What are cookies?

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You can configure your web browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your web browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your web browser.


What cookies do we use?

We use Google Analytics cookies to analyse who visits our website.

Cookie name Default expiration time Description
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_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
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How to control cookies

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