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We use different technologies e.g. to measure the use and efficacy of a website, for authentication or to simplify website navigation. Cookies are one such technology. A cookie is a data element which a website sends to your browser. The cookie is saved on your system as an identifying piece of information that identifies your system.
Visitors' IP addresses are captured on our websites for the analysis of malfunctions, the administration of the website and the attainment of demographic characteristics. Furthermore, we use IP addresses and, as necessary, other information which you have made available to us on this website or by other means to find out which of our website are being visited and what topics interest our visitors.