Cookie Notice

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  1. What are cookies?
  2. Cookies are small files that websites place on your computer as you browse the web.
    Cookies are 'passive' in that they contain information your browser can retrieve, but do not contain programmes, viruses or malicious software. Cookies can be divided into two categories: 'session' and 'persistent'. Session cookies are temporary and are deleted when you close your browser or after a period of inactivity. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until the expiration date/time set by the cookie creator.

  3. Which cookies does this website use?
  4. Like many websites, uses cookies to discover how people are using our services and to protect our hardwares and softwares against spam and abuse.

    Traffic measurement: The most common type of cookie used on this website is set by Google Analytics, which provides anonymous statistical data to us to show usage trends and to aid in making decisions about what types of content are most popular. None of the information collected by these cookies can personally identify you.

  5. Other third party cookies in use on our website
  6. Social networks: We use some social sharing platforms to allow you to share information on our website with colleagues, friends etc. more easily. These cookies are set on the following domains:,, (for google+)

    Advertissement: In this case, cookies are used to deliver ads, measure their performance, and make them more relevant to you. For more info, please check out Google 'Privacy Policies' page.
    Please note that we have no way of influencing the practices of other providers with respect to cookies use.

  7. Can I delete cookies?
  8. Yes, you can both view the cookies stored on your computer and delete some or all of them. Each web browser has a different procedure for doing so and detailed information about cookie management can be found at the browsers' respective websites. Here are instructions for deleting cookies in some popular browsers:

  9. Can I set my browser to block cookies?
  10. "Yes", most browsers allow you to specify which types of cookies you will accept or to reject all cookies. As each browser is different, here are some of the most common ones:
    Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome Apple Safari.

  11. Can's website works without the use of cookies?
  12. "Yes", for the main domain (, but the online calculators (located at's subdomains) will not works, because a temporary cookie is necesary to store answers and assessment values until the last page (results or print page) where this cookie will be deleted.

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