1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your electronic device (PC, tablet, etc.) when browsing a website. Cookies are then sent back to the original website during each subsequent visit, or are sent to a different website that can identify the specific cookie. Cookies function as the website’s “memory”, enabling it to recognise your device every time you visit it. They can also be used to save your desired browsing settings in order to provide you with a better user experience and more personalised content. More information on cookies, the things they store on your device, and the methods you can use to manage and delete them is available at the following address: www.aboutcookies.org.
2. REQUIRED COOKIES
A cookie is a text file sent by a website to your browser for the purpose of storing information about you on your device: login information, language settings, etc. These cookies are set by us and are called “first-party cookies”. UBENA also uses third-party cookies for marketing purposes.
- Providing assistance in navigating the web;
- Providing assistance if web-based support is required;
- Analysing the ways in which you search for our products and services;
- Supporting our marketing efforts, including behavioural marketing/advertising.
These cookies help us provide you with a website that is easy to use, enabling basic features such as browsing and accessing secure sections of the website. The website would not be able to function properly without these cookies.
|_gid||This cookie is connected to the Google Universal Analytics service – a significant update for Google’s most commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to differentiate between individual visitors.||Performance cookies||24 hours|
|OptanonAlertBoxClosed||This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of OneTrust’s cookie consent. It is set after the user is shown the cookie notification and, in some cases, when the user purposely closes the notification. It makes it possible for the website to show the notification only once. This cookie does not contain personal data.||Required cookies||1 year|
|_gat||This cookie is connected to Google Universal Analytics; according to the documentation, it is used to throttle the request rate, i.e. to limit data collection on high-traffic websites. It expires after 10 minutes.||Performance cookies||10 minutes|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is created by PHP-based applications. It is a general-purpose identifier used to maintain session variables. Usually, it is a randomly generated number used in a way that makes it specific to the website; for example, it is used to maintain the user’s login status across different pages.||Required cookies||2 years|
|_ga||This cookie is connected to the Google Universal Analytics service – a significant update for Google’s most commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to differentiate between individual visitors by assigning each visitor a randomly generated number as their identifier. It is involved in every page request made on the website and is used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for compiling website analytics reports.||Performance cookies||2 years|
Marketing cookies are used to track website visitors. Their purpose is to show relevant and interesting advertisements to individual users on behalf of third-party advertisers and publishers.
|Bat.bing.com||This domain name is owned by Microsoft – a web location for the Bing search engine.||Advertising||1 year|
|Bing.com||This domain name is owned by Microsoft – a web location for the Bing search engine.||Advertising||1 year|
|Youtube.com||YouTube is a platform for video hosting and distribution owned by Google. The YouTube service collects user data through the use of embedded videos. The collection is done together with other Google service profile data in order to provide visitors with targeted advertising from a wide range of websites.||Advertising||2 years|
Technical cookies on the website are used for the creation and easier browsing of the website, as well as to make the services provided by the website possible. Thanks to these, you will not be required to input login information such as your username the next time you visit the website. Analytical cookies are used to analyse and track the ways in which the website is used (e.g. the number of visits and views) for statistical purposes, but also to improve the operation and browsing experience of the website. Profiling cookies are used to create user profiles and help provide targeted advertising in accordance with the preferences demonstrated by the user during their browsing of the website.
4. HOW TO CONTROL AND ERASE COOKIES
The use of the above-mentioned cookies on the Website can also be configured by changing your browser settings, as per the instructions below. Likewise, you can browse the Website in private mode, enabling you to surf the web without storing any information about the websites you’ve visited, the passwords you’ve entered, etc.
How to disable cookies
Caution: you are not obliged to provide us with your information; however, please note that rejecting/disabling cookies can prevent you from using certain features of the Website.
- Piwik (Matomo)
In order to disable the use of analytical cookies and prevent Google Analytics from collecting your browsing data, download the item provided at the following address: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
In order to disable the use of analytical cookies by Google, please visit the following address: http://www.google.com/settings/ads
- In order to disable all types of cookies used by this Website directly in your browser:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/search?query=cookies
- Piwik (Matomo)
If you are using a browser that is not listed above, please consult the online instructions or the Help section of your browser for more information. Regarding the links provided in this document, please note that the data controller is only a technical intermediary and is in no way responsible for any changes.
The data controller does not collect information such as the visitor’s gender, age or interests for purposes other than analytics and statistics. By using the Website or Platform of the data controller, you agree that the specified cookies are stored on your device.
You can object to the automatic storing of cookies on your hard drive by activating the opt-in system. To do so, you must configure your browser to allow pop-up messages to appear on your screen, informing you that the Website has received a cookie, after which you can decide whether to allow or prevent the cookie from being stored on your hard drive.
We would like to remind you that blocking cookies on our Website can restrict the functionality of certain features of the Website or, generally, other operators.