What are Cookies?
Cookie file is a fragment of text that internet service (e.g. website) sends to a visitor's web browser. The browser automatically saves the Cookie on the user’s computer and automatically returns it to the server every time the user visits the website. Each Cookie contains different data, for example the name of the server from which they come, numeric ID, etc. Cookies are stored in the system for as long as the session lasts (i.e. until the Visitor closes the browser) or for a longer period; Cookies may also contain an individual identifier. Default settings of almost all Internet browsers can automatically accept Cookie files. The settings can be changed to block automatically or delete the Cookies in the Visitor’s browser (for more information see the section titled “How to enable, disable and delete Cookies”). However, it must be realized that disabling or deleting Cookies may negatively affect the effective use of websites or services that require certification.
Types of Cookies used by CRIF
Under the website service the following types of Cookies are used;
- Technical: cookies that are strictly necessary to send the message by the electronic communication network or, if required, to the provider of informative services for the purpose of provision of services expressly requested by the subscribing entity or the user. This category may be divided into: navigation or session cookies that ensure navigation and the use of the website under normal conditions, analytics cookies considered as technical cookies if used directly by the website administrator for the purpose of collection of joint information on the number of users and the manner they use the website, functionality cookies, that enable the user’s navigation based on a number of selected criteria to improve the quality of services provided to the user.
- Profile-building: cookies used to trace how the user navigates in the network and to create the user’s profile, containing the user’s preferences, choices and habits. On the basis of such cookies it is possible send advertising messages to the user’s computer meeting the user’s preferences.
- Third party cookies: the files coming from the website other than the one that is actually visited by the user. In the course of navigation through the website, the user may receive cookies coming from other websites or Internet servers (hereinafter called “third parties”) that may contain certain elements (including pictures, maps, sounds, specific links to websites from other domains) present on the website visited by the user.
Links to third parties’ cookies
|Nazwa pliku cookie||Cel||Dostawca||Link|
|Cookies used to improve advertising activities. These Cookies enable Doubleclick to navigate the user through our website and any other websites that use this specific type of cookie. Navigation helps Doubleclick to create the detailed profile of the user’s preferences and his habits of viewing websites in order to display advertisements that, in our opinion, shall be tailored to his preferences.|
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt, _utmz, _ga, _gat, _dc, _gtm
|Cookies used to gradually improve this website through giving an insight into how various website’s parts are used and how the users respond. Information is collected anonymously for purely statistical reasons.|
affiche_w,_afs, wbo_temps_reel, wousq, wousq_sess, _adp_ret_TGP,_adpc, _adpe, _adpp, and _advcrea
|Cookies used to improve advertising functions; they enable Weborama to navigate the user through our website and any other websites that use this specific type of cookie. Navigation helps Weborama to create the detailed profile of the user’s preferences and his habits of viewing websites in order to display advertisements that, in our opinion, shall be tailored to his preferences.||Weborama|
How to enable, disable and delete Cookies
Default settings of almost all Internet browsers can automatically accept Cookie files. They can be restricted or blocked in the browser’s settings. If you do not wish certain Cookies to be saved on your computer, it is necessary to set the browser in such way to receive a notification before a particular cookie is saved on your computer. Moreover, you may adjust the browser settings so that to reject all cookies or only third parties’ cookies. It is also possible to delete all cookies that are stored in the system. It must be emphasized that changes have to be introduced for each individual browser and each computer. If you block the function of saving cookies, it will not be possible for us to guarantee the proper operation of our website. Not only some functions may be unavailable due to the above but viewing of certain websites may turn out to be impossible as well. In addition, blocking cookies does not mean that the display of advertisements shall be blocked as well. In case cookie files are blocked, advertisements shall not be tailored to your interests and preferences and shall be sent more often. Each browser requires to have settings changed individually. If required, please refer to the browser’s manual in order to adjust settings.