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1.What are cookies?

A cookie is a small amount of data, often a unique identifier that identifies which browser of the computer or mobile phone (hereinafter referred to as "device") is used when calling this page. It is stored on the hard disk of the device. Each site can send its own cookies to your browser if the browser settings permit it. To protect your privacy, only the browser and the country is used to track user distribution and online traffic.

Our cookies register information about your online settings so that we can customize the website to your interests. You can set the settings of your device so that all cookies are accepted. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu in your browser to learn how to change your cookie settings. In the course of each visit, each page retrieved will be held in order to find the reader's interest in topics.

2.How do we use cookies?

In this way, we can gather information on the use of German news in order to expand the content accordingly. So we can see which articles are particularly readable.

Since we also include content and service offerings from third parties (e.g., youtube, facebook, twitter, advertising banners) cookie settlements are made by these providers. We do not control these cookies. Please inform yourself about the appropriate cookie settings.

3.Cookies on our site

  • Google Analytics to determine how many people are visiting our website, where they come from, what browser they used, and what operating system (Mac, Windows, etc.) was running. It also records how long a visitor was on our pages and how many pages were read.

  • Session cookie - a standard cookie to simplify the login process and automatically adjust the font size accordingly.
  • VG-Wort-cookie: We use "cookies" from VG Wort, Munich, to measure access to texts in order to record the copying probability. These measurements are carried out by INFOnline GmbH according to the Scalable Central Measuring Method (SZM). They help determine the copying probability of individual texts for the remuneration of legal claims by authors and publishers. We do not collect personal data about cookies..

    Many of our sites are provided with JavaScript calls, via which we report the accesses to the collecting society Word (VG Wort). We thus allow our authors to participate in the distributions of the VG Wort, which are the legal remuneration for the use of copyrighted works according to the German law. § 53 of the German Copyright Act (UrhG). Use of our offers is also possible without cookies. Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. However, you can disable the saving of cookies, or you can set your browser to notify you when cookies are sent.

4.How do I remove cookies or check them

This site does not use cookies to collect and store personal data and to identify these data. If you want to block cookies, you can do this in the browser settings.

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