The software applications used may contain “cookie” technology. The main function of cookies is to facilitate user navigation. Cookies may provide information on a user’s internal navigation of the Website and allow certain services to operate which require the user’s browsing history to be identified, in terms of which pages they have visited of the Website. Regardless of the presence of cookies, whenever the web portal is accessed, the type of browser, the operative system (e.g. Microsoft, Apple, Android, Linux, etc…), the visitor’s origin Host and URL, as well as information requested by the page, are all recorded. In any event, users can change the settings on their browser to be notified when cookies are received and can then decide to delete them. More information about cookies can be found on the web browser’s main website.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small strings of text which are stored on the user’s computer when certain web pages are visited on the internet. Cookies are enabled for most browsers; at the end of this guide there is more information on how to change the settings of the cookies on the browser. Cookies do not damage your device. In the cookies that we generate, we do not store personal identifiable information, but we do use this information to improve navigation on our website. For example, cookies are useful for identifying and fixing errors.
Type of Cookies
The cookies that we use:
Cookies that are strictly necessary for the website to function
These cookies are essential to be able to navigate the website (such as session identification data) and allow the main features of the website to be used and to secure the connection. Without these cookies, the website would not function correctly.
Cookies which improve website navigation
These cookies improve the user’s navigation experience. For example, cookies save the user’s language preferences.
This website uses the following third-party cookies: To find out how Google Analytics cookies function, check the official documentation provided by Google by clicking on the following link: http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookie.html
How can I disable cookies?
Click on one of the following links below for specific instructions:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Click on the ‘Tools’ icon in the top right-hand corner and select ‘Internet options’. In the pop-up window, select ‘Privacy’.
From here you can manage your cookie settings or by clicking on the following link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookie
Click on the spanner in the top right-hand corner and select ‘Settings’. Now select ‘Show advanced settings’ (“Under the hood”) and change the ‘Privacy’ settings.
From here you can manage your cookie settings or by clicking on the following link: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookie
Select ‘Options’ from the drop-down menu in the top left-hand corner. In the pop-up window, select ‘Privacy’.
From here you can manage your cookie settings or by clicking on the following link: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookie
Select ‘Preferences’ from the drop-down menu in the top right-hand corner. Select ‘Security’.
From here you can manage your cookie settings or by clicking on the following link: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html
If you do not use any of the browsers listed above, select ‘cookies’ in the appropriate section of the guide to find out where to find the cookie folder in your browser.