytics

This website is using Google Analytics, a service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google makes use of cookies, which allow them to analyze your behavior on the use of this website. Google may offer this information to third party users, provided this is permissible by law or if third parties are commissioned to process the data for Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data. Click on the following link if you would like to know which kind of cookies Google Analytics is using.


You can prevent the recording of the data regarding the use of the website including your IP address and the processing of the data by downloading and installing the following browser-plugin link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Social media and video sharing

This website offers rendition of service from third party providers, such as multimedia elements and social sharing which utilize their own data privacy policy. These policies can be different from those used for this website and therefore no responsibility can be assumed.

3. Management of the cookies

Cookies can be limited or blocked in the browser menu. To prevent websites from memorizing any cookies on your computer, changes can be made in the browser menu to receive a message before the cookies are stored. Alternatively, you can change the menu in order not to receive any cookies from third parties. You can also eliminate all the cookies stored in your system. It is important to understand that the menu has to be changed in every single browser and computer used. If you block the use of cookies we cannot guarantee the proper functioning of the web site. Every browser menu has to be changed following a certain procedure. You will need to refer to help documentation prepared by the browser producer.