What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored on your device (computer, tablet or mobile) when you are on the Internet. They enable websites to remember your actions and preferences (user name, language, font size and other display settings) during a browsing session so as to retrieve previously gathered information.
Cookies carry out different tasks. Here are some examples:
- They remember your preferences, which simplifies certain processes
- They can gather user information like the number of people who use the website, for example. We use this information to improve your browsing experience
- They can remember that you have visited the website and online advertisers can use this information to adapt their messages by displaying an advertisement on a third party website, for example
You can block or delete cookies at any time. If you do so, any informaiton any stored information is permanently deleted.
- your display preferences, such as contract and character size
- if you have already answered a survey asking you whether content was useful (the question will then only be asked once)
These cookies are not essential to the functioning of the website but they simplify your browsing. You can block or delete them, but by doing so you risk preventing certain parts of the site from working correctly.
Information contained in the cookies is not aimed at identifying you personally and we have full control of the data. These cookies are never used for purposes other than those referred to here.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. For more information, consult aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies stored on your computer and configure most browsers so that they block them. However in this case, you are advised to indicate certain preferences yourself each time you visit a website. And wome services and functions may not be accessible.