Cookies statement

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website places on your device when you visit certain websites. We use cookies for this website and subdomains - whereby the user is asked to give his consent, if this is specifically required by law or other pertinent regulations - in order to facilitate the navigation of our website and to personalise the information provided. Furthermore, for safety and statistical purposes, we use relevant systems to collect user information, such as your IP address, the used browser and operating system and/or websites visited by the user for example. The cookies created by do not contain any personal data that could be used to identify the user. All information is encrypted.

Overview of the cookies used

Name Duration Use
counter Session Technical cookie
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gat 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
__utmz 6 months Campagne cookie – Measures the number of accesses to all set online-marketing channels.

How to disable cookies?

The visited website allows the selection/deselection of individual cookies in the manner illustrated below but please be aware that, in case of deactivation, full enjoyment of the site may not be guaranteed.


  • Click on the "Menu" button and choose "Settings".
  • Go to the "Privacy" section.
  • In the "Firefox will:" section choose "Use custom settings for history".
  • Uncheck the box at "Accept Cookies from sites". Click on "OK".

Internet Explorer:

  • Open the Internet Explorer by clicking the "Start" button and clicking on Internet Explorer.
  • Click on the "Tools" button and on "Internet options".
  • Click on the "Privacy" tab, under "Settings", move the slider to the top to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow all cookies. Click on "OK".
  • Blocking cookies might prevent some websites from displaying correctly.

Google Chrome:

  • Choose the Chrome "Menu" item.
  • Choose "Settings".
  • At the bottom of the page choose "Show advanced settings".
  • In the "Privacy" section click the "Content settings" button.
  • Choose "Block sites from saving any data".
  • Choose "Done".


  • Open Safari.
  • Choose "Preferences" in the toolbar and then click "Privacy" (You can find the tool bar which looks like a gearwheel, above and on the right in the Safari window.)
  • In the "Block cookies" section, you can specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites To see an explanation of the options, click the Help button (question mark)
  • If you want to see which websites store cookies on your computer, click Details.

Web Analytics

Tracking cookies to generate statistics regarding use of the website; Google Analytics uses cookies which do not store personal data and that are deposited on a user's computer to permit the web site operator to analyse how users use that site. To prevent storage of these cookies, the user may follow the procedure that can be found at the following link: