Cookie Policy

This extended cookie policy (the “Cookie Policy”) is an attachment to the privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”), of which is an integral part. Please refer to the main body of the Privacy Policy for further details and definitions.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Refer to this link for more information on what cookies are.

How do we use cookies

We use cookies for many purposes. We use them, for example, to remember your language preferences, to register your consent to cookies, to help you sign up for commenting the articles, or to monitor the proper functioning of the Website.

Type of cookies we use

Technical
They help to make the website work, like navigating around web pages. Without these cookies, the website may not function properly: (a) phpsessid expires at browser session end; (b) serverid with 15 minutes maturity.

Preferences
They save user’s navigation preferences and optimise browsing experience: (a) cookie consent (catAccCookies) with 1-year maturity; (b) language selection (pll_language) with 1-year maturity; (c) privacy consent for comment board (custom_field) with 30 days maturity.

Security
They allow to authenticate and prevent fraudulent uses: (a) comment board authentication (wc_moderate_comments, comment_author, comment_author_email) with perpetual maturity.

Session State
They help to improve browsing experience: (a) highlight unread comments (wordpress_last_visit), one for each visited page, they expire at browser session.

Analytics
They help to collect information and report website usage aggregated statistics without identifying individual visitors. For this purpose we uses Google Analytics (Google Inc. United States) with anonymized IP address. Learn more about its cookies and privacy policy. Google Analytics can be disabled by this tool.

Advertising
Until now the Website does not use cookies for advertising purposes.

Social
Cookies installed by other companies through the Website (“Third Party”) may perform user-tracking activities, in addition to the information specified herein and even without the Data Controller knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policies of the listed services for detailed information. These services allow the user to interact with social networks directly from the Website pages. Interactions and information are subject to the user’s privacy settings for each social network: (a) Facebook Button and Social Widgets (Facebook Inc. United States) are interaction services with Facebook social network; collect cookies and usage data; privacy policy; (b) Twitter Social Widgets (Twitter Inc. United States) are interaction services with Twitter social network; collect cookies and usage data; privacy policy; (c) Google+ Button and Social Widgets (Google Inc. United States) are interaction services with Google+ social network; collect cookies and usage data; privacy policy; (d) LinkedIn Social Widgets (LinkedIn Inc. United States) are interaction services with LinkedIn social network; collect cookies and usage data; privacy policy; (e) AddToAny (AddToAny LLC United States) manages a widget that allows interaction with social networks; collect cookies and usage data; privacy policy; (f) TradingView Financial Charts display charts and data related to financial assets, and allow interaction with TradingView social network; collect cookies and usage data; privacy policy;

How can I check the installation of cookies and disable them?

At any time, the user can change the browser settings to disable the receipt of cookies. By using the same browser preferences, you may also examine and eventually delete cookies that have been installed in the past, including the cookie that stores your consent to the use of cookies by this Website. Please note that denying your consent to the use of all cookies in this Website, some of its functionalities may be compromised.

The instructions to disable, examine, and remove cookies from your computer or mobile device vary depending on operating system and web browser. You can find information about how to manage cookies in your browser at the following addresses: Apple Safari OS X, Apple Safari iOS, Google ChromeMicrosoft Internet ExplorerMozilla Firefox.

The All About Cookies site contains instructions for managing cookies on the most popular browsers; Alternatively, you can consult the vendor’s documentation of your specific software.

In case of services provided by Third Parties, you may also exercise your right to oppose the tracking in accordance with the Third Party privacy policy, or by the opt-out link if explicitly provided, or by contacting the Third Party.

Furthermore you can use Your Online Choices. This service allows you to manage tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. You are invited to use this application in addition to the information provided in this document.

Given the objective complexity associated with identifying cookie-based technologies and their integration with the operation of the Website, you are invited to contact the Data Controller for any further information.

 

This Cookie Policy is updated to May 25, 2018