Cookies Policy

This Cookie Policy applies to all users of the website. The information below is intended to inform users about the placement, use, and administration of cookies in the context of browsing this website.

  1. What is a Cookie?

A Cookie is a small text file, generally made up of identifiers, names of letter and number websites, where the user, when browsing the web page through a web browser (eg: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, etc.), may or may not allow storage on the computer, mobile terminal, or other equipment used by it. The cookie is “passive” (does not contain software, viruses or spyware, and can not access information on the user’s hard drive).

Cookies are classified into:

  • session Cookies – these are temporarily stored in the browser history that stores them until the user exits the site or closes the browser window.
  • persistent Cookies – these are stored, depending on the preset time, on the hard drive of a computer or equipment. These Cookies also include those placed on a website other than the one the user is currently visiting and are known as “third party Cookies” – which can be used anonymously to store a user’s interests, so that advertising is delivered as relevant as possible to users.
  1. What are Cookies used for?

These files make it possible to recognise the user’s terminal and present to it content that is suited to its preferences. Cookies provide the user with a pleasant browsing experience and support to provide user-friendly services such as: online privacy preferences, shopping carts or relevant advertising. Cookies are used in the preparation of aggregated anonymous statistics that help us understand how a user benefits from our web pages, allowing us to improve their structure and content.

  1. What types of Cookies do we use?

A visit to this website may place Cookies for purposes of:

Performance Cookies:
This type of Cookie retains the user’s preferences on this website, so they no longer need to be set at every website visit.
For example: volume settings for video player, video streaming speed with which browser is compatible.

Cookies for visitor analysis:
Every time a user visits this website, the analytics software provided by a third party generates a user analysis Cookie. This Cookie tells us if you’ve visited this site before. The browser will tell us if you have this cookie, and if not, we will generate one. It allows monitoring unique users who visit us and how often they do it. As long as you are not registered on this site, this Cookie can not be used to identify individuals, they are only used for statistical purposes. If you are registered, we may also know the details you have provided us, such as the email address and username – subject to the confidentiality and provisions of the Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy and the legal provisions in force with regard to the protection of personal data.

Cookies for geotargeting:
These Cookies are used by software that determines which country you are in. It is completely anonymous and is used only to target the content – even when you are on our page in Romanian or in another language you receive the same advertisement.

Cookies for advertising:
These Cookies let you know whether or not you viewed an online ad, what is its type, and how long it has been since you saw the ad. These Cookies are also used for online advertising. We can also use third-party Cookies to better target your advertising, such as holiday ads, for example, if the user has recently visited an article on the holiday site. These Cookies are anonymous, they store information about the viewed content, not the users. We also set Cookies anonymous through other websites that we advertise. In this case, we may use them to recognise that the visitor of that site, if you later visit our site and we will be able to deliver advertising based on that information.

Other cookies from third parties:
On some pages, third parties can set their own anonymous cookies in order to track the success of an application or customize an application. Due to the use of this website, this website can not access these Cookies, just as third parties can not access the Cookies owned by this site. For example, when you share an article using the social network button on this site, that social network will record your activity.

  1. What type of information is stored and accessed through Cookies?

Cookies store information in a small text file that allows a website to recognise a browser. The webserver will recognise your browser until the cookie expires or is deleted. The Cookie stores important information that enhances the Internet browsing experience(for example, the language settings for a website, keeping a user logged in to the webmail account, online banking security, keeping products in the shopping cart).

  1. How to control Cookies

Disabling and refusing to receive Cookies can limit your internet surfing experience, making certain websites unreadable or difficult to visit. But the choice is always user’s.

You can withdraw your consent to Cookies at any time. To do this, you can block or remove Cookies either through your web browser settings or by using third-party software, or by following the instructions for the Cookie categories in the following sections. In any case, you may experience problems with using certain parts of your website if you disable Cookies.

If you want to remove the Cookies stored on your devices and configure your web browser to refuse Cookies or display a warning before a Cookie is stored on your computer, you can use the preference settings in your web browser. You can usually find Cookie navigation settings in the options, tools, or preferences of the web browser. Depending on existing web browsers, various means can be used to disable cookies. To get more information, please visit your browser’s website. If you do not know the type and version of the web browser you are using, go to the ‘Help’ menu at the top of the browser, then ‘About’. Relevant information will be displayed.

– Internet Explorer Cookie setting –
– Firefox Cookie settings –
– Chrome Cookie setting –
– Safari Cookie settings –
– Edge Cookie settings –
– Opera Cookie setting –

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics Cookies by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

For third-party Cookie settings and for more privacy information related to online advertising, IAB Romania offers the following website:

  1. What type of information is stored and accessed via Cookies?

Cookies store information in a small text file that allows a website to recognize a browser. The webserver will recognize your browser until the Cookie expires or is deleted. The Cookie stores important information that enhances the internet browsing experience (eg: the language settings for a website, keeping a user logged in to the webmail account, online banking security, keeping products in the shopping cart).

  1. Useful links:

If you would like to know more about Cookies, we recommend the following links:

IAB Romania offers the following site to provide more information about privacy related to online advertising: