Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy describes how cookies are used on our website and how you can enable or disable cookies. In particular, it covers the following:

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data that is stored on a computer, tablet or smartphone when you browse the internet so that this computer, tablet or smartphone ("device") can be recognised later. Cookies stored by us or by third parties when you visit our website do not recognise you personally as an individual; they only recognise the device you are using. Cookies do not cause any harm whatsoever to your device but they do allow you to take advantage of certain features of our website; for example, they allow you to return to pages that you have searched. They also help us to keep our website secure, remember your preferences and personalise the content of our website so that it is more relevant to you.

For more information on the different types of cookies stored on your devices when you visit our website, please see our cookie policy below.

Only you choose whether you want to have cookies stored on your device and you can easily control the storage of cookies. For specific information on managing and controlling cookies, please refer to the cookie management at the bottom of this page.

Why do we have a cookie policy?

The establishment of this cookie policy is part of our desire to comply with recent legislation but also to ensure that we are open and transparent with you about what happens when you visit our website.

2. Our cookie policy

In order to make full use of our website, your computer, tablet or smartphone ("device"), you must accept cookies. The cookies stored via our website, however, do not store your personal or sensitive data (such as your name, address or payment data).

In order to make the information on cookies as clear as possible, we have divided the cookies into 3 categories:

Analytical cookies

These cookies collect data about the use of our website (e.g. which pages you visit most often and whether you have received error messages from our web pages). Aggregate data from these cookies is only used to improve the functioning of our website.

Functional cookies

These cookies are necessary to enable the website to function optimally.

Cookies to collect information about the use of the website (such as number of visitors, number of pages visited) in order to improve it.

Third-party cookies (i.e. cookies that we do not store on your device)

When you visit our website, some cookies will not be stored by us but by third parties. For example, if you click on third party advertisements that appear on our website (i.e. that promote a product that we do not sell ourselves), which third parties may store on your device. These third parties are our business partners but we do not save cookies. We therefore suggest that you look at the websites of these third parties for more information about the cookies they store and how you can manage them.

3. Cookie Management

What happens if I don't allow cookies?

If cookies are not enabled on your computer, tablet or smartphone ("device"), your experience on our website may be limited (for example, you may not be able to browse freely and throughout the site or use the features offered.

How to deactivate / activate cookies

The deactivation / activation of cookies is done through your Internet browser. We explain below how to manage cookies on your computer through the main Internet browsers. For more information on how to manage cookies on your tablet and/or mobile, please consult your documentation or online help files.

Google ChromeGoogle Chrome

In the Settings menu, select "Show advanced settings" at the bottom of the page

Click the "Content settings" button in the Privacy section

The section at the top of the page that appears tells you more about cookies and allows you to set the cookies you want. It also allows you to delete currently stored cookies.

Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox

From the Tools menu, select "options"

Select the Privacy tab in the Options window

From the drop-down menu, choose "Use custom settings for history". This will bring up the options for cookies and you can choose to allow or deny them by checking the appropriate box.

Internet Explorer 6+Internet Explorer 6+

From the Tools menu, select "Internet Options"

Click on the Privacy tab

You will see privacy settings with six options, which allow you to control the number of cookies that will be saved: Block All Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept All Cookies.

SafariSafari browser

From the drop-down menu, select the "preferences" option

Open the Security tab

Select the option you want in the "Accept Cookies" section

  • All other browsers

For more information on how to manage cookies through other browsers, please consult your documentation or online help files.

How do I disable / enable third-party cookies?

Third party cookies are not stored by us. Therefore, we suggest that you look at the websites of these third parties for more information about the cookies they store and how they handle them.