What are cookies ?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide you with a better user experience and help us understand how the website performs. Cookies also help us to analyze what works and what to improve.
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party cookies and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. Cookies set by the website owner are called “first-party cookies.” Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third-party cookies.” Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g., advertising, interactive content, and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function in a proper way. The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use ?
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:
Functional – The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
Preferences – Cookies or any other form of local storage that can not be seen as statistics-anonymous, statistics, marketing or functional, and where the technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences.
Statistics and Anonymous Statistics – Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
Marketing /Tracking – Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.
Others – Other uncategorized cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.
How can I control the cookie preferences ?
You can manage your cookie preferences in Cookie setting popup window and enable or disable the cookie categories according to your preferences. Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Manage consent” button in the web footer on your screen. By clicking the button, you get the Cookie setting popup window on your screen and you can change the settings or withdraw your consent entirely. In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.