Cookies and how we use them
What cookies are
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer, smartphone, tablet or smart TV by certain platforms, including websites. They have many uses: storing your site preferences, collecting statistical information, enabling technical features, etc. Cookies are sometimes used to store basic information about the browsing habits of the user or the user’s device, which in some cases can be used to identify them.
Why we need cookies
Cookies are needed for several reasons. From a technical point of view, they make websites more flexible and tailored to your preferences, including language and currency settings. The statistical information collected using cookies also helps website owners to improve the services they provide.
The following types of cookies may be placed when browsing this website:
- Performance cookies
These cookies save your preferences for certain tools or services so that you do not need to change your settings every time you visit our website. Some of these cookies are third-party cookies. In e-commerce, they contain information about your shopping cart.
- Statistical analysis cookies
First- or third-party cookies are used to count how many visitors come to our website and carry out a statistical analysis of how users interact with our services. They provide information about how people use our website and, therefore, help us to improve our range of products or services.
- Registration cookies
When you register on our website, cookies are generated to remember that you are a registered user and let the website know when you log in. These cookies are used to identify your user account and its associated services. These cookies only last until you log out, close your browser or shut down your device. They can be combined with analytical data to individually identify your preferences on our website.
- Other third-party cookies
Third parties may place cookies on some of our pages to manage and improve the services that they provide. Social media buttons, for example, let users share our content.
How to adjust your settings
You can allow, block or delete the cookies stored on your device by changing the settings of your browser. Some services need cookies to work and may not be available if you decide to block cookies.