What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also serve to track statistical usage of websites and remember your preferences in connection with other websites or social networks you might have visited. Generally, cookies are used to provide a better and more personalized user experience across the internet.
What cookies do we use on this website and for what purposes?
Cookies on this website are used to:
- Provide faster delivery of content of this website (text, images, videos, …) to your browser.
- Improve security levels and prevent possible malicious exploits.
- Track statistical usage of the content on this website.
- Track the user preferences connected with the navigation on this website in order to serve you more relevant content on social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google Plus, …)
What types of cookies are used on this website?
We use several types or categories of cookies:
- Necessary cookies which ensure the functionality of this website.
- Statistical analysis cookies that help us track the usage and performance of this website.
- Marketing cookies that help us provide better and relevant content on our social media channels.
- Other unclassified cookies set by third-party services (Pinterest)
What data is collected by cookies used on this website and who collects this data?
- Default Google Analytics data, collected and managed by Google. No other Personal Identifiable Information except the IP of the user’s access point to the internet is ever sent to Google Analytics. Note that the data is sent to Google Analytics only when you provide your explicit consent by clicking the OK button, following the written consent, which is displayed on top of this website when you visit it for the first time. Learn more about Google data protection laws compliance – CLICK HERE.
- Default Facebook Pixel data, collected and managed by Facebook. Our Facebook pixel code never collects any explicit personal information data, such as names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, etc … The data collected by Facebook may contain only information such as browser type, machine ID, and IP address. Note that this data is sent to Facebook only when you provide your explicit consent by clicking the OK button, following the written consent, which is displayed on top of this website when you visit it for the first time. Learn more about Facebook Pixel and how it works – CLICK HERE.
How can you opt-out from your data being collected by cookies before YOU browse this website?
The only cookies set on this website, that might contain Personal Identifiable Information is the previously described Facebook Pixel cookie/script.
Google Analytics cookies and Facebook Pixel cookies are set only if you consent to it by clicking on the ‘OK’ button, following the written consent, which is displayed on top of this website when you visit it for the first time. If you don’t want your data collected by Google Analytics cookie and Facebook Pixel cookie, simply do not give your consent and do not click on the ‘OK’ button when prompted to give your consent.
How can you withdraw your consent and request the data collected by the cookies on this website to be deleted?
You can dismiss your consent from further collection of data by Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel by deleting the cookies from your computer.
You can control and/or delete cookies that are already set on your computer as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
You can request the deletion of already collected data by Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel by writing to us through our contact form. In this case, we will do our best to delete the requested data using the tools provided by Google and Facebook in order to identify, manage, control and delete the data in question.