To ensure that the applications published on this website work properly, we use files called cookies on your device. These cookies may also come from the following third parties: Adwords, Google Analytics, Google.com, Facebook.com, etc.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a very small file that a web page saves on your computer or mobile device when you access the web page. With this file, the webpage can remember your actions and preferences (for example, session ID, selected language, font size, or viewing preferences) for a certain period of time, so you don’t have to select them again each time. return to the web page or when browsing from one section of the web page to another. Cookies cannot identify you as a person.
What is NOT a cookie?
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-run. Consequently, they cannot be duplicated or replicated on other networks to run or replicate again.
Cookies may, however, be used for negative purposes. Because it stores information about users’ preferences and browsing history, both on a particular site and several other sites, cookies can be used as a form of Spyware. Many anti-spyware products are aware of this and constantly mark cookies to be deleted during anti-virus / anti-spyware deletion/scanning procedures.
In general, browsers have integrated privacy settings that provide different levels of acceptance of cookies, validity period and automatic deletion after the user has visited a particular site.
Categories of cookies
Session cookies – these are temporarily stored in the cookies folder of the web browser so that it can store them until the user leaves the respective website or closes the browser window (eg when logging in to a webmail account or on social networks).
Persistent Cookies – These are stored on the hard drive of a computer or equipment (and generally depend on the default lifetime for the cookie). Persistent cookies also include those placed by a website other than the one the user is currently visiting – known as ‘third party cookies’ – which can be used anonymously to memorize a user’s interests so that the most relevant advertising for users is delivered.
The advantages of cookies
A cookie contains certain information that makes the connection between a web browser (user) and a specific web-server (website). So, if a browser accesses that webserver a second time, it can read the information already stored and react accordingly. Their purpose is to provide users with a pleasant browsing experience and support the efforts of many websites to provide comfortable services to users (examples: preferences such as online privacy, site language options, shopping carts or others).
Lifetime of cookies
The lifetime of a cookie can vary significantly from 1 minute to 2 years because it depends on the purpose for which it is placed. Some cookies are used exclusively for a single session and are no longer retained once the user has left the website; instead, some cookies are retained and reused each time the user returns to that website. However, cookies can be deleted by the user at any time, through the settings of the web browser he uses.
Cookies placed by third parties
Certain sections of content on some sites may be provided through third parties/providers (for example a video, an advertisement). These third parties may place cookies through the site; these are called “third party cookies” because they are not placed by the owner of the respective website. Third-party providers must also comply with applicable law and the site owner’s privacy policies.
What cookies does this website use
Airbytes uses both proprietary and third-party cookies on its website.
Proprietary cookies are cookies used by Airbytes when you visit our website and are of the following types: technical, session, persistent and functional:
– Technical cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website. These cookies allow you to navigate between different sections of the website and use specific functions.
– Session cookies are temporary cookies that allow you to navigate the site easily and quickly.
– Persistent cookies or “tracking cookies” last several sessions and remain in the browser for a while after the end of the session (if you do not delete them).
– Functional cookies monitor the proper functioning of the website and allow it to remember your options (eg language, username or region). They offer enhanced and personal features that help you stop selecting options every time you visit the website.
– Advertising cookies – These cookies are used to provide more relevant content for you and your interests. They are also used to remember the visit to the site, the pages accessed, to observe the articles read in order to increase the level of relevance of the ads. published on our site, to provide you with targeted advertising as well as to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
– Geotargeting cookies – these cookies are used by software that determines which country you come from. It is completely anonymous and is only used to target content.
Third-party cookies are cookies that are used by Airbytes when you visit our website and are of the following types:
– Performance cookies (Google Analytics): collect anonymous and centralized information about your online behaviour (the type of browser, IP address, operating system used, the domain name of the site you visited and when you left the site, the date and time you visited a website, etc.) for statistical purposes and to generate visitor profiles.
– The cookies we use do not collect data to reveal your identity and, therefore, we cannot identify you with their help. Our website may contain links to other websites that are not owned/operated by Airbytes (third party content, links and plug-ins). Airbytes assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices of these websites.
The importance of cookies on the Internet
With the help of cookies, the Internet works efficiently, in order to offer a pleasant experience to the user, adapted to everyone’s preferences. Declining or disabling cookies may make some sites impossible to use.
Refusing or disabling cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive online advertising – but only that it will no longer be able to take into account your preferences and interests, highlighted by your browsing behaviour.
– Services and preferential content adapted to the user’s needs: news, news, weather in the respective location, clothes, books, objects of interest, entertainment services, etc.
– Offers depending on user preference, password saving, preferential language settings.
– Family mode or save search option adapted for children.
– Limiting certain ads on a particular website.
– Advertising relevant to the user.
– Analysis of the level of traffic on the website, the type of content viewed, the channel from which the user reaches the website (eg through search engines, social media, directly, from other websites, etc.).
How do I accept cookies
Here are some tips that can ensure that you navigate without worries, with the help of cookies:
- Customize your browser settings for cookies to reflect a comfortable level of cookie security.
- If you do not mind cookies and you are the only person using the computer, you can set long expiration dates for storing your browsing history and personal access data.
- If you share access to your computer, you can consider setting your browser to clear individual browsing data each time you close your browser. This is a way to access sites that place cookies and to delete any visitor information at the end of the browsing session.
- Install and constantly update antispyware applications.
Many of the spyware detection and prevention applications include site attack detection.
Cookies are everywhere and cannot be avoided if you want to enjoy access to the best and largest sites on the Internet – local or international. With a clear understanding of how they operate and the benefits they bring, you can take the necessary security measures so that you can surf the Internet with confidence.
How do I reject cookies
You can withdraw your consent at any time by deleting cookies from your browser. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu in the browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be useful (or go to the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details):
Internet Explorer cookie settings
Changing the settings in the browser to reject cookies may influence the way you access our website and you may be denied access to certain sections of it. You can change your browser settings at any time.
For more information, we recommend http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
For the settings of cookies generated by third parties: http://www.youronlinechoices.com