To make this website work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another.
Types of Cookies
This type of cookie serves for the correct function of some areas of this website. They fall into two categories: persistent or session:
- persistent: once the browser is closed, these cookies remain in the system until it expires.
- session: session cookies expire automatically once the browser is closed.
These cookies, which are always sent from our domain, are needed to view the website correctly and also for the technical services offered; they are always used and sent, unless you change the settings in your browser (meaning some of the pages might not display properly).
The cookies in this category are used to collect information about the way in which the website is used. This webiste uses this information for statistical analysis to improve use of the website and to make content more interesting and in line with user wishes. This type of cookie collects anonymous data on user activities and the way in which users reach the website. Analytics cookies are sent by the website or from the domains of third parties.
Third party service analytics cookies
These cookies are used to collect anonymous information on website use, such as: pages viwebsited, time spent on the website, origin of traffic, geographical origins, age, gender and interests, for the purposes of marketing campaigns. These cookies are sent from third-party domains from outside the website.
Cookies to integrate third party products and software functions
This type of cookie combines functions developed by third parties inside the webpages of the website, such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks for the purposes of sharing website content or using third-party software services (such as map generation software and further software offering additional services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains and partner websites offering their functions in the website pages.
These are cookies needed to create user profiles in order to target advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the user on the webpages. This website does not use proprietary profiling cookies, but uses only third party cookies.
Third party websites and services
What can the user do
This website, pursuant to current laws, is not required to ask for consent to technical and analytics cookies, since these are needed to provide the services requested.
All other types of cookie require the user’s consent, which can be given in one or more of the following ways:
- By specific browser configurations used or by the relevant software used to browse the pages on the website.
- By changing the settings for the use of services by third parties.
Both of these solutions may affect viewing or use of parts of the website.
Information about the cookies used in this website
How to control cookies
Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.