What's a cookie?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. It is used by online service providers in order to make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, and to collect analytics and reporting information to optimize services. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies.
Other cookies enable us and the third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our Websites, and we refer to these as “performance” or “functionality” cookies.
Third parties serve cookies through our Websites and Services for advertising, analytics, and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
Do I have to accept them and how can I control them?
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this):
You can also edit the cookie settings on our Websites only by clicking on this link. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of our Websites. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
To learn more about cookies; how to control, disable or delete them, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org. Some third-party advertising networks, like Google, allow you to opt out of or customize preferences associated with your internet browsing. For more information on how Google lets you customize these preferences, see their documentation.
What types of cookies do you use?
Essential website cookies
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
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These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our websites but are non-essential to their use. For example, it stores your preferred language or the region that you are in.
These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our websites but are non-essential to their use.
We use the Disqus commenting system on our pages to let you leave comments, and engage in discussions around the subjects on our site.
These cookies support our chat service and accelerate loading times for chat functionality available through our websites.
We use analytics cookies to help us measure how users interact with website content, which helps us customize our websites and application for you in order to enhance your experience.
Google Analytics gathers information allowing us to understand interactions with our websites and ultimately refine that experience to better serve you
These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Where can I get further information?
Hopefully, this has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our Websites. If you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.