1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are information packages sent by a website to your internet browser, stored on your computer and checked by the server each time you visit the Website. The term “cookies” is used broadly in this document to include other similar tracking technologies that may store information on your computer. The term “computer” refers generally to the device you use to access the Website, whether that is your computer itself, your tablet or, mobile phone or another electronic device.
2. Why do we use them?
- Session cookies – that are automatically deleted when the user closes the browser; and
- Persistent cookies – that are stored in the user’s computer for a defined period (minutes, days or several years).
3. What kind of information can be stored in a cookie?
4. Cookies present on our Website
We use strictly necessary (functional/ operational and technical) cookies, statistics cookies and marketing cookies on the Website. You may find a full list of the cookies that we use at the cookies banner.
A. Strictly necessary cookies (functional/ operational and technical cookies)
Strictly necessary cookies are of key importance to the proper functioning of the Website, since they allow you to navigate and use its functions, including access to safe areas. Without these cookies, we cannot ensure that the Website will function efficiently.
|HEX(32)||Used to manage server calls to the website's backend systems.||1st party||session|
|cookiesconsent_status||Used for visitor’s consent about cookies||1st party||1 year|
B. Statistics cookies
These cookies provide us with aggregated statistical reports regarding visitors’ browsing activity and help us understand how visitors interact with the Website.
|_utma||Set for Google Analytics to track visitor behavior.||1st party||2 years|
|_utmb||Set for Google Analytics to track visitor behavior.||1st party||1 day|
|_utmc||Set for Google Analytics to track visitor behavior.||1st party||session|
|_utmt||Set for Google Analytics to track visitor behavior.||1st party||1 day|
|_utmv||Set for Google Analytics to track visitor behavior.||1st party||session|
|_utmz||Set for Google Analytics to track visitor behavior.||1st party||6 months|
C. Marketing cookies
These cookies – also called targeting or advertising cookies – are used to show advertising on external partner websites (e.g., news portals, social media sites) that is tailored to user interests.
Our Website may from time to time contain links to third-party websites. If you follow a link to such third-party websites, we recommend that you consult their policies on privacy, cookies and management procedures, as they are not verified by us; we have no control over these third-party cookies.
|YSC||Set by Youtube to store and track interaction.||3rd party||session|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Set by Youtube to provide bandwidth estimations.||3rd party||6 months|
|PREF||Set by Youtube to store user preferences.||3rd party||8 months|
|ads/ga-audiences||Used by Google Ads to store information for remarketing purposes.||3rd party||Session|
|DSID||Set by Google Doubleclick to store user preferences.||3rd party||2 weeks|
|IDE||Set by Google Doubleclick to provide ad delivery or retargeting.||3rd party||2 years|
|rc::a||Set by Google RECAPTCHA at the Contact form to read and filter requests from bots.||3rd party||persistent|
|rc::b||Set by Google RECAPTCHA at the Contact form to read and filter requests from bots.||3rd party||session|
|rc::c||Set by Google RECAPTCHA at the Contact form to read and filter requests from bots.||3rd party||session|
|NID||Set by Google for users’ preferences and language||3rd party||6 months|
|SID||Set by Google to encrypt records from users||3rd party||2 years|
|HSID||Set by Google to provide fraud prevention.||3rd party||2 years|
5. How to manage cookies
Cookies are saved on your computer, after you have been notified and have consented to them, except where strictly necessary cookies are used -in that case no explicit consent is required -. You have a wide discretion to accept, control or/ and delete cookies. You have the right to withdraw at any time your consent to the use of all cookies apart from the strictly necessary ones (functional/ operational and technical cookies), for which consent is not required, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. The functioning of the Website will not be significantly affected if you deactivate the use of the non – strictly necessary cookies in this Website. However, difficulties may arise in relation to your navigation on the Website and some of its functions may not be available. You may find more information about the deactivation of cookies or the adaptation of the cookies’ preferences in respect of the browser that you use in the following list:
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/view-cookies-in-microsoft-edge-a7d95376-f2cd-8e4a-25dc-1de753474879
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
To optimize your use of our Website, we recommend that you accept the cookies. You can at any time set your browser to accept all cookies, just some cookies or no cookies. In the latter case, parts of the Website may be disabled. Additionally, you can set your preferences in the browser so as to receive notification each time a cookie is saved on your computer. Please note that if you disable cookies, you may not experience optimal use of the Website.
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