Version: 13 September 2023
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used to enable websites to operate, or operate more efficiently, and to provide information to site owners. The cookies we use enable us, among other things, to improve your experience when using our website and to ensure that the website functions as you expect it to.
What are the different types of cookies?
A cookie can be classified according to its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs.
Depending on its lifetime, a cookie is either
- a session cookie that is deleted when the user closes the browser; or
- a persistent cookie that remains on the user's computer/device for a predefined period of time.
With regard to the domains to which they belong, there are two types:
- First-party cookies: These are cookies set directly by the website or domain the user is visiting.
- Third-party cookies: These are cookies set by a domain other than the one the user is visiting. This typically occurs when the website incorporates elements from other sites, such as images, social media plugins or advertising. When the browser or other software fetches these elements from the other sites, they can set cookies as well.
What categories of cookies may be used on our website?
In general, depends on the features and services we provide, there are 1 category of cookies:
1. Essential cookies
These cookies are strictly necessary for the functioning of the website to which you, as a user, have requested access. Essential cookies also include cookies intended for communication purposes only (for the sole purpose of transmission over the network). These essential cookies are exempt from consent.
The tables below detail the cookies we use on our website and their purposes.
Cookies Exempt from Consent