Cookies in User’s browser allow us to ensure the operation of all functions of Internet portal, adapt certain content specifically for each User and constantly improve Internet portal with the analysis of visits.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is information stored on User’s computer by a website they visited. Cookies usually store User settings, web page settings, such as preferred language or address. Later, when User reopens the same website, Internet browser sends back the cookies that belong to that page. This allows us to display information tailored to needs of each individual User.
Cookies can store a wide range of information including personal information (such as User’s name or email address). However, this information can only be saved if User allows it – websites cannot access information for which User did not give permission and cannot access other files on User’s computer. Default cookie saving and sending activities are not visible to Users. However, User can change their Internet browser settings so that they can choose whether they want to approve or reject requests for saving cookies by deleting saved cookies automatically when closing Internet browser, and the like.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Persistent or stored cookies remain on your computer after closing your Internet browser program. They help websites store information, such as login and password, language settings, or cookie settings so you are not required to enter them each time you visit a website. Persistent cookies can stay on your computer or mobile device for days, months, even years.
Temporary cookies or session cookies are removed from your computer when you close your Internet browser. Websites use them to store temporary information, such as last few web pages you visited, or items in your shopping cart if you are visiting a selling website.
COOKIES BY SOURCE
FIRST PARTY COOKIES
First-party cookies come from the website you are viewing and can be persistent or temporary. With these cookies, websites can store data that will be used during next visit of these websites.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Third-party cookies come from other websites that are located on the website you are viewing. With these cookies, other websites can track the use of the Internet on the website you are viewing for marketing purposes.
COOKIES BY FUNCTION
Technical cookies – mandatory cookies (always active) – necessary for the functioning of the Website and cannot be turned off in our systems. They are usually set in response to your actions that include a request for services, such as cookie settings, login, or filling out forms. You can set your browser to block these cookies or send an alert about them, but in that case some parts of the page will not work. These cookies do not store any information that could identify you.
Functionality cookies (can be turned off) – allow the Website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They can be set by us or third-party service providers whose services have been added to our Website. If you disable these cookies, some of these functions may not work properly.
Marketing cookies (can be turned off) – allow us to record visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the efficiency of our Website. They help us find out which sites are the most and least popular and see how visitors navigate the Website. All information collected by these cookies is accumulated and therefore remains anonymous. If you disable these cookies, we will not know when you visited our Website and we will not be able to track its efficiency. They do not store personal settings directly, but are based on the unique identification of your browser and Internet device. If you disable these cookies, you will see less targeted advertising.
HOW TO ACCEPT OR REJECT COOKIES
Cookie settings box is located at the foot of this Website. After selecting the settings, you can set the initial cookie settings at any time at the foot of this Website.
By selecting “Accept all cookies”, you allow all of the above cookies to be stored on your computer or mobile device.
By selecting “Accept only necessary cookies”, only the values for technical-mandatory cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device.
If you disable cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functionalities of this Website.
Additionally, you can accept or decline some or all cookies by adjusting your browser settings. You can find information on how to change settings for some of the most used Internet browsers at the following links: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Opera. Some browsers allow you to navigate the Internet in “anonymous” mode limiting the amount of data stored on your computer and automatically deleting persistent cookies placed on your computer or mobile device when you end your browsing session. There are also many third-party applications that you can add to your browser in order to block or manage cookies. You can also delete cookies that were previously set in your browser by selecting the option to clear your browsing history while enabling the option to delete cookies. You can find more detailed information about cookies and browser settings on the following page https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.