In order for this website to function properly, it sometimes places small data files, the so-called cookies, on your device. This is done by most of the major websites.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a web portal leaves on your computer or mobile device when you visit it. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
What are the types of cookies used?
Essential cookies are the cookies that are required to make the website work properly. They enable the use of certain functions of the website, for example, to safely log in to the account created on the website.
Analytics / activity cookies – these cookies are used to collect data on the number of users who use the website, the content they choose while browsing and other information necessary for the improvement of the functionality of the website.
Functionality cookies – these cookies are used to identify the user who repeatedly uses the website. They help personalize the content provided on the website, save the selected settings, etc.
Advertising / Third party cookies – these cookies are used to tailor the information on the use of the website so that advertising or any other targeted information that is of interest to the user could be provided.
Other cookies allow the Company to monitor website traffic and user activity on the website – the Company uses these data to analyse visitor behaviour and to improve the experience of visiting the website. These cookies are installed and used with the Google Analytics tool.
Google Analytics and Company’s cookies are used for various services and advertising purposes. Cookies collect information about users and are used to distinguish unique users by assigning a unique identifier (ID) to them.
Who has access to your data?
Statistical data on the Company’s visitors can be accessed by the employees of the Company who are responsible for the analysis of these data and improvement of the website.
In addition, access to technical records can be granted to the partners of the Company who provide website content management tools or website hosting services to the Company.
The Google Analytics tool is provided by the company Google Inc. (a US company), and it also has access to statistical data collected using this tool. Google Inc. is committed to apply the EU – USA Privacy Shield Principles which ensure that the service provider meets the requirements of the EU privacy standards. This provider is also subject to the contractual obligations to ensure privacy. Further details are available here.
How long does the Company keep the data?
The Company uses collected data for analysis for a period up to three years.
Cookies usually remain valid for a short period of time, depending on the type of cookies (one day, week or month), but in some cases they can be valid for a period of up to five years as well.
Your rights and how you can exercise them
Having contacted the Company by e-mail: email@example.com or by any other contacts of the Company, you can exercise your rights, including those related to personal data processing using cookies. You should submit your request together with the document certifying your identity or, under the procedure established by the law, through the electronic means which allow properly identifying the person after his/her identity has been certified.
You have the following rights:
- to familiarise yourself with your personal data being processed;
- to request to correct your personal data;
- to request to delete your personal data;
- where applicable, to withdraw the consent to the processing of your personal data;
- where applicable, the right to data transferability.
In some cases you can have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data or to disagree that your personal data would be processed.
In the event that, upon your request, your personal data are deleted, the Company will save only copies of such information that are necessary in order to protect the lawful interests of third parties, perform the obligations set by state authorities, settle disputes, or recognise disruptions.
How can you manage cookies?
You can delete all cookies that are already on your device; besides, you can set in most browsers that they would not allow installing cookies. However, if you do this, you may have to enter your preferences every time you visit a website. In addition, some services and functions can be unavailable. You can manage and/or delete cookies according to your preferences at any time. In most browsers you can choose to disable cookies.
Cookie management in your browser
In most browsers, it is possible:
- to check what cookies are inserted and to delete certain cookies;
- to block third party cookies;
- to block cookies from certain websites;
- to block the sending of all cookies;
- to delete all cookies when closing the browser.
If you have selected the option to delete cookies, please remember that all the set preferences will be deleted as well. Furthermore, if you completely block cookies, most of the websites (including our website) will not work properly or the browsing on the website will not work at all. For these reasons, we do not recommend disabling cookies when you use our website.
Do not Track option
The “Do not Track” technology provides visitors with the possibility of not allowing tracking them on the website for any purposes, including for analytical, advertising and social platform needs. Information about how to turn on the “Do not Track” option:
Right to lodge a complaint
If you believe that your rights to privacy were violated, you can contact the Company by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also lodge a complaint with the State Data Protection Inspectorate or apply to court.