1. The "cookies" technology is used on the websites related to the Internet service functioning.
2. Cookie files are IT data, in particular text files, stored on users' devices and intended for the use of websites. These files allow to recognize the user's device and properly display the website tailored to the user’s individual preferences. Cookies’ default parameters allow the information contained therein to be read only by the server that created them. Cookies usually contain the name of the website they come from, the time of storage on the end device as well as a unique number.
3. Cookie files are used to adapt the content of websites to the user's preferences and to optimize the websites’ use. They are also used for the creation of anonymous, aggregated statistics that help to understand how the User uses the Internet service websites, which allows to improve the websites’ structure and content, excluding the User's personal identification.
4. Cookie files types
'Temporary' cookie files related to the given session remain in the browser only for the duration of the session, i.e. until you exit the website.
‘Persistent’ cookie files remain in the browser even after the session is closed (unless they have been deleted by the user).
'Analytical' cookie files collect information on the use of a given website, such as the websites visited by a given user as well as any error messages; these files do not collect information enabling the user identification, and the collected data are aggregated in such a way that they become anonymous. Analytical cookies are used to improve the website’s operation.
'Functional' cookies make the website remember all choices made by the user of a given website (such as changing the font size, adjusting the site) and enable services such as adding comments in someone's blog.
5. The web browsing software allows cookies to be saved on the end device by default. By changing these settings, you can block the "cookies" automatic handling or inform about their every transfer to the user's device. Detailed information on the possibilities and methods of "cookies” handling is available in the software (Internet browser) settings. Limiting the use of "cookies" may affect some of the functionalities available on the website.