What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to your browser and stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit a website. The cookies send information back to the website each time you return.
What type of cookies we use?
- Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around and navigate the Websites and use their features.
- Functional cookies – Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow to tailor the Websites to you. Officeday uses functionality cookies to remember choices you make such as language preference, country location, or other online settings and provide personalized or enhanced features that you select, so that next time you visit you won’t have to enter all this information again. For example Officeday can also read your browser settings so that our Websites will be displayed properly on your screen. If you delete functionality cookies, any preferences or settings you selected will not be retained for later visits.
- Statistics/ Performance cookies – Officeday uses those cookies to gather information about the way visitors use our Websites. These statistics provide us with insight into how often our webpages are visited, where on our Websites our visitors spend the most time, how often they interact with a page or part of a page, this allows us to make the structure, navigation, and content of our Websites as user-friendly as possible. Officeday is able to keep track if you experience any errors and determine which parts of our Websites need to be adjusted.
- Advertising cookies – These cookies are used to help measure the delivery and the performance of advertising campaigns and limit the number of times you see an advert. Third-party targeted advertising cookies may be placed on your device by third-party advertisers, ad networks, data exchanges, marketing analytics and other service providers.
Specific cookies we use
- Website visitor accounting and statistics cookies (_gat; _gid; _ga). These cookies are used to collect statistical information about site traffic. The resulting data is used to improve the Website and generate reports related to the Website. Statistics are collected with the “Google Analytics” tool. The results are anonymous and are used only for statistics.
- Cookie required for the website to function (sid_shop). A cookie is designed to realise the functionality of a Website. It is deleted when the Webpage closes. A cookie is required to login to the order system and helps to identify if you are already logged in or not. A unique ID number is used.
- “Google Analytics”. We collect our customer visit statistics using the “Google Analytics” tool. This tool helps us monitor which pages you view, how much time you spend on the Website or how you got it (via social pages, search engines, backlinks, etc.) and some information about your computer. All this information is anonymous, therefore, we do not know who you are (we just know that someone has visited our Website). This information, collected by “Google Analytics” tools, helps us understand which parts of the Website work best, which articles, pages get the most or least attention to how people enter our Website, and so on. Like many other web pages, we use this information to help us improve the Website for your convenience. More about “Google Analytics“. If you do not want these statistics to be sent to us, click here.
What information is collected by cookies?
We want to emphasize that no personal data that allows to identify you is collected and all collected information is used solely for traffic analysis purposes. With the help of our cookies, we collect the following information:
- total number of users who visited the website;
- time spent by the user on the page;
- number of users viewing the page per session;
- the ratio of new / old visitors;
- gender and age of visitors;
- hobbies of visitors;
- what browser was used to visit the page, its version and language;
- the location from which the page was visited;
- the name of the Internet provider;
- The device on which the page was viewed (fixed computer, tablet or mobile phone);
- how the website was reached (directly by typing the web address in the browser, through search engines (“Google”, “Bing”, etc.), via social networks (“Facebook”, VK, etc.) through other links).
How to control cookies?
You can manage and / or delete cookies according to your preferences. You can delete all cookies stored on your computer, and in most browsers you can set cookies not to be saved. Please be aware that if disable cookies, you may lose the ability to use the many features necessary to make the Websites work as well. If you need more information about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org
for detailed, independent information on how to disable cookies through your browser preferences and how to remove cookies that are already on your computer. To remove cookies from your mobile phone, you will need to read the user guide for your phone.
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