● Cookies help websites' owners to gather a valuable feedback from their visitors, becoming more efficient and pleasant;
● Allow multimedia or different other types of apps to be included on a specific website, to create a more effective navigation;
● Improve the efficiency of online advertising.
What is a cookie?
An "internet cookie" (or simply put: cookie) is a very small text file, containing letters and numbers, that will be stored on your computer, smartphone or any other type of device used to browse the internet. The cookie is installed on the direct request made by a web server to browser (eg. Mozila Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer) and it is completely passive. Does not contain software programs, viruses or spyware and can not access users' hard drives or data.
It is made by two separate parts: the name and the content of the cookie. The life of a cookie is determined. Technically, only the webserver who sent the request could access (read) the cookie, in the moment a visitors returns to the website associated with the respective webserver.
What kind of cookies we may use?
● visitors analyses;
● online advertising;
● website performance.
Refusing or disabling cookies does not mean you are not going to get any more online advertising. It only mean that advertising publishers will not access and act according to your preferences. They will not take into consideration your browsing behavior
Normally, browsers are provided with Privacy Policies of their own, allowing users to change their preferences on cookies, their lifetime and automatic deletion after a users accessed a particular website. In your opinion, cookies are our friends and help us receive a better browsing experience. It is up to you if you decide to activate or deactivate them. If you want to know more about cookies a