In order to provide a personalized and efficient service to our users it is necessary to memorize and store information about how this Website is to be used. To do this, we use small text files called cookies which contain small amounts of information downloaded to our users’ computer or other devices from a server. Your browser subsequently sends these cookies back to the Website on each subsequent visit, enabling us to recognize and remember the identity of our visitors, in particular our users’ usage preferences. You can find more detailed information about cookies and how they work here.
What type of Cookies are used and why?
Part of the cookies we use are necessary to enable browsing on this website and to take advantage of its features, such as accessing secure areas and content exclusively accessible to registered users.
We may use, directly or indirectly, webanalytics services to measure the effectiveness of our content and the preferences of our users that allow us to contribute to the optimization of the functioning of this website. In addition, we use web beacons or tracking pixels to count the number of visitors and performance cookies to monitor how individual users access our Website and how often. This information is used only for statistical purposes without identifying any particular user. However, for registered users who are logged on to the Website we may combine this information with data collected via webanalytics services and cookies to analyze how visitors use this Website in more detail.
This Website does not use Targeting Cookies to provide targeted advertising to our visitors.
If you would like detailed information about the cookies used on our website, please contact us by email.
How to control the Cookies?
Users of the Website accept the introduction of cookies on their computers or devices on the terms set out above without prejudice to the control and management available to them. We inform users that the removal or blocking of cookies may affect their user experience and may limit access to some areas of the Website.
The vast majority of browsers allow our users to view the hosted cookies and delete them individually or alternatively block cookies on a given website or all in general. We remind you that preferences you have set, including opt-out, are lost whenever cookies are deleted. For further clarification please refer to the AboutCookies.org or Cookiecentral.com websites.
Analytics Cookies management
Our users may choose to exclude their anonymity in their browsing activity within the websites monitored by analytics cookies. We use the following service providers where you can find out more about their privacy policies and how to exclude their cookies by clicking on the following links:
· Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Management of Local Shared Objects or Flash Cookies
A local shared object or flash cookie is similar to other browser cookies in that it can store more types of information. These cookies cannot be controlled through the mechanisms identified above. Some areas of our Website use this type of cookie to store user preferences for media player features and without them some video content cannot be viewed properly. These cookies can be controlled manually by visiting the Adobe website.
External web services
We sometimes make use of external web services on our Website to display content on our web pages. For example, to provide images, videos and conduct polls. In these cases, as with social buttons, we cannot prevent the collection of usage information from our visitors when they access this content embedded on our website.
To gauge the appropriateness of our communications we may use tracking technologies to determine whether our visitors have read, clicked on links or forwarded certain email communications sent by us. If you disagree with this course of action, our users should unsubscribe, as it is not possible to send these emails without these monitoring mechanisms in place. Registered subscribers can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us through this email form, or they can unsubscribe by following the instructions in the communication email sent by us to their email address.