What is a cookie?
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Analytics Cookies …
… are used to collect data relating to website usage – e.g. which pages the user visits most frequently, or whether he receives any error messages. No personal data, or any information that can be traced to real people, is saved in these cookies. The data includes the number of visitors to the site, the duration of visits to the site, and information on which sites are visited. The data is used exclusively to improve the performance of the website and therefore user experience. More information on the use of Google Analytics can be accessed via the following
|Cookie name||Provider||Description||Expiry date|
|_ga||Google.Inc||The initial settings of the analystics.js database uses a cookie called _ga to save a unique user identification code (used ID), which is generated on the basis of randomly generated numbers. Once the ID has been generated, it is saved in the cookie, and sent to Google Analytics with every click or request. The ID is then used by Google Analytics servers to process user, session and operational data.||2 years|
|_gat||Google.Inc||The global _gat instrument is used to create and renew objects, from which all further action measures are derived. Based on this fact, all measures on this list should be carried out by a tracker object which has been generated by the global _gat variable. Any other action taken should be invoked by the global _gaq instrument as asynchronous tracking.||1 day|
Deactivate cookies in your browser
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Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-site-preferences
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Apple Safari: http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/cookies/
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ph/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
Microsoft Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ph/windows-10/edge-privacy-faq