What are CookiesCookies are small text files sent to the user's device by the visited Website. Cookies are stored in the device's memory, thus allowing the Website to recognize users and store certain information concerning them, in order to permit or improve the service offered.
There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary to navigate on the Website, others have a different purpose such as ensuring internal security, performing system administration tasks and statistical analysis, understanding which sections of the Website are more relevant to users, or offering a personalized experience on the Website.
Two types of cookies may be used, "session cookies" and "persistent cookies". Session cookies are stored temporarily on the device and are deleted when the user closes the browser. Persistent cookies remain longer on your device, for the duration of each specific cookie, and will be automatically deleted at the end of their "lifetime".
Disabling cookies may limit the ability to use the Website and prevent from benefitting in full of the features and services offered on the Website. In order to decide which cookies to accept or reject, please find below a description of the cookies used on the Website.
Types of cookies used
First Party Cookies: First party cookies are set by the website visited by the user, whose address appears in the URL window.
Third Party Cookies: Third party cookies are set from a different domain than the one visited by the user. When a user visits a website and a different company sends the information through that website using cookies, these cookies are third party cookies.
VF has no access nor control over cookies, web bacons and other tracking technologies used by third party websites which the user may access from Website. VF expressly disclaims any responsibility accordingly for such third party websites and their cookies. The user is encouraged to read the privacy policies of third party websites accessed through the Site, to understand the conditions applicable to the processing of personal data on such websites.
Session Cookies: These cookies are stored temporarily and are deleted when the user closes the browser window.
Persistent Cookies: Persistent cookies are stored on the user's device between browser sessions, allowing the Website to remember preferences and actions on the Website. These cookies can be used for different purposes, e.g. to remember preferences and choices when using the Website.
Essential cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for the operation of the Website. Without the use of such cookies, some sections of the Website may not work. They include, for example, cookies that enable access to protected areas of the Website. These cookies do not collect personal information for marketing purposes and can not be disabled.Functional Cookies: These cookies are used to identify a user that returns to the Website. They allow to customize the content of the Website and to remember the user's preferences (such as the language or country). These cookies do not collect information that can identify the user.
Cookies for sharing on Social Networks: These cookies facilitate the sharing of the Website content through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. To review the respective privacy policies cookies, you can visit the social networks websites. In the case of Facebook and Twitter please visit https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.
Below is the list of cookies specifically used by this Website and their description and functionality, including their duration.
First party - Functional
User setting recovery (save user's session and remember settings, such as accessibility settings)
First party - Functional
store the user's locale and remember language settings (anonymous)
Session cookie (345 days)
First party - Functional
customize page content according to the device used by the user, user's choices and settings (anonymous)
How to change cookies settings
It is possible to delete all cookies, block all types of cookies, or agree to receive only some of them disabling others. The "Options" or "Favorites" sections in the browser menu permit to accept or avoid receiving cookies and other tracking technologies, as well as to receive notification from the browser when these technologies are used. Alternatively, it is possible to manage cookies consulting the "Help" section of the toolbar present in most browsers. It is also possible to select the browser from the list below and follow the instructions: - Internet Explorer; - Chrome; - Safari; - Firefox; - Opera. For mobile: - Android; - Safari; - Windows Phone; - Blackberry.How to access, modify or delete your personal information
As individuals, you have the right to access and to apply for the rectification of any personal information we hold about you, by sending us a request in that respect with proper evidence of your identity. You also have the right to object, at anytime and for free, to the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes. If you want to exercise these rights, you may contact VF at firstname.lastname@example.org.