Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text file stored on your computer or mobile device when visiting our website.

Why we use cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Our website uses cookies, which could include also third party cookies, to send advertising that is relevant to you.

Are all cookies the same?

Cookie can be classified as it follows.

- Session cookies. These cookies are automatically erased when you close your browser.
- Persistent cookies. These cookies remain on your device until they expire (in terms of minutes, days or years since the cookie creation/update).
- Third-Party cookies. These cookies are stored on behalf of third parties.

Cookies can be managed and deleted by setting your browser. However, this may prevent you from properly use certain features on our website. 
For more information please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookie management

To give you the best experience on the cookie management side, we classify cookies of this website in four categories, based on their purpose: essential, comfort, performance, advertising.

Essential: These cookies are essential for websites and their features to work properly. E.g.: authentication cookies.
Comfort: These cookies enable us to improve comfort and usability of websites and to provide various features. E.g.: comfort cookies can be used to store search results, language, character dimensions.
Performance: These cookies collect information about how you use websites. Performance cookies help us, for example, to identify especially popular areas of our website. In this way, we can adapt the content of our websites more specifically to your needs and thereby improve what we offer you. 
Advertising: These cookies are used to send advertising and promotional information that is relevant to you, e.g. based on the web pages you visited.

First party cookies

Technical name

Category

Purpose

Duration

cookie-agreed, privacycookie

Technical functionality cookie

It tracks record of the fact that a user has accepted or rejected the use of the various types of website’s cookies

variable, depending on the website,
3 months - 1 year

has_js

Technical session cookie

It helps the website to verify the browser’s javascript functions

when the navigation session ends

SESSxxxID

Technical session cookie

Only for authenticated users (it prevents multiple logins for the same user on a browser session)

one week

session_api_session

Technical session cookie

It generates a casual number when one starts to use the website (it is essential to enable the website to work properly)

one month

Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight

Technical functionality cookie

It is inserted by the CMS to track record of the user’s display preferences

one year

currfontsize

Technical functionality cookie

It tracks record of the size of the font chosen by the user

one week

evid

Technical functionality cookie

It enables to track the underlined portions in the case that the underlying tool is active

one month

Third-party cookie

Provider

Technical name

Category

Purpose

Duration

Google Analytics

__utma __utmb __utmc
__utmt
__utmz

Technical analytical cookie

These cookies collect data on the user’s behaviour. This information is used to fill in reports for statistical analyses and to improve the website. All the data are collected in anonymous form.

Six months to two years. For more in-depth information: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

AddThis.com

__atuvc

Technical functionality cookie

The cookie, which is present if the social sharing service AddThis.com is active on the website, is used to make sure that the user sees the updated count if they share a page on social platforms. Opt-out of AddThis cookies.

See: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy#publisher-visitors