2. What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to the terminal you use to access to the Internet (usually your browser) by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in your computer to be recognized by those websites on your subsequent visits. Cookies cannot be used to retrieve other data from your hard disk, transmit computer viruses or identify and use e-mail addresses. Each cookie is unique to each browser and device you use to access our Website. Cookies can be installed by the operator of the website you are visiting (“First-Party Cookies”) or by other websites (“Third-Party Cookies”). Cookies can be permanently stored in your device until they expire or until you delete them (“Permanent Cookies”), or they can be automatically eliminated when you abandon the website or when you close your browser (“Session Cookies”). Cookies are used for several purposes: to ensure the correct functioning of the Website and offer an improved and more efficient browsing experience. A “web beacon,” also known as a tag, pixel tag, or clear GIF, is used to transmit information back to a web server. When we talk about “cookies” in this Policy, we mean not just cookies, but web beacons and similar technologies.
3. Essential Cookies
“Essential Cookies,” are cookies are that are necessary to allow you to browse our Website and use its functions. Without them, services such shopping baskets and electronic invoicing would not be able to work. Essential cookies are often referred to as “strictly necessary cookies.” Your prior consent is not necessary for the use of these cookies.
4. Non-Essential Cookies
“Non-essential Cookies,” are cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyze your behavior on our website, personalize the website for you, or email content to you that you may be interested in. Without non-essential cookies, the Site will lack certain features that you may use. These cookies assist us to provide you a more enjoyable experience and help us tailor our content to your preferences.
“Functional Cookies” enable the Site to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
4.2. Analytic Cookies
“Performance Cookies” are cookies that allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular, and see how visitors move around the Site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our Site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
4.3. Profiling Cookies
Profiling cookies create user profiles and are used to send advertisements in line with the preferences shown by the user while browsing the web. These cookies belong either to us or to third parties which are accurately selected and checked and they are used to guarantee that the marketing messages received through the Site or other websites used by us for advertising purposes are in line with your preferences. Our advertising may offer targeted messages, based on previous visits to the Site, on the pages visited more frequently and on other information on the visitor. Your prior consent is necessary for the use of these cookies.
5. Cookie Opt-Out
When first accessing any page of our Site, a banner containing a simplified policy statement is displayed. This banner could include an unmarked box or toggle that requires you to affirmatively “opt-in” to our use of non-necessary cookies. Additionally, you may change and manage your cookie preferences in the following manner:
- You may give or withdraw your consent to the use of non-necessary cookies here:
- You may give or withdraw your consent through your browser’s settings. The following are some common browsers and the instructions on how the settings can be changed.
6. Cookies Used On Our Website
|First-Party||These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make to tailor this website and provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your user name, language choice or country selection, they can also be used to remember changes you’ve made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize.||Permanent|
|First-Party||These cookies are placed on your device when you use one of our special referral pages to create a link to refer our service to your friends. If you receive a referral to our service and click on the link sent to you, we will also place a cookie on your device so that we can understand how well our referral program is performing and provide you with any benefit that is available to you, through the program when you sign up to our service.||Session|
|First-Party||Other preferences may be stored in our cookies so you do not have to reset them every time you visit our services but are strictly necessary for us to keep. For example, if you decide that you wish to opt-out of cookies there will be a single cookie stored on your browser so our website recognizes your preference when you return to our Website.||Permanent|
|First-Party||Some of our cookies are essential to make our Services work. They enable you to move around this site and use its features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use the site, such as load balancing or remembering items in your shopping basket, can’t be provided.||Session|
|Analytics: Google Analytics||
They are used to anonymously monitor how the visitor uses the Website for statistical purposes, allowing us to optimize how the Website works and offer a better browsing experience.
For more information and to learn how to opt out, visit them at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
|Permanent (10 minutes to 2 years)|
They are used to select advertising messages in Facebook based on the visitor’s preferences and interests, based on information collected when the visitor browses our Website. Prior consent is requested for the use of these cookies.
They are used to select advertising messages in LinkedIn based on the visitor’s preferences and interests, based on information collected when the visitor browses our Website.