What are cookies?
When you visit our website, it may retrieve or store information through your browser. This is usually done in the form of cookies and similar technologies ("cookies"). Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or smartphone and that your browser stores. With cookies, we obtain information, which websites/segments on a website a user has visited and enable, for example, the storage of user settings and the analysis of access to our websites. This allows us to improve the quality of our digital services and provide you with a personalized web experience.
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
Cookies from US providers
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This website uses Google Analytics web analytics service provided by Google LLC to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the website to evaluate and develop our Website. This is known as “digital analytics”. This information allows us to understabd individual behaviours and needs more accurately. For more information on how Google uses the data collected via this service, see here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. By consenting to the processing of your data by google analytics cookies, you agree to the setting of the corresponding first and third-party cookies from Google Analytics. To opt out of being ztracked via Google Analytics, you can also use Google’s opt-out browser add-on: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .
Cookies from other providers
This website uses the Yandex.Metrica web analytics service provided by the Yandex Oy Limited Company - Moreenikatu 6, 04600 Mantsala, Finland (hereinafter referred to as “Yandex”).
Yandex.Metrica uses “cookies,” small text files placed on users’ computers to analyze user activity.
You can opt out of using cookie files by choosing the corresponding settings in your browser. You can also use the tool https://yandex.com/support/metrika/general/opt-out.html. However, it can affect some website functions. By using this website, you agree that Yandex can process your data in the above manner and for the above purposes.
How can I control the cookie preferences ?
Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow certain types of cookies. Apart from the technically necessary cookies (strictly necessary cookies), which may also be set without your consent, you can agree to or reject other cookies, such as performance cookies and cookies for marketing purposes.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit www.wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.