(Last updated September 20th, 2021)
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What are cookies?
Personal data (or data) under cookies statement
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.
Usage data cookies
Information is collected automatically through this Website, which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the users who use this website, the URI addresses (uniform resource identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the user, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the application) and the details about the path followed within the application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the user’s it environment.
The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the data subject.
The natural person to whom the personal data refers.
Data processor (or data supervisor)
Data controller (or owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this website. The data controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of this website.
What types of cookies are used on our sites and what do we use them for?
We use “first-party cookies,” i.e., those that are used solely by us or by third parties who act only on our instructions or on our behalf. These types of cookies are used for our own analysis of our own sites, or to provide functionality such as remembering your language preference.
Other cookies on our sites are used both by us for the purposes described in this policy and by third parties for purposes where those third parties may wish to combine information from our sites with information from other sites to improve their services. For example, these types of cookies may be used for interest-based advertising purposes.
The cookies used on our sites, by either us or by third parties, can be “session” cookies, or “persistent” cookies. “Session” cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and are used for things like ensuring you are kept logged in as you navigate around our sites. “Persistent” cookies remain stored on your device or browser even after you close it. These cookies are used, for example, to recognize you when you come back to our sites.
Type of cookies
We use the following types of cookies on our website:
Necessary – these are cookies that are essential for the running of our websites. They include, for example, cookies that allow you to remain logged into our website. Without these cookies, parts of our websites would not function. These cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes.
Functionality – these cookies are used to remember your preferences on our websites and to provide enhanced, more personal features. Functional cookies do not track your internet usage or gather the information that could be used for selling advertising, but they do help with serving to advertise.
Analytics – analytical performance cookies are used to monitor the performance of our websites, for example, to determine the number of page views and the number of unique users a website has. Web analytics services may be designed and operated by third parties. The information provided by these cookies allows us to analyze patterns of user behavior and we use that information to enhance user experience or identify areas of the website which may require maintenance. The information may include your member key which is an internal identifier for all users. The information is used only for statistical purposes and will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United Kingdom.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Email newsletters related cookies
This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribe/unsubscribed users.
Surveys related cookies
Forms related cookies
When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Site preferences cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.
We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
Website Related Cookies
We use some site cookies to provide our services to you and also enable some messaging features on our platform.
Third party cookies
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the service, and so on.
What are your choices regarding disabling or blocking cookies?
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Most browsers allow you to block cookies. In internet explorer, you can block all cookies by clicking “tools > internet options > privacy and selecting Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “tools > options >privacy”.
However, cookies are perfectly safe to be stored on your computer and almost all web browsers have cookie storing enabled as default. However, all browsers have the option of disabling cookies being stored on your computer if you wish to do this. Please be aware that disabling cookies on your browser will reduce your ability to use our website features
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