Date of last update: March 15, 2020
To comply with the requirements established in the EU Directive of May 26, 2012 and the provisions of Law no. 506 of November 17, 2004 regarding the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector, all visitors to the website are presented with all the information about the cookies used before sending cookies to their computers.
This website uses its own and third-party cookies to provide visitors with a much better browsing experience and services tailored to their needs and interests.
COOKIES USED BY www.ekklesiaoradea.ro
Classification and description of the cookies used on this website:
_cfduid | Cookie associated with sites that use CloudFlare, used to speed up page load time. It does not contain any user identification information.
COOKIE-SHOWS FROM THIRD PARTIES
Google Analytics (NID, _ga, _gat, _gid) | These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site and the pages visited. These cookies are persistent and have a validity period of 1 hour to 2 years.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies play an important role in facilitating access and delivery of multiple services that the user enjoys on the Internet, such as:
- Customizing certain settings such as: the language in which a site is viewed, accessing the old preferences by accessing the 'forward' and 'back' button.
Cookies give site owners valuable feedback on how their sites are used by users, so that they can make them even more efficient and accessible to users.
- Allow multimedia or other applications on other sites to be included in a particular site to create a more valuable, useful and enjoyable browsing experience.
WHAT IS A 'COOKIE'?
An 'Internet Cookie' (also known as a 'browser cookie' or 'HTTP cookie' or simply 'cookie') is a small file, consisting of letters and numbers, that will be stored on your computer, mobile device or other equipment of a user accessing the Internet.
The cookie is installed by a request issued by a web server to a browser (eg Internet Explorer, Chrome) and is completely 'passive' (it does not contain software, viruses or spyware and cannot access the information on the hard drive. user).
A cookie consists of 2 parts: the name and content or value of the cookie. Furthermore, the cookie's lifetime is determined; technically, only the webserver that sent the cookie can access it again when a user returns to the website associated with that webserver.
Cookies themselves do not require personal information to be used and, in most cases, do not personally identify Internet users.
THERE ARE 2 LARGE CATEGORIES OF COOKIES:
Session cookies - these are temporarily stored in the cookie folder of the web browser to store them until the user exits the respective website or closes the browser window (eg when logging in / logging in to an account webmail or social media).
Persistent cookies - these are stored on the hard drive of a computer or device (and generally depends on the default cookie lifetime). Persistent cookies include those placed by a website other than the one the user visits at that time - known as 'third party cookies' - which can be used anonymously. to memorize a user's interests so that they are delivered as relevant to the user as possible.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF COOKIES?
A cookie contains information that links a web-browser (the user) and a particular web-server (the website). If a browser accesses that web-server again, it can read the information already stored and react accordingly. Cookies provide users with a pleasant browsing experience and support the efforts of many websites to provide comfortable services to users: eg online privacy preferences, site language options, shopping carts or relevant advertising.
WHAT IS THE LIFE OF A COOKIE?
Cookies are managed by web servers. The lifetime of a cookie may vary significantly, depending on the purpose for which it is placed. Some cookies are used only for one session (session cookies) and are no longer retained once the user has left the website, and some cookies are retained and reused each time the user returns to that website ( permanent hours). However, cookies can be deleted by a user at any time through the browser settings.
WHAT ARE THIRD PARTY COOKIES?
Certain content sections on some sites may be provided through third parties / providers (eg news box, video or advertising). These third parties may also place cookies through the site and they are called 'third party cookies' because they are not placed by the owner of that website. Third-party providers must also comply with the law in force and the privacy policies of the site owner.
HOW THE COOKIES ARE USED BY A SITE.
A visit to a website may place cookies for:
increasing the performance of the website;
a visitor analysis;
This type of cookie retains the user's preferences on the site, so no need to set them every time you visit the site.
Examples: the cookies of the announcement type (with them we keep the user's choice not to see the ad displayed on the site (he clicked on x)), the volume settings for the video player, the speed of video streaming with which the browser is compatible.
COOKIES FOR VISITOR ANALYSIS
Each time a user visits a site, the analytics software provided by a third party generates a user analytics cookie. This cookie says if you've visited this site before. The browser will signal if you have this cookie, and if not, one will be generated. It allows monitoring the unique users who visit the site and how often they do.
As long as the visitor is not registered on the site, this cookie cannot be used to identify individuals, they are only used for statistical purposes. If it is registered, the details provided, such as the e-mail address and the username, can also be known - these are subject to confidentiality, according to the provisions of the legislation in force regarding the protection of personal data.
COOKIE-URI PENTRU GEOTARGETTING
Aceste cookie-uri sunt utilizate de către un soft care stabilește din ce țară proveniți. Este complet anonim și este folosit doar pentru a targeta conținutul – chiar și atunci când vizitatorul este pe pagina în limba română sau în alta limbă, se va primi aceeași reclamă.
COOKIES FOR REGISTRATION
When you register on a site, a cookie is generated that alerts you whether you are registered or not. The servers use these cookies to show the account with which you are registered and if you have permission for a particular service. It is also allowed to associate any comment posted on the site with your username. If you did not select 'keep me registered', this cookie will be automatically deleted when you close your browser or computer.
OTHER COOKIES OF THIRD PARTIES
On some pages, third parties may set their own anonymous cookies, in order to track the success of an application or to customize an application.
For example, when you share (share) an item using the social media button on a site, that social network will record your activity.
What kind of information is stored and accessed through cookies?
Cookies store information in a small text file that allows a website to recognize a browser. The web server will recognize the browser until the cookie expires or is deleted.
The cookie stores important information that improves the Internet browsing experience (eg the language settings in which you want to access a site; keeping a user logged in to your webmail account; online banking security; keeping products in the shopping cart)
WHY ARE COOKIES IMPORTANT TO THE INTERNET?
Cookies are the central point of the efficient functioning of the Internet, helping to generate a friendly browsing experience and adapted to the preferences and interests of each user. Refusing or disabling cookies can make some sites impossible to use.
Examples of important uses of cookies (which do not require user authentication through an account):
Content and services tailored to user preferences - categories of news, weather, sports, maps, public and government services, entertainment sites and travel services.
Offers tailored to the interests of the users - password retention, language preferences (eg displaying search results in Romanian).
Retain child protection filters on Internet content (family mode options, safe search features).
Measurement, optimization and analytics features - such as confirming a certain level of traffic on a website, what kind of content is viewed and how a user reaches a website (eg through search engines, directly from other websites - hours). The websites carry out these analyzes of their use to improve the websites for the benefit of the users.
SECURITY AND PROBLEMS RELATING TO CONFIDENTIALITY
Cookies are NOT viruses! They use plain text formats. They are not made up of pieces of code, so they cannot be executed or self-executing. As a result, you cannot duplicate or replicate on other networks to run or replicate again. Because they cannot perform these functions, they cannot be considered viruses.
However, cookies can be used for negative purposes. Because it stores information about users' browsing preferences and browsing history, both on a particular site and on several other sites, cookies can be used as a form of Spyware. Many anti-spyware products are aware of this fact and are constantly flagging cookies for deletion in anti-virus / anti-spyware removal / scanning procedures.
Generally, browsers have integrated privacy settings that provide different levels of cookie acceptance, validity period and automatic deletion after the user has visited a particular site.
TIPS FOR SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE NAVIGATION, BASED ON COOKIES.
Customize your browser settings for cookies to reflect a comfortable level of cookie security for you.
If you share computer access, you may consider setting your browser to delete individual browsing data each time you close your browser. This is a way to access websites that place cookies and delete any visit information when you close your browsing session.
Always install and update your antispyware applications.
Many spyware detection and prevention applications include site attack detection. This prevents the browser from accessing websites that might exploit browser vulnerabilities or download dangerous software.
How can I stop cookies?
Deactivating and refusing to receive cookies may make certain sites impractical or difficult to visit and used.
It is possible to set it in the browser so that these cookies are no longer accepted or the browser can be set to accept cookies from a particular site. But for example, if a visitor is not registered with cookies, he will not be able to leave comments.
All modern browsers offer the ability to change cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the Options / Settings menu or in the Preferences / Favorites menu of the browser.
To understand these settings, the following links may be useful:
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari