General information about cookies and how they are used

Cookies are data sent from a website and stored in the browser’s memory.

Cookies may be required to allow a website to function properly as websites are stateless (they do not remember user information from one internal page to another), but are sometimes used to track the actions of the ‘user within a website or across multiple websites in order to collect usage information or identify interests and map behavior to be able to serve relevant advertisements.

This website uses a CookieHub consent management platform (CMP), which offers the ability to allow or deny certain categories of cookies that help protect your privacy. Below is a description of the most common categories of cookies.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are used to make a website work properly, are generally not used for tracking and are not shared between websites.

The most common necessary action performed using a cookie is user authentication. When you access any website, a cookie is stored in your browser that includes some data used by the web to remember who is authenticated when you access another internal page or refresh the site.

Cookies are also used so that a web knows what’s in your shopping cart, load balancing information, and more.

Preference cookies

Preference cookies allow the website to remember information to customize the appearance or behavior of the website for each user. This may include storing a selected currency, region, language or color theme.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies are not necessary but are used to collect valuable information on how a website is used, identify problems and understand what needs to be improved on the site and what content is useful. The information collected is in most cases anonymous, but some analytics services collect information that can be used to identify the user.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors on websites to allow publishers to display relevant and engaging advertisements.