Cookies Policy

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. Some of our web pages use "cookies" so that we can better serve you with customized information when you return to our site. The information we collect and analyze is used in order to improve our service to you. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.

GJPB website visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the GJPB website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

You can disable and/or delete all types of cookies using your browser settings. Disabling or deleting cookies is usually easy, but can differ from browser to browser. Your browser's "Help" function should tell you how. The easiest way is to close the browser and then search for "cookie folder" or "cookie management" or just "cookie". Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is also available at

The use of cookies is a standard technology and is used by the majority of websites. Most web browsers such as Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer, are set to automatically accept cookies. But you may choose to change these settings in your browser. If your browser has disabled cookies, some websites might not function optimally.

By using this journal website, you agree that we may store cookies in your browser.

If you don't consent to this, but still wish to use the website, you may deactivate cookies from in your browser settings. By disabling cookies, you will still be able to access all the published articles, but you won't be able to perform tasks that require you to log in to the system.


Cookies used on This journal runs on the Open Journal Systems platform known as OJS. The OJS platform sets a cookie called OJSSID.

Cookie name set by the OJS-platform: OJSSID  (this cookie is necessary in order to log in to the OJS platform)
Standard expiration time: End of the browser session or 30 days

Description: Contains a machine-generated session-id for the OJS-platform that will keep track of your browsing session and log in to the OJS-webpage. This cookie is normally deleted at the end of the browsing session.

If you check "remember me or keep me logged in" when you log in, you may quit your browser and open it at a later time, and you will still be logged in. In that case, this cookie will expire after 30 days since your last visit or until you log out and close your browser.

You will still be able to access all articles on the OJS platform with cookies disabled, but you will not be able to perform any tasks that require the user to be logged in.


Third-party cookies

AddThis: __atuvc and __atuvs cookies are associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. Certain pages have AddThis sharing buttons which allow users to easily share those pages on social media.

Standard expiration time: 24 Months


If you would like to visit this website, you cannot refuse above mentioned cookie.