What is a “cookie”?
A cookie is a small file sent by a website (via browser) and stored on a user's computer while interacting with the website. Cookies have been designed to be a secure mechanism for websites to remember user activity, information that helps site owners make relevant improvements (content, appearance) according to user preferences.
Types of cookies
Based on their duration (lifespan):
- session cookies - are deleted when the user closes the browser;
- persistent cookies– remain on the user’s device for certain period of time (a few months to years).
Based on the cookie owner:
- first-party cookies– are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain;
What types of cookies do we collect and use?
We can use "session" cookies and “persistent” cookies on the site. We will use session cookies to: track while browsing the site and other uses. We will use persistent cookies to: allow our site to recognize you when you visit; and other uses.
Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until they are deleted or until they reach a certain expiration date.
We may collect, store and use the following types of personal information:
- information about your computer and the visits and use of this website (including IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, visit duration, page views and site navigation);
- information about any transaction between you and us on or in connection with this website, including information about any purchases you make of our goods or services;
- the information you provide to us in order to contact us: telephone, email address;
- any other information that you have chosen to send and other information.
We use Google tools(Analytics, Tag Master, Webmaster Tools) to generate (anonymous) statistics about user behavior on our site, without personally identifying them.
We serve Google Adsense interest-based ads on our site. They are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on the web using cookies. You can view, delete, or add interest categories associated with your browser using the Google Ads Preferences Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences. You can opt out of the AdSense Partner Network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this stop mechanism uses a cookie, and if you delete cookies from your browser, the opt-out option will not be maintained. To ensure that a opt-out is maintained for a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plugin available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, while some browsers allow you to reject only third-party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and selecting "Block all cookies" using the slider. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact on the usability of many websites, including this one.
We also use third-party technology that allows us to create an even better experience for our users. It is possible to recognize these third party tools in social media content distribution buttons (AddToAny), which make it possible to quickly share information in your social profile, if you are connected to it, integrated media feeds, YouTube videos or interactive maps (Google Maps), subscriptions to newsletters (MailChimp). More information about the cookies used by the most common social platforms: Facebook, LinkedIn, Google maps, etc.
How to manage cookie settings
You have the right to change your cookie preferences or delete them at any time. The method depends on the type of browser you use:
You can even disable / block cookies completely, but you should be aware that this will affect the functionality / features of this website and other sites you visit. Therefore, it is advisable not to completely disable / block cookies.
What else do I need to know about using my data on this site?
You can read more about how we manage your data based on the interaction with our site under the Terms and Conditions. For a complete presentation of how we handle ALL of our data (including customer data), read our Policy on the processing of personal data.