Cookie Policy

About our cookie policy

1. About cookies

Cookies are small data files which are downloaded to your device when you visit our website.

Cookies are used by websites for a lot of practical reasons. None of which are meant to be harmful for you. In fact, they’re designed to make your online experience more enjoyable.

Some are necessary to the functioning of the website. Others are used to draw up statistics allowing us to offer you a more enjoyable visit. There are different types of cookies. This website uses technical, tracking and third-party cookies

Useful information about the technical aspects of Cookie can be found: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

2. What types of cookies are used?

A cookie can be classified by its lifespan, purpose and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

  • Session Cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser,
  • Persistent Cookie which remains on the user’s computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.

As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:

  • First-party Cookie which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain;
  • Third-party Cookie stored by a different domain to the visited page’s domain. This can happen when the webpage references a file, such as JavaScript, located outside its domain.

These cookies are:

  • necessary cookies – cookies that allow the technical operation of the website and its features;
  • analytical / performance cookies – cookies that collect data about the performance of the website and how you use our website. These cookies allow us to improve how the website works;
  • functionality cookies – cookies that allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your language) and provide enhanced or customized features.

3. Cookies used on this website

An overview of the cookies used on this website is set in the following table:

NameSet byPurposeLifetime
PHPSESSIDArttech FoundationThis cookie is used to manage your login sessionsession
__gadsDoubleclick for PublishersThis cookie is used by Google for a variety of purposes (e.g., ensuring Frequency Caps work correctly). It includes AdSense if you have AdSense enabled. This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. Its purpose is to monitor the showing of advertisements on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue. The main purpose of this cookie is targeting/advertising.2 years
__unamShareThisThe __unam cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors clickstream activity, e.g., Web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page. The ShareThis service personally identifies you only if you have separately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and given your consent. See more at: http://sharethis.com/privacy.1 year
_gaGoogle AnalyticsUsed to distinguish users.2 years
_gatGoogle AnalyticsUsed to throttle request rate.1 minute
_gidGoogle AnalyticsUsed to distinguish users.1 day
_ym_uidYandex Metrica2 years
cookie-agreedArttech FoundationThis cookie is set when the visitor agrees to the cookie consent.360

4. Cookie configuration settings

You can prevent the setting of Cookie by adjusting the settings on your browser.

Cookie settings can vary from one browser to another, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Besides, you can find information about how to manage Cookie in the browser at the following addresses: