A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When You visit a website, that site’s computer asks Your computer for permission to store this file in a directory of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent on our Website, and the websites visited just before and just after our Website.
We use the cookies described below. By continuing on the Website or moving on to the next page or section of the Website, You indicate Your acceptance of our cookies. We use both first party and third party cookies. That is, both we and third party companies set cookies through this Website. We use “analytical” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our website and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our users and clients. We use ‘session’ cookies to determine the user’s language so the correct version can be served. In addition, session cookies enable us to compile statistics that help us to understand how the Website is being used and to improve its structure.
In any case, we inform You that since the cookies are unnecessary to use the Website, You can block cookies by activating the setting on Your browser which allows You to refuse the setting of all or some cookies (see below for further details). Almost all browsers permit You to be warned of the presence of cookies or to reject them automatically. If You reject them, You may continue to use our Website, although Your use of some of its services may be limited. However, please note that if You use Your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) You may not be able to access all or parts of our Website. You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on Your web browser. For details about how to adjust Your cookie settings in the following browsers, please visit the relevant link:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/283185 http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/internet-explorer7-plus.html http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/internet-explorer8-plus.html http://windows.microsoft.com/is-IS/windows7/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9
Firefox – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
Chrome – http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Safari – http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042 and for iOS – http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677
CMS Cookie: fe_typo_user
Classification: Functionality cookie
This Session cookie is associated with the web content management system TYPO3. It is generally used as an identifier of the user session to allow for user preferences to be stored, but in many cases while not storing data can be set by default by the platform. In most cases it is set to be eliminated at the end of a browser session. It contains a random identifier rather than all user data specific.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google that sends cookies on your device. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address, indicating your identity on the Internet) are transmitted to Google and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data that Google owns.
__utma: Now + 2 years
This cookie is typically written to the browser after the first visit to our site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by your browser, and then the browser visit our website, a new cookie utma is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and is updated each time the page. In addition, this cookie has a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an additional security measure.
__utmb: Now + 30 minutes
This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site. When a user views a page on our site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If you can not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on our site, the cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on our site for more than 30 minutes.
__utmc: End of session
This cookie operates in conjunction with the cookie UTMB to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. In particular, this cookie is not equipped with an expiration date, and ends when the user closes the browser. If you visit our site, close the browser and then go back to your website within 30 minutes, the absence of the cookie UTMC indicates that a new session must be established, despite the fact that the cookie UTMB has not yet expired.
__utmz: Now + 6 months
This cookie stores the type of reference used by the visitor to reach our site, either through a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. Is used to calculate the traffic of search engines, advertising campaigns and page navigation within our site. The cookie is updated each time the page to our site.
The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance
This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. The new service reduces the reliance on cookies in general, and only sets this and one other – _gat, although Google also say data can be collected without setting any cookies. This cookie is used to distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.