Cookie Consent

1.1. What are cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional apps and websites use cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. We describe what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies on your device. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality.

1.2. How we use cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this Site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

1.3. Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this Site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The default setting for most browsers is to enable cookies. On how to set up cookies - for the most commonly used browsers - is described on the following websites:

This Site uses cookies to record the fact that the visitors accepted the cookie/privacy policy. This data will  be erased after 1 year from the last log in.

1.4. Third Party Cookies 

The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter visiting the Site.

  • This Site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page at

With the exception of cookies that are essential to the operation of the website (which do not collect information that is considered personal data), the use of cookies is based on your express and appropriate consent, which is the legal basis for the related data management. Cookies will only be used if you explicitly allow their use in the interface provided. You can change your settings at any time to withdraw your consent.

1.5 Cookie type

Cookie typeDevicesPurpose of processed personal data
_gat (http)Google Analyticsused to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
_gaGoogle Analyticsused to differentiate between individual users (more precisely, individual browsers).
_gidGoogle Analyticsused to isolate users. Stores a unique user session ID.
_utmaGoogle Analyticsused to calculate statistics about new and returning visitors. This cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics. The lifetime of the cookie can be customized by the website owner.
_utmvGoogle AnalyticsUsed to store custom variable data at the visitor level. This cookie is created when the developer uses the _setCustomVar method in conjunction with a visitor-level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the obsolete _setVar method. This cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_utmzGoogle Analyticsstores the traffic source or campaign that identifies how the user reached the site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_utmbGoogle Analyticsused to identify new sessions / visits.
_fbqGoogle Analyticsused to generate visitor statistics, customize ads, and measure their effectiveness.