Cookies policy

 

A cookie is a piece of information saved to your computer by a webpage you visited. The stored information usually include your settings and website settings such as preferred language or address. Later, when reopening the same page, your browser will send back the stored cookies to the appropriate page. This enables the site to display the information tailored to your needs. In order for this to work properly, in order for us to be able to further improve our site, and to improve your experience, this webpage needs to store a small amount of information (cookies) to your computer.

Over 90% of all webpages use this practice, but according to the EU regulations of May 2011, we must ask your permission to store cookies. 

By using a webpage, you agree to using the cookies. Blocking the cookies means you can still view the page, but some of its functions and capabilities will be unavailable.

Cookies can store a wide variety of information, including the personal information (such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and so on). Still, these pieces of information can be stored only with your permission. 

Webpages can not access the information you have not authorised and can not access other files on your computer. You can not see the cookies saving and sending activities. Still, you can change your browser’s settings, and choose whether to accept or decline cookies saving, delete the saved ones automatically upon exiting the browser and so on. 

How to disable cookies?

By turning off cookies, you decide whether to allow their saving on your computer. 

Cookie settings can be controlled and configured in your browser. 

For all the information regarding the cookie settings, choose your browser:

  • Chrome 
  • Firefox 
  • Internet Explorer 9 
  • Internet Explorer 7 and 8 
  • Opera (in English) 
  • Safari (in English). 

If you disable cookies, you will not be able to use some of our pages’ functionality.

What are temporary cookies? 

Temporary or session cookies are removed from the computer after you have closed your browser. Website use them to store temporary data, like the items you put into the shopping cart. 

What are permanent cookies? 

Permanent or stored cookies stay on your computer even after you have closed your browser. 

Websites use them to store data such as your username and password, so you do not have to sign in every time you visit them. Permanent cookies stay on your computer for days, months, even years. 

What are first-party cookies? 

First-party cookies originate from the visited website and can be permanent or temporary. Websites use them to store the data that will be used again during your next visit to the same site. 

What are third-party cookies?

Third-party cookies originate from the other websites’ advertisements (pop-up or other kinds of advertising) at the website you have visited. Those websites can thus monitor the use of Internet in marketing. 

Karlovac Tourist Board uses cookies primarily to enable a better user experience in visiting its website. Temporary (session) cookies are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically deleted) when you close your browser. We use them to enable the access to content and to enable comments (things you have to do when you sign in with your login information). Permanent or persistent cookies usually have an expiry date in the distant future and are going to remain in your browser until expired, or until you have manually deleted them.

Karlovac Tourist Board uses permanent cookies for functions like ‘stay logged’, which make the access easier.

We also use permanent cookies in order to better understand the users’ habits. This is anonymous – we do not see the individual users’ data. 

There are a number of external services storing limited cookies to users’ computers. They are not being added by our website, but some of them enable the normal functions and certain capabilities that make the users’ access easier.

At the moment we facilitate:

Social networks: 

Users can share their posts at Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Google+ networks that store their cookies.

Traffic metrics:

Karlovac Tourist Board uses a website metrics service, Google Analytics. If you want to disable it from storing cookies, you can do so. At the moment, there are a number of websites dedicated to disabling various services’ cookies. 

Additional information:

http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ 
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

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