Cookies are short text files that store information from a website or domain on your computer for a period of time and send it back to the server when the site is visited again.
Most browsers are set up to automatically accept cookies. Users can deactivate or reset this function so that cookies are only stored for the time of the particular session.
Cookies in forms
To avoid misuse through autofill, forms are protected by CAPTCHAs (numbers and letters combined in an image).
CAPTCHAs are designed to match the filled out form to the user using a specific code. Cookies are thus necessary to send the forms found on this site.
These session cookies do not contain personal data and expire after the form is sent or the browser is closed.
They are not be combined with any personal data entered for other reasons on this website.
Cookies for ordering publications
Cookies for statistical purposes
Your visit to our website is registered through Matomo, formerly known as Piwik, a cookie used for web analysis. The information generated by the cookie is used exclusively for statistical purposes and the improvement of the internet presence and server. No personal data is stored or passed on to third parties.
Users can choose to reject tracking by Matomo at any time.
If no box with a tick appears in your browser above, you can also manually deactivate or block cookies for statistical purposes via your browser settings.
If you use the Internet Explorer, please adjust your settings as follows:
Go to Tools → Internet Options → Privacy → Advanced, tick the option "Override Automatic Cookie Handling" and then click "OK".