For the proper functioning of the site and improving the service, the site uses the so-called Cookies – small text files containing snippets of information about site visitors. These cookies are of two types: generated by the site’s platform and generated by external services used by the platform.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file consisting of a text set of information that a website transfers from a web browser to your computer’s hard drive, both temporarily during your visit or sometimes for extended periods of time. depending on the type of cookie. Cookies perform certain functions (including distinguishing you from other users of the same website or storing certain information related to you, such as your preferences) and are used by most sites to facilitate your browsing. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and will contain some anonymous information. The cookie usually contains the name of the domain from which it comes, the “lifespan” of the cookie and a value (usually in the form of a randomly generated number).
Types of cookies:
These are temporary cookies that remain in your browser’s cookie file only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close the browser.
They remain in the cookie file of your web browser even after the browser is closed, sometimes for a year or longer (the exact length of time will depend on the “lifespan” of the individual cookie). Persistent cookies are used when the website operator needs to know who you are in more than one browsing session (for example, remember your username or website customization preferences).
These are cookies placed in your browser and / or hard drive from the actual website you are visiting. This includes attributing your unique identity in order to track your movement on the website. Website operators often use first-party cookies to manage the session and for identification purposes.
Advertisers sometimes use their cookies to show you targeted ads. For example, advertisers may use an account based on sites you’ve previously visited to show you more relevant ads.
Do cookies contain personal data?
By themselves, cookies do not require personal information in order to be used and most often do not identify the identity of Internet users.
All modern browsers allow you to change cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in your browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu. To be aware of these settings, the following links can help you or you can use the “Help” button on your browser’s menus.