What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your web browser and stored in the memory of your device when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they enable collection of user data and analysis of how the website is being used by visitors to optimize and create the best possible customer experience.
Some cookies are temporary to your browsing session and deleted every time you close your browser. Other cookies remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your device’s cache.
There are in general different key concepts used for cookies. The most important ones are first-party, third-party, persistent or session cookies.
First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being used by the user at the time. 2/4 Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than of the website being visited by the user.
Persistent cookies remain on a user ́s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created the particular cookie.
Session cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser action. They are created temporarily and are deleted with the closing of the browser.
What information do our cookies not hold?
The cookies we use do not hold any data that can identify you personally, such as: names, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, bank account numbers or credit card information.
- To recognize your computer when you visit our website
- To improve the website’s usability
- To track you as you navigate our website
- To analyze the use of our website.
What cookies do we use and why?
The cookies we use on our site are for Performance and Targeting reasons.
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website, but do not collect information that could identify you. To help us understand how visitors use our site and to measure its performance, this site uses web analytics cookies provided by Google 3/4 Analytics. We only use trusted web analytics platforms that provide statistical insight into interaction and behaviors of website visitors.
Targeting and marketing
With cookies focused on targeting and marketing we want to share information of our website like single stories with as many users as possible. This could be carried out for example by giving users the option to share information from our website on social networks.
If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this website, you will have to stop using our site.
Can I withdraw my consent?
Yes. If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.
Can I reject cookies?
Yes. You may be able to configure your internet browser to warn you each time a new cookie is about to be stored, so that you may make a decision whether to accept or reject it. If cookies are already on your system, you can delete them.
Can I block or delete cookies?
Yes. You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Please be aware that by blocking our cookies you may not be able to use all parts of the website.
You are also free at any time to delete our cookies.
Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
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