What are cookies?
Cookies are small strings of data which allow for distinguishing new visitors from those who have visited before and for understanding how you and others browse our website.
We use the data collected by cookies to make your browsing experience more pleasant and more efficient the next time you visit.
Cookies do not record any personal information about you and identifiable data are not saved.
Types of cookies:
Cookies used for technical purposes
Cookies used for technical purposes are for ensuring that our website works properly and without these cookies your browsing experience would not be pleasant.
Thanks to cookies used for technical purposes, our website remembers your actions and preferences such as login in personal or reserved areas, if any, as well as browsing language, if any, acceptance of cookies, so that you do not have to enter them again when you come back or go from one page to the next.
Analytical cookies are used for collecting information on use of our website.
The information is collected for the purpose of anonymous statistical analyses for improving browsing of our website and ensuring that contents are pertinent to your requests.
Analytical cookies gather data in anonymous form on your activities and how you arrived at the pages of our website.
Analytical cookies are sent by our website and by third-party domains.
Third-party service analysis cookies
Third-party service analysis cookies are used to gather information anonymously on the use of our website by you, such as pages visited, the time spent, origin of traffic, geographic origin, age, gender and interest, for creating marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent by third-party domains external to our website.
Our website uses a third-party cookie from Google Analytics. This cookie is not an instrument that belongs to us. For more information, you may read Google’s policy at the following address:
If you prefer that Google Analytics does not use any data collected, you can use private browsing, your browser’s “do not track” option. To find out how to activate this option on the most commonly used search engines, click on the browser used, whether it is Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari. Disable Google Analytics by installing additional deactivation components on your browser.
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Cookies used for technical purposes and analytical cookies are the only cookies we use to make browsing pleasant for you.
On the other hand, we do not use profiling cookies.
Below is a list of cookies used for technical purposes and analytical cookies used by this website:
__utma – persistent cookie, which keeps track of time spent at a website and is necessary for Google Webmaster and Analytics third-party services. It lasts 2 years
__utmb – persistent cookie, which tracks user bounce rate (approximate value) and is necessary to Google Analytics third-party service. It lasts 30 minutes
__utmc – persistent cookie, which calculates the time a visitor spends at the website and is necessary to Google Analytics third-party service. It lasts 30 minutes
__utmt - persistent cookie, which manages the throttle limit to the Google Analytics service. It lasts 30 minutes
__utmz – persistent cookie, which keeps track of where the user came from and is necessary to Google Analytics third-party service. It lasts 6 months
_ga – persistent cookie, used to distinguish users and is necessary to Google Analytics third-party service. It lasts 2 years
PHPSESSID – session cookie, necessary to PHP for identifying a single user session.
LANG - persistent cookie, used by the website for displaying it in the language chosen by you. It lasts 6-12 months
NOTE: Some of the above cookies can be enabled at certain times or after accessing certain areas of our website.
How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc., are configured to accept cookies. However, most browsers enable you to control and disable cookies by changing your browser settings.
Remember that by disabling browsing cookies or functional cookies, you can disrupt the way you see the website and/or limit the services offered by us.
To find out more about cookies and how to handle or disable third-party or marketing/retargeting cookies, please go to the website www.youronlinechoices.com.
To disable analytical cookies and to prevent Google Analytics from collecting your browsing data, you can download the additional browser component for disabling Google Analytics: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Date of most recent update 13 March 2019