What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that your computer, tablet or mobile phone downloads and stores on your browser either directly by the website you visit (first –party cookies) or by domains that are not the website you are visiting (third-party cookies). Cookies usually store your settings for a website, such as your preferred language or location. When you return to the site, your browser sends back the cookies that belong to that site. This allows the site to present you with information customised to fit your needs.Cookies can store a wide range of information, including personally identifiable information. However, this information can only be stored if you provide it – websites cannot gain access to information you didn’t provide to them, and they can’t access other files on your computer.
What are first-party cookies?
First-party cookies are created and stored by the website you are visiting directly. We differentiate between persistent or session first-party cookies. They allow website owners to store data which they will use again were you to return to their site.
What are third-party cookies?
Third-party cookies come from ads from other sites (such as pop-ups or other ads) that appear on the website you have visited. With these cookies, websites can track the use of the Internet for marketing purposes.
Also, for planning the future marketing campaigns and the publishing of content tailored to your needs, we use Google Analytics DemographicsandInterestReporting feature which uses Google advertising data on the basis of preferences or user data from third parties (e.g. age, sex and preferences). For more third party information pertaining to this service, as well as user’s option for cookie regulation, visit www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
Social networking websites
Social networking websites may also place cookies on your computer. This happens on websites that allow you to log in and register through social media accounts and if you share the content of the website on social networks (e.g. via Like button). The specific impact on your privacy will vary from social network to social network and it will depend on the privacy settings you choose on those networks. You can find out how to manage these cookies on their website.
How to disable cookies?
If you wish, you can disable cookies on your computer; however, blocking all cookies may adversely affect the functionality of many websites including this one. The cookie settings can be adjusted in your Internet browser. If you want to delete or disable cookies on your computer, you need to update your Internet browser settings (for information on how to delete and disable cookies, check your browser information by selecting the help menu).
Additional information pertaining to cookie disabling.
There are currently several websites for disabling cookies for various providers.
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For more information on cookies and this website, please contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.