To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. This is not something extraordinary: most websites do this.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data or text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size, and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings, our system will automatically place these cookies from the moment you visit our site.

How do we use cookies?

This site uses two types of cookies:

  • Technical or functional cookies that just remember language options or fields you have already filled in on forms. As such, our website remembers your actions and preferences.
  • Tracking cookies: their function is to gather information about our website users. To remember the user’s actions, to identify the user, to collect traffic information. We also use them to enhance the performance of our website or to adjust any technical issues.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as we intended it. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

By using our website, you accept the use of these cookies. You can control and/or delete cookies if you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

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