When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Other personal data is not collected.
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small 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.
- your e-mail address, your name and your website, if you write a comment on an article and checked the respective box.
- your activity on our site, in order to create usage statistics, e.g. how many times an article has been read, or which website referred you to our page.
Our website sometimes embedds content by other pages, for example videos or a Facebook page. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
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 intended.
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.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. 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.
Here you can find information on how to avoid cookies placed by Facebook.
Aditionally, you can give or revoke consent to cookies placed by our website below.