What are cookies?
For more information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies perform many functions, including facilitating navigation and storing your preferences in order to provide more personalized content and improve the overall user experience.
To manage your preferences and improve certain features of the Platform. This includes the collection of information about the date and time of your visit, your search history and your language preferences.
To maintain our security measures and detect abuse.
To analyze how our Platform is accessed and used. We use this information to maintain, manage and continuously improve our services.
To provide you with personalized ads. Cookies help us manage ads and measure their effectiveness.
What types of cookies and other technologies do we use?
Our Platform uses the following categories of cookies and technologies:
Persistent cookies – these cookies are stored on your device’s browser and come into use when you visit the Platform. These cookies serve to remember users’ settings and preferences in order to improve their subsequent visits. For example, these cookies ensure that users do not have to log in to their accounts again. In addition, they remember users’ language preferences on subsequent visits.
Session cookies – these are temporary cookies that are stored in the cookie archive of your browser until you leave the Platform. The information we receive using these cookies helps us analyze web traffic, allowing us to detect and eliminate problems and provide better navigation.
Advertising cookies – these cookies ensure the delivery of personalized ads and help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns by analyzing your interaction with ads. For example, they help us determine the number of clicks on an ad from users who have visited the advertiser’s website.
In addition, our Platform uses web beacons, which are small graphics (also known as “pixel beacons” or “clear GIFs”). They are used together with cookies to identify users and their behavior.
Do we use third-party cookies or extensions on our Platform?
Below we provide you with a list of the third parties that have obtained our consent to store cookies or other technologies on your device.
Third-Party Extensions: Our Platform also uses third-party extensions in the
form of a share button on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. With the help of the
share button, you can share our articles or news on third-party platforms, provided
that you are logged in to your accounts on those third-party platforms. They
could make a connection between your interaction with our Platform and your
accounts with them. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy policies
of these third parties before clicking the share button.
How can you delete, disable or block cookies?
Your browser will usually
provide you with information on how to delete, block or refuse the use of
cookies. You can find more information about the more commonly used browsers at
the following links:
You can refuse the access of third-party cookies from Google Analytics through
its ad settings or via https://adssettings.google.com.
You can opt out of
interest-based targeting cookies used by advertising providers through one of
the following websites provided by the Digital Advertising Alliance:
addition, you can change your mobile device settings about when you see
advertising content based on your interests.
Attention: If you block the cookies used by our Platform, you may not be able to access all or part of our services, such as saving personalized settings as access information.