WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files, that most websites save into their users devices in order to identify individual devices used for access. The saving of cookies is under the control of the users web browser - they can be limited or disabled.
WHY ARE COOKIES NEEDED?
Cookies are crucial for offering user friendly services on websites. The most common functions of e-commerce would not be possible without cookies. The interaction between user and website is faster using cookies. Using cookies, the website remembers user settings and preferences, making the experience faster and easier.
Cookies are used by most websites. They are a handy means of keeping content fresh and suitable, based on users preference. Reasons for using cookieas are many, as one example they are used to store settings that help customize the experience for individual users, help the development of many web services (e-commerce), help with collection of statistics, user behaviour etc. They can be used to track the frequency of visits to a website.
COOKIES AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Cookies and other tracking technologies.
Strictly necessary cookies and technology.
These are cookies and other technologies that are necessary for the operation of our website, our products and services and cannot be turned off. You can stop your browser or device from blocking or warning you about these cookies, but functionality may be impaired. These cookies do not store any personal data. These cookies are used solely to implement or facilitate the transmission of communications and are strictly necessary to provide you with the information society service you have expressly requested. The use of these cookies for the purposes described above is based on our legitimate interest in ensuring that you have access to our website, products and services that you have expressly requested and that they function properly technically.
These cookies record your activities on our website or when using our services, including the pages you visit and the links you follow. We may use this information to make our content more relevant to you and to measure the effectiveness of our marketing. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. These cookies are also optional, but if you do not allow them, you will receive less targeted advertising.
Your choices: managing your preferences
When you first visit our Site/Services, you will see a banner that offers you the choice of whether to accept or reject cookies or tracking technologies of various types, other than those cookies that are strictly necessary for a particular service.
If you wish, you can choose how your device will handle web browser cookies in your browser settings. For some devices, you can control this through your device settings. If at any time you choose not to receive cookies, the Sites/Services may not function properly and certain Services may not be available. Each browser and device is different, so check your browser or device settings menu to see how you can change your cookie settings and preferences.
Information on how to manage your cookie settings in some browsers can be found at the following links:
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Safari
Our use of Google Analytics Services.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").
Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. If IP anonymisation is activated, Google will truncate/anonymise the last octet of the IP address for the Member States of the European Union and for other parties to the Agreement in the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases, the entire IP address is sent to Google servers in the USA, which truncate it.
Google will use this information on behalf of the website provider to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage for the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
How Google uses data
Google Analytics Terms of Service
Protecting your data