1. Cookie files are electronic data, usually in the form of text files stored in the end device of the Website User, used when the user is browsing the web pages comprising the Website. Cookies usually contain the name of a given web page, expiry time/date and a unique number.
2.The entity sending cookie files to the Website User end device and obtaining access to them is the operator of Republika Kreatywna, Daniel Szewczyk, Ostroroga 8/4, 60-349 Poznań.
3. The cookie files are used for:
a) adapting the content of pages comprising the Website to user preferences and optimising the use of web pages; in particular, these files allow for identification of Website Users and displaying relevant content adapted to their individual needs;
b) gathering statistical information, which allow us to understand how the Website Users use web pages, and improve the structure and content of those pages;
c) preventing expiry of the Website User session (after logging in) – so that the user does not have to log in on every subpage of the Website by entering the login and password.
4. The Website uses two main types of cookie files: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files which are stored in the User’s end device until the User logs out, leaves the Website or turns off the software (web browser). Persistent cookies are stored in the User’s end device for a period specified in the cookie file parameters or until they are removed by the User.
5. The Website uses the following types of cookie files:
a) essential cookie files, allowing for use of services available at the Website e.g. authentication cookie files created for services which require authentication at the Website;
b) cookie files used for security purposes e.g. files used to detect misuse related to authentication at the Website;
c) efficiency cookie files which allow for collecting information on the ways users use the Website pages;
d) functional cookie files which allow remembering the settings selected by the User and personalisation of the User interface e.g. selection of language or geographical region from which the User originates, font size, appearance of the website etc.
6. In many cases the software used for viewing web pages (web browsers) allows for storage of cookie files in the User’s end device by default. The Website Users may change the settings related to cookie files at any time. In particular, these settings may be changed in the web browser to block automatic processing of cookie files or inform about every event of sending cookie files to the Website User device. Detailed information on the capabilities and methods of processing cookie files are available in the software (web browser) settings e.g.:
7. The Website Operator would like to inform that limiting the use of cookie files may affect some functionalities available at the Website.
8. Cookie files may also be sent to the Website User’s end device and used by partners cooperating with the Operator.
9. Further information on cookie files is available in the Help section of the web browser menu.