Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.
They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
We use both session and persistent cookies on our website. The first will be deleted when exiting your browser, the latter will live until a specific expiration time. Some cookies are directly delivered by our website, named first-party cookies, while others may come from other websites which publish content on our website, so called third-party cookies. Also a cookie can have a technical scope, so without it our website cannot work properly, or be used for interest-based advertising .
The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
|_gat||Technical. Google Analytics cookie||persistent, first-party|
|_ga||Technical. Google Analytics cookie||persistent, first-party|
|__utma||Technical. Google Analytics cookie||persistent, first-party|
|__utmb||Technical. Google Analytics cookie||persistent, first-party|
|__utmc||Technical. Google Analytics cookie||session, first-party|
|__utmt||Technical. Google Analytics cookie||persistent, first-party|
|qtrans_cookie_test||Technical: multilanguage features||session, first-party|
|wordpress_||Technical: tracks logged in users||session, first-party|
On our website, some services are provided by third-party vendors. We have no control over their cookie assets.
|YouTube||We use “YouTube” video player on our website in order to stream video content.
Google Analytics cookies
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website, which generates statistical and other information about user behavior on this website. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _gat and _ga. Those cookies are first-party ones, but as Google Analytics is a service used by millions of website, you can globally choose to opt-out by visiting http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
If you wish to enable, disable or delete one or all cookies, you may do so globally through our third-party opt-out pages reported above or through your individual browser options.
More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
- Internet Explorer – http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11
If you use a mobile device, you can find more information on the user guide provided by the manufacturer.