The Website does not collect automatically any information about people visiting the Website, except for information that is contained in cookies.
Cookie files (so-called “cookies”) are IT data, in particular text files, which are stored in the Website User’s end device and are intended to improve the use of Website pages. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, their storage time of on the end device and a unique number.
The entity that places cookies on the Website User’s terminal device and gains access to them is the Controller.
Cookies are used to:
adjusting the content of the Website pages to the User’s preferences and optimizing the use of websites; in particular, these files allow to recognize the device of the Website User and properly display the website, tailored to his individual needs;
creating statistics that help to understand how the Website Users use websites, which allows improving their structure and content;
maintaining the Website User’s session (after logging in), thanks to which the User does not have to re-enter his login and password on every subpage of the Website.
As part of the Website, two basic types of cookies are used, differing in the period of their storage on the User’s end device: “session” and “persistent” cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s end device until logging out, leaving the website or turning off the software (web browser). Persistent cookies are stored on the User’s end device for the time specified in the cookie file parameters or until they are deleted by the User.
From the point of view of functions performed, cookies used on the Website can be divided into the following types: “necessary” cookies, enabling the use of services available on the Website, e.g. authentication cookies used for services that require authentication on the Website or remembering a shopping cart;
cookies used to ensure security, e.g. used to detect fraud in process of authentication on the Website;
“Performance” cookies, enabling the collection of statistical information on the use of Website pages;
“Advertising” cookies, enabling users to provide advertising content more tailored to their interests.
In many cases, software used for browsing websites (web browser) allows cookies to be stored in the User’s device by default. Website Users can change their cookie settings at any time. These settings can be changed in particular in such a way as to block the automatic handling of cookies in the web browser’s settings or inform them of each entry in the device of the Website User. The user can also delete cookies from his device at any time. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of handling cookies are available in the software (web browser) settings.
Cookies placed on the Website User’s end device may also be used by advertisers and partners cooperating with the Website operator.
More information about cookies is available in the “Help” section in the browser menu or at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.