For the web page to work properly, for us to be able to perform further improvements of the page, and in order to improve your experience of viewing the page, the page has to store a small quantity of information on your computer – the so-called cookies.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is information stored on your computer by a webpage you visit. Cookies usually store your settings and webpage settings, such as preferred language or address. Later, when you open the same webpage again, your browser sends back cookies related to that page. This enables the webpage to show information adjusted to your needs.
Cookies can store a wide array of information, including personal data (such as your name or e-mail address). This information can be stored only if you enable that – web pages cannot access information you haven't provided and cannot access other files on your computer. The activities of storing and sending cookies are not visible to you. Still, you can change the settings on your web browser in order to choose yourself whether you will accept or reject requests for storing cookies, or delete stored cookies after closing web browser, and the like.
HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES?
By disabling cookies, you decide whether you will allow storing cookies on your computer. Cookie settings can be controlled and configured in your web browser. If you disable cookies, you won't be able to use certain features of web pages.
WHAT ARE TEMPORARY COOKIES?
Temporary cookies or session cookies are removed from computer after you close web browser. Websites use them to store temporary data, such as items in shopping basket.
WHAT ARE PERSISTENT COOKIES?
Persistent or stored cookies are kept on computer after closing browser. Websites use them to store data, such as username and password, so that you don't have to log in every time you visit a certain website. Persistent cookies are stored for days, months, and even years.
WHAT ARE FIRST-PARTY COOKIES?
First-party cookies come from websites you view, and can be persistent or temporary. Using them, a website can store information it will use the next time you visit it.
WHAT ARE THIRD-PARTY COOKIES?
Third-party cookies come from other websites' ads (such as pop-ups and other ads) which are found on the website you view. Websites use these cookies to track Internet use for marketing purposes. More detailed information can be found at:
HOW TO ACCEPT OR REJECT COOKIES
You can accept or reject some or all cookies by customizing your browser settings. The following links provide information on how to change the settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Opera. Some browsers allow you to surf in "anonymous" mode, limiting the amount of data set on your computer, and automatically deleting persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish browsing. There are many third-party apps you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies. You can also delete cookies that were previously set in your browser by selecting the option to clear the browsing history, and then turn on the cookie deletion option. For more information on cookies and setting your browser settings, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.