What are cookies?
“Cookies” are to be understood as IT data, especially text files, stored in the end devices of the users and intended for use of websites. These files allow for identification of the user’s device and properly display the website adjusted to their individual preferences. “Cookies” usually contain the name of the page they originate from, storage time in the end device and a unique number.
Cookies are used for the following purposes:
customisation of the content of websites to the User’s preferences as well as optimisation of use of websites; in particular, these files allow for identification of the website user’s device and properly display the website adjusted to their individual needs;
creation of statistics which help to understand how the users of the website use the pages, which in turn allows to improve their structure and content;
maintenance of the Website User’s session (after logging) due to which the User does not have to enter the login and password on each subpage of the Website;
The personal data collected using cookies can be collected solely for the purpose of performance of specific functions for the benefit of the user, i.e., for instance, remembering logging to the website or goods added to the cart in an online shop. The said data is encrypted in a manner precluding access to them by unauthorised persons.
n many cases, the website browsing software (Internet browser) allows for storage of cookies in the User’s end device by default. The Website Users can select a change of the cookies settings at any time. These settings can be changed, in particular, in a manner blocking automatic cookies support in the browser settings or inform every time about their storage in the Website User’s device. Detailed information regarding possibilities and methods of cookies support is available in the settings of the software (Internet browser). Restricting Cookies use can affect certain features available on the Website.