What is a cookie?
What is the lifecycle of a cookie?
Cookies are administered by webservers. The lifecycle of a cookie may vary significantly, depending on the purpose for which it was placed. As mentioned above, certain cookies are exclusively used during a single session (“session cookies”) and are not remembered after the user leaves the website, while other cookies are remembered and reused each time the user returns on the respective website (“persistent cookies”). Nevertheless, cookies may be deleted by the user at any moment by accessing the browser settings.
What are third party cookies?
How cookies are used by the Website
Authenticating and identifying you on the Website;
Providing you the required access to use the Website;
Remembering your preferences when using the Website;
Measuring your use of the Website so that we can improve it.
Cookies are only used for the purposes stated herein.
We use the following types of cookies:
They are temporarily stored in the cookie folder of the web browser which remembers them until the user exits the respective website or closes the browser window.
They are stored on the hard drive of a computer of other device (and depend, in general, on its preset lifecycle). Persistent cookies include cookies placed by a website different than the one visited by the user at that moment – also known as “third party cookies” – which may be used anonymously to memorize the interests of a user, so as to deliver relevant advertising content.
This type of cookie remembers the user’s preferences on this website, so that it is not necessary to set them for each visit.
Visitors’ analytics cookies:
Each time a visitor accesses this website, the analytics software provided by a third party generates a first party analytics cookie. This cookie can reveal whether you visited this website before, enabling us to monitor single visitors and the frequency of their visits.
These cookies are used by software establishing your country of residence. It is completely anonymous and is used only to target content – whether you are accessing our page in the English language or in any other language, you will benefit from the same advertising content.
Third party cookies:
What type of information can be stored and accessed through cookies?
Cookies store information in a small-sized text file enabling a website to recognize a browser. The webserver will recognize the browser until the cookie expires or is deleted. The cookie stores important information enhancing the web browsing experience.
Personalize browser settings for cookies
How can I stop cookies?
How to change your browser settings?
- Click on the spanner icon in your browser's toolbar.
- Select Settings.
- Click on Show advanced settings.
- In the “Privacy” section, click on the Content settings button.
- In the “Cookies” section, you can block third-party cookies and site data
- At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP), then select Options.
- Select the Privacy tab.
- Define your History settings: use custom settings for history.
- Unselect the option to Accept cookies.
- Go to Settings > Preferences.
- Click on the Privacy tab.
- In the “Block cookies” section, select “Always”.
On Internet Explorer
- Go to Tools > Internet Options.
- Click on the Privacy tab
- Click on the Advanced button and select “Override automatic cookie handling”.
- Go to Settings > Preferences.
- Click on the Advanced tab.
- In the “Cookies” section, select “Never accept cookies”.