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What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files, which are saved by most websites onto the devices with which users access the internet. Saving cookies is fully controlled by users, as they can restrict or disable the saving of cookies in the browser that they use.
Types of cookies
- Session cookies
This type of cookies enables you to use the necessary components for the proper operation of a website. Without them, the services that you wish to use on this website would not operate properly (e.g. registration, the shopping process, etc.).
- Persistent cookies
This type of cookies collects data on how users behave on a website with the purpose of improving the experiential component of the website (e.g. which sections of the website are most frequently visited). These cookies do not collect information through which a user could be identified.
- Functional cookies
Such cookies enable a website to remember some of your settings and choices (e.g. user name, language, region) and provide advanced and personalized functions. Such cookies may enable the tracking of your activities on a website.
- Targeted advertising cookies
Such cookies are most frequently used by advertising and social networks (third pages) with the purpose of showing targeted advertisements, restricting recurring advertisements, or measuring the effectiveness of advertising agencies. Such cookies may enable the tracking of your activities online.
Why are cookies necessary?
Cookies are used by most websites, as they enable a convenient way of keeping contents fresh, appropriate and in accordance with the interests and preferences of online users. Based on statistical data concerning website traffic, which is also provided by cookies, website administrators may assess the effectiveness of the website concept as well as the suitability of the type and number of advertisements offered to users on their websites.
List of cookies
|Source||Name of the cookie||Origin||Purpose||Duration|
|All websites that require registration enable subscriptions to e-news or adding content to the favourites list.||Cookies are necessary for the normal functioning of the website (subscription to business pages, favourite contents, subscription to e-news, language settings).||2 months to 5 years|
|Google Analytics||_ga||All websites||Page views statistics||2 years|
|YouTube||PREF, use_hitbox, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC||Pages with embedded YouTube videos||These cookies are downloaded when a video is viewed or shared. They estimate available bandwidth, increment hit counter and enable video sharing.||1 day to 5 years|
|AddThis||bt, di, dt, __atuvc, psc, uid, uit, xtc||All websites that allow users to share content via different social media.||Cookies that allow users to share content via email or different social media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, etc.). These cookies are not downloaded when you open our website. If they are on the user’s device our website reads them and recognises whether the user is currently registered in the selected network.||1 month to 2 years|
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