Information about cookies at eXchange
This website contains "cookies". Under the Electronic Communications Act, which went into force on July 25, 2003, anyone who visits a website with cookies must be informed:
that the website contains cookies,
what these cookies are used for,
and how cookies can be avoided.
The eXchange website uses ordinary cookies and "session cookies". The former is used, for example, for functions that tell you what is new since the last time you visited the eXchange website. The latter, session cookies, are used to keep track of your choices on the website, such as choice of language, information materials ordered, and user information. The session cookie disappears when you close your browser, while ordinary cookies are saved on your computer for a long time. If you do not accept cookies some of the website functions will not work.
Are cookies dangerous?
No. Cookies are not dangerous. Cookies files are ordinary text files and cannot contain viruses. The files are small and both Netscape and Explorer only allos a certain number of cookies to be saved in the cache, which means there is no risk that the cache will become full just because you allow cookies.
Can I say no to cookies?
you can choose to say no to cookies through a setting in your browser.
How do I delete my cookies?
Cookie files are saved as simple text files that can be deleted. To delete cookies, first close your browser. In Netscape you move the cookies.txt file to trash. In IE cookies are saved in a separte folder under Documents and Settings.