THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT COOKIES
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site, enabling the site to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, for the purpose of providing a more user-friendly service. In this policy, the term “cookies” is used as a collective term to describe technologies such as cookies, Flash cookies and web beacons.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE?
There are different types of cookies serving different purposes. The types of cookies we use are persistent cookies and session cookies.
- The session cookies used on this website are erased when you end your browsing and/or when you close the browser;
- Persistent cookies remain on your computer or device until you delete them, or for a predefined period of time.
Also, when you visit our website, some partners of ours may place, on our behalf, third-party cookies. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality that are being offered on or through our website (e.g. advertising, interactive content and analytics).
Strictly Necessary Cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies are essential to the operation of the website, enabling you to navigate and make use of its functions, such as accessing secure areas. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you. Without these cookies we are unable to offer an effective operation of our website.
Performance and Functionality Cookies:
These cookies can offer a smoother visitor experience (e.g. they help you to save and they help you to autofill). These cookies enable us to analyse website use in order to measure and improve performance. These cookies can be placed by us or for us by a third party and are stored for as long as you move around our website.
Targeting cookies, advertising cookies and social media cookies (interaction cookies):
HOW TO CONTROL AND MANAGE COOKIES
You can manage the cookies you allow this site to use by setting your preferences via the cookie bar or padlock icon in the footer of each page. You can change your internet browser settings in order to delete or prevent certain cookies from being stored on your computer or mobile device. See how this can be achieved in your browser:
INFORMATION ON THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE DATA COLLECTED BY COOKIES