Cookies are text information that the website you are visiting sends to your browser and thus enables to save certain settings, such as the language in which you browse the Internet, etc. Our websites use “cookies” in order to provide a better user experience, track attendance and determine the display of certain ads. You can control the way you accept and use the cookies in your Internet browser settings.
How do cookies work?
Cookies usually contain some of your settings (such as preferred language or address). Later, when you open the same website again, your web browser sends back the cookies that belong to that website. In this way, the website is able to process and display information tailored to your needs and habits, that is everything that you have checked on the site for the first time.
Cookies can store a wide range of information, including personal information (such as your name or email address). However, such information can be saved only if you allow it. Websites cannot gain access to information that you did not provide access to and they are not able to independently gain access to other files on your computer on their own.
Why are cookies useful?
On trusted websites, cookies can enrich your experience because they enable memorizing of your preferences and needs and skipping registration at each visit. They make using the website easy, and ads that are displayed are determined by your way of searching and using the website of a certain topic. Moreover, cookies allow monitoring visits to website, which enables businesses to sell advertising space.
Default activities of saving and sending cookies are not directly visible. However, you are able to change the settings of your Internet browser so that you can choose whether to approve or reject individual requests for cookie storage. You have the option to turn on automatic deleting of all stored cookies when closing your Internet browser.
What type of cookies are there?
Temporary cookies or session cookies – are removed from the computer after closing your Internet browser. Websites use them to store temporary information, such as items in a shopping cart.
Persistent (stored) cookies – remain on the computer after closing your Internet browser and are saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually a year or longer. Websites use them to store information, such as login name and / or password so you do not have to report every time you visit a particular place.
First party cookies – come from the website you’re viewing and can be persistent or temporary. Using these cookies, the website can store data that will be reused the next time you visit that site.
Third party cookies – come through advertisements and other websites (third party), whose code is typically set by the website you are viewing.
– In order to provide a better user experience
– To monitor and analyze usage and traffic patterns on our web sites
– For displaying ads
– For proper operation of the website (when such action is necessary)
Cookies help us in the above-mentioned and we never store your personal data in them.
Most websites use this or similar practice, and according to the regulations of the European Union of 25.03.2011. we have an obligation to ask for your consent before saving these data.
By using our websites it is considered that you consent to the storing of cookies. Turning off and / or blocking the cookie storage, you can still browse our sites, but there is a chance that some of their features / functionalities will not be available.
Measuring usage / attendance and advertising
We use Google Analytics system to measure attendance on websites. If you want to turn off the storage of cookies, you can do so at the following link:
Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
In addition to Google AdWords advertising system, cookies can be stored by other advertising systems through which our partners serve their ads, eg .: OpenX Source, Gemius, Your Online Choices, Opt Out From Online Behavioral Advertising.
Find out more at the link: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
How to disable / turn off cookie storage?
Turning off / blocking cookies you decide on permission to store cookies on your computer. You can edit the settings in your web browser, and information on how to do that you can find at the following links:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95582
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/hr/kb/Brisanje%20kola%C4%8Di%C4%87a
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/hr-hr/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
Please note: Blocking all cookies can help protect privacy, but may limit your experience on some websites.