What is a cookie?
What is a web beacon?
Web beacons are files that allow a certain website to gather information about the number of users that visit it and give it permission to use their cookies. Cookies make identifying the user’s device and adapting the website’s content to their preferences possible. More information can be found here:
What kinds of cookies does this website use?
Our cookies serve 3 main purposes:
- Important cookies
Some cookies are vital to the functionality of our website. They serve to identify the registered users.
- Cookies that serve the website’s effectiveness
We use different cookies to analyse how users navigate through the website and monitor its performance. This allows us to offer you a high quality experience by tailoring the content and quickly identify and fix bugs.
- Functionality cookies
These cookies make saving your preferences possible.
Are there any third party cookies?
Why are cookies important?
Cookies help you use the website, they also help us create a model of the users’ preferences. That’s why disagreeing or deactivating the cookies may cause the website to function improperly.
Some examples of why cookies are important:
- Content and products adapted to the user’s preferences - both products and services
- Keeping track of passwords
- Measuring and optimising the characteristics from Google Analytics– confirming a certain level of traffic on the website, what type of content is visualised and the way in which the user comes to visit the website (i.e. search engines, directly, other websites and so on)
The website uses these analytics to improve the website for the users’ sake.
Cookies don’t require personal data per se in order to be used, and in most cases don’t identify the user. They use only their IP address for the sake of statistics for locations and hacker-attack security. These IP addresses are encrypted in a way that doesn’t let unauthorized personas to have access to them. Cookies on this website don’t use any other data that can identify a user.
How to turn off the cookies?
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie-settings. You can find these settings in the Options or Preferences menu of your browser. You can use the Help button on your browser menu or the following links for more details.
In case the user deactivated the website’s cookies, the Provider doesn’t guarantee its proper functioning.
When you deactivate them this will remove some of the buttons and functionalities of the website.
Google Analytics cookies
The website uses the Google Analytics service that gathers statistics about how users operate it. Cookies are used for this purpose too. To refuse Google Analytics cookies, follow this link.
The Administrator keeps its right to allow other companies to show ads as a third party or gather information about the website by keeping cookies and web beacons from your computer.