What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored by your browser on your computer, phone or tablet when you visit a website. Cookies are largely used to make websites function better, faster and more efficient, but also to provide useful information that can increase the performance of a website.
Cookies are not dangerous. They cannot be used to disseminate viruses and they cannot access the hard drive.
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How are cookies used?
Whenever you use our website, cookies can be used in various ways, like making the website work better for you, to analyze traffic, or for advertisement purposes. These technologies are either used by us directly or by our business partners, including third-party service providers.
The types of information that we collect through cookies include viewed pages, browser type, browsing info, operating system, internet service provider, timestamp, the referring URL, activities engaged in within the website.
Types of cookies we use
Several types of cookies can be implemented on this website: ‘first-party cookies’ served by the entity that manages the domain through which the cookie is served and ‘third-party cookies’ that are installed by other entities, for example, social media channels.
Furthermore, cookies can also be session cookies that only exist until you close your browser and permanent cookies that aren’t automatically deleted when you close your browser. The life duration of these cookies depends on the entity that manages them.
We aim to serve or allow cookies on our website, either ‘first-party’ or ‘third-party’, with a lifespan of maximum 2 years.
Also, other tracking technologies can be used at times on this website: web beacons (also known as pixel tags) and tracking URLs. All these types of technology are referred to as ‘cookies.’
We aim to offer our visitors a user-friendly website adapted to their needs. Therefore, we use technical cookies to show you our website, to make it function correctly, to create your user account and to sign in you in case you want to buy from our online shop. These technical cookies are fundamental for our website to function properly.
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language settings.
You can opt-out of having your site activity available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on or by refusing to accept the Google Analytics related cookies.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites in order to understand their preferences and to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. Any marketing cookies installed following your use of this website are third-party cookies. We do not deliver personalized ads on this website.
Cookies installed by social media plugins on this website are examples of marketing cookies. All social media plugins on this website (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Trip Advisor) are clearly marked and allow social media channels to receive information regarding your use of our website if you are already connected to those channels. If you prefer not to allow social media channels to collect information regarding your use of our website, you have to log out from those social media channels before using this website.
Giving your consent
How to opt-out
You can control or delete cookies according to your preferences. You can delete all the cookies already saved on your computer and you can configure most browsers not to collect cookies.
Opt-out in Internet Explorer – Internet Explorer
Opt-out in Firefox – Firefox
Opt-out in Chrome – Chrome
Opt-out in Safari – Safari
Opt-out in Edge – Edge
Opt-out in Opera – Opera
If you have any questions regarding our Cookies Statement, you can always email us at firstname.lastname@example.org