Cookies offer website owners important feedback on the way visitors browse the websites, so that such websites may be more efficient and more accessible.
In this Cookies Policy you will find information about what a cookie represents, what are the purposes for using cookies and what are the implications for visitors, as a result of accepting the cookies used by this site.
An “internet cookie” (also known as “browser cookie”, “HTTP cookie” or simply “cookie”) is a file of small dimensions, consisting of letters and numbers which will be stored on the user’s computer, mobile device or other equipment from which internet is accessed.
When you access the site as a visitor, a cookie is sent to your internet browser and saved to your computer’s hard disk, but you can block the saving of cookies by changing your browser settings.
A cookie consists of two parts: name and content (or value). Technically, only the webserver which sent the cookie may access it again when the user returns to the website associated with such webserver.
The cookies by themselves do not require personal data in order to be used and, in most cases, do not identify internet users, as the information collected through cookies are not of such nature as to lead to the identification of internet users. By means of cookies, the following types of information may however be collected: IP address, geo-location data, data regarding the operating system, data regarding the resolution of the devices being used, information regarding website visits (including the number of visits, the time spent on the website, the manner of accessing the website, user behavior on the website), data regarding organic traffic.
Although cookies are stored in the memory of your computer, phone, tablet or any other device used to access a site, cookies cannot access or read other information stored in that device.
Depending on their lifetime, cookies may be classified in session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies have a storage duration that is limited to the length of a user session. When closing the session or the browser, the stored information is deleted.
Persistent cookies are stored in a user’s device for a variable amount of time, longer than the duration of a session, and are not deleted when closing the session or the browser, but at the expiry of said duration.
We have included below, in the “What cookies does this website use?” section the third parties cookies identified on the Website.
Our Website uses the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the Website. These allow the use of basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the Website. The Website cannot function properly without these cookies.
The Website uses the following strictly necessary cookie.
Statistics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. In this respect, the Website uses the below types of cookies, which are provided by third parties, only if you express your consent by ticking the corresponding box from the consent mechanism implemented on this Website. This consent may be withdrawn at any time by accessing the “Update your consent section” available in the footer of our Website.
More information about security principles and data protection in Google Analytics can be found here:
Google Inc., the owner of the tools used to analyze the traffic and performance of this site is an ISO 27001 certified company in Information Security Management.
More information about Google Inc. certification can be found here:
More details about Google Analytics can be found here:
Data collected by means of cookies may be transmitted to the following categories of recipients: Website visitors, representatives of the Controller, other natural or legal persons that process personal data on behalf of the Controller, as well as to other entities within Controller’s Group.
Data collected by means of cookies may be transmitted to countries within the EU/EEA or outside the EU/EEA, as indicated at the following addresses:
If you are the only person using the computer, you may set long terms of expiry for browsing history. If you share the computer, you may consider setting the browser to delete the browsing data each time you close the browser.
For cookies which are not strictly necessary you may withdraw your consent at any time by accessing the “Update your consent” section available in the footer of our Website.
In addition, users can configure their browser to reject all the cookie files or to alert the user when cookies are sent to the device.
It is important to note that the deactivation or refusal to receive certain types of cookies can make certain sections of the website difficult to view and use.
All the modern browsers offer the possibility to change the settings of cookies.
You can configure the settings of the cookies following the instructions below:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Open Internet Explorer. At the top right select “Tools”, point to “Safety”, and then select “Delete browsing history”. Select the “Cookies and website data” check box and then select “Delete”.
Open Internet Explorer, select “Tools” and then select “Internet options”.
Select the “Privacy” tab, “Advanced” and choose whether you want to block the cookies.
Open Google Chrome. At the top right select “More”, then “Settings”, select “Advanced” and click on “Content settings“. Select “Cookies” and then select “See all cookies and site data”.
Select “Remove all”. Confirm by clicking “Clear all”.
At the top right select “More”, then “Settings”, select “Advanced” and click “Content settings”.
Select “Cookies” and turn off the “Allow sites to save and read cookie data” button.
Open Safari, select “Preferences”, select “Privacy”, select “Manage Website Data”.
Select one or more websites, and then click on “Remove” or “Remove All”.
Open Safari, select “Preferences”, select “Privacy” and click on “Block all cookies”.
Open Mozilla Firefox, select “Options”. Select “Privacy & Security” and go to the “Cookies and Site Data”.
Select the “Manage Data” button and then choose “Remove Selected” and “Remove All”.
Open Mozilla Firefox, select the menu button and choose “Options”.
Select “Privacy & Security” and go to the “Cookies and Site Data”.
Select the “Block cookies and site data”.
Open Opera, select ”Settings”, select “Advanced” and click “Privacy & security”.
Select “Content settings”, select “Click Cookies” and click on “Keep local data only until you quit your browser”.
Open Opera, select ”Settings”, select “Advanced” and click “Privacy & security”.
Select “Content settings”, select “Click Cookies” and turn off “Allow sites to save and read cookie data”.
Open the Google Chrome app. To the right of the address bar, select “More” and then “Settings”.
Select “Privacy” and then “Clear browsing data”. Choose a time range, like “Last hour” or “All time”. Check “Cookies, media licenses and site data.”
Uncheck all the other items. Select “Clear data” and then “Clear”.
Open the Google Chrome app. Select “More”, “Settings”. Click on “Site settings” and “Cookies”. Turn “Cookies” off.
2. iOS (Apple)
Open the Google Chrome app. At the bottom right, select “More” and then “Settings”.
Select “Cookies, Site Date”.Uncheck the other items.
Select “Clear Browsing Data”, and then”Clear Browsing Data”. Select “Done”.
Click on the “Home” button, select “Settings”, select “Safari”. Select “Advanced“, and then “Website Data” and then tap “Remove All Website Data”.
Click on the “Home” button, select “Settings”, and select “Safari”.
Select “Block All Cookies”.
2. Android Browser
Select the “Menu” button. Select “Settings”, Select one of the option: ”Privacy & Security”, ”Privacy”, ”Security”. Select “Clear Cache”. Confirm the action by clicking on ”OK”,
Select ”Clear all cookie data”, Confirm the action by clicking on ”OK”,
Select the “Menu” button. Select “Settings”. Select one of the options: ”Privacy & Security”, ”Privacy”, ”Security”. De-activate the “Allow cookies” option.
To opt out from the Google Analytics tracking across all websites, please click on the following link: