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Piwik Open-Source Web Analytics

Read about our use of Piwik on the Privacy Policy page.

In order to recognise page hits belonging to one user visit, and also to recognise a returning visitor, Piwik uses the following cookies:

  • A cookie with a validity of about 30 minutes to identify your session (visit); the cookie name begins with: _pk_ses
  • A cookie with a validity of 2 years; the cookie name begins with: _pk_id

Since the stored page hits data are viewed exclusively by the proprieter to optimise the website according to how it is used, and are NOT brought into relationship with any of your other activities on the Internet, personalised advertising is in NO WAY supported by your visiting our website.

Logging in as a member

This website uses further cookies if you log in to it, to transport the details of your session as a member from one page view to the next. If you deactivate the storing of cookies in your browser, then you won't be able to log in and take part in the community. The cookies involved are the standard cookies used by the open source blog software WordPress, on which this website is based. They are used only by this website, they are not accessible to any other websites and thus cannot be used to track your internet activities.