Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website. Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains:

Cookie declaration last updated on 01/06/2018 by Cookiebot:

Necessary Cookies (4)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year HTTP Cookie
CookieConsent Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP Cookie
language Saves the user's preferred language on the website. 29 days HTTP Cookie
PHPSESSID Preserves user session state across page requests. Session HTTP Cookie

Statistics Cookies (5)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
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Unclassified Persistent HTML Local Storage
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Session HTTP Cookie
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session HTTP Cookie

Marketing Cookies (21)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__atuvc Updates the counter of a website's social sharing features. 1 year HTTP Cookie
__atuvs Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis. Session HTTP Cookie
at-lojson-cache-# Used by the social sharing platform AddThis Persistent HTML Local Storage
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel Tracker
di2 Unclassified 1 year HTTP Cookie
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 2 years HTTP Cookie
impression.php/# Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button. Session Pixel Tracker
loc Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level). 1 year HTTP Cookie
mus Unclassified 1 year HTTP Cookie
ouid Unclassified 1 year HTTP Cookie
SEUNCY Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits. 179 days HTTP Cookie
TapAd_DID Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user. 2 months HTTP Cookie
TapAd_TS Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user. 2 months HTTP Cookie
TDCPM Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 1 year HTTP Cookie
TDID Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 1 year HTTP Cookie
test_cookie Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. Session HTTP Cookie
uid Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID. AddThis, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers. 1 year HTTP Cookie
uuid2 Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 3 months HTTP Cookie
uvc Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. 1 year HTTP Cookie
vc Used by the social sharing platform AddThis 1 year HTTP Cookie
xtc Registers the user's sharing of content via social media. 1 year HTTP Cookie

Unclassified Cookies (2)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
currency Unclassified 29 days HTTP Cookie
default Unclassified Session HTTP Cookie

We use cookies to improve the performance of the website and your experience as a user.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a site places in a user’s computer or mobile device, in the browser, when the site is visited. Cookies help the site recognize the user on a future visit. We use the term cookies in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this manner.

The cookies we use are not to collect data that could then be used to identify or contact the user, such as name, email address, personal or professional addresses or phone details.

Cookies collect generic information namely about how the user arrived at the website or from which part of the country they access it from etc.

Cookies only collect information about user preferences.

At any time the user may choose to be notified of the use of cookies and block access to his or her system completely.

What are cookies for?

Cookies are used to determine the website’s usefulness, interest and number of users, enabling a faster navigation experience and eliminate the need to repeatedly introduce the same information.

What kind of cookies do we use?

Our cookies have various functions:

Essential cookies – Some cookies are key to access specific areas of our website, allowing navigation around the site and its various applications, such as accessing secure areas through the login page.

Analytical cookies – We use these cookies to analyze how the site is being used and to monitor its performance, allowing us to provide a better experience by personalizing our offer and quickly identifying and correcting areas that might be having problems. As an example, we use performance cookies to assess which are the most popular pages, which is the most effective way to connect between pages or to understand why some sites are generating error messages. Based on the usage patterns of the site, cookies can also highlight articles or services on the site that we believe might be of interest to the user. These cookies are exclusively for preparation and analysis of statistical data, and never collect personal information.

Feature cookies – We use feature cookies to remember user preferences. For example, cookies avoid having to write the user’s name every time the website is accessed. We also use feature cookies to supply the user with advanced features such as the ability to comment an article. In summary, feature cookies record user preferences for the website in order to avoid having to reconfigure the site on every visit.

The cookies used may be:

Permanent cookies – They are stored in the internet browser in the device (pc, mobile phone, tablet) being used to access the website and are activated every time the website is visited. They are used to tailor navigation to the user’s interests allowing for a more personalized experience.

Session cookies – They are temporary and only remain in the device’s internet browser for the duration of the session on the website. Information collected helps to identify problems and provide a better navigation experience. Once authorization has been given for the website to use cookies, the user can always block all or some of our cookies. All browsers allow users to accept, refuse or delete cookies, by selecting the appropriate settings in their browser. Cookies can be configured in the “options” or “settings” menu of the browser. It must be noted however that by deactivating cookies, some web services will not perform correctly and can cause partial or complete failure of the website’s navigation capabilities.

We advise that by blocking cookies some parts of our site may not function correctly.

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