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About cookies

Cookies are small text documents which most websites save in the users’ devices that they use to connect to the internet. Cookies recognise individual devices which the users used to connect. Their saving is under the users’ search engine’s complete control – the users can restrict or unable saving if they so wish.

Why are cookies necessary?

Cookies are vital to ensure user friendly internet services. The most common functions of e-banking would be impossible without cookies. Interaction between the website user and the website is faster and easier with the help of cookies. The website remembers individual’s preferences and experience with their help, which saves a lot of time and makes web surfing more efficient and pleasant.

Why do websites use cookies?

Cookies are used by most websites, since they are a handy means of keeping the content fresh and suitable according to each individual web user’s interests and preferences. There are many reasons to use cookies – first of them is definitely their ability to save data on the state of each individual website (details on adjustments of specific websites), they help perform various internet services (internet shops), they help collect various statistics, such as on web users’ habits – since only these can be used to monitor a specific website’s visitation frequency.

Companies can use the cookies to evaluate the efficiency of their website design, as well as the relevance and number of ads their websites offer to the users.

List of cookies used on this website

Cookie Name Purpose Cookie life expectancy Service
cookie_agreement User’s decision on cookie use 1 year Website
PHPSESSID Website session Until search engine closes Website
_utma Website statistics 2 years Google Analytics
_utmb Website statistics 30 minutes Google Analytics
_utmc Website statistics Until search engine closes Google Analytics
_utmz Website statistics 6 months Google Analytics