Effective date 1.6.2018
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files, typically of letters and numbers, placed on your computer or device by a web server when you access certain websites. Cookies are stored in your computer’s hard drive when you browse our websites.
What Cookies do we use and why are they used?
Some cookies are necessary for the use of our website, without these cookies the website does not work. These cookies enable you to browse our website and access its features. We do use session cookies (which are valid only during your visit on our website) and functional cookies, which remember for example the selections done by you during your visit (such as, the things you put in your shopping bag).
We do also want to develop our platform, our online stores and other services we offer to you. This is why we use performance cookies on our websites. These cookies collect information which we use for reporting and analytics, about how you use our website and how often. These cookies only gather information for statistical purposes and only use pseudonymous cookie identifiers that do not directly identify you.
Development related cookies can be either first party provided (our own cookies which e.g. estimate the visitor numbers) or third party analytics cookies, such as Google Analytics, who help us to measure how users interact on our websites. For more information on Google Analytics, visit Google’s information page.
We do use also certain social media plugins on our site which place Social Media and Content cookies for example, to enable you to “Like” something in Facebook, or play Instagram videos directly on our website. Please note that some of these third party services place cookies that are also used for things like behavioural advertising, analytics, and/or market research.
We do also use advertising cookies on our website. These cookies help us to tailor marketing to you and your interests and provide you with a more personalized service in the future. These cookies remember that you visited our website and we may share this information with third-parties, such as advertisers, so you may see our advertisements on other websites as well. Without these cookies, the advertisements that you see may be less relevant and interesting to you.
How long do Cookies remain on my computer or mobile device?
We do use two types of cookies: persistent and session cookies. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until their expiration or deletion. Most of the used cookies are persistent and they will expire latest by 31st August 2018.
How can I control Cookies?
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies by adjusting your browser settings to not accept cookies and delete any cookies already placed by this website. You may also delete any cookies already placed on your hard drive by this website and not use this website again. Note that disabling cookies may prevent you from using some parts of our websites.
You can find instructions for deleting cookies in the different browsers available on the market at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
How to opt out from third party managed advertising cookies and from behaviorally targeted advertising: You may be able to opt out from certain third party managed advertising cookies directly in these third party websites.
For more guidance on your opt-out options, please consult the following opt out and consumer choice related pages of the following initiatives developed by companies in the online advertising industry:
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