Remember users’ custom preferences
help users complete tasks without having to re‑enter information when browsing from one page to another or when visiting the site later.
Cookies can also be used for online behavioural target advertising and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past.
- user‑input cookies (session-id) such as first‑party cookies to keep track of the user’s input when filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for the duration of a session or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in some cases
- authentication cookies, to identify the user once he has logged in, for the duration of a session
- user‑centric security cookies, used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited persistent duration
- multimedia content player cookies, used to store technical data to play back video or audio content, for the duration of a session
- load‑balancing cookies, for the duration of session
- user‑interface customisation cookies such as language or font preferences, for the duration of a session (or slightly longer)
- third‑party social plug‑in content‑sharing cookies, for logged‑in members of a social network.
Those users who do not wish to receive cookies or wish to be informed before they are stored on their computer can configure their browser for this purpose.
Most browsers today allow the management of cookies in 3 different ways:
Cookies are never accepted.
The browser asks the user whether to accept each cookie.
Cookies are always accepted.
The browser may also include the ability to better specify which cookies have to be accepted and which ones are not. In particular, the user can normally accept one of the following options:
accept cookies as non-persistent (they are deleted when the browser is closed);
allow the server to create cookies for a different domain.
Please note, however, that if you delete the detailed cookies, your browsing of the site may be affected.
You can disable the use of the DART cookie from the Google ad system by visiting the Google Privacy Center.
In addition, browsers may also allow users to view and delete cookies individually.
More information about Cookies is available at: Wikipedia
This site can also host web beacons (also known as web bugs). Web beacons are usually small images of one pixel by one pixel, visible or invisible, placed within the source code of the web pages of a site. Web beacons serve and are used in a similar way to cookies. In addition, web beacons are often used to measure the traffic of users who visit a web page and be able to get a pattern of the users of a site.
More information about web beacons is available at: Wikipedia
In some cases, we share information about visitors to this site anonymously or in aggregate with third parties such as advertisers, sponsors or auditors for the sole purpose of improving our services. All these processing tasks will be regulated in accordance with the legal regulations and all your data protection rights will be respected in accordance with the regulations in force.
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Cookies are files created in the user’s browser to record their activity on the Website and allow for more fluid and personalised navigation.