What are “cookies”?
Through “cookies” must be understood computer data, especially text files stored in the user’s terminal equipment intended for use with web pages. These files allow the user to identify the device and properly display the web page tailored to their individual preferences. “Cookies” usually contain the name of the website from which time store them on a terminal device and a unique number.
Why do we use “cookies”?
“Cookies” are used to adjust the content of web pages to user preferences and optimize the use of websites. They are also used to create anonymous, aggregated statistics that help to understand how the user uses the web pages which allows improvement of their structure and content, except for personal identification of the user.
What are “cookies” we use?
There are used, primarily, two types of “cookies” – “Session” and “Fixed”. The first ones are temporary files that remain on the user’s device, to log off from the website or disable the software (web browser). “Fixed” files remain on the user’s device for the time specified in the parameters of “cookies” or until they are manually deleted by the user.
“Cookies” used by the website operator partners, including in particular the users of the website are subject to their own privacy policies.
Do the “cookies“ contain personal data?
Personal data collected using “cookies“ may be collected only for the purpose of performing specific functions for the user. Such data are encrypted to prevent access to them by unauthorized persons.
The standard software for browsing the web, by default, allows the placement of “cookies” on the end. These settings can be modified in such a way as to block the automatic handling of “cookies“ in your web browser or inform on them each time you submit to a user device. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of use of the “cookies“ are available in the settings of the software (web browser). Restricting the use of “cookies“, can affect some of the functionality available on the website.