Last update: 2020-12-17
A Cookie is an alphanumeric online identifier that is set on your fixed or mobile computer, tablet, mobile, smartphone, connected vehicle, game console, smart TV or voice assistant ("Device") when you browse the Website. It enables us to gather certain information about you and how you use the Website. In doing so, we can namely improve the Website’s performance, respond to your requests regarding the Website, remember your Website preferences/settings, offer you an optimal experience with the Website, personalize the services on the Website and the Website content and, in accordance with applicable legislation, send you advertisements tailored to your interests.
Cookies allow us to offer you a better browsing experience by remembering the pages you already visited on our Website and, in some cases, by saving your preferences to personalize your next visit.
We set Cookies on your Device for the following reasons:
When you browse the Website, different types of Cookies are set on your Device. Some Cookies are described as First Party Cookies, whereas others are Third Party Cookies. A First Party Cookie is a Cookie that is set by us on your Device while a Third Party Cookie is a Cookie that is set by an organization other than ours (such as one of our partners) resulting from a domain different than the domain of the Website. An example of a First Party Cookie is when we have your browser ask you to store information about you on your Device, such as your language preference or login information. Third Party Cookies, on the other hand, are mostly used for our advertising and marketing efforts. Moreover, our Cookies can be either temporary (Session Cookie) which disappear when you close your web browser or persistent (Persistent Cookie) which will remain on your Device for a certain period of time to allow us to remember your preferences for your next visits.
More specifically, we use the following type of Cookies for the following purposes:
You will find more details about these Cookies at:
If you do not want Google Analytics to track your activities on our Website or across any other websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or use one of the currently available opt-outs for the web.
Our Website uses various social media plugins provided by the most important social media platforms (e.g. facebook.com, instagram.com, youtube.com and twitter.com) in order to allow you to interact with us on these platforms (by liking our webpage, sharing posts on our webpage, etc.).
You may also choose to give us permission to access information about you from such social media platforms (for example, by linking to such networks, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr and Snapchat). When you do so, you allow us to collect information based on your settings and in accordance with the privacy policies of such third party services. It is your responsibility to control your settings and to read and understand those privacy policies. Please note, however, that the privacy settings you have set on such third party services do not apply to the information we have collected and/or the processing activities we will implement with regards to such information.
You may set your browser to block Cookies, including those associated with our services. However, it is important to remember that certain features of the Website may not function properly if Cookies are disabled. Cookies enable you to take full advantage of some of the Website’s best features, so we recommend that you keep them enabled.
Below is an explanation of how to manage your Cookie preferences for some of the more popular web browsers:
You may also use the "help" function on the toolbar of your web browser to prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies, to have your browser notify you when you receive new Cookies, and to disable Cookies altogether.
For Targeting Cookies, you may manage your preferences by following this .
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