We’ll try to explain it to you in the most easy way. A cookie basically is a small (temporarily) text file that, when you visit our website, we download and store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or other device. Thanks to this text files you won’t have to enter the same information as before when you re-visit our website for example. Besides that they also help us to understand how you use our website and how we could make everything better and more user-friendly. It needs to be said: We of course also use them for marketing purposes.
Generally, you can set your browser to accept all cookies, block/reject all cookies, or modify your browser to alert you of any new cookies. To clear the stored cookies, you can normally go to the Tools dropdown menu at the top of the browser window.
Our site, or parts of it, may not function without technical problems or be accessible if you have disabled cookies in your browser.
Cookies can be session cookies or persistent cookies, and can be either first or third party cookies as defined below:
Session cookies: These allow us to track and link your actions during a single browser session, e.g. to remember the items returned from a search. These are created temporarily and, once you close your browser, all session cookies expire and are deleted.
Persistent cookies: These allow us to authenticate you, and remember your preferences and therefore enable us to enhance your website experience. These remain on your device between browser sessions.
First and third party cookies: Session cookies and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies depending upon the domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are those set by our site. Third party cookies are issued by a different site to our site.
We use a mixture of all these types of cookies on our site to provide our services and enhance your experience. Some of the cookies used on our site are Essential/Strictly Necessary cookies, Analytical/Performance cookies, Functionality cookies and Advertising/Targeting cookies, as set out and described in the table below.
|Type of cookie
|Analytical / Performance cookies
|Cookies from CloudFlare, used to speed up and optimize page load times. These cookies are also necessary for Cloudflare’s security features
|These cookie are used to distinguish 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.
|One of the main advertising cookies on non-Google sites is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.
|those cookies are widely used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier. They can be set by embedded microsoft scripts. The main purpose of those cookies are: Targeting/Advertising
|Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is a random generated number to be used for maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.
|Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking cookie
Last updated: 05/2018