What are cookies?

Cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from a website to your computer where they are stored by your web browser. Every time you go back to the same website, the browser retrieves this file and sends the information in it to the website server. Cookies are not programmes, and they do not carry viruses. While you can delete cookies from your computer and disable the saving of cookies by your web browser, doing so may prevent you from using some features of certain websites. Cookies can be created not just by the website you are browsing, but also by other websites that run advertisements, widgets or other elements on the page being loaded. These cookies regulate how advertisements appear or how the widgets and other elements function on the page. Without cookies, you would not be able, for example, to use an online shopping cart or preserve your user preferences.

How we use cookies on this website?

We use Google Analytics to monitor the traffic to our website. We set the cookies named in the table below to do this.

Cookie

Name

Duration

Description

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Google Analytics

_ga 2 yearsUsed to distinguish users.  

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_gid 24 hUsed to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minUsed to throttle request rate.