Cookies are IT data, in particular text files, which are stored on the user's end device and are intended for the use of websites. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, their storage time on the end device and a unique number.
The entity that places cookies on the user's end device and who has access to them is the administrator.
Cookies are used to:
- adapt the content of websites to the user's preferences, including for marketing purposes, and optimize the use of websites - in particular, these files allow to recognize the user's device of the page and properly display the website, tailored to his individual needs,
- creating statistics that help to understand how users use websites, which allows improving their structure and content.
The website uses two basic types of cookies: "session" and "persistent" cookies. "session" cookies are temporary files that are stored on the user's end device until they log out, leave the website or turn off the software (web browser). Persistent cookies are stored in the user's end device for the time specified in the cookie file parameters or until they are removed by the user.
In many cases, software used for browsing websites (web browser) allows cookies to be stored in the user's end device by default. website users can change their cookie settings at any time. these settings can be changed in particular in such a way as to block the automatic handling of cookies in the web browser's settings or inform them of each time they are placed on the user's device of the page. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of handling cookies are available in the software (web browser) settings.