This Policy applies to "cookie" files and refers to websites operated by EP Group AG (hereinafter: "websites").
What are "cookies"?
"Cookies" should be understood as IT data, in particular text files, stored in end-user devices intended for the use of websites. These files allow you to recognize the user's device and properly display the website adapted to his individual preferences. "Cookies" usually contain the name of the website they come from, the time they are stored on the end device and a unique number.
"Cookies" are used to adjust the content of websites to user preferences and to optimize the use of websites. They are also used to create anonymous, aggregated statistics that help to understand how the user uses websites, which allows improving their structure and content, excluding personal identification of the user.
What kind of "cookies" do we use?
There are two types of "cookie" files - "session" and "permanent". The first of them are temporary files that remain on the user's device until logging out of the website or turning off the software (web browser). "Persistent" files remain on the user's device for the time specified in the parameters of "cookies" or until they are manually removed by the user.
Do "cookies" contain personal dataPersonal data collected using "cookies" can be collected only to perform specific functions for the user. Such data is encrypted in a way that prevents unauthorized access to them.
By default, the software used for browsing websites allows by default to place "cookies" on the end device. These settings can be changed in such a way as to block the automatic handling of "cookie" files in the web browser settings or inform about their every transfer to the user's device. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of handling "cookies" are available in the software (web browser) settings.
Limiting the use of "cookies" may affect some of the functionalities available on the website.