Cookie Usage Policy

This page describes the cookies policy of the Website www.cristim.ro (hereinafter the “Site”). If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not use this Site.

1.WHAT ARE COOKIES?

In order to function properly, most websites require the collection of basic information from users. To do this, a website will create certain files called cookies (which are, in fact, small text files created on users’ devices to navigate to that page). These Cookies are designed to allow the Site to recognize its users and subsequent visits or to authorize other Sites to recognize these users for a particular purpose.

2. WHAT DOES COOKIE DO?

Cookies fulfill many roles in order to make the Internet browsing experience faster and more interactive. For example, they are used to store browsing preferences on the frequently visited Site and to help you navigate pages more efficiently.

They also aim to ensure that the ads viewed online are more relevant to you and your interests. Moreover, the information collected is anonymous.

Refusing or deactivating cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive online advertising, but that it will no longer be able to take into account your preferences and interests, highlighted by your browsing behavior.

3.HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

Users’ cookies are used for a variety of reasons, including monitoring the performance of the Site, recording the number of simultaneous users and recording access to third-party sites.

4.WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE AND WHAT TYPES WE USE?

We use two types of cookies: per session and fixed. The latter are temporary files that remain in the user’s terminal until the session ends or closes the application (web browser). Fixed files remain on the user’s terminal for a period of time in the cookie settings or until they are manually deleted by the user.

The parameters of the fixed cookies involve keeping them for 1 year.

5.HOW ARE THE COOKIES USED FOR THIS SITE?

A visit to this Site may place Cookies for the purposes of:
– Site performance verification;
– Visitor analysis;
– Analysis of advertising providers;
– Advertising on Partner sites;
– Geotargetting.

Examples of important uses of cookies (which do not require user authentication through an account):
– Content and services adapted to user preferences – product and service categories;
– Offers tailored to users’ interests – password retention;
– Retaining child protection filters on Internet content (family mode options, safe search functions);
– Limiting the frequency of ad serving – limiting the number of times an ad is displayed for a particular user on a Site;
– Providing more relevant advertising to the user;

Measurement, optimization and analytics features – such as confirming a certain level of traffic on a website, what type of content is viewed and how a user reaches a website (eg through direct search engines, from other websites , etc.). Websites carry out these analyzes of their use to improve the Websites for the benefit of the users.

6.HOW DO COOKIE PERSONAL DATA CONSIST?

Cookies themselves do not require personal data to be used and, in most cases, do not personally identify Internet users. Personal data collected through the use of cookies can only be collected to facilitate certain functionalities for the user. Thus, the data is encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized persons to access it.

7.COOKIES DELETATION

In general, an application used to access web pages allows the cookies to be saved on the terminal by default. These settings can be changed so that the automatic administration of cookies is blocked by the web browser or the user is informed whenever cookies are sent to his terminal. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of administering cookies can be found in the settings area of ​​the application (web browser). Limiting the use of cookies may affect certain functionalities of the web page.

  1. SECURITY AND PROBLEMS RELATED TO CONFIDENTIALITY

Cookies use text-only formats and are not made up of pieces of code, which is why they cannot be executed or self-run. As a result, you cannot duplicate or replicate on other networks to run or replicate again.

In general, browsers have integrated privacy settings that provide different levels of cookie acceptance, validity period and automatic deletion after the user has visited a particular Site.

Other security aspects related to Cookies:

Because identity protection is very valuable and represents the right of every Internet user, it is advisable to know what possible problems Cookies may create. Because through them the information between the browser and the website is constantly transmitted in both directions, if an attacker or unauthorized person intervenes during the data transmission, the information contained in the cookie can be intercepted.

Other Cookie-based attacks involve incorrect cookie settings on servers. If a website does not require the browser to use only encrypted channels, attackers may use this vulnerability to mislead browsers into sending information through unsecured channels. The attackers then use the information for the purpose of unauthorized access to certain Sites. It is very important to be careful when choosing the most appropriate method of protecting personal information.

 

9.HOW CAN I CONTROL MY COOKIES?

You should keep in mind that any preference settings will be lost if you delete Cookies and many functionalities will be hindered for this reason. We do not recommend doing this when using the Site. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change your browser settings to delete or prevent cookies from being automatically accepted.

Visit the “options”, “settings” or “preferences” sections of the browser menu to change settings, or visit the following addresses for more information:
– Cookies settings for Internet Explorer
– Cookie settings for Mozilla Firefox
– Cookie settings for Google Chrome
– Cookie settings for Safari

  1. By continuing to use the Site, you agree to this Cookie Policy. If you do not wish to use cookies, we cannot guarantee that the experience will be as satisfactory.
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