What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to your computer when you visit a Web site. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies act as a registration for a website that allows your computer to remember visits to this site. Cookies may also register your preferences, improve user experience, and can filter out visible ads relevant to you.
What are the cookies used on this site?
Performance cookies / analytical
Some cookies on this site collect information about how visitors use the site, such as pages visited most often, error messages that appear on web pages etc. These cookies do not collect information that identifies visitors. All information about these cookies are collected and aggregated and remain confidential. They are only used to improve how this site works.
These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of a website, such as logging into your account on this site. This feature is temporary and lasts as long as you are on the site.
Tips for safe surfing and responsible, based on cookies
Currently, cookies are found in almost all sites in order to deliver their particular experiences tailored to specific visitors. Disabling cookies will not allow the user to access all information resources found on a particular website. For this reason, some tips worth considering, as follows:
How do I turn off cookies?
- Customize your browser settings regarding cookies to reflect a comfortable level of security using cookies.
- If you do not mind cookies and you are the only person who is using the computer, you can set long-term expiration storage of browsing history and personal access data.
- If you share access to your computer with someone else, you can consider your browser setting to delete individual browsing data every time you close your browser. This is an option to access sites that place cookies and delete any information from visitors after browsing session closes.
- Install and update your anti-spyware software constantly. Many applications of detection and prevention of spyware include detection of attack sites, preventing the browser to access websites that may or exploit browser vulnerabilities to download malicious software.
Disabling and denial to accept cookies can make certain websites visited impassable or difficult to use. Also refusing to accept cookies does not mean you will not receive / view online advertising. The browser can be set so that cookies will not be accepted or to be accepted at a particular site.
All modern browsers offer the possibility to change the setting of cookies. These settings typically found in the "Options" menu or "preferences" of your browser ; If you do not see these settings, go to the "help" of the browser.
Below are links for managing cookies when using the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Chrome, Safari and Opera
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer:
Cookie settings in Mozilla:
Cookie settings in Chrome:
Cookie settings in Safari:
Cookie settings in Opera:
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