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We use permanent cookies to improve user experience and the provision of our services. Permanent cookies will remain stored on the device even after the browser has been shut down. On your next visit the website can read its cookies and retrieve data such as the time of your last visit or your preferred language.

We also use so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted when the browser is shut down. We use cookies solely to improve your user experience on this site. In prompting you to agree to the usage of cookies on our website, we meet the requirements of European data protection laws.

Permanent cookies usually include a setting to determine how long the cookie may be stored by the browser. The cookie that this website sends to record your agreement to our cookie usage, for example, includes a storage period of 180 days. At the end of this time the cookie expires, and on your next visit to this website you will be prompted again to agree to our usage of cookies.

The legal basis for the processing is point (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPR. The legitimate interests that we pursue are providing a user-friendly website and optimising our services.

You can use the options in your browser to notify you each time a cookie is stored. Thus, the use of cookies will be transparent for you. You can prevent cookies from being stored using the appropriate option of your browser software. We advise you that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.