I. GENERAL INFORMATION
In order for this website to function properly and so that we are able to provide the most relevant products and services to site visitors, we place small data files on your device called cookies. This policy provides you with information about these cookies and how to manage them.
What is a cookie
“Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They allow a website to remember your actions and preferences (such as username, language, font size and other display settings) for a set period of time so you don’t have to enter them each time you visit the site or move from page to page.They are used by most websites to make your browsing experience easier.
Usually cookies contain a little information such as the internet address of the website that created them, their validity and their number. Because of the small amount of information they contain, cookies cannot usually be used to reveal your identity or personal data.
Some cookies contain personal information – for example, if you clicked “Remember me” when you logged in, the cookie will remember your username. Most cookies do not collect information that can identify you, but rather collect general information about how users access and use our sites or what their location is.
Cookies help us to improve your experience when using our website, as well as to understand how people use our site and which pages are most popular with visitors.
Cookies are often essential for websites that require registration or use of a user profile, provide personalization options, and more.
II. PERFORMANCE AND FUNCTIONALITY
“Performance cookies are designed to collect statistical information and deliver content based on individual user preferences. Through them, we anonymously measure the number of visits, pages viewed, visitor activity, and repeat visits to the site. These cookies help us analyze traffic, which allows us to improve the website as well as the overall user experience.
III. WHAT COOKIES WE USE ON OUR WEBSITE
Functional (necessary) cookies
These cookies are related to the proper functioning of our website, do not collect information about you and cannot be used for marketing purposes. These cookies are designed to collect statistical information and deliver content according to individual user preferences. Through them, we anonymously measure the number of visits, pages viewed, visitor activity, as well as repeat visits to the site and the overall user experience. They cannot be disabled.
We use an analytics service from Google Analytics, which sets its own cookies to record visits to our website. The analytics data is collected by anonymising visitor IP addresses and is transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers in the USA.
Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
You can also install Google Analytics’ cookie blocking and opt-out tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
IV. COOKIES FROM EXTERNAL SERVICE PROVIDERS
The origin of cookies usually corresponds to the name (domain) of the website on which they are located. This does not apply to cookies from external service providers. In these cases, the cookies are created by the provider itself, which may be an advertiser, for example. These cookies collect data about your internet habits and interests and may track you across different websites. Through them, it is possible to find out which pages you visit, in what order and how long you stay on them. They are most often used to analyse users’ visits and interests in a particular topic.
V. DISABLING COOKIES
Through your browser settings
Cookies can be disabled or removed with tools that are also available in most modern browsers. Each browser’s settings are individual, offering different functionality and management options. For more information on how you can block, delete or disable cookies, please review your browser or device settings.
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.
If you have concerns about cookies from external service providers related to advertising, you can turn them off here.
Please remember that if you choose to stop cookies, some sections of our site may not work properly.
VI. MORE INFORMATION
This document was last updated on 10 December 2019.