What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer or mobile device. Cookies help to sustain functionality of the website you are visiting and also holds user specific information about the pages you have visited. Cookies make experience of using websites easier for the user. For example, it saves your username and password so you don’t have to re-enter them every time you visit a particular website. Cookies may also be used to save user specific data so website owners can gain information about interests of users that visit the website and it allows to tailor better content for better experience.

How do we use cookies? uses Google Analytics service.

This service requires saving of the cookies on your device.

Cookies save information that you visited our website, when it happened, remembers IP address, which parts of  the website you visited. This information is sent to Google Inc. (Ireland) which holds it on Google servers for 60 days (European Union and U.S.). Before exchanging the data with Google, IP addresses are made anonymous by replacing actual IP address with user specific code which is genuine for every single user.

Google confirms that they follow all the relevant regulations of the European Union and U.S, when dealing with this user data.

You can prevent this type of usage of cookies by using a plugin “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on”.

How to control cookies?

You have an option to delete all the cookies from your computer or device manually or use an option provided by majority of web browsers to deny creation of cookies at all.

Most of web browsers offer option to:

  • Review saved cookies;
  • Delete saved cookies;
  • Deny creation of cookies for third party sites;
  • Deny creation of cookies for marketing sites;
  • Deny creation of any cookies;
  • Delete all cookies when you close your web browser.

You need to remember that by deleting all the cookies you are deleting also all the settings related to particular website. Additionally you should take into account that by denying usage of the cookies at all, many websites (including ours) may not function properly for you, or the functionality may be limited. Therefore we don’t recommend this option.