What is a cookie?
Cookies are small files, which are stored on a user’s computer. 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 web site when the user has returned. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script, which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
What is the purpose of cookies?
With cookies on the CCIS website we do not collect your personal data and cannot harm your computer, smartphone or tablet. Cookies enable our website to function and help us design and make a user experience tailored to your needs and expectations.
(1) personalizing our website and other services in relation to our website, such as memorising your data so that you don’t have to enter it again, when you visit our website or other services related to the website next time; (2) personalizing advertisements, content and information; (3) monitoring and analysis of the efficiency of our website, other services related to the website and marketing activities; (4) monitoring all the metrics of our website use, such as e.g. the number of visitors and number of visited pages.
Tracking technology allows us to edit and improve the usefulness of our website, as it enables us to (1) detect whether you have already been in contact with our website in the past and (2) recognize the most popular parts of our website.
What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set
Users can set their device browsers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set. The last of these means that certain personalised features cannot then be provided to that user and accordingly they may not be able to take full advantage of all of the website’s features. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You can also prevent Google Analytics to track you here.
For more information on managing cookies for different browsers, please consult the following guidelines: