What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit that site. Cookies are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently, and to provide information to website owners.
Google Analytics and AdWords
The information received by cookies about your use of the website, i.e. the standard log information (including your IP address) and anonymous visitor behaviour information, is transmitted to Google and Google holds it on servers located in the United States. Before we send your IP address to Google, we make it anonymous.
As part of the Google Privacy Shield certification process, Google declares that it adheres to the EU and US Privacy Shield system requirements. Google may transfer information collected by Google Analytics to third parties when required to do so by law or when those third parties process information on Google’s behalf.
As stated in the Google Analytics Terms of Service, Google will not associate the data subject’s IP address with any other data held by Google.
To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
List of cookies
|Cookie||Term of storage||Description|
|1P_JAR, APISID, CONSENT, HSID, NID, SAPISID, SSID, SID||2 years||Google Analytics cookie to enable a session.|
|SIDCC||2 months||A security cookie to protect users’ data from unauthorized access.|
|OTZ||1 month||Google Analytics cookie used in website traffic information.|
|_cfduid||Immediately after closing the browser||A cookie associated with websites using CloudFlare is used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare, it is used to prevent any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor receives. It does not contain user identification information.|
|_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxxx||1 year||To connect a website to Google Tag Manager.|
|_ga/ _gat/ _gid||2 years||Google Analytics cookie to distinguish users.|
|__utma||2 years after the installation/upgrade||Google Analytics cookie to distinguish users and browsing sessions.|
|__utmb||30 min. after the installation/upgrade||Google Analytics cookie for setting up new sessions.|
|__utmc||At the end of your browsing session.||Google Analytics cookie for identifying new visitors.|
|__utmt||6 months after the installation/upgrade||Google Analytics cookie that provides information on how a user accesses a page.|
|__utmz||6 months after the installation/upgrade||Google Analytics cookie that stores variable visitor data.|
How do I manage cookies?
You can manage and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies already on your computer, and you can set most browsers to prevent cookies from being saved.
Manage cookies in your browser
Most browsers support:
- Checking what cookies are saved and deletion of individual cookies.
- Blocking third-party cookies;
- Blocking cookies from specific websites;
- Blocking all cookies;
- Deleting all cookies when you close your browser.
If you have chosen to delete cookies, remember that all the options you have set will also be removed. In addition, blocking cookies completely will prevent many websites (including our site) from working properly and completely disable internet browsing. For these reasons, we do not recommend disabling cookies when using our website.