Cookies facilitate access to and delivery of various services, which are enjoyed by regular Internet users.
These cookies provide us with information about how users use our website, which in turn allows us to arrange and edit the website content, in order to make your visit more useful to you.
What are cookies?
Internet cookies, also known as browser cookies or HTTP cookies are small text files, consisting of strings of numbers and letters, which are placed on the devices used by users to connect to the internet. Cookies are installed subject to the request sent by a webserver to a browser.
Depending on your browser (Safari, Edge, Chrome or Mozilla), cookies are passive and don’t contain any malware or spyware.
Moreover, cookies cannot access the data stored on the user’s hard drive.
The length of time a cookie stays on a device depends on its name and content or value. Important to remember: by themselves, cookies don’t ask for personal data about the users. Also, in most cases, cookies don’t identify Internet users personally.
Types of cookies:
Session cookies - they are temporary cookies, stored in the browser’s cookie folder and only exist during the time spent on a website. They end as soon as the user leaves the page or closes the browser window.
Persistent cookies – they are stored on a computer’s hard drive (with a predetermined lifespan). They also include cookies set by other websites than the actual site being visited, commonly known as third party cookies. These cookies can remember a user’s interests and preferences in order to provide more relevant adverts during future visits.
How are cookies useful?
Cookies provide user with a more enjoyable experience when visiting a website and in most cases help other sites to improve the services they offer to users (depending on user interests and preferences).
How to change cookie settings?
You can change cookie settings at any time (for example to be notified when cookies are sent to your device). If you edit these settings, please keep in mind that you might not be able to register on our websites or use other features that require registration or data collection.
You may delete cookies by using the settings of the browser most used. It’s important to remember that all current browsers—Safari, Mozilla, Edge, Internet Explorer, Opera or Chrome—allow you the option of changing cookie settings. In most cases, you can access these settings under the Options or Preferences menu (depending on the browser)