Cookie policy

A cookie is a piece of information sent by our website to your browser, which then saves it in your system. The cookie allows our website to “remember” information about your settings until you ´ve closed the current window in the browser (in case of a session cookie), or disabled or deleted the cookie. Many users prefer using cookies as they help them navigate through web pages. The storage of cookies is controlled by the browser used by the user. The latter can restrict or disable cookie saving. Cookies cannot pass on private or other information from your hard disk drive.

Why are cookies necessary?

Cookies are the key to provide user-friendly web services. The most common e-commerce functions would not be possible without cookies. Cookies make the interaction between a web user and a web page quicker and simpler. By using cookies, a web page remembers the user’s preferences and experience, thus saving time and making web page browsing more efficient and pleasant. Cookies are also used for website traffic monitoring, aimed at improving website functioning and navigation.

How to manage and delete cookies

If you wish to change the way your browser uses cookies, including blocking or deletion, you can do it by changing your browser settings. Most browsers warn you about the web page trying to save a cookie; they allow you to accept or reject all cookies or accept only a certain type of cookies. Cookies saved by the browser are easy to delete.
Procedures to manage and delete cookies are different from one browser to another. You can find further information about it on your browser’s web page.

Which cookies are used on this webpage?

Cookie nameTypeCookie durationCompany
_utmaWeb analytics2 yearsGoogle Analytics
_utmb Web analytics30 minutesGoogle Analytics
_utmc Web analyticsUntil browser is closed Google Analytics
_utmz Web analytics6 months Google Analytics
NIDGoogle maps6 monthsGoogle Maps
PREFGoogle maps2 yearsGoogle Maps
APISIDGoogle maps10 yearsGoogle Maps
HSIDGoogle maps10 years Google Maps
SAPISIDGoogle maps10 years Google Maps
SIDGoogle maps10 years Google Maps
SSIDGoogle maps10 years Google Maps

Advertising cookies

Knowledge Matters sometimes use tracking pixels that set cookies to assist with delivering online advertising.

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither Knowledge Matters nor our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies.

How to control remarketing cookies

We currently use the following tracking pixels: Facebook

How to control online ads from Facebook