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We use our own and third-party cookies to analyze traffic, remember your preferences and optimize your experience on the pages of our website.

By continuing to browse this site, you accept the use of cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies (“browser cookies” or “http cookies”) are small files sent by a server to a web browser that are downloaded and stored on your computer or on the mobile terminals used, when you visit a website.

Cookies contain only data, not code (executable instructions), are completely “passive”, do not contain software programs, viruses or spyware and cannot access the information on the user’s hard drive.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies allow a website to recognize you, to authenticate you when you access a certain page, to ensure a secure connection to a site and to improve your user experience by improving navigation comfort and adapting the content of a page to your domains interest.

Cookies store information such as previous browsing preferences, language, location, filling in form fields, etc. They are also used in the preparation of aggregated anonymized statistics that facilitate the understanding of the user’s experience regarding the site, allowing the improvement of their structure and content, excluding, in most cases, the personal identification of the user.

For what purpose do we use cookies?

When you access, we can place cookies for the following purposes:

  • website usage (eg pages visited);
  • website analysis of visitors;
  • evaluation of the way you use the site for improvements/updates;
  • retaining your preferences when you use the site;
  • geo-targetting (user analysis by geographic coordinates);
  • advertising on the website pages (eg advertising banners).

What is the lifetime of a cookie?

The lifetime of a cookie can vary significantly, depending on the purpose for which it is placed. Some cookies are used exclusively for a single session (“session cookies”) and will no longer be retained from the moment the user leaves the website, and other cookies are retained and reused every time the user returns to the website that website (“permanent cookies”). However, cookies can be deleted by a user at any time through the browser settings.

Do cookies contain personal data?

Cookies themselves do not require personal information to be used and, in most cases, do not personally identify Internet users. The personal data collected through the use of Cookies can only be collected to facilitate certain functionalities for the user. Such data is encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized persons to access it.

What types of cookies do we use?

Cookies used by the Site

  • Session cookies – are stored temporarily, until the user leaves the site;
  • Persistent cookies – stored on the hard drive of the user’s computer or other equipment used for access (e.g. phone, tablet, etc.);
  • Performance cookies – those that retain the user’s preferences, without having to set them each time the site is used;
  • Cookies for visitor analysis – a third party generates a cookie to monitor unique visitors and frequency of site visits;
  • Geo-targetting cookies – those that establish the geographic coordinates of users;

Cookies placed by third parties

Some sections or functionalities of the site may be provided through third parties (e.g. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.), such as:

  • registration/authentication through Google and/or Facebook accounts – this is how public information (name, e-mail address) is obtained from the accounts of the respective websites. When the user chooses this method, a warning message is shown by the respective service operator on the site, and the user is asked to accept or deny access to personal data (in the pop-up window it is specified which personal data access is requested );
  • collecting information for statistics and traffic analysis (Google Analytics, Adwords, etc.).
    These third-party sites can also place cookies through our site and are obliged to comply with the legislation in the field and the privacy policy of the site owner.

Cookie options. Deleting Cookies.

Most websites are set to accept cookies automatically. If you do not agree with the storage of cookies, the most used and modern internet browsers allow you to:

  • to see the cookies stored on the hard disk and to delete them individually or completely.
  • to completely block cookies or block them on certain websites.
  • to delete all cookies when closing the browser.

At any time you want, you can delete the cookies stored in the device you are using, by accessing the “Settings or Options” section of the browser menu.

It is good to know that the preferences set on the visited websites will be lost if you delete the cookies from the browser. Also, if you block cookies completely, many websites will not work properly or will not work at all.
If you are concerned about third-party cookies, generated by advertising agencies, you can opt separately for their deletion or, more simply, you can install a plugin like AdBlocker.

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