WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer when you visit the oanayucel.ro website. Your computer automatically recognizes and accepts these files through the browser you are using.
Cookies are stored in the memory of the Internet user’s computer, they cannot access/read other information on that computer.
Thus, cookies can be similar to “bookmarks” that tell the browser exactly where you are within a website. The cookie can also be seen as an identifier of the Internet user, which announces the website each time the user returns to that website. They also retain the user’s preferences within a website (e.g. the language used on a website that may display content in multiple languages).
Cookie files are not dangerous and should not be treated by any user as a virus or as a type of file that can harm the computer. The browser used allows setting and limiting the connection of cookie files.
Cookies are necessary for the full functioning of the services offered by this site, for the permanent improvement of its structure and content and to ensure users a pleasant browsing experience.
Storing cookies on the user’s computer provides information about the user’s activities on the website in order to personalize or improve the user’s experience on the website and to make the next visit more enjoyable by presenting the content in a relevant way, tailored to the user’s preferences.
Cookies can also enable websites to monitor users’ online activities and establish user profiles, which can then be used for marketing purposes.
Cookies are used in the preparation of anonymous statistics that help us understand how a user benefits from our web pages, without identifying the person of the user.
Cookies themselves do not require personal information in order to be used and, in most cases, do not personally identify Internet users.
HOW LONG DOES A COOKIE LAST?
The lifetime of a cookie varies depending on the purpose for which it is placed. Session cookies – are used for a single session and are only retained for the duration of a single visit to the site by the user and are not stored after the user has left the website.
Permanent cookies – these cookies are stored for a longer period of time and are used when the user returns to the website.
HOW CAN COOKIES BE TURNED OFF?
Current browsers offer users the ability to change and manage their cookie settings. You can access these settings from the menu of the browser you are using. For more details on how to manage cookies in your browser you can access the “Help” section of your browser.
To set cookies follow the steps below depending on your browser. The settings may differ slightly depending on the version you are using.
IN THE CHROME BROWSER:
In the top-right corner click on Chrome menu > Settings.
Scroll to the bottom of the page, click on “Show advanced settings”.
In the “Privacy” section, click on the “Content settings” button.
In the “Cookies” section, choose your preferred settings.
Delete cookies: To delete cookies click on “All cookies and site data…” to see a list of all cookies Chrome has stored on your hard drive. Here you can delete cookies individually or even all at once by selecting “Remove All.”
IN THE MOZILLA FIREFOX BROWSER:
Click on the menu button and choose “Preferences”.
Select “Privacy” from the side menu.
From the “History” combo choose “Use custom settings for history”.
Check “Accept cookies from sites” to allow cookies or uncheck to disallow cookies. If you have problems with cookies then under “Accept” choose “Never”.
Delete cookies: If you click on “Show Cookies…” a new window will open where you can select and delete one or more cookies simultaneously.
IN INTERNET EXPLORER 11 BROWSER
Select the top right wheel of the browser, then choose Internet Options.
Click on the “Privacy” tab, select “Advanced”.
Set Accept/Block/Prompt as needed for both “First-party Cookies” and “Third-party Cookies”. Also here you can tick “Always allow session cookies” if you wish. Click OK after you have made your settings.
Delete cookies: To delete all cookies choose the “General” tab in “Internet Options” and click on “Delete…” in the “Browsing History” tab. Check “Cookies and Website Data” and click Delete.