"Cookies" are small sets of data used as unique identifiers. For your web browser, each cookie file is unique. Cookie file contains anonymous information and is sent from the server of the web sites you are browsing to your computer or mobile phone. It will be stored on your device and only this server will be able to search or load the content of this cookie file. The sent cookie files may be sent back to the web sites' server with updated data while you are browsing.
Cookie files may be set by the web sites you visit ("our cookies"), or they may be set by an organization which is not the owner of the web sites you are browsing ("third party cookies"). For instance, they may be set by other web sites which enable the content on the web site you are browsing, or by an independent analytical company. The web sites you visit may also include the content inserted from other web sites and these web sites may also set their own cookies. Web sites may use third party advertising networks to provide targeted advertising. These cookies may be able to monitor your browsing of various web sites.
Session cookies – Session cookies are stored only temporarily during the browsing session and are deleted from your device after you close the browser.
Persistent cookies – This type of cookies are stored in your computer for a fixed period of time (usually a month, year or longer), these cookies are not deleted after closing the browser. Persistent cookies may be used for your identification from one browsing session to another, for instance to save your preferences, so they will remember them for your next visit.
We use cookie files to enhance your user experience by enabling the web sites to identify you either for the duration of your session (session cookies), or in a repeated session (persistent cookies). The cookie files we use may:
We need to use cookie files in order to maintain the performance of our web sites and provide you with a user friendly environment. Therefore, cookies cannot be disabled, by continuing to browse our web sites and using our online services you agree that we can place these cookie files into your device.
The consent to the placement of cookies is voluntary. If you want to, you can disable some or all cookie files or delete cookies which have already been set. All details on cookies management and their disabling options in various types of web browsers can be found at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies (for Internet Explorer), or http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (for Mozzilla/Firefox), https://support.google.com/chromeos/answer/95647?hl=en (for Chrome), http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/ (for Opera).
But you should consider that if you disable or delete the cookies sent from our web sites which are essential or enable function and performance, you may not be able to use the web sites.