Cookies are text files containing a minimal amount of information sent to a user’s browser and stored on their computer, mobile phone or other device every time they visit a website. Each time the user connects, the cookies send information back to the relative website.
Cookies are considered as permanent (persistent cookies) if they remain on the user’s computer until deleted, or temporary (session cookies) if they are deactivated when the user closes their browser. Cookies are considered as first-party cookies if set by the website visited, or third-party cookies if set by a website other than the one visited.
COOKIES USED AND THEIR PURPOSE
The cookies used on our sites can be categorised as follows (see the guide to cookies drawn up by the ICC, the International Chamber of Commerce):
These cookies are essential to enable users to move around the website and use the services requested, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
Essential cookies are first-party cookies and may be either permanent or temporary. We use this type of cookie to manage the user registration and login process. Without these cookies, users will not be able to access the services requested and our sites will not function properly.
Performance cookies collect information about how users use a website, such as which pages are visited most frequently. These cookies do not store data that identify individual visitors, but only aggregated and anonymous data.
We use these cookies:
– for statistical purposes, to understand how our sites are used.
– to measure the distribution of our advertising campaigns.
These cookies may be permanent or temporary, first party or third party. In essence, these cookies collect anonymous information about the pages visited and the advertisements seen.
These cookies allow the website to remember visitors’ choices (such as username, language or country of access) and provide more personalised functionality. Functionality cookies can also be used to provide services requested by the user, such as accessing a video or posting a comment on a blog. The information used by these cookies is anonymous and it is not possible to track users’ navigation on other sites.
We use these cookies:
– to remember whether a particular service has already been provided to the user.
– to improve the overall experience on the website by remembering the user’s preferences.
These cookies may be either permanent or temporary, and either first or third party. In essence, these cookies remember individual choices made by users to improve their browsing experience.
These cookies are used to limit the number of times an advertisement is viewed by the user and to monitor the distribution of advertising campaigns.
Advertising cookies are used to manage advertising on the website.
Advertising cookies are placed by third parties, such as advertisers and their agents, and may be either permanent or temporary. In practice, these are cookies linked to advertising services provided by third parties on our website.
Other third-party cookies
Some pages of our website may hold content from services such as YouTube or Facebook. We do not control the cookies used by these services, so we encourage users to visit the websites of these third parties for the relevant information.
Users can restrict, block or delete cookies by adjusting the settings on their web browser. The procedure varies slightly depending on the type of browser used. For detailed instructions, click on the link in the relative browser.
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If the browser you are using is not among those listed, select the “Help” function on the web browser for information on how to proceed.
Please note that some sections of our website can only be accessed by enabling cookies; by disabling cookies, the user may no longer have access to certain content and may not be able to fully appreciate the functionality of our websites.
For more information on cookies, please contact us directly at email@example.com