A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device.
What are there different types of cookies?
First-party and third-party cookies
There are first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are placed on your device directly by us. For example, we use first-party cookies to adapt our website to your browser’s language preferences and to better understand your use of our website. Third-party cookies are placed on your device by our partners and service providers. For example, we use third-party cookies to measure user numbers on our website or to enable you to share content with others across social media platforms.
Session and persistent cookies
There are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies only last until you close your browser. We use session cookies for a variety of reasons, including to learn more about your use of our website during one single browser session and to help you to use our website more efficiently. Persistent cookies have a longer lifespan and aren't automatically deleted when you close your browser. These types of cookies are primarily used to help you quickly sign-in to our website again and for analytical purposes.
When you visit our website, some or all of the following types of cookies may be set on your device.
|Necessary cookies||These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.|
|Analytics cookies||These cookies help us understand how our website is being used, how effective marketing campaigns are, and help us customize and improve our websites for you.|
|Advertising cookies||These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited (including, in the case of interest-based advertising, the pages of other websites) and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. Without these cookies, you will be able to use and enjoy all the features of our website but the ads you see will not be tailored to your preferences.|
|Social networking cookies||These cookies (YouTube cookies) are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our website through third-party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.|
By using our website, you consent to the use of these cookies. If you do not like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies/beacons, you can change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies.
Most browsers allow some control over most cookies which you can change in your browser settings. Please refer to ‘Changing your cookie settings; session for more information.
Please however note, that, if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Changing your cookie settings
Most browsers allow some control over most cookies which you can change in your browser settings.
The following links provide information on managing cookies on popular websites:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
Microsoft Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
To find out more about cookies, in general, you can visit this website:
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit:
We may periodically update this policy to comply with privacy regulations, describe new website features, or to add and/or remove cookies that we use.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or its implementation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.