Cookies are small text files sent from the website to the browser, where they are stored. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from the user’s hard drive, transmit computer viruses, or acquire email addresses. Cookies are used for different purposes, such as performing computer authentication, monitoring sessions, storing information about specific configurations regarding users who access the server, storing preferences, etc.
Types of cookies we use
Technical cookiesThese cookies are essential to allow users to move around the website and use its features fully. They allow the site to remember choices made by the user (such as name, language, or region of origin) and provide customized advanced features. Without these cookies, some necessary services cannot be used. By using our site, the user agrees that such cookies can be installed on their device.
Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is a web traffic analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Again, these are third-party cookies collected and managed anonymously to monitor and improve the performance of the host site (performance cookies). Google Analytics uses “cookies” to collect and anonymously analyze information about site usage behavior. This information is collected by Google Analytics, which processes it to prepare reports for operators regarding activities on the websites themselves. For more information, please refer to the link below: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on their browser. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Duration of cookiesSome cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or the logout command is executed. Other cookies “survive” the closure of the browser and are also available in subsequent visits by the user. These cookies are called persistent, and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases, an expiration date is set, while in others, the duration is unlimited.
How to manage cookies on your PCThe user can decide whether to accept cookies or not using their browser settings:
- Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window and select Options.
- Find the ‘Privacy’ section and select the ‘Content Settings’ button.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window and select ‘Internet Options’, then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab.
- To enable/disable cookies in your browser, check the privacy level.
- Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window and select “Options.”
- Then select the Privacy icon.
- Click on Cookies.
How to manage cookies on MacThe user can decide whether to accept cookies or not using their browser settings:
Safari on OSX
- Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of the browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option.
- Click on ‘Security’.
Mozilla on OSX
- Click on ‘Firefox’ at the top of the browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option.
- Scroll down to view cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’.
- Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of the browser window and select “Settings”.
- Then select “Preferences”, and select the ‘Advanced’ tab.