Cookies are small text files stored by a browser (like Safari or Internet Explorer) on your computer. These files help websites to store things like user preferences and checkout baskets, and allow websites to collect statistics about how people use a website.
Universal Edition uses two kinds of cookie: session cookies – these help us manage our checkout system and let you login to your user account etc. – and tracking cookies – used to collect anonymous statistics about how people use our website.
At any point in time, you can set your browser to reject cookies from our website. We cannot guarantee that the checkout will work properly, but you can still browse. To find out how to prevent cookies being stored by your browser, see these links:
We use Google Analytics to collect statistics about our visitors. Google has its own lengthy explanation of its policy, which we include here:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files which will be stored on your computer and enable us to analyse the use which you make of the website. The information about your use of this website produced by the Cookie will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If the IP anonymisation is activated, your IP address will previously be abridged by Google within the EU member states or in other countries of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abridged there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services relating to website and internet use to the website operator. The IP address sent by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data of Google. You may prevent the storage of Cookies by changing the setting of your browser software; please be aware that in such a case you will not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. In addition, you may prevent that data produced by the Cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) will be sent to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:
Please also see our data protection statement, which describes how we store personal data that you send us.