A Cookie is a small text file containing information that is downloaded onto a Users’ computer or mobile device whenever they consult a website or mobile application; they are used to recognize the Users’ computer whenever it accesses a website or application it has already used. Cookies are often used in order for sites to work or to improve their operation as well as provide information to the owners of the sites.
There are two main categories of cookies:
2.1 Original Cookies are installed directly by the Company onto the Users’ computer or mobile device. They are used only by the Company to recognise the Users’ computer or mobile device whenever you use the Site again.
2.2 Third-party Cookies are installed by service providers on our Site in order to recognise the Users’ computer or mobile device whenever you consult other sites. Third-party Cookies are mainly used for the purposes of analysis and for advertising.
Cookies may be kept on Users’ computers or mobile device for variable durations. Certain Cookies are “Session Cookies,” which means that they are only present as long as the user’s browser is open. These are automatically deleted once Users close their browser. Certain Cookies are “Permanent Cookies,” which means that they are kept once Users close their browser. These Cookies allow the Company to recognise Users’ computer or mobile device whenever they open their browser to access the internet.
COOKIES USED BY THE COMPANY
The Site installs only the type of Cookie indicated below onto Users’ computer or mobile device:
3.1 Required Cookies: These Cookies are essential to provide the Services available on the Site and to use some of its features, especially in order to access certain secured zones (Personal Account). Without these Cookies, the tools required to meet the demand of the service (creating and accessing the Customer Account, recording bank details) cannot be provided.
3.2 Operational Cookies: These Cookies have different purposes relating to the presentation, performance and operation of the Site. Their general purpose is still to improve the User experience and enjoyment of the Site.
3.3 Analysis Cookies: Information gathered is aggregated and does not identify different visitors. For example, this information includes the number of visitors to the Site, the sites that forwarded them to the Site, and the pages they viewed on the Site. The Company uses this information to ensure that the Site functions correctly and to monitor the level of activity on the Site.
3.4 Content-sharing and social network Cookies: These Cookies allow Users to share pages and their content through third-party social networks and other platforms. Companies using these Cookies may also use your information for purposes of targeted advertising on other platforms.
CONTROLLING OR DELETING COOKIES
Users may choose to accept Cookies or not; however, refusing cookies does not allow Users to enjoy all of the Sites features. Users may define their Cookie preferences by modifying the settings of your browser so that Cookies from the Site cannot be placed onto your computer or mobile device. To do so, Users must follow the instructions of their browser (usually available in the Help, Tools or Edit menus of the browser).