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Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a small file sent out by the servers of the party tracking itand installed on the hard disk of your computer. The information stored on these cookies canonly be read by us and only during the duration of the visit to the Website.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies that are categorized as “Necessary” and are stored on your browser as they are essential for enabling the basic functionalities of the site, like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and hence we do not require your consent for the use of ‘necessary cookies’ according to the ePrivacy Directive .

At the same time we also use third-party cookies for reasons of enabling additional functionalities : these are either functional, e.g. enabling sharing content from the website on social media platforms or making a donation with paypal, analytics and performance cookies in order to gather anonymous statistics on how users interact with the website and enhance the user experience as well as advertisement cookies in case you want to view customized advertisements on the various pages you visit. For this category of non ‘necessary’ cookies we require your previously expressed consent, else we do not use them.

Our Website uses these third-party cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish your use preferences from those of other users of our Website or add functionalities to it like making a donation for instance (payment service). This helps us to offer you a better user experience when you visit our Website and also allows us to optimise it and enable additional activities. All websites that target people residing in the European Union are obliged to ask for your consent to use or save cookies and similar technologies on your computers or mobile devices. This cookie policy gives you clear and complete information about the cookies that we use and their purpose.

What types of cookies do we use?

You can find the detailed list with the cookies we use at our cookie settings bar when you first visit our webpage or at any time if you click on these at the far left end of your screen while browsing our website.

For cookies installed by third parties, we are happy to refer you to the declarations 
that these parties make about this on their respective websites. Note: we exercise absolutely no influence on the content of these declarations, nor on the content of the cookies of these third parties: Google Analytics, Google, WordPress, Polylang, PayPal, Cloudflare, Facebook.

Your consent: You can refuse or block cookies by changing the configuration parameters of your navigation system. Switching off certain cookies can mean that you can no longer make use of certain functionalities of the Website.

You can also find more information about cookies at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

You can find more information about online behavioural advertising and online privacy here: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/