What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. These files will store your IP address, session information, pages you have accessed, and so on. Cookies do not include data such as first and last name or address. Cookies can remember your website preferences, keep you logged in, or provide you with the content you are interested in.
Cookie types and intended purpose
Session Cookies: Session cookies are temporary cookies that are deleted from your device after you close the browser. The main function of these cookies is to ensure the proper functioning of the website.
Persistent Cookies: Persistent cookies will remain on your device after you close the browser, until they are deleted by yourself or expire automatically.
First-party: First-party cookies are cookies placed on the device by the visited website operator.
Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are cookies placed on and controlled by parties other than the visited website operator. YouTube is used on our website to provide you with more information about our organization. YouTube may place Cookies on your computer if you watch videos embedded on pages from YouTube. We have no control over third party cookies. Please visit the relevant third-party website for more information about these cookies and how to manage them.
Use of certain cookies is mandatory for our site to function properly. For example, the authentication cookies that are activated when you log on to our site allow you to continue your active session when you switch from one page to another on our site.
Functionality and preference cookies
These cookies allow you to personalize the services offered on our site by remembering your preferences and choices on the site. For example, it allows us to remember your choice of language on our site or the font size you selected when reading a text.
Social media cookies
These cookies collect information about your social media usage. For example, cookies may be used to use the information of your Facebook / Twitter accounts to create personalized ads or conduct market research.
Performance and analysis cookies
Thanks to these cookies, we can improve your services by analyzing your usage and performance of our site. For example, with these cookies, we can determine which pages our visitors view the most, whether our site is working properly and if there are any potential technical issues.
Targeting or advertising cookies
How long will cookies be stored?
We will not store cookies longer than the purpose for which the cookie was placed. Most of the cookies we use are "Session Cookies," which means they will be deleted as soon as you close your browser. Some cookies may be stored for longer periods of time (such as those placed so that the website will know your, preferred language options, or other options when you ask us to remember them, for example the website “acceptance” cookie so you will not be shown the acceptance message everytime you visit which in turn hopefully gives you a better user experience. Cookies are stored for up to two years in order to obtain long-term reports on the use of the website
You can view and personalize your preferences for cookies by checking your browser's settings.
How can you change your cookie preferences?
You can customize or completely block cookies by changing the settings of the browser you are using. You can find detailed information about the steps to be followed for different browsers at the following links:
To manage cookie preferences in other browsers, see the help or support page for that browser.
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