Cookies (HTTP cookie, web cookie, browser cookie) are small pieces of text data, which are set in Your browser by the websites when You visit them.
Once set, a cookie can be used for different purposes like user identification, personal information collection, advertisements...
Cookies can be viewed as a kind of identification document that helps the web server to see if it would be You when you visit different pages in the same website.
Please mind that a web server is being visited by thousands of users and cannot track them.
Cookies do not play any role to the visual part and the design of the webpages, they are entirely formal data.
Apart from making Your visit of the website possible and easy from a technical point of view, cookies can also be used for collecting different kinds of information for Your device, like screen dimensions and resolution, type of the browser, geolocation, most frequently visited pages etc...
You can set Your browser to completely refuse to set cookies, but this can deprive You of many useful functionalities and even make surfing almost impossible.
Once set, cookies can be deleted, but this may force You for example to login again or to reset any personal preferences again, because the web server won't be able to track that it was You.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE IN THIS WEBSITE AND WITH WHAT PURPOSE?
1. NECESSARY COOKIES (т.н. "Session cookies")
These are very important types of cookies, without which surfing on our website would be almost impossible, because You won't be able to have functionalities like "user login" or "shopping cart".
Because of this, our website uses so-called "session cookies" that persist only until the website is opened in Your browser.
Our website does not use these cookies for advertisement or other purposes except the aforementioned.
2. STATISTICS COOKIES
These are used for collecting statistical information for the users like:
Our website uses Google Analytics for this purpose and does not set such cookies or collect such information directly.
3. THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
Third-party cookies are set by third parties plugins like "follow buttons" etc. with the aim of collecting certain information from web users to carry out research into, for example, behaviour, demographics or spending habits. They are commonly used by advertisers who want to ensure that products and services are advertised towards the right target audience.
Our website uses only LinkedIn and YouTube in order to give the users the possibility of following us and they (LinkedIn and YouTube) set their cookies in Your browser.
Browsers give the user the possibility to deactivate and activate the setting of cookies, or to ask You before setting them.
Cookies can be deleted. Different browsers have different steps to do so, for instructions please follow these links:
Microsoft Windows Explorer