What is a cookie?
Advantages of cookies
Cookies help the user to use previously visited websites. If the user uses the same device and browser as before, it allows you to remember his preferences and allows you to properly display the website, tailored to his individual needs. Cookies allow you to create statistics that help to understand how Users use the website, it allows you to improve its structure and content. They also allow to maintain the Website User’s session (after logging in), thanks to which each subsequent subpage of the website does not require logging in again.
Controlling and deleting cookies
The user may change the way cookies are used at any time. Most browsers offer the option of accepting or rejecting all cookies, only accepting certain types, or informing the user each time a website tries to save them. The user can also easily delete cookies that have already been stored on the device by the browser. The options for managing and deleting cookies vary depending on the browser used. All necessary information can be found by the User by using the Help function in his browser or by visiting the website http://www.aboutcookies.org/, which explains how to control and delete cookies in the most popular browsers. Remember that blocking all cookies may cause difficulties in operation or completely prevent the use of some of the website’s functionalities.
What cookies does the website use?
- “necessary” – that is, enabling the use of services available on the Website, e.g. supporting the session after logging in
- “functional” > – files that allow you to “remember” selected settings and affect the personalization of the interface
- “security” – supporting security
- “performance” – files enabling the collection of information on the way of using the Website
How do I change cookie settings in my browser?
Information on changing cookie settings in individual browsers is available on the following pages:
Cookie files settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie files settings in Chrome
Cookie files settings in Firefox
Cookie files settings in Opera
Cookie files settings in Safari
Information for mobile devices is available on the following pages:
Cookies in Android
Cookies in Blackberry
Cookies in iOS (Safari)
Cookies in Windows Phone