1. What are cookies and why do we use them?
A cookie is a small piece of data, sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember the user's browser.
Ezek az adatfájlok ártalmatlanok, mert nem futtathatók, nem tartalmaznak kémprogramokat és vírusokat, továbbá nem férhetnek hozzá a felhasználók merevlemez-tartalmához.
ACookies themselves are harmless because they aren’t able to run on your computer. They can neither contain viruses or spy programs, they are not able to access data on the user’s hard drive.
The main purpose of cookies is to make the browsing experience personalized and more comfortable by recognizing the user’s browser settings and preferences. Without these cookies, some websites do not function as intended.
- collect any personally identifiable information
- store passwords and sensitive information
- pass data to advertising networks or to third parties
2. Do cookies collect personal data?
Cookies usually do not contain personal information, therefore users cannot be identified by analysing their contents. Cookies that we use are necessary for good user experience. We store data in a secure way to prevent unauthorized access by another party. We only manage personal data if we receive explicit consent from the user.
3. What kind of cookies exist?
Our site uses temporary and permanent cookies of the following categories:
- Temporary cookies are created for a single session and vanish once you leave the website.
- Permanent cookies don’t expire after you leave the website. Depending on your browser settings these can stay on your computer for a longer period, or until you delete them.
- Third-party cookies are cookies embedded by third-party websites. Third-party cookies originate from (or will be sent to) a website that is different from the one you are visiting. Like cookies, which are necessary to use for example Google Analytics and Google Ads or social media buttons placed on the site. We do not control these external websites and we are not responsible for their content.
These cookies are essential to browse our website and use its features. Without cookie permission, our website or some parts of it will not work as intended..
Functional cookies are necessary to be able to offer users the best experience.These cookies will recognise and remember the user’s browser settings, usernames, language preferences, preferred font size, or other settings in regards to personalisation. These cookies do not track your web browsing activity on other websites. These cookies are able to collect personal identification data, but only if the user gave explicit consent.
These advertising cookies help ensure that the advertisements that you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.These would only be used if the user gave explicit consent. These cookies can store particulars about the user’s web browsing behaviour.
4. European legislation on cookies
The Cookie Law - adopted by all EU countries - is a privacy legislation that requires all websites to get consent from visitors to store cookies on the user’s device.
We use a pop-up window on the lower side to ask for consent. It appears to everyone when they first visit the website. (Some browser settings can prevent the pop-up from appearing.)
In Hungarian legislation, cookies fall under Act C of 2003, Act CVIII of 2001 and regulations of the European Union.
5. Safety and security facts
Cookies are not viruses, malware or spy softwares. Cookies are simple text files, that are not able to run on the user’s device.
Browsers and webservers constantly communicate with each other, therefore if the user’s is connected through a WiFi that is not secure, a hacker could intercept to procure data from the cookies or insert additional data in them. To prevent this, some antivirus softwares delete cookies automatically.
6. Managing and erasing cookies
Most browsers accept cookies as a default, but you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance. Generally, users have the option to receive a notification when a cookie is sent by their browser. We do not recommend turning cookies off because without them websites might lose functionality and stop working properly.
To change general settings, visit the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu on your browser. For more browser-specific information please use the ’help’ menu on your browser.