1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
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Below is a list showing the most common types of cookies and their intended use.
1.1. PERMANENT OR PERSISTENT COOKIES
A permanent or persistent cookie stores a file on your computer for a fixed period of time until its expiration date. Using these cookies, websites remember your information and settings on your next visit. This makes access to the websites faster and more user-friendly, for example because you do not have to configure your language setting for our portal again. When the expiration date is reached, the cookie is deleted automatically when you visit the website that generated it.
1.2. FIRST-PARTY COOKIES
These are placed by the website itself (same domain as in the browser address bar) and can only be read by that particular website. These cookies are usually used to store information (for example, your settings) that will be used on your next visit to the website.
2. COOKIES USED
The following cookies are used on this website:
PROVIDER’S COOKIES: PRESSPAGE
Cookie name: cookie_control
Storage period: 12 months
Description: This cookie stores the visitor’s chosen option to allow or reject cookies so that they are strictly necessary.
Cookie name: PPSession
Storage period: Session
Description: This cookie is used to count visitors to the newsroom and to create CSRF tokens for the form module. This is needed to submit forms securely.