Cookies are small files containing information that are temporarily stored on your computer when you visit websites. When you re-visit the website, your browser with their help “remembers” your settings and you do not need to re-enter your username and password again (for example a constant login on Facebook or on a specific forum).
Cookies are an integral part of modern websites and they themselves are not harmful. They do not contain viruses or any other malicious code. The main purpose of cookies is to provide web servers identify your computer and web browser, to adapt a website and ensure simplicity and speed.
Cookies enable to show the correct information you are looking for and you are interested in. By gathering and remembering information about your website settings through cookies, the managers of websites can provide a better website. Cookies do not give the operator of the website access to your computer and data collected in this way through the cookie does not include personal information.
For the purpose of our website we use SESSION COOKIES. These are necessary for the operation of the system for editing and displaying content and ensure the proper reception of electronic messages and contents on the site. Cookies are deleted when the user leaves the website.
Types of cookies
The Office of the Information Commissioner parts cookies particularly with respect to invasiveness:
- temporary or session cookies
- permanent or stored cookies
- first-party cookies
- other cookies
Each type of cookies in the legislation and guidelines of reference are treated differently, which website owners and web developers makes it difficult to achieve compliance with the Law on Electronic Communications (Electronic Communications Act-1), and in particular requires that they should study the issue of privacy of the cookies in detail and also raise awareness of the website visitors about their application. In the case of invasive cookies they must obtain consensus from visitors for their use.
How to manage cookies?
Most web browsers allow you to set your cookies. Cookies can be rejected or accepted with the function, which is already built into web browsers. If you choose to decline cookies, you may continue to use our website, but some subpages could not work correctly.
If you want to learn how to delete cookies in your browser use the help function in your browser or visit www.aboutcookies.org, which easily and simply explains how to manage or delete cookies in most browsers.