What is a cookie?
A cookie is information saved on your computer by the website you visit. Cookies usually store your settings, settings for the website, such as your preferred language or address. Later, when you open the same web page again, the internet browser sends back the cookies belonging to that page. This allows the site to display information tailored to your needs. Cookies can store a wide range of information including personal information (such as your name or e-mail address). However, this information can only be saved if you allow it - websites cannot gain access to information that you have not given them and cannot access other files on your computer. The default activities of saving and sending cookies are not visible to you. However, you can change your internet browser settings so that you can choose for yourself whether to approve or reject requests to save cookies, delete saved cookies automatically when you close your internet browser, and the like.
How to disable cookies?
By turning off cookies, you decide whether to allow cookies to be stored on your computer. Cookie settings can be controlled and configured in your Internet browser. For information about cookie settings, select the browser you are using:
- Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
- Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
- Internet Explorer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835/hr
- Opera http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/
- Safari http://support.apple.com/kb/index?page=search&fac=all&q=cookies%20safari
If you disable cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functionality on the website or all of the functionality may not work properly.
What are temporary cookies?
Temporary cookies or session cookies are removed from the computer when the Internet browser is closed. Websites use them to store temporary data, such as items in your shopping cart.
What are persistent cookies?
Permanent or saved cookies remain on the computer after closing the Internet browser program. With them, websites store information, such as your login name and password, so you don't have to log in every time you visit a particular site. Persistent cookies will stay on your computer for days, months, even years.
What are first-party cookies?
First-party cookies come from the website you are viewing and can be permanent or temporary. With these cookies, websites can store information that they will use again the next time you visit that website.
What are third-party cookies?
Third-party cookies come from advertisements from other websites (such as pop-up or other advertisements) that are placed on the website you are viewing. With these cookies, websites can track Internet usage for marketing purposes.
Yes, with the primary goal of making our websites a better user experience for you.
What cookies do we use and why?
- Temporary cookies (Session cookies) – these are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically deleted) when you close the Internet browser. We use session cookies to enable access to content and enable commenting (things you have to do when you log in with your information on a website).
- Persistent cookies – these usually have an expiration date far in the future and will remain in your browser until they expire, or until you manually delete them. We use persistent cookies for functionalities such as the "Stay logged in" tickbox, which makes it easier for users to access as a registered user. We also use persistent cookies to better understand user habits, so we can improve the website according to your habits. This information is anonymous - I do not see individual data used here.
Are there third-party cookies on the website?
There are several external services that store limited cookies for the user. These cookies are not set by this website, but some are used for the normal functioning of certain features that make it easier for users to access content.
We currently enable:
- Social networks
Users can log in and register through their own Facebook social network accounts. Also, sharing articles on social networks sets cookies for the user.
- Attendance measurement
We use Google analytics to measure attendance.
In addition to displaying advertisements through our system, we additionally display advertisements from the Google Adsense and DoubleClick networks. If you want to prevent the aforementioned services from storing cookies, you can block them at the following link: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/html/opt-out.html
Additional information about turning off cookies
There are currently several websites to disable the storage of cookies for different services.
You can get more information at the following links: