Why do we need cookies?
Cookies are text files downloaded on your computer by the internet server. They don't contain any data that would reveal your identity. Cookies assist the server to detect that you have returned to that website and this allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user.
Cookies are required to store data on the state of a specific website (information on adjustments of specific websites), they help collect statistics regarding the number of visitors, their habits and other information. Cookies also help possible advertisers to offer relevant adverts.
Legal limitations and regulations that apply to storing cookies on users's internet browsers are available here..
Certain cookies are necessary for normal functions of the webpage, whereas others require your approval to be stored on your computer. General terms and conditions also include instrucions on how to remove individual cookies by following the links in the terms.
If your browser already contains stored cookies, they remain stored on your computer after you decline further downloads of these cookies but new cookies are not stored. After the validity period these cookies are removed.
Page functionality and content
The "share" function is used by users to recommend our websites and content on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Cookies store information about how users use the sharing feature - but not on an individual level - so that the website can then be improved. If you do not accept cookies, no information is stored. For some features on our websites, we use the services of third party providers, such as when you visit a video page from or links to YouTube. These videos or links (and any other third-party content) may contain third-party cookies, and you may want to view the policies of those third-party websites for information on the use of their cookies.
Disabling cookies using the internet browser
Most browsers are already configured to automatically accept cookies. Most browsers also allow the user to determine the manner of accepting cookies. By disabling cookies the website might not function properly or some of its functionality is disabled.
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