What are cookies?

The term “cookie” refers to a small data file that consists exclusively of a set of text information that the site transmits to the web browser on your computer’s hard disk, either temporarily throughout your visit, or sometimes for longer periods, depending on the type of cookie. Cookies perform different functions, for example you stand out from other visitors to the same site or remember certain things for you as your preferences and are used by most websites to improve your user experience.

Cookies are safe because they can store only browser-initiated information that the user enters into the browser or is included in the page app. They cannot execute code and cannot be used to access your computer.

Cookies are essential to the internet, providing many benefits in providing interactive services, making it easier to navigate and use the internet. Cookies cannot hurt your computer and wherever they are enabled help detect and resolve errors.

Types of cookies

First-party cookies: These are cookies installed on the browser and / or hard drive of your device from the site you are visiting.

Third Party Cookies: These are cookies used by third parties such as social networks to track your visits to the various sites they advertise. The site administrator has no control over these third-party cookies.

Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your device’s browser only during your visit and are deleted when you close the browser.

Permanent cookies: These remain in the cookie file of your device’s browser even after the browser closes; sometimes for one year or more (the exact length of stay depends on the lifetime of each cookie).

Technically: they allow the user to use the options or services available on the internet.

Customization: allow the user to select computer criteria such as language.

Analysis: allow the user of these cookies to monitor and analyze user behavior on linked sites..

Ads: Allows management of the ad space the author has included on a web page.

Behavioral Advertising: Allows you to manage the advertising space the author has included on your website. These cookies store information about the behavior of users, taken through their usual tours.

Which type of cookies are used in our website?

Collection of anonymous information regarding the users and their browsing habits and preferences during their visit in our website.

Cookie nameOurs / 3rd partySession / PersistentDurationCookie typeDecscription
ASP.NET _SessionIdoursSessionTechnicalSystem Cookie for handling ASP.NET sessions
__utmaoursPersistent2 yearsAnalysisCollection of anonymous information regarding the users and their browsing habits and preferences during their visit in our website.
__utmboursPersistent30 minutesAnalysis
__utmzoursPersistent6 monthsAnalysis
PREF3rdparty ( yearsAdsGOOGLE – These cookies allow us to share content in social media
HSID3rdparty ( yearsAds
SSID3rdparty ( yearsAds
APISID SAPISID3rdparty ( yearsAds
NID3rdparty ( yearsAds
SID3rdparty ( yearsAds
__cfduidours ( yearsConversionCookie that is used for Currency Converter

This list, will be updated whenever a change in our provided services via our website is made. Nevertheless, some times during a website update procedure, the list could not include all the changes made in our used cookie list.

Cookies’ Management

You can avoid/disallow the use of cookies or even delete the stored cookies in your computer, by adjusting your internet browser settings. In case you disallow the use of cookies in your internet browser, it is possible your access to some of our website content not to be available to you, thus making your surfing experience less enjoyable.

The folloing links, provide useful information in order you to allow or disallow the use of cookies, depending on which internet browser you use.