What is a cookie?

“A cookie is a small file containing text information. The site you visit transfers these types of files and the length of time they will be stored on your hard drive depends on the type of cookie. “Cookies perform different functions and are mainly used for:

  • to differentiate you from other users of that particular website
  • to collect information related to your web preferences
  • to make your browsing easier

Why are cookies used? “Cookies are used to collect anonymous information about the user of the website in question, which will help to optimise and adapt the content of the website to the user’s preferences.

How long do cookies stay on your computer?

  • Session cookies – this type of cookie lasts until the browser is closed and is not stored on your computer’s hard drive.
  • Persistent cookies – this type of cookie is stored on your hard drive until it is removed (deleted) by you or until it expires.

The main types of cookies that end up on your hard drive are:

  • Proprietary cookies or so-called first-party cookies – these are the cookies we place on your hard drive to record how much time you spend on our site, how often you visit, your preferences based on the pages you visit, and more.
  • Session cookies – this type of cookie remains on your hard drive and is stored there for the duration of your visit to the site.
  • “Social network cookies – these cookies are set by social networks (e.g. Facebook) and the operators of any website have no control over them. To check how and in what cases this type of cookie is used, you can find out the terms of use of the specific social network.

Managing cookies and how you can opt out of consent to their use:

This can be done from your browser settings. The majority of browsers allow you to manage cookies yourself, including accepting or rejecting all cookies or only some cookies. To find information on how to manage cookies, visit the “Help” or “Settings” section of your browser.

This website uses the following cookies:

  • The website uses Google Analytics, an online web analytics platform from Google Inc. Google Analytics generates cookies that are stored on your hard drive in order to analyse your website activity and all the information that the cookie collects about you as an online user is sent to a Google server in the USA for analysis.
  • Remarketing – this site may use remarketing with Google Analytics, which gives you as a user the ability to see ads outside of our site that match your interests and preferences. This is all done with the Double Click cookie, and Google gives you the option to opt out by visiting Google’s opt-out page.
  • Social plugins – this website uses Facebook plugins. On certain pages of the website there are social network buttons. If you are logged into your account on one of the social networks during your visit to our website, the social network may link access to our website to your account. Any action related to the use of any of the share, like, etc. buttons on social networks will then be transmitted and stored on the relevant social network so that your friends/followers can see the information you have liked or shared from that particular website. If you do not want social networks to link your visit to our website to your profiles, you must log out of your social network account before visiting this website.

All user data collected through the use of cookies is anonymous and is used solely for marketing purposes, to analyse user behaviour, to optimise and improve website content and to determine user preferences and interests.

By clicking “Accept” you acknowledge that you have read and agree to our use of cookies as set out in our Cookie Policy.