To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files
called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer
or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to
remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font
size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t
have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or
browse from one page to another.
which cookies you usein plain, jargon-free language. In particular:
- their purpose and the reason why they are being used, (e.g. to
remember users’ actions, to identify the user, for online behavioural
- if they are essential for the website or a given functionality to work or if they aim to enhance the performance of the website
- the types of cookies used (e.g. session or permanent, first or third-party)
- who controls/accesses the cookie-related information (website or third party)
- that the cookie will not be used for any purpose other than the one stated
- how consent can be withdrawn.
- your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size
- if you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not (so you won’t be asked again)
Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously
gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to
work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can
delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this
site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally
and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not
used for any purpose other than those described here.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org.
You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you
can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this,
however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time
you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.