II. Types of Cookies
a. Session Cookies: These are stored on the User Device and remain there until the end of the browser session. The information recorded is then permanently deleted from the memory of the User Device. Session cookies do not collect any personal data or any confidential information from User Devices.
b. Persistent Cookies: These are stored on the User Device and remain there until deleted. Ending a browser session or switching the device off does not delete persistent cookies from the User Device. Persistent cookies do not collect any personal data or any confidential information from the User Device.
III. Purposes for which Cookies are used
a. Configuring the Service
i) to improve the content of the Service according to User preferences and optimize the use of the Service.
ii) to identify the User Device and its location and properly display a website tailored to the User’s individual needs.
iii) to store settings chosen by the User and personalize the user interface - for example, for the language or region of the User.
iv) to capture the history of pages visited on the site to recommend content.
b. Verifying User sessions on the site
i) saving User sessions (after logging in), so that the User does not have to re-enter the login and password on each page of the Service.
ii) maintaining the correct configuration of selected functions on the Service, allowing in particular for the authenticity of the browser session to be verified.
c. Implementation of processes necessary for full website functionality
i) adjusting the content of the Service website to User preferences and optimizing the use of the Service website. In particular, these files allow the basic parameters of the User Device to be understood and for the proper display of webpages tailored to individual needs.
ii) the correct handling of affiliate programs, allowing in particular for the verification of sources redirecting Users to the Service.
d. Saving the User's location
i) the correct configuration of selected Service functions, allowing in particular for the provision of information taking into account the location of the User.
e. Analysis, research and auditing of viewing statistics
i) creating anonymous statistics to help understand how Users navigate the Site, which can be used to improve its structure and content.
f. Ensuring the safety and reliability of the Service
a. presentation of multimedia content on the websites of the Service, taken from external internet sites.
b. gathering general and anonymous data through tools for statistical analysis:
i) Google Analytics [Administrator cookie: Google Inc., based in the U.S.]
c. use of interactive features in order to popularize the Service sites via social networking sites:
i) plus.google.com [Administrator cookie: Google Inc., based in the U.S.]
ii) Facebook.com [Administrator cookies: Facebook Inc., based in the U.S. or Facebook Ireland based in Ireland]
d. presentation of opinions on the Service website, taken from third-party sites.
IV. Determining the conditions of storage and access of Cookies
Cookies may be deleted at any time using the features available in the User’s web browser.