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Performance Cookies: Such cookies measure your behavior on our website. In order to find out which parts of our websites are interesting for our visitors, we collect data with respect to the use of our website. For example, we track the number of visitors, the most visited pages, surfing behavior of the visitors or the duration of a visit of the website. This data is not used for any other purpose.
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Website settings: On this website we use the OneTrust Consent Management Platform to enable you to manage your cookie preferences. That means you can either “Accept all Cookies” or choose not to allow some types of cookies through clicking on the “Cookies-Settings” button. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. Strictly necessary cookies cannot be switched off in our systems because they are strictly necessary for the website to function. You can change your cookie settings at any time by clicking on the ‘Cookie’ icon (in left corner of website). You can then adjust the available sliders to ‘On’ or ‘Off’, then clicking ‘Save and close’.
4. Cookies on this website
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Storage times of Youtube cookies vary from session cookies up to 180 days.
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