What are cookies?

Cookies are simple text files that are sent by the server and saved on the user side, most commonly on hard drive. Only the server that have created the cookie will be able to read the information contained therein because of the cookie’s default parameters. Cookies are most often used in case of opinion polls, internet shops, logging in modules, web statistics.


Cookies may contain various information on the person visiting a given WWW site and the history of such person's visits to a specific site, more specifically server. Cookies are most often used to generate a specific user-dedicated page by the server. This allows to create personalised internet websites, enables logging in, or servicing shopping in case of internet shops. Cookies are also frequently used to gather statistics of activity on the website.

What are cookies for?

  • cookies serve to read and analyse statistics of e.g. Google AdWords, and services such as Google Maps, tools like FaceBook, or videos posted on You Tube;
  • cookies may serve to ensure security, they can also be used to detect fraud on the website;
  • cookies may allow to adjust the content of internet sites to the preferences of the user. It also enables to optimise the use of internet websites;
  • cookies maintain the user session (after logging in) thus it is not necessary to enter your login and password on each subpage of the website;
  • cookies allow to avoid multiple presentation of the same survey to the same user;
  • our service also uses cookies linked to the so-called session. These are used for technical purposes, such as logging in or navigation. This means that cookies are maintained only during web browsing, when your browser is active. Upon closing your browser cookies are deleted.

You can disable cookies in your browser settings. For more information, refer to the manufacturer of the browser you use.