1. Legal basis
2. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that most websites (in addition to websites, emails, online services, advertising and interactive applications) upload to users' devices (computer, mobile device, etc.) when they visit a particular website and usually contain:
- the name of the server from which the cookie was sent;
- the lifespan of the cookie;
- value - usually a randomly generated unique number.
Each time you visit again, the website will obtain information about the loaded cookie and identify the user's device.
The cookie itself does not contain or collect information that would allow the identification of an individual, but if users provide this information to the website themselves, for example by registering, it may be associated with the data stored in the cookie. If the server reads the cookie together with the web browser, this can help the website to perform more user-friendly services. Only the server that sent the cookie can read and use this cookie.
Types of cookies:
- Temporary or session cookies (session cookies) "live" from the moment the user opens the browser until the moment the session ends and the browser closes. Websites use them to store temporary information, such as shopping cart items, for greater security in online banking, and so on. Because such cookies are stored for a shorter period of time, their invasiveness to a user’s privacy may be less.
- Persistent or stored cookies (persistent cookies) remain stored even when the user closes the browser and ends the session. Websites use them e.g. to store registration information, page language settings, etc., as well as to build user profiles and analyze traffic. Persistent cookies can stay on your computer for days, months, or even years.
- Own cookies (1st party cookies) are from the website that the user is viewing and can be permanent or temporary. Websites use these cookies to store information that they will use again the next time a user visits that site.
- Other cookies (3rd party cookies) originate from other, partner websites (which, for example, display ads on the original website or measure traffic). In this way, third parties can collect user data from different websites and use it for various purposes: from advertising, analytics, to improving their products. Such cookies represent a major invasion of user privacy.
Cookies are important to the operation of websites and are fundamental to providing user-friendly online services that enhance the user experience. The most common e-commerce features would not be possible without cookies.
Websites work optimally when cookies are enabled. Cookies are used by most websites for various purposes:
· For a better user experience of the website, adjust the display of content to visitors according to past visits;
· To save the selection when creating a shortlist of devices and offers and their comparison;
· Keep users logged in on parts of the sites where login is required;
· To identify the user's device (computer, tablet, mobile device), which allows you to customize the display of content to the user's device;
· To collect various statistics on the habits of the web user - as only with them can the frequency of visiting a particular website be monitored;
· To monitor traffic, which enables the detection and elimination of errors, checking the effectiveness of the display of content and the relevance of ads, and continuous improvement of websites;
· They are necessary for the operation of certain services (eg online banks, online shops and other forms of e-commerce ().
Information on individual cookies, data controllers obtained with these cookies, the purposes of processing the collected data and the duration of cookies are listed below:
Source domain / company
To track online statistics and visitor activity on the site (first visit data, pageview, browsing time, entry and exit points). You can read more about individual cookies and their operation and the purpose of using the collected data here (in English).
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The storage of cookies is under the full control of the browser used by the user - the user can restrict or disable the storage of cookies as desired. The user always has the option to accept or reject cookies.
Most web browsers automatically accepted cookies!
Information on cookie settings is available for each individual browser:
Opera (English page)
Safari (English page)
By opting out of cookies, some features of the website may become disabled.