Privacy Policy

We do not collect personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it. The information that may be retained includes your name, company, email or telephone number.

We do not disclose information about individual visits to our web site or any other personal information that you may give us to any third parties without your permission.

This website may provide automatic links (hyperlinks) to other third party websites for your convenience. We are not responsible for the content of these sites. When you use links to other websites our Privacy Policy no longer applies and you should refer to the privacy statement of the website you are currently accessing.

We reserve the right to change, modify, or update this statement at any time without notice.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

The use of cookies is now standard for most websites. If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them, allowing or blocking them through your browser, including removing cookies and revoke consent by deleting them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site or at any moment.

To learn more about cookies configuration, please check your browser help. Here you will find info about most popular browsers:

You need to be aware that if you do not accept cookies this site or part of it may not work properly. You may also still have old cookies stored on your computer from a previous visit, but you can remove these by clearing your ‘browser history’ (cache) as detailed above.

Types of cookies

  • ‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, ie until you leave the website.
  • ‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).
  • ‘Performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.
  • ‘Functionality’ cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.

Use of cookies on this website

To give you the best experience on the cookie management side, we classify cookies of this website in three categories, based on their purpose: Strictly Necessary, Functionality, and Performance.

The following tables explain the way in which we use cookies on this website.

Strictly Necessary (essential cookies):

These cookies are strictly necessary for this website and its features to work properly. E.g.: authentication cookies.

Cookie Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
WordPress wordpress_test_cookie session WordPress test cookie
WordPress Wp-settings >1 year WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
WordPress wp-settings-time- >1 year WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Functionality:

These cookies enable us to improve the functionality and usability of our website and to provide various features. E.g.: Functionality cookies can be used to store search results, language, character dimensions.

Cookie Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
Cookie Policy Plugin euCookie Session Used to check if a visitor has agreed to our cookie policy.

Performance:

These cookies collect information about how you use websites. Performance cookies help us, for example, to identify especially popular areas of our website. In this way, we can adapt the content of our websites more specifically to your needs and thereby improve what we offer you.

Cookie Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
Google analytics _ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
Google analytics _gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
Google analytics _gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate.
Google analytics AMP_TOKEN 30s – 1yr Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
Google analytics _gac_ 90 days Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Click here to learn more.

Third party cookies

Cookies are set on some pages by third party products and services. Some pages use third party services or software, such as maps, online videos or social networking features. Many of these services may set cookies in your browser. Here are a list of third party cookies on this website:

Cookie Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
Google Maps SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map. Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.
YouTube SID, LOGIN, _INFO, use_hotbox, PREF, SSID, watched_video_id_list, __utma, __utmz, demographics, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a YouTube video. We embed videos on our website from YouTube. YouTube set a number of cookies on any page that includes a YouTube Video. While we have no control over the cookies set by YouTube, they are used for profiling and targeting for advertising, to track video statistics such as views and store user preferences. Click here to learn more.
Vimeo __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz, last_page, embed_preferences, has_logged_in, stats_start_date, stats_end_date, CAL, GAPS, N_T, S_adsense, adsenseReferralSourceId, adsenseReferralSubId, adsenseReferralUrl, adsenseReferralUrlQuery, APISID, HSID, NID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SNID, SSID Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Vimeo video. We embed videos on our website from Vimeo. Vimeo sets a number of cookies on any page that embeds a Vimeo video. While we have no control over these cookies, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Vimeo viewers, to hold information about current viewing video settings as well as a personal identification token, if you are logged into Vimeo. Click here to learn more.
Twitter auth_token, guest_id, _twitter_sess, kdt, personalization_id, external_referer, dnt, remember_checked_on. Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Twitter feed/button. Twitter set a series of cookies on any page that includes a Twitter feed. Click here to learn more.