What is a cookie?
An internet cookie is a small file containing letters and numbers. It is stored on the device used to access the Internet, such as a computer, tablet, mobile phone or other equipment. A cookie is written through the request sent by the webserver (website) to your web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc. Cookies are usually not used for processing personal data of the users. Only in exceptional cases they may be used to process data that can potentially be used to indirectly identify a website user. Cookies are considered passive as they do not contain software programs, viruses or spyware and cannot access the information on the hard drive of the device. If a user is accessing the website again, the web server can read and react according to the previously stored cookies.
What are the advantages of cookies?
Cookies play an important part in facilitating the users’ access to services offered on the Internet, for instance the correct display or functionality of a website. Additionally, cookies offer valuable feedback to website operators regarding the behaviour of their users. In this way they can make websites more accessible and offer better navigation experience, e.g. save users’ preferences on language, shopping baskets, advertising etc.
Which types of cookies do we use?
The types of cookies used on this website can be classified into the categories listed below. The specific type of cookie used under each category is provided in the cookie settings dialog.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies enable core functionalities on the website and cannot be switched off. They are usually set following your request for a service, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies; however some parts of the site will then not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
- Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us to monitor how our website is used so we can measure and improve its performance. They help us to count visits, know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not be able to monitor the website performance.
- Functional Cookies
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization of services. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
- Marketing Cookies
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners and be used by them to build a profile of your interests and show customized adverts on other sites. They do not collect personal information directly, but uniquely identify your browser and Internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less customized advertising.
Where this website provides links to external websites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc., this Privacy does not cover how that external website processes personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy notices on the other websites you visit.
How do I control and delete cookies?
You have the option to define your preferences on this website via the dedicated cookie settings dialogue. You may also block, disable or delete cookies through your browser functions. Disabling a specific category of cookies does not automatically delete them from your browser; this can only be done by using the browser’s functions. Please be aware that in case you disable or delete certain cookies or categories of cookies, some functions and features of the website might not be available.
We may amend this Policy in case it is necessary to reflect our business operations and comply with legal obligations. The updated version of the Policy shall be published on the website. If you have further question please do not hesitate to contact us through the provided contact details.