WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files that a website can save on your computer or mobile device when you visit a page or site. A cookie will help the site or other sites recognize your device the next time you visit it. Web beacons or other similar files can do the same. We use the term cookies in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
Cookies perform many different functions. For example, they help us remember your username or preferences, analyse how well our sites are performing, or even allow us to recommend content to you that we think will be of interest to you
Some cookies contain personal information – for example, if you clicked “Remember me” when you signed in, the cookie will remember your username. Most cookies do not collect information that can identify you, but rather collect general information about how users reach and use our sites or what their location is.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS SITE?
Basically, cookies perform 4 different functions:
1. Important cookies
Some cookies are very important to the functioning of our sites. They allow us to identify users who are registered as well as those who are our paid subscribers They ensure that these users can, for example, comment on articles, and that paid subscribers have the necessary level of access to articles and sections on sites. If a subscribed user chooses to stop these cookies, they will not be able to access the subscriber-only content.
2. Cookies related to site performance
3. Functional cookies
Functional cookies allow us to remember your preferences, such as font size and other personal settings. For example, cookies save you the time and effort of entering a username each time you visit our page.
IS ANYONE ELSE USING COOKIES ON THIS SITE?
We may use third-party cookies to help us with market research, revenue tracking, improving functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.
HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES?
All modern browsers allow you to change cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in your browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu. To be aware of these settings, the following links may help you, or you can use the “Help” button in your browser’s menus for more details:
If you are most concerned about third-party advertising cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn them off here: Your Online Choices site.
Please remember that if you choose to stop cookies, some sections of our site may not work properly.
This document was last updated on 01.11.2022.