During a visit to the site, 'cookies' may be placed on your computer's hard drive. A cookie is a text file that is placed by a website's server in your computer's browser or on your mobile device when you consult a website. Cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; a cookie can only identify a machine.
type of cookies used and for what:
First party cookies are technical cookies that are used by the site visited and that aim to make the site function optimally. E.g.: settings that the user has made during previous visits to the site, or still: a pre-filled form with data that the user has made during previous visits.
Third Party cookies are cookies that do not originate from the website itself, but from third parties, such as a present marketing or advertising plug-in. E.g. cookies from Facebook or Google Analytics. Such cookies require the prior consent of the site visitor - this can be done via a bar at the bottom or at the top of the website, with reference to this policy, which does not, however, prevent further surfing on the website].
You can set your internet browser in such a way that cookies are not accepted, that you receive a warning when a cookie is installed or that the cookies are removed from your hard disk afterwards. You can do this via the settings of your browser (via the help function). Keep in mind that certain graphical elements may not appear correctly, or that you will not be able to use certain applications.