WHAT IS A “COOKIE”?
A “cookie” is a text file containing small amounts of information which a server downloads to your personal computer (PC) or mobile when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at:
www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.com
There are different types of cookies which are used to do different things, such as letting you navigate between different pages on a website efficiently, remembering preferences you have given a website, improving your overall experience etc. Others are used to provide you with advertisements which is more tailored to your interests, or to measure the number of site visits and its most popular pages.
SESSION BASED COOKIES
Some cookies are allocated to your PC only for the duration of your visit to a website, are called “session based cookies” and automatically expire when you close your browser. “Persistent” cookies are another type of cookies, which remain on your PC for a specific period of time.
The cookies used on this website are based on the guide of the International Chamber of Commerce for the categories of cookies and are the following:
Strictly necessary cookies
For those types of cookies that are strictly necessary, no consent is required. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features.
For example these cookies will:
- remember information you’ve entered on forms when you navigate to different pages in a single session,
- identify you as logged in to the Website
These cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or for advertising purposes and do not store your preferences or username beyond your current visit to our site.
Acceptance of these cookies is a prerequisite for the use of our website, so if you disable these cookies, we can not guarantee or predict how our website will behave during your visit.
Analytic cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if any errors or problems occur. These cookies are also used to provide statistics about our site and to improve its response rates and mode of operation, measure and maintain its effectiveness, correct any errors and understand the interests of the users. All information collected by these cookies is anonymous, does not violate your privacy in any way and we do not pass it on to any third parties.
In some cases, these cookies are managed by our partners (third parties). When these cookies are managed by our partners, any collected data is used by them in anonymous form and for non-personalized use.
Your use of our website presupposes your acceptance of the use of Analytics cookies. If you opt out of using them, we can not guarantee how our site will perform.
Functionality cookies are used to provide services or to store your settings and options in order to improve your experience during your visit.
For example, these cookies:
- Show us when you are logged into the website
- Will remember your log-in details
- Will remember the settings you’ve applied such as preferences
- Will remember whether we’ve already asked you if you want to fill in a survey
Functionality cookies collect non-identifiable data. No personal data is stored in this process and the information collected is only used in aggregate. We sometimes share some of the information with our partners to provide a service on our website. In addition, some of these cookies are managed for us by our partners (third parties). In any case, the information shared or collected by third parties is only to be used to provide a service, product or function and not for any other purpose.
We collect functionality cookies only if you have provided us with your consent.
Cookiesettings: A cookie required to ensure we continue to collect cookies as per your agreement
Targeting or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests by remembering what you have looked at our site. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR CONSENT
Your browser lets you choose whether to accept, not to accept or to be warned before accepting cookies. These options can be found in the advanced preferences.
If you delete all your cookies you will have to update your preferences with us again.
If you use a different device, computer profile or browser you will have to tell us your preferences again.
This policy applies to _____________
We cannot be responsible for the policies and practices of other web sites even if:
- You accessed the third party website using links from our website; or
- You linked to our web site from a third party website
We recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have any concerns or questions.
For more information about our policy, please contact: ____________