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Cookies can be placed by the server of the website you visit or by partners this website collaborates with. The server of a website can only read the cookies he has placed. That server has no access to other information on your computer or mobile device.
This website mays use the following types of cookies:
Cookies for browser functionality or user-friendliness
They remember the used language, personalize the webpage, remember useful information (such as current purchases in a shopping cart).
They make automatic text proposals (identification, address, passwords, ...)
Statistical or analytical cookies
They collect information about the use of the website to improve its operation.
Cookies origin of the visit
The website administrator can know the origin of the visit (e.g. search on a search engine).
Visit and follow-up cookie
They allow following the surfing route on the website.
They are used by third parties to check the browsing behaviour of the internet user. This information allows advertisers to adjust their advertising based on the habits of the Internet user.
Advertisements by banners can also store cookies. They also contain information about the user's browsing behaviour and aim to offer him advertising that falls within their area of interest.
Third parties providing additional services (e.g. the social networking icons on an online shopping site, provide those social networks access to the list of purchases from the Internet user by using the reference cookies).
Multimedia carrier cookies
They make multimedia easier to play.
Content sharing cookies
Social networks offer buttons for content sharing.
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