WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded onto a user’s device when he/she visits a website. Their main purpose is to recognize the user each time he/she visits the Website and to allow improving the quality and offering better usability of the Website.
Cookies are essential to the functioning of the Internet; they cannot cause any damage to the user’s equipment / device and, when activated in your browser settings, they can assist in identifying and resolving possible operating errors on the Website.
WHAT KINDS OF COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE?
We embed images or videos from third party websites. As a result, when you visit a page featuring such content, you be presented with cookies from these websites.
We do not control these cookies and cannot prevent these sites or domains from collecting information on your use of this content.
On some pages, we also feature embedded ‘Share’ buttons or widgets that enable you to share content with friends through a number of popular social networking sites (eg Google+1; Twitter; Facebook etc). These sites set cookies which can identify you as an individual when you are also logged in to their services. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website to see how your information is used and how to opt out.
We use Google Analytics to collect the information about how people use this site. This is to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs. It also helps us to understand how we can improve.
There are also cookies that store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, the CMS running this website.
HOW CAN USERS CHANGE THE COOKIE SETTINGS?
They can also activate “incognito mode”, using which the browser does not store any browsing history, website passwords, cookies or other information related to websites visited by the Web Users. Web Users can find out more about this in their browser’s “help” section or visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Web Users can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on their equipment by changing the settings of their internet browser. Below we provide the links enabling them to quickly access the information required to change the browser’s cookie settings:
- Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Opera https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
- Safari on OSX: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042