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We use these cookies to give you the best possible navigation on the site / for statistical purposes / to optimize / to provide useful personalized content.
What cookies do we use and for what purposes?
a. Essential cookies, which are necessary for the proper functioning of the site and which allow the use of its characteristics. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
b. Performance or Analysis cookies, such as Google Analytics or Hotjar, with which we track the statistics on the site, such as the number of visits, pages or blog articles accessed, the duration of a visit to the site, traffic sources, etc. so that we can measure and improve the performance of the site. This information collected is anonymous, therefore they can’t identify you.
c. Advertising Cookies, which may be set on our website by advertising partners. They help us provide personalized ads and information, based on user preferences, and evaluate the effectiveness of that content. It does not store personal information directly. For example, if you accessed on Facebook an article from our blog where we talked about how to choose your velomobile, with the help of these cookies, we can provide you with relevant marketing materials for you. For example, at this time we use Facebook Pixel, which places such advertising cookies and helps us observe the activity of visitors following the interaction with ads or content on the website. If you do not allow these cookies, you will receive a less personalized advertisement.
When you visit a page or article that has embedded content (eg video on YouTube) or buttons with the symbol of a social network that you click on, they (Google, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) will place a cookie because you interacted with their content.
How you can control cookies
All modern browsers offer the ability to change cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the “Settings” section, followed by the “Privacy and Security” subsection. You can control or delete some or all cookies as you wish. For more details, see www.aboutcookies.org, which provides all the information for managing cookies in known browsers. You can also set most browsers to block their placement, but it’s important to keep in mind that if you do this, you’ll most likely need to set your preferences manually each time you visit the site, and some options from website may not work.