Cookie Policy 

This cookie policy was drafted up in order to inform everyone about the cookie policy used on the www.alvo.pl
 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a website when the user has returned.

Do the cookie file contain a personal data?

Cookie files do not contain any kind of  personal data based on which we would be able to identify you personally. Moreover, cookie file do not endanger any of your appliances and do not change any of the settings and do not change any of the software installed on your appliances.  The information the cookie contains is set by the server and can be only read on this server.

What is the aim of using cookies?

On our website we generally use two different kind of cookie files. Namely, session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are used by the server to store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the server's pages. Cookies tell the server what pages to show the user so the user doesn't have to remember or start navigating the site all over again. Cookies act as a sort of bookmark within the site. Persistent cookies are also employed to store user preferences. Session cookies are deleted immediately after logging out from the website, whereas persistent cookies are saved on a user’s appliances till being deleted by the user or till the expiration of the time strictly specified in a user’s strings.

The above mentioned cookies may be divided into the following groups:

  • “necessary cookies” - these cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features;
  • cookies that are necessary to secure your actions on the website;
  • "tracking cookies” – these cookies allow us to collect all the data that we need only for a statistics, mainly in order to improve our website
  • “functional cookies” – these cookies store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the server's pages. Thanks to these cookies the next time the user wants to use the website the website will be opened on the language version the user used recently etc.
  • "commercial cookies” – thank to these cookies the user will receive only commercials that suit his interests;
  • “social cookies” – these cookies enable to integrate the social websites such as “facebook” or “google +”, that the users uses, with the website.

If you do not agree to use cookies you can simply switch them off in your browser’s settings.

How to change the cookie setting in a different browsers?

All the needed information you can find in the browser’s setting as well as in a tab titled “help” in your browser or by clicking the below mentioned links:

  • Mozilla Firefox – here 
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer – here  
  • Google Chrome – here 
  • Apple Safari – here 
  • If you are using mobile phones, pads or other mobile appliances we warmly encourage you to check the producers’ internet websites.

Please note that switching off or deleting cookies may reduce the functionality of or prevent access to this website.