What are cookies and how do they work?

Cookies are small pieces of code stored on your device. Cookies do not contain any personal information and are not functional, that is, they are not programs but simple text files. The first time you visit our sites, a cookie is downloaded to your device. In the following times our sites recognize this cookie and “know” that you visited our site previously. The role of cookies is beneficial to users since it improves their experience on frequently visited websites.

What do we use cookies for?

Cookies allow us to improve our site so that we know the number of unique users who visit us and which pages visited. This allows us to know what content is interesting for our users. With these improvements in mind we use Google Analytics, a statistical tool. The information collected in this process is completely anonymous and serves only statistical function.

How can you control cookies?

Browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari allow you to change cookie permissions to prevent cookies from being accepted by your device. However, such a restriction may affect your user experience. The “Help” section in your browser can tell you the steps required to make such a change.