Cookies are IT data, in particular text files, which are stored on the end device of the website user and are intended for use on the pages of the website. Cookies usually contain the name of the website they come from, the storage time on the end device and a unique number.
The entity that places cookies on the website user's end device and accesses them is the website operator.
Cookies are used for the following purposes:
create statistics that help to understand how website users use websites, allowing their structure and content to be improved,
maintain the website user's session (after login), thanks to which the user does not have to enter the login and password on each sub-page of the website, determine the user's profile in order to display advertising material that matches this profile, in particular the Google network.
The website uses two basic types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the user's end device until they log out, leave the site or close the software (browser). Persistent cookies are stored on the user's end device for the time specified in the parameters of the cookie file or until they are deleted by the user.
Website browsing software (browsers) usually allows cookies to be stored on the user's end device by default. Website users can change the settings in this respect. The browser allows you to delete cookies. It is also possible to automatically block cookies. Detailed information on this subject can be found in the browser's help or documentation.
Cookies placed on the website user's terminal device may also be used by advertisers and partners working with the website operator.
Cookies may be used by advertising networks, in particular the Google network, to display ads tailored to the way the user uses the website. For this purpose, they may retain information about the user's navigation path or the time spent on a particular page.
As regards information on user preferences collected by Google's advertising network, the user can view and edit information derived from cookies using the tool: https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/