A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned. They are not computer programs, and they can't be executed as code. Also, they cannot be used to disseminate viruses, can't read other information saved on the hard drive, or get a user's e-mail address etc.
How cookies are used?
This website uses the cookies to allow us to maintain a user session. Also third-party cookies are used to get anonymous and statistical data about the site usage. Those cookies are provided by Google Analytics (provided by Google Inc).
How to control cookies?
- A user can change set up of the cookies at any time by describing the conditions of their storage and getting an access on a user device. The changes mentioned above can be made by using a web site set up or by a configuration of a service. Those set ups can be changed particularly to block automatic cookies service in a web site browser or inform about its storing everytime is has been placed on a user device. For more detailed information about the cookies services see a web site browser set up.
- A user can erase the cookies from a device at any time by using a special function available on a web site browser.
- Limitations in the cookies usage could impact on functions operation available on the web site.