What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on user’s browser or their computer’s hard drive if they agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to user’s computer’s hard drive.
Types of cookies and how we use them
We perform cookie scans on our website on a regular basis and maintain our cookie list updated. We classify cookies in four categories:
- Necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable website visitors to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Preferences cookies. These are used to recognize users when they return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for them and remember their preferences (for example, their choice of language or region).
- Marketing cookies. These cookies record users’ visits to our website, the pages they have visited and the links they have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to our website visitors interests.
Depending on user’s location, they will be able to opt-out from each cookie category (except necessary cookies) by clicking on the “set custom permission” in the cookie banner of our website.