WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are text files which contain small amount of information. Cookies are sent to your browser and stores on your phone, computer or other device when you visit a website. Information is been sent by the cookies, back to the website that recognizes the cookie or the originating website.
There are different kinds of cookies:
Session cookies that are temporary- they remain only until you close your browser.
Persistent cookies that are permanent- they remain on your computer until you delete them.
First party cookies that are those set by website which is being visited.
Third party cookies that are those set by another website than the one being visited.
We use the Cookies on our sites for the following:
- Improving the use and functionality on our websites.
- Making your browsing more pleasant such as: identifying you on your next login in order to offer you content tailored to your needs and interests.
- Offering promotions, advertisements tailored to your preferences.
- Performing traffic statistics and to determine how you discovered our sites.
- Assuring a secure browsing in order to fight against fraud.
Cookies in no way provide us access to your device: computer, mobile or tablet or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
WHAT COOKIES WE USE
We can categorize the cookies we use on our website:
- Necessary cookies:
These cookies are been used to handle user login and registration. They are essential in order to enable users to browse, use the functionalities, features and allow secure areas of our website fully. These cookies are first party cookies and can be either temporary or permanent. Our website won’t work properly without these cookies.
- Advertising Cookies:
These cookies are temporary or permanent cookies. They assist to manage advertising campaigns, customize advertisements, create advertisements relevant to you, limit the number of times you see an advertisement. These cookies are placed by third parties such as ad platforms and their agents, advertisers.
- Performance Cookies:
These cookies gather anonymous statistics information about how users use our website. The information that is been gathered by these cookies is aggregated, anonymous and does not identify individual users personally. These cookies can be temporary or permanent cookies.
- Other third party cookies:
We might have content from social media website, such Facebook, Instagram etc. We don’t have control for the cookies which are used by these services and users should check the policies of the social media websites.
REMOVE AND MANAGE COOKIES
You have the option to remove, restrict or block cookies through your web browser settings. You can choose to accept cookies - most Internet browsers usually programmed by default to accept or if you prefer, you can choose to decline cookies by changing your browser setting to decline cookies, but this can prevent you from taking full advantage and you might not be able to benefit from all the functionalities offered on our websites. Adjusting browser settings to decline cookies on one app, device or browser will not necessarily opt-out of collection from all apps, devices, or browsers.
For additional information on the setting of Cookies, please refer to the following:
For Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en;
For Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
For Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences;
For Opera™: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html.
For Safari™: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=en_US;
You can also click on the "Help" function within your web browser and will tell you what you need to do.