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Cookies are small files stored on users’ computers that make it possible to recognise users in future sessions. Cookies help improve the quality of and access to the services offered on

Cookies are key to the way the internet works and offer numerous advantages when providing interactive services and improving browsing and usability on Cookies cannot harm your computer and can help identify and resolve issues.

As an overview, there are different kinds of cookies:

Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that are stored in the cookie folder until the user leaves the website and are then erased without being stored on the user’s hard drive. The information gathered by these cookies helps analyse website traffic patterns.

Permanent cookies: these are stored on the user’s hard drive and are read by the website every time the user visits it. Permanent cookies have an expiry date, after which they stop working.

In no case shall cookies be used to gather information on your personal data; they shall only be used to improve browsing and connections.

In accordance with current legislation on cookies, users hereby expressly authorise the use of cookies by installing or updating their browser. This authorisation may be withdrawn at any time by means of the contents and privacy settings options.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’ (text files that are installed on your computer) to help to analyse how people who browse the internet are using the website. The information about your use of the website that is generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transferred by Google to servers in the United States and kept there. Google uses this information to remember how you use the website, produce reports on website activity for website operators and provide other services relating to website activity and internet use. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if the third parties are processing the information on behalf of Google. Google will not combine your IP address with other data available to Google.

Cookie management

You may use your browser settings to refuse installation of cookies. You can find out how to refuse the installation of cookies in the most commonly used browsers by consulting the following website:

You can remove cookies that have already been installed on your computer or mobile device at any time.