Last update: February 2019
I. What are cookies
We use the term “cookie” to refer to all technologies which store and access information on the device that you use to access our website, such as your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, consisting of letters and numbers which are stored on your computer, mobile device or other equipment from which Internet is accessed. Cookies include information concerning, for example, the type of web-browser you are using.
II. Cookie types
Depending on their lifetime, are two main categories of cookies:
- session cookies: are created temporarily in your browser’s subfolder while you are visiting a website and remain on your device until the internet browser is closed and all the stored information is deleted;
- permanent cookies: are kept and reused each time you come back to the respective website and remain on your device until they are deleted or reach their expiration date.
III. Third party cookies
Content sections from this website may be provided through third parties/providers (for example, a video). Such third parties may place these cookies on the website (called “third party cookies” since they are not placed by Fernbach & Partners). The third-party providers also have to comply with the legal regulations in force.
IV. What cookies use our website
Google Analytics cookies – these cookies provide anonymous/ aggregated information about which sections of the website you visit and what you do on the website, monitoring how visitors navigate through the site and how they reached it.
V. How you can stop cookies
Most internet browsers are set up to automatically accept cookies. You can configure your browser to reject all the cookie files or to alert you when cookies are sent to your device.
It is important to note that the deactivation or refusal to receive cookies can make certain sections difficult to view and use.
For more information about cookies, including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.