Cookies – what are they?
Cookies are small text files sent by the Web server to your computer or mobile device, where they are stored on your hard drive. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device by Xyzum.
- enhancing and optimising our website’s performance: by accessing information related to the users’ browsing habits (which pages they visit the most, do they receive error notifications) we can improve the website;
- enhancing the website’s functionality: by remembering your preferred options and settings, such as language, location, login, etc.
- enabling you to access password-protected parts of our website;
- providing you with personalized content (advertising, informative, educational): by adjusting the website to your needs, presenting potentially interesting advertisements, sending advertising and informative content to your e-mail address (with your consent).
Companies within the Xyzum group use various kinds of cookies. The website utilizes primarily two kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files, stored on your computer or mobile device until you leave the website, log out, or close the browser. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device for as long as the cookie-related parameters dictate, or until you delete them.
|Security||Cookies are utilized to ensure your security, e.g. to protect your data from unauthorized access.|
|User preferences||Cookies help us adjust the websites to your preferences and optimise them. In particular, cookies enable us to recognize your device and present the websites in a manner that suits the device’s specifications. They also help fill out forms. The loss or deactivation of cookies responsible for remembering your preferences may reduce the website’s functionality, but it will not prevent you from using it.|
|Performance analysis||Cookies analyse the website’s performance, helping us understand its functioning in different locations and analyse its performance They allow us to improve the performance and functionality of our Website.|
How do companies within the Xyzum group use external cookies?
Cookies can also be used for the aforementioned purposes by Xyzum’s service providers and partners (so-called external cookies).
Xyzum uses Google Analytics, i.e. the website analytics services offered by Google Inc. (“Google”) which provide aggregated, and thus anonymous statistical data on website visitors, relying on cookies to analyse website usage. Xyzum also uses map data provided by the external Google Maps service provided by Google. In order to ensure that the use of external cookies is comfortable for you, please familiarise yourself with the privacy policies of our service providers and partners available via the following links:
Xyzum does not provide advertising space to third parties on its website, but it has no control over advertisers allowed by the Internet service providers to display ads when you browse the Internet. Xyzum is obliged to acquire your consent to the use of all types of cookies, except for the cookies necessary to allow you to use the website (e.g. to sign in). You can express this consent by enabling cookies in your browser.
To learn more on cookie management, including adjusting or changing your browser settings to block cookies or ask you to accept them, please use the Help functionality in your browser or visit http://www.aboutcookies.org, where you can find information on managing cookies in the most popular browsers.
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Warsaw, 17th of February 2020