- If you leave a comment on our website, you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
- If you have an account and log in to the site, we will create a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. The cookie does not contain personal information and will be deleted as soon as you close your browser.
- When you log in, we will also create various cookies to store your login information and screen preferences. Login cookies last for two days and screen options cookies last for one year.
- If you select “Remember me”, your connection will remain for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
- If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in the browser. This cookie contains no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. Expires after 1 day.
The names of the cookies we use on our website and their purpose of use are defined below:
- we use on our website Google Analytics and Adwords to recognize a computer when a user visits the website / to identify users while navigating the website / to allow the use of a shopping cart on the website / to improve the functionality of the website / to analyze the use of the website / to administer the website / to protect against fraud and improve the protection of the website / to personalize the website for each user / to target advertisements that may be of interest to specific users.
Most browsers allow you to opt out of cookies—for example:
- in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie settings found by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and “Advanced”
- in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” “Privacy,” selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the menu, and unchecking “Accept cookies from websites”? and
- in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by going to the “Customize and control” menu and clicking “Settings”, “View advanced settings”, and “Content settings” and selecting “Block websites from data” under heading “Cookies”.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative effect on the functionality of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all functions of your website.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer—for example:
- in Internet Explorer (version 10), you should manually delete the cookie files (instructions can be found at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835)?
in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” and “Privacy,” then selecting “Use custom settings for history,” clicking “View Cookies,” and “Remove All Cookies” and
- in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by going to the “Customize and Control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “View Custom Settings” and “Clear Browsing Data” and then selecting “Delete cookies and other website data” before you tap “Clear Browsing Data”.
Deleting all cookies will have a negative effect on the functionality of many websites.