Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your «browser history» (cache) when you leave the site.

Using your browser to control cookies

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt out cookie on your device. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.

For information on cookies, additional browsers and device types please see

You can opt-out of having your anonymised browsing history within our websites or applications recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service provider and you can learn more about the privacy policy and how to opt-out of the analytics cookies by clicking on following link:

Use of cookies

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we and certain third parties use cookies on our website. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal device and enable us or our partner companies to recognise your browser the next time you visit us (so-called persistent cookies).

The following cookie categories are used:

Cookies strictly necessary for the operation of our website (hereinafter «required Cookie»)
These cookies are required for the operation and functionality of the website. They make the website technically accessible, secure and usable and provide essential and basic functionalities, such as navigation on the website, correct display of the website in the internet browser or consent management.

Cookie name Hostname Description Lifespan
OptanonAlertBoxClosed This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information. Persistent
OptanonConsent This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. Persistent
AKA_A2 This cookie is generally provided by Akamai and is used for the Advanced Acceleration feature, which enables DNS Prefetch and HTTP2 Push. Persistent
ak_bmsc This cookie is associated with Akamai and is used to differentiate between traffic from humans and bots. Persistent
bm_sv This cookie is associated with Akamai and is used to differentiate between traffic from humans and bots. Persistent
__cf_bm The __cf_bm cookie is a cookie necessary to support Cloudflare Bot Management, currently in private beta. As part of our bot management service, this cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots.  

Analytics cookies
These cookies enable us to recognise you as a visitor to our website, to collect information on user behaviour on the website and to analyse it statistically.

Cookie name Hostname Description Lifespan
This cookie is associated with the Adobe Site Catalyst. It determines whether cookies are enabled in the web browser.
This cookie name is associated with the analytics service provided by Adobe's Site Catalyst product suite. It is a new cookie introduced in 2013 as a 'fallback' visitor identifier where the s_vi cookie normally used for this purpose is blocked. It contains a randomly generated, unique id. Persistent
s_nr Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, stores date of visit and if visitor is new or returning. Persistent
s_ppv This cookie is associated with Adobe Analytics site tracking and is used to measure a user's scroll activity to see how much of a page they view before moving to another page. Session
This cookie is set by Adobe Analytics to store information on the percentage of the page displayed to the end user. Session
Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, stores information about the previous link clicked within the site. Session
s_vi Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, used to identify unique visitors, with an ID and timestamp. Persistent
This cookie is set by Adobe Analytics to store the quantity of pages the end user views when visiting websites.
dpm Adobe Audience Manager - data management platform uses this cookie to record information around synchronisation of IDs. Persistent
Used by Adobe Target to generate dynamic content in a marketing box on the page. Contains the following values: PC ID - ID for visitor's browser. Removed when cookie deleted. Session ID - A unique ID for a user session. Check - checks if cookies are supported. Set on each page load. Persistent
AMCVS_ This is a pattern type cookie name associated with Adobe Marketing Cloud. It stores a unique visitor identifier, and uses an organisation identifier. Session
This is a pattern type cookie name associated with Adobe Marketing Cloud. It stores a unique visitor identifier, and uses an organisation identifier to allow a company to track users across their domains and services.

Used by Adobe Target to check if cookies are enabled/supported on the browser. Persistent
everest_g_v2 This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website. Persistent
everest_session_v2 The «everest_session_v2» cookie is also used for analytical purposes. It facilitates the tracking and analysis of user sessions on websites that utilize Adobe Experience Cloud solutions. This cookie captures data about user interactions, page visits, and session duration, providing valuable insights for website analytics and performance evaluation. Session
demdex This cookie helps Adobe Audience Manger perform basic functions such as visitor identification, ID synchronization, segmentation, modeling, reporting, etc. Persistent

We will only use cookies that are not technically necessary for the functionality of our website if you have provided us with your prior express consent.

In addition, you can also control the installation of cookies yourself at any time by changing your browser settings and/or deleting all cookies.