What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small pieces of code stored on your device. Cookies do not contain any personal information and are not functional, that is, they are not programs but simple text files. The first time you visit our websites, a cookie is downloaded to your device. On subsequent occasions our sites recognize this cookie and “know” that you have visited our site before. The role of cookies is beneficial to users as it improves their experience on frequently visited websites.
Cookies allow us to improve our website in order to know the number of unique users who visit us and which pages are visited. This lets us know what content is interesting to our users. With these improvements in mind, we use Google Analytics, a statistical tool. The information collected in this process is completely anonymous and serves only statistical purposes.
How can you control cookies?
Browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari allow cookie permissions to be changed in order to prevent cookies from being accepted by your device. However, such a restriction may affect your user experience. The “Help” section in your browser will be able to guide you through the necessary steps to make such a change.