What are cookies?
Cookies are to be understood as informational data, in particular text files that are stored on users’ end devices and are intended for the use of websites. These files allow the user’s device to be recognized and the website to be displayed accordingly in order to adapt it to their personal preferences. The cookie files usually contain the name of the website from which they come, the time of their storage on the end device and the unique number.
What are cookies used for?
The cookie files are used to adapt the content of the website to personal preferences of the user and to optimize the use of websites. They are also used to compile anonymous statistics that understand how service users use each subpage, which can improve their structure and content. This information does not register any specific personal data of the user.
What types of cookies are there?
The following types of cookie files are used on the website:
- session cookies – they are temporary files that are stored on the user’s end device until they log out, leave the website or closes the browser,
- persistent cookies – they are files that remain on the user’s device for a certain period of time, which are predetermined in the parameters of the cookie files or until they are deleted by the user.
Delete cookie files.
The software used to display websites (browsers) usually implicitly allows the storage of cookie files on the user’s end device. The website users can change the settings of the cookie files at any time. In particular, these settings can be changed so that the automatic file service is blocked in the settings of the browser or their placement in the user’s device is communicated each time. Detailed information on the possibilities and types of file services is available in the browser settings. The restricted use of cookie files can affect some of the functionalities that are accessible on the website.