WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files which are stored on your computer, they hold a modest amount of data specific to you and allows a server to deliver a page tailored to you on your computer, hard drive, smartphone or tablet (hereinafter referred to as, “Device”). Later on, if you return to the Website, it can read and recognise the cookies. Primarily, they are used to operate or improve the way the Website works as well as to provide business and marketing information to the Website owner.
TYPES OF COOKIES COLLECTED (ACCORDING TO THEIR PURPOSE)
A. Technical Cookies:
a. Cookies strictly necessary for the operation of the website: essential to enable website browsing and the functioning of various features. Without these you cannot use search services, shopping comparisons, and other services available on the website.
b. Customization cookies: These are used to facilitate navigation of the website, to record the options you have chosen on the website and provide more personalized features. In some cases we allow advertisers or third parties to place cookies on the Website to provide personalized content and services. In any case, the use of the Website constitutes acceptance of the use of this type of cookie. If cookies are blocked, we cannot guarantee the optimal functioning of the website.
B. Cookies for advertising and re-marketing purposes:
Used to collect user information in order to display advertisements on the website or third party sites.To that end, we can also use the services of a third party in order to collect data and/or publish ads when you visit the Website. These companies often use anonymous and aggregated information (not including, for example, your name, address, email address or telephone number) regarding visits to the Website and others in order to publish ads about goods and services of interest to you.
C. Social Cookies:
These cookies allow the Website to be shared and allow for "Like" clicks on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google + etc.
The lifespan of the cookies we use may vary. In particular, there are session cookies that are only valid for a single search or browsing session and disappear when the browser is closed; and persistent cookies, which have a variable lifespan. The maximum lifespan of cookies in this second category is 1 year.
MANAGEMENT OF COOKIES
Users should be aware that if cookies are not enabled on your device, the Website experience may be limited and the use of our services and navigation could be impeded.
There are several ways to manage cookies. By modifying browser settings, you can choose to disable cookies or receive a warning before accepting one. Also, users can delete all cookies stored in the cookie folder of their browser. Each browser has different procedures for managing configuration. You can find out further information at:
HOW ARE THIRD PARTY COOKIES ENABLED/DISABLED?
Third-party cookies are not installed by us; they are installed by our business partners or other parties when you visit the Website. Therefore, we suggest users consult the third-party’s website for information on how they install cookies and how they are managed.
|Cookie||Cookie Purpose||Nature of the Cookies||Cookie Type|
|Web Analytics||tracks each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first, the previous, and the current visit.||First Party||1 year|
|Cookie to monitor the reliability of companies’ integration||Used to monitor the reliability of companies’ integration points with the website.||First party||1 month|
- “First Party” Cookie – A cookie placed by the Website
- “Third Party” Cookie – A cookie placed by another domain (e.g. not the Website)
- “Permanent” Cookie – The cookie information is permanently stored on your device
We don’t seek to collect your personal information and where we do, we strive to anonymise your personal information as soon as practicable.