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In other words: it's as if the website you visit assigns you a unique label based on what you look at on the site. During future visits the website uses that label (if you have indicated it may do so, in your preferences) to show you content that may interest you (based on information about your previous visits).
During your first visit to our website you see a cookie banner. Then you have the choice: