What are cookies?
Cookies are some IT data, especially text files, which are stored in the target device of the user of WWW Site and are meant to be in use. Cookies usually consist of the name of the website they come from, time of being stored on the target device and a unique number.
What type of cookies does the WWW Site use?
WWW Site uses two types of cookies.
- ‘Session’ files (temporary) which are being stored at user’s target device until the logging out, leaving the website or switching off the browser. These files are necessary to allow the WWW Site to work properly. They allow a safe log in on the website.
- ‘Still’ files which are being stored at user’s target device for a certain amount of time in cookies’ parameters or until the user deletes them.
- WWW Site uses:
- ‘functional’ files – storage of logins or passwords, which makes the usage of the website quicker and smoother.
- ‘statistic’ files – allowing the website to do optimisation according to user’s preferences.
- ‘advertising’ files – allowing the user to be addressed only by adverts connected to their personal preferences and interests.
- ‘social’ files – allowing the integration of user's social media with the WWW Site.
Blocking of cookies
In many cases the browser implicitly allows for storing cookies at user’s target device. Users can change it at any time. Changes can be made in order to block the automatic service of cookies in internet browser’s settings or to notify them each time they are being placed in the user’s device. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways to service cookies files is available in internet browser’s settings. Lack of disagreement (blocking) means that the user agrees for cookies being saved. The reduction of cookies usage by the user may result with changes in functionality of some features of WWW Site