What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file that contains small amounts of information that a server downloads to your PC or mobile when you visit a site. Cookies are useful because they allow a site to recognize a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at the following addresses:
www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.com
There are different types of cookies used to do different things, such as allowing you to effectively navigate between different pages on a website, to remember the preferences you have given for a website and improve your overall experience. Other Cookies are used to offer you ads that are more relevant to your interests or to count the number of visits to the site and the most popular pages users visit. Sessions based cookies
Some cookies are only available on your computer for the duration of your visit to a site and these are called session-based cookies. These expire automatically when you close your browser. Another type of cookie will remain on your computer for a period of time. These are known as “persistent” cookies.
The cookies used on this site are based on the International Chamber of Commerce’s guide for the categories of cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies
- Performance cookies
- Function Cookies
- Target Cookies
Types of cookies we use
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies allow the services you have specifically requested. For those types of cookies that are absolutely necessary, consent is not required. These cookies are necessary to be able to navigate the site and use its features, such as access to secure sites on the site.
For example, these cookies will:
– Save the information you’ve entered into the forms when navigating on different pages in one session,
– They will recognize you as linked to the site
These cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for marketing or remember where you are on the internet. These cookies are not used to collect information that could be used to advertise products or services to you or to store your preferences or username beyond your current visit.
Accepting these cookies is a precondition for using the site, so if you disable these cookies, we cannot guarantee or predict how our site will behave during your visit.
Strictly necessary “cookies provided by Digimark:
Below is a list of cookies we have set as “absolutely necessary”.
“ASP.NET_SessionId” The standard cookie required by our site to make the site work
“website #lang” Template cookie to make the site available in many languages as needed
Performance “cookies” collect information about how you use our site, e.g. which pages you visit and if you are experiencing errors. We only use these to improve our site’s response rates or measures. All information collected by these cookies is anonymous and does not in any way affect your privacy. We need to use them to maintain the efficiency and ease of use of our site and to improve the way our site works, understand what our users are interested in, or measure how effective some of our site features are.
For example, we use them to provide statistics on how our site is used. We do not share this information with anyone. We also use performance cookies to help us improve our site by measuring any errors that occur or by testing different designs on our site.
In some cases, some of these cookies are handled by us for third parties. When cookies are handled by third parties, any data may be used by these third parties, but all data is collected in an anonymous form and used collectively.
Use of our site indicates that you accept the use of “Performance” cookies. Accepting these cookies is a prerequisite for the use of the Site, so if you prevent them, we can not guarantee how our site will behave.
The performance cookies provided by this site:
Below is a list of cookies that we classify as “performance cookies”
“__utma” Google Analytics cookie template used to provide anonymous statistics on how our site is used
” Function Cookie” is used to provide services or to store the settings and choices you make to improve your experience during your visit.
For example, these cookies:
· They will show us when you are connected to the site
· They will remember your login information
· They will remember the settings you have applied, such as preferences,
· They will remember if we have already asked you if you want to complete a survey
· Count the traffic you receive from different sites
Functionality cookies collect unidentifiable data.
No personal detail is stored in this process and the information collected is used only in total. Sometimes we share some information with our partners to provide a service on our website. In addition, some of these cookies are handled by us for third parties. In any case, information shared or collected by third parties should be used only for the provision of the service, product or function and for no other purpose.
The functionality cookies provided by this site:
“Cookiesettings” A cookie required to ensure that we continue to collect cookies according to your agreement
Target Cookies (not used on this site)
These cookies are used to show ads more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of ads and to measure the effectiveness of the ad campaign.
We do not use targeting cookies on this site.
How do we collect your consent?
Cookies can also be removed from your computer using browser settings, but there will be some downgrading to the service you receive (for example, you may not be able to access a page you personalized earlier).
Your browser lets you choose whether you want to accept, not accept or warn before accepting cookies. These can be found in the advanced preferences.
If you delete all cookies, you will need to update your preferences again.
If you use a different device, computer profile or browser, you should tell us your preferences again.
We cannot be held responsible for the policies and practices of other websites, even if:
• You visited the third-party site using links from our site.
• We’ve linked our site to a third-party site
• We encourage you to review the policy of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of this site if you have any concerns or questions.
For more information about our policy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org