A cookie is a small file that is stored in a user's computer. Cookies help us to improve the quality of our website, by allowing us to monitor which pages our users find useful or not. Cookies are essential for internet operations, contributing numerous advantages to interactive service provision and making it easier to browse and use our website. Note that cookies cannot harm your PC.
The information we provide below will help you understand the different types of cookies:
- Session cookies: are temporary cookies that stay in your browser cookie file until you quit the webpage, so that they are never stored in a user's hard disk. Information obtained through these cookies is used for analysing traffic patterns on the website. In the long run, they enable us to provide a better experience by improving content and helping with its use.
- Permanent cookies: are stored on the hard disk and our website reads them every time you make a new visit. A permanent website has a certain expiry date. Cookies will stop working after that date. We generally use them to provide registration and language services.