What are cookies?
Cookies are files or small pieces of data that We store on your computer, mobile phone or other internet enabled devices when You visit Our Websites. The uses of cookies is intended to make Our Websites easier use and to provide you with a personalized Web experience.
What cookies usually contain is a result of personal information resulting from Your own input on a website. Most often, when a cookie stores personal information, this information is coded in such a way that it is unreadable to any third party who happens to access Your cookie folder.
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from Our websites and stored on Your computer by Your web browser while You are browsing.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
How to control cookies
Individual cookies can be turned off using the following website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.
For more information about commonly used browsers, see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.
Flash cookies can be rejected using the Adobe Flash Management Tools at http://www.adobe.com/security/flashplayer.
However, you must to be aware that by doing so, many functionalities and services may become unavailable to you, because they rely on the website to remember your choices.
How to delete cookies
Cookies, you previously accepted, can easily be deleted. If you are using a PC with a recent browser, you can delete your cookies by using the shortcut: Ctrl + Shift + Delete.
If the shortcut isn’t working for you, or you are using a Mac, you start by identifying your browser, and then click on the relevant link:
Remember: If you use more than one browser, you have to delete cookies in each browser.
- Internet Explorer http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Delete-your-Internet-cookies
- Mozilla Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer#w_cookie-settings
- Google Chrome http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=da&answer=95647
- Opera https://help.opera.com/en/latest/
- Safari 5.0 http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677
- Flash cookies (applies to all browser) http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html
- iPhone, iPad, and anything Apple https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
- Android phones http://timeread.hubpages.com/hub/How-to-delete-internet-cookies-on-your-Droid-or-any-Android-device
- Windows 7 phones http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/how-to/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings