What is a cookie?
Cookie is a small electronic file that is placed on the hard disk of your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) . Cookie is designed to allow a website to recognize its users on subsequent visits, or to authorize other designated websites to recognize these users for a particular purpose.
Cookie does a lot of different jobs which make your experience of the Internet much smoother and more interactive. For instance, is it used to remember your preferences on sites you visit often, to remember your user ID and the contents of your shopping baskets, and to help you navigate between pages more efficiently. It also helps ensure that the advertisements that you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. Some data collected is designed to detect browsing patterns and approximate geographical location to improve user experience.
What types of cookies do we use?
Strictly necessary cookies are essential to navigate around a website and use its features. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.
The Functional cookies that are inserted to make sure that the website functions properly. If you delete any of these, the web site might not function properly. These cookies are not used to identify users of the website.
How Long Do Cookies Last ?
There are Session cookies and Persistent cookies.
The Session cookies contain information that is stored in a temporary memory location and then subsequently deleted after the session is completed or the web browser is closed. This cookie stores information that the user has inputted and tracks the movements of the user within the website.
The Persistent cookies are files which stay in one of your browser's subfolders until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them based on the duration period contained within the persistent cookie's file (more on persistent cookies).
How to Control and Delete Cookies on Your Browser
However, the User should be aware that in case of refusal of the placing of cookies, some parts of the Website may not function properly or may be inaccessible or the requested information, service or activity may not be supplied.
Personal data and cookies
Cookies are not associated with personal data in any way, they do not contain the last name, first name, patronymic, email addresses, home address, phone numbers and other data that can help identify your personality.