Cookies Policy

An HTTP cookie (browser cookie) is a small piece of data stored on the User's computer by the web browser while browsing a website. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items added in the shopping cart in an online store) or to record the user's browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited in the past). They can also be used to remember pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields, such as names, addresses, passwords, and payment card numbers. Cookies are stored on the User’s device (usually on the computer hard drive), that the server may read at the subsequent connection by the User with the website (Service, Portal) from the same device. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, duration of the storage on the end device and a unique number. Cookies fall into the subcategories such as below:

  • session – stored on the User’s end device until the moment of logging out, leaving the website or closing of the web browser;
  • permanent – stored on the User’s end device for the duration specified in the Cookie parameters or until the moment of deletion by the User;
  • performance – enable collecting information on how the website is used;
  • critical – enabling the use of the functionalities available on the website;
  • functional – enable storing of settings selected by the User and the personalization of the User’s interface;
  • own – published on the website;
  • external – from the external website, other than Ours.

The purpose of storing and gaining access to cookies

Cookies in Our website are used for:

  • personalisation of the website (e.g. retaining the preferred font size, the version for the visually impaired, or any colour version);
  • retaining User’s data and choices and maintaining the website User session;
  • customizing the content of the advertisements displayed on the website
  • create statistics, that help understand how the website Users are using the web pages, which allows improving their structure and content.

Due to the many different technological solutions in existence, it is not possible to provide complete and precise instructions on how to define the conditions of storing or gaining access to the cookies using the settings and the software on each and every accessible telecommunication device. However, in most cases, it is sufficient to use the „Tools” or „Settings” option and search for the section responsible for the configuration of cookies settings or privacy settings while browsing. More detailed information is usually provided by the manufacturer of a particular device or by the developer of the browser in the browser instructions or on his website. Please note, that in many instances, the software used to browse websites (web browser) allows for storing of Cookies on the User’s end device by default. You may change the settings related to Cookies at any time. The settings may be changed particularly in such a way as to block the automatic handling of Cookies in the settings of the web browser or to inform each time about the storing of Cookies on Your device. Detailed information about the possibility and the ways of Cookies handling are available in the software settings (of the web browser). However, restrictions on the use of Cookies, referred to above, may affect some functionalities available on the website.