A cookie is a small file that can be stored in your browser by the website you are visiting or by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing.
When you visit a page of the same website, the cookies are sent back to the website.
Some cookies are deleted after your visit (session cookies), others can be stored on your computer for short or long time.
A different type of cookies, called tracking cookies, can be used to remember who you are or to target advertising messages.
Modern browsers usually can also be configured in order to prevent the storage of cookies, to prevent the storage of third party cookies or to you use Do-Not-Track policies, although you might lose some functions of that website.
The European Union with the Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications forces each website to declare how cookies are used and to request user's consent for tracking cookies.
The types of cookies set by this website are:
A few features of this site are provided using third party services (e.g. social media sharing buttons, embedded videos) which can set their own cookies.
If you use those feature the third party service may install cookies in your browser.
These third parties are responsible for setting out their own cookie, for more information please refer to the cookie policies of the third party providers: