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We categorize cookies based on their purpose in relation to this webpage. These categories are the following:
- Performance enhancing cookies: these cookies gather information on how users are interacting with the website, and help determining that e.g. which is the most visited section of a webpage? These cookies are used purely for statistical purposes in order to be able to continually increase the user experience.
- Functional cookies: these cookies allow the website to be able to recognize individual users, and provide them information respectively (e.g. personal preferences).
- Targeting and advertising cookies: these cookies provide information on users of their personal preferences regarding specific advertising products and services. They also help the site to deliver relevant, targeted messages based on these pieces of information in the ad spaces. The website may cooperate with 3rd parties during the placing of advertising and/or targeting cookies, however no personally identifiable information can be handed out to any of these third parties, without the specific consent of the individual or, - in case of a legal request-, by the prosecutor having specific legal authorization to ask for such information.
The website does not sell, lend or distribute any data collected by cookies, unless the user previously, and explicitly consents, that these pieces of information are provided on this very basis and only to the extent for the specific service to be able to function properly.
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