Cookies are data downloaded into the user’s PC/smartphone/tablet when accessing certain web pages for the purpose of saving and extracting the end user equipment information. Among other functions, cookie files allow storing and extracting information about the user’s search queries, in order to improve the quality of the service offered.
According to various classification principles:
1. Depending on the domain managing entity, from which cookies are sent and data are processed, two types may be defined:
Own cookies: the cookies coming to your end user device from our own devices or domains.
Third party cookies: the cookies coming to your end user device from any other cooperating entity’s device or domain.
2. Depending on the sojourn time in the client search system, reference is made to:
Single-session cookies: the cookies which are active for as long as the user is accessing the website, or for as long as the requested service is being provided.
Permanent cookies: the cookies which are stored for a certain time on the end user’s device, and which become available as soon as the user connects to the website.
3. Depending on the purpose of data processing:
Technical cookies: the cookies which are required to use the website and to provide services.
Personalization cookies: the cookies which allow the user to access a service with general features, pre-set on the end user’s device subject to a number of criteria (language, search system type, etc.).
Analytical cookies: the cookies which allow to monitor and to generate statistical analysis of the website’s behavior to which they relate.
Advertising cookies: the cookies which allow managing the advertising space of a web page, application or platform from the page where the requested service is provided.
Behavioral advertising cookies: the cookies on which information about the users’ behavior, as received through the user’s search queries, is stored, which allows developing a special ad view profile.
This may be done in various forms, subject to the type of the Internet search browser. Below you will find information on how to configure or to remove cookies in main browsers:
Moreover, the user can also manage the cookies warehouse of their search system, and disable the same using the following tools:
In case the user does not allow installation via their browser of cookies required for his/her end user device (as defined in the first paragraph of the previous section), he/she might fail to gain correct access to our site’s content and services.
What are cookies?
Types of cookies
Cookies used on our website
How to change
the cookies’ configuration