Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies. By using the website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

About cookies

A cookie is a file and often contains a unique identifier. These files are sent from the web server to the web browser, and each time the browser requests a page from the server, they are sent to the server. Web servers use cookies to identify and track users as they navigate various pages of the website and to identify users who return to the website. Cookies can be “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies.

Persistent cookies consist of text files that are sent from your web server to your web browser. This text file is saved by the browser and is valid until the set expiration date (unless the user deletes it before the expiration date). Session cookies, on the other hand, expire when the web browser is closed at the end of the user session.

Cookies on the website

The website uses session cookies and persistent cookies.

How we use cookies

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. The cookies used on the website include those which are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation, cookies that track usage (performance cookies), remember your choices (functionality cookies), and cookies that provide you with targeted content or advertising.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  • To recognize your computer when you visit the website
  • To track you as you navigate the website, and to enable the use of any e-commerce facilities
  • To improve the website’s usability
  • To analyze the use of the website in the administration of the website
  • To personalize the website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

Third party cookies

When you use the website, you may also be sent third-party cookies.

Our advertisers and service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:

  • To track your browser across multiple websites
  • To build a profile of your web surfing
  • To target advertisements that may be of particular interest to you.

In addition to the information, we provide in this Cookie Policy.

Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies. for example:

  • In Internet Explorer, you can reject all cookies by clicking Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Block All Cookies with the slider.
  • In Firefox, you can block all cookies by clicking Tools> Options, and the Accept cookie from website option is disabled in the Privacy box.
  • In Google Chrome, you can customize cookie permissions by clicking Options> Internal> Content Settings in the Privacy section. Click the Cookies tab in the content settings.
  • In Safari, you can block cookies by clicking Settings and selecting the Privacy and Block Cookies tabs. However, blocking all cookies adversely affects the usability of many websites. Blocking cookies may prevent you from using certain website features (login, content access, search features).

Delete cookies

You can also delete cookies that are already stored on your computer.

  • Internet Explorer requires you to manually delete the cookie file.
  • In Firefox, you can delete cookies by allowing the cookie to be deleted first when you delete “Private Data” (this setting is set to “Tools”, “Options”, “Options” in the “Private Data” box. You can change it by clicking “Settings”). Then, on the Tools menu, click Clean up Private Data.
  • In Google Chrome, you can customize cookie permissions by clicking Options> Internal> Content Settings in the Privacy section. Click the Cookies tab in the content settings. In Safari, you can delete cookies by clicking “Settings”, selecting the “Privacy” tab and “Delete all site data”.

Obviously, this can adversely affect the usability of many websites.