Cookie Policy

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We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, or by contacting the provider in question (see table below). Furthermore you can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website by contacting us at [email protected]. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.


Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookies in use on this website

Cookie Origin

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This website uses AddThis, a social sharing service provided by Oracle America, Inc. (“Oracle”). AddThis uses “cookies” to help us analyse how visitors are sharing the website content.

To opt out of AddThis please click here. View the AddThis privacy policy

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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help us analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

To opt out of Google Analytics please click here. View the Google privacy policy

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On our website we offer you the opportunity to post comments about individual articles. The comment functionality “Disqus” is provided as a service from Big Head Labs, Inc., San Francisco, USA. Disqus is an interactive comment service that allows users to post comments on all websites that use the Disqus service with a single sign-on to the provider. Users can also sign-up and sign-in with existing accounts with Facebook (via Facebook Connect), Twitter, Yahoo, and OpenID. Posting comments is also possible without registration and sign-in (as “Guest”).

More information about Disqus and its service can be found at View the Disqus privacy policy

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