A cookie is a small file, usually made up of letters and numbers, that is downloaded into the memory of a computer (or other equipment used for online browsing - mobile phone, tablet, etc.) when the user accesses a particular website. Cookies are created when the browser used by a user displays a specific website. Each cookie has an "owner" - the website / Internet domain that places that cookie.

First party cookies are cookies set by the website you are visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies. Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser.

Every time you visit our website, you will be prompted to accept or refuse cookies. The purpose is to enable the site to remember your preferences (such as username, language, etc.) for a certain period of time. That way, you do not have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit. Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites. We are the data controllers for the processing of personal data in connection with Cookies.

Web-site uses essential cookies for which we do not need your consent as they are intended for our website to work and first-party cookies, i.e. our own cookies generated by the Web-site to ensure proper operation. All of these are temporary (session cookies) or valid for a certain period of time. We also use analytic cookies. These are purely for internal research on how we can improve the service we provide for all our users. The cookies simply assess how you interact with our website – as an anonymous user (they data gathered does not identify you personally). Also, this data is not shared with any third parties or used for any other purpose.

Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences). For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser. You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page. And some services and functionalities may not work properly at all (e.g. profile logging-in).