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What cookies are used on this site? What for?
Our website uses several types of cookies, each of which has a specific function as set out in the table below:
cookie types and functions
These cookies allow the website to work correctly and are designed to gather information about the way visitors use the site. This information is used to compile reports and helps us improve the site. Cookies collect information anonymously, including the number of visitors to the site, the links they follow to reach it, and information about the pages they visit.
These files are used by, for example, Google Analytics for statistical analysis of how visitors navigate the site from computers or mobile apps, the number of web pages visited, or the number of clicks on the page when viewing the website.
These cookies are provided by various organizations to the owner of the site you visit. Using these cookies does not involve processing personal data. Third-party cookies are created when advertisements for other websites are displayed on the current site. They are used to track the use of the website for marketing purposes.
How can I turn off cookies?
Most browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) are configured to accept and store cookies. However, most allow you to check and disable cookies through browser settings. You should however understand that if you disable the browser or cookies, the functionality of the site may be limited. To change the settings, follow the instructions in your browser's Options or Settings. For further information about cookies, read the rules.