What are cookies, pixels and what do we need them for?
In this article we will show you how they work and what we need them for.
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your browser or mobile device while browsing the web. Pixels are small images or “pieces of code” found on a website or in an email that collect information about your browser or mobile device, and some of them may also store cookies.
Each cookie has a different “shelf life” – different storage times on your device. Some cookies are deleted from your device after you close the browser window (session cookie), others remain stored on your device even after you finish browsing our website (permanent cookie).
Cookies can also record additional information, such as the number of visitors to our website and also which subpages of our website you visit most often. They are also used to show you advertising and site content that is relevant to you based on your interests and needs.
What cookies do we use?
Analytical cookies – these cookies are used to obtain data about traffic to our website, information about searches performed on the site and also to find out how you navigate our site so that we can make it as easy as possible for you to use. As we have taken measures to prevent their misuse (anonymization on the part of our suppliers) and at the same time measures are implemented to make it easy for you to control and restrict the use of these cookies, we do not ask your consent for their use. We use the following third party solutions for these cookies:
Address: Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland
Address: Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Center, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta
- Browser settings: Although most browsers have basic settings that accept cookies, their settings allow you to delete or reject cookies. However, we need to warn you that some of the services provided may not work properly in this case.
- Third parties: Third party solutions can be used to limit cookies, for example at optout.aboutads.info.
- Partners’ own solutions: to reduce cookies, it is also possible to use the solutions offered by individual partners, which we mentioned above.
If you have any questions about cookies and this document, please ask us at firstname.lastname@example.org.