We respect your privacy and value the relationship we have with you.
Like many companies, we use technology on our website to gather information that helps us improve our services. The cookies we use allow our website to work and help us understand what information is most useful to its visitors.
We've tried to make this message as simple as possible, but if you're unfamiliar with terms like cookies, IP addresses, and browsers, read about these key terms first.
The section below summarizes the different types of cookies we use on our website, along with their respective purpose and explanations.
What does a cookie mean?
Cookies, pixel tags, and similar technologies (called cookies) are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to any device with Internet access — such as your computer, smartphone, or tablet — when you visit a website. The cookies are then sent back to the original website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies perform many different and useful tasks, such as remembering your preferences, generally improving your online browsing and helping us provide you with the best product and services.
There are many types of cookies. They all work the same way, but with small differences. For a detailed list of cookies used on our website, please see the relevant section below.
Cookies are used to improve your actions and browsing on our website.
More detailed information about the types of cookies we use and their purposes can be found in the relevant section below.
What cookies do we use?
The cookies used on our website can usually be categorized as follows:
Necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of our website. They allow you to use it with all its features. Services such as language changes or access to your account cannot be provided without these cookies. These cookies include remembering previous actions (such as typed text) when you navigate back to a page in the same session.
Do these cookies collect personal data? These cookies do not collect your personal data. If you do not accept these cookies, this may affect the operation of the website or parts of it.
Functional cookies. These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make (such as your username, language or the region in which you are located) to provide a more personalized online experience. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to the size of text, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize.
Do these cookies collect personal data? These cookies do not collect your personal data. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous. Used only to improve the performance of the website.
Third party cookies. We use a number of partners who may also record cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit our website. Examples are Facebook and Google. We may use other services to extend the functionality of our website. For example, while browsing the website, you may receive cookies from third parties whose services we use (such as a YouTube video).
Do these cookies collect personal data? Based on the type of cookies used by the third party concerned, the information that these cookies collect may include personal data.
The lifetime of the cookies we use
In terms of duration, we can use two different types of cookies:
Session cookies. These cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave our website.
Persistent cookies. These cookies stay on your device for a much longer time or until you delete them manually (how long the cookie stays on your device will depend on the duration or "life" of the particular cookie and your browser settings, but no more from a year.
How can I control or delete cookies?
There are different ways to manage cookies. First of all, you can withdraw your consent at any time.
Or you can control cookies through your browser settings. Most Internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your device, you can change your browser settings so that you receive a warning before certain cookies are saved. You can also set your browser to refuse most of our cookies or only certain third-party cookies. You can also withdraw your consent to cookies by deleting cookies that are already saved.
If you disable the cookies we use, this may affect the operation of the website, for example, you may not be able to visit certain parts of the website, such as your profile, or you may not receive personalized information when you visit the website.
To learn more about cookies, including what cookies are set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.