The use of cookies on

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or tablet to help us remember some information as you navigate from one page to another and to recognise you, when you visit our site next time. Cookies do not harm your computer, and they do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware. Cookies contain information pertaining to the specific device, which accessed our website.

Here is a list of the cookies that sets on your computer.

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In addition to these, the social media plugins used on our site (Facebook and Twitter) may set their own cookies which cannot be controlled by us. For more information consult Facebook’s Cookie Policy and Twitter’s Cookie Policy.

How you can control the use of cookies

Click [cookie_settings] to control which categories of cookies, we may use. You can also delete all cookies set by [delete_cookies].

Note that disabling all cookies will prevent some of the features working correctly on this page (such as embedded YouTube videos).

You can also control the use of cookies on your computer by changing the settings in your browser. With these settings, you can:

  • Block all cookies or just third party cookies
  • Reset all cookies when you close your browser
  • Delete all cookies
  • Open your browser in a “Private” or “Incognito” session, which does not write any cookies.

Guides to delete or block cookies in different browsers:

Guide to managing cookies in Microsoft Edge
Guide to managing cookies in Mozilla Firefox browser
Guide to managing cookies in Google Chrome browser
Guide to managing cookies in Opera browser
Guide to managing cookies in Safari browser

Contact us about our cookies

If you have any questions regarding the use of cookies on, please contact our Project Coordinator:

Dr. Carlos A Velasco
Head of Web Compliance Center, Department of User-Centered Computing
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT
Schloss Birlinghoven
53754 Sankt Augustin

+49 2241 14 28 59 (office)
+49 2241 14-2080 (fax)