1. What are cookies?
Cookies, or cookie files, are small text files saved on a PC or a mobile device (a smartphone, a tablet) when you visit our website. The files contain various information about the user and their preferences). A cookie file usually contains the name of the website from which it comes, its lifetime and a value, which usually is a randomly generated, unique string of characters.
3. Cookie files settings and management
The settings of the commonly used web browsers allow saving all sorts of cookie files. Still, you can manage the settings of cookie files with:
1. the tools made available by web browser operators (details available at the links below):
2. a panel for managing cookie files, displayed upon loading the service's homepage; selecting the “I agree” option allows Raben Group to store and use all cookie files stored in your device; you can also use the panel to only consent to store selected types of cookie files, which are described in details in Item 3 hereinbelow.
You have the right to withdraw your consent for the website to use cookie files at any time. This is done with „Change your consent” button in the Cookie Declaration. Before entering the link please switch off the Adblock.
Please remember, however, that deactivating cookie files, activating the notification before their use or refusing to accept the settings may make it difficult to use certain functionalities of the service.
4. Types of cookie files
The cookie files gathered by the service can be divided with regard to:
1. the duration for which they are installed in the user's web browser:
a) “session” (session cookie files) – temporary files stored in the user's device until they log out, leave the website, close the software (web browser) or delete the cookie files manually,
b) „persistent” (persistent cookie files) – stored in the user's device for the time specified in their parameters or until manually deleted by the user.
2. the purpose of use:
a) essential: necessary for the correct operation of the service – files processed subject to the legitimate interest of the controller (Art.6 Item 1 f) GDPR);
b) preferential: for “saving” the user selected settings and personalised interface, e.g. with regard to the language or region, from where the user comes, font size, appearance of the website etc. – files processed subject to the user's voluntary consent (Art. 6 Item 1 a) GDPR);
c) statistical: for analysing the website traffic, learn the users’ preferences, analyse their behaviour in the service and for interacting with external networks and platforms – files processed subject to the user's voluntary consent (Art. 6 Item 1 a) GDPR);
d) marketing: for adapting the displayed ads and content to the users’ preferences and for running personalised marketing campaigns – files processed subject to the user's voluntary consent (Art. 6 Item 1 a) GDPR).
More information on all categories of cookie files, their origin and expiry date you will find in the Cookie Declaration. Before entering the link please switch off the Adblock. We would also like to inform that the service gathers the so-called third parties cookie files. These are used by our partners mainly for marketing purposes, including adapting advertising content to the users’ individual needs.
If you wish to deactivate sending any information to this service, you can use a free Extension for blocking Google Analytics.
5. Final information
All matters related to cookie files may be consulted with the Data Protection Supervisor.
To contact our Data Protection Supervisor write to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Magdalena Sołtysiak).
The cookie files policy is subject to change due to:
- the necessity to implement changes,
- changes in the legal regulations,
- the scope of cookie files used.