1. What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small text file, generally made up of identifiers, names of letter and number websites, where the user, when browsing the web page through a web browser (eg: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, etc.), may or may not allow storage on the computer, mobile terminal, or other equipment used by it. The cookie is “passive” (does not contain software, viruses or spyware, and can not access information on the user’s hard drive).
Cookies are classified into:
– session Cookies – these are temporarily stored in the browser history that stores them until the user exits the site or closes the browser window.
– persistent Cookies – these are stored, depending on the preset time, on the hard drive of a computer or equipment. These Cookies also include those placed on a website other than the one the user is currently visiting and are known as “third party Cookies” – which can be used anonymously to store a user’s interests, so that advertising is delivered as relevant as possible to users.
2. What are Cookies used for?
These files make it possible to recognise the user’s terminal and present to it content that is suited to its preferences. Cookies provide the user with a pleasant browsing experience and support www.taxadvise.ro to provide user-friendly services such as: online privacy preferences, shopping carts or relevant advertising. Cookies are used in the preparation of aggregated anonymous statistics that help us understand how a user benefits from our web pages, allowing us to improve their structure and content.
3. What types of Cookies do we use?
A visit to this website may place Cookies for purposes of:
This type of Cookie retains the user’s preferences on this website, so they no longer need to be set at every website visit.
For example: volume settings for video player, video streaming speed with which browser is compatible.
Cookies for visitor analysis:
Cookies for geotargeting:
These Cookies are used by software that determines which country you are in. It is completely anonymous and is used only to target the content – even when you are on our page in Romanian or in another language you receive the same advertisement.
Cookies for advertising:
These Cookies let you know whether or not you viewed an online ad, what is its type, and how long it has been since you saw the ad. These Cookies are also used for online advertising. We can also use third-party Cookies to better target your advertising, such as holiday ads, for example, if the user has recently visited an article on the holiday site. These Cookies are anonymous, they store information about the viewed content, not the users. We also set Cookies anonymous through other websites that we advertise. In this case, we may use them to recognise that the visitor of that site, if you later visit our site and we will be able to deliver advertising based on that information.
Other cookies from third parties:
On some pages, third parties can set their own anonymous cookies in order to track the success of an application or customize an application. Due to the use of this website, this website can not access these Cookies, just as third parties can not access the Cookies owned by this site. For example, when you share an article using the social network button on this site, that social network will record your activity.
4. What type of information is stored and accessed through Cookies?
Cookies store information in a small text file that allows a website to recognise a browser. The webserver will recognise your browser until the cookie expires or is deleted. The Cookie stores important information that enhances the Internet browsing experience(for example, the language settings for a website, keeping a user logged in to the webmail account, online banking security, keeping products in the shopping cart).
5. How to control Cookies
Disabling and refusing to receive Cookies can limit your internet surfing experience, making certain websites unreadable or difficult to visit. But the choice is always user’s.
You can withdraw your consent to Cookies at any time. To do this, you can block or remove Cookies either through your web browser settings or by using third-party software, or by following the instructions for the Cookie categories in the following sections. In any case, you may experience problems with using certain parts of your website if you disable Cookies.
– Internet Explorer Cookie setting – https://bit.ly/2JSi4HH
– Firefox Cookie settings – https://mzl.la/1tF10uS
– Chrome Cookie setting – http://bit.do/eLa9w
– Safari Cookie settings – http://bit.do/eLbf8
– Edge Cookie settings – http://bit.do/eLbjo
– Opera Cookie setting – http://bit.do/eLbkW
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics Cookies by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
For third-party Cookie settings and for more privacy information related to online advertising, IAB Romania offers the following website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ro/
6. What type of information is stored and accessed via Cookies?
Cookies store information in a small text file that allows a website to recognize a browser. The webserver will recognize your browser until the Cookie expires or is deleted. The Cookie stores important information that enhances the internet browsing experience (eg: the language settings for a website, keeping a user logged in to the webmail account, online banking security, keeping products in the shopping cart).
7. Useful links:
If you would like to know more about Cookies, we recommend the following links:
IAB Romania offers the following site to provide more information about privacy related to online advertising: