Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Visit AboutCookies.org for more information about cookies and how they affect your browsing experience.

COOKIES

To make our site easier and more intuitive, we use cookies. Cookies are small pieces of data that allow us to compare new and past visitors and to understand how users navigate through our site. We use the data collected through cookies to make the browsing experience more enjoyable and more efficient in the future.

Cookies do not record any personal information about a user and any identifiable data will not be stored. If you want to disable the use of cookies you need to customize the settings of your computer by setting the cancellation of all cookies or activating a warning message when cookies are stored. To proceed without changing the application of cookies, simply continue browsing.

Visit AboutCookies.org for more information about cookies and how they affect your browsing experience.

The types of cookies we use

Essential cookies

These cookies are essential in order to allow you to move around the site and make full use of its features, such as accessing the various protected areas of the site. Without these cookies, some necessary services, such as filling out a form for a competition, cannot be used.

Performance cookie

These cookies collect information on how users use a website, for example, which pages are most visited, if you receive error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected through cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are used only to improve the functioning of a website. By using our site, you agree that these cookies can be installed on your device

Functionality cookies

Cookies allow the site to remember the choices made by the user (such as name, language or region of origin) and provide customized advanced features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that can be customized. They can also be used to provide services you’ve asked for like how to watch a video or comments on a blog. The information collected from these types of cookies can be made anonymous and not able to monitor your browsing activity on other websites. 

By using our site, you agree that these cookies can be installed on your device.

How to manage cookies on your PC

If you want to allow cookies from our site, please follow the steps below: 

Google Chrome

  1. Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window and select Options.
  2. Click on the ‘Smashed stuff’ tab, find the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button.
  3. Now select  ‘Allow local data to be set’.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0

  1. Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window and select ‘Internet Options’, then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab.
  2. To enable cookies in your browser, make sure your privacy level is set to Medium or below.
  3. By setting the privacy level above the Middle you will disable the use of cookies.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window and select “Options”.
  2. Then select the Privacy icon.
  3. Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to use cookies’.

Safari

  1. Click the Cog icon at the top of the browser window and select the “Preferences” option.
  2. Click on ‘Protection’, select the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’.
  3. Click on ‘Save’.

How to manage cookies on Mac

If you want to allow cookies from our site, please follow the steps below: 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Explore’ at the top of the browser window and select the “Preferences” option.
  2. Scroll down until you see “Cookies” in the Receiving File section.
  3. Select the ‘Do not ask’ option.

Safari on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of the browser window and select the “Preferences” option.
  2. Click on ‘Security’ and then ‘Accept cookies’.3. Select “Only from the site”.

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of the browser window and select the “Preferences” option.
  2. Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy and security’.
  3. Select ‘Enable cookies only for the originating site’.

Opera

  1. Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of the browser window and select “Settings”.
  2. Then select “Preferences”, select the “Advanced” tab.
  3. Then select the ‘Accept cookies’ option.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to allow the website to analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of examining your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse to use cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but please note that if you do this you may not be able to use all the features of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Google Analytics – statistics system: Analytical cookies

privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

You can prevent Google from detecting a cookie that is generated due to and related to your use of this website (including your IP address) and the processing of such data by downloading and installing this browser plugin: http: //tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Social media sharing cookies

These third-party cookies are used to integrate some widespread functionality of the main social media and provide them within the site. In particular, they allow registration and authentication on the site through facebook and google connect, sharing and commenting on social media pages, enabling the “like” features on Facebook and the “+1” on G +. It is possible to disable the use of social media sharing cookies through the links below.

Facebook

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G +

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Twitter

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