Principles of the use of cookie files
Information systems and web portals that are operated by OKTE, a.s. (hereinafter referred to as "web portals") use cookie files. These files are stored on end device (hereinafter referred to as "web browser") of a visitor of web sites (hereinafter referred to as "user") help us to provide better services and more relevant content.
OKTE, a.s., does not provide any user data to third parties for marketing purposes.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files that can be sent to web browser or stored in web browser of end device of a user when user visits websites. Cookies are stored in a folder which is designated for this purpose and can be configured through web browser settings. Cookies usually contain the name of the website where the file was created, date and time of expiration, and content which is used by websites for storage of necessary information.
Next time user visits website, web browser sends information from cookie file to operator's server, based on which we can display more relevant information and offers. These files do not damage your end device. The purpose of web browser is to secure information that is stored in the cookie file against misuse and to prevent access to it by websites other than those that created the cookie file. User is responsible for selection and usage of such Internet web browser that keeps the data in cookie file in safety.
Cookies are necessary for the operation of OKTE, a.s. They make it possible to clearly identify users and entities they represent and to maintain the status of actions performed by users of information systems.
Cookies, which are used on the web portals, provide statistical information on usage of website. It leads to the improvement of the services provided and the adaptation of systems to requirements of users.
Session and/or persistent cookies may be used in the portals operated by OKTE, a.s. Session cookies are stored on your device when you are present on websites of OKTE, a.s. Persistent cookies remain stored on your device until its expiration or when they are manually deleted. Duration of time that cookies remain in your browser depends on the type of cookie as well as your web browser settings.
On web pages of OKTE, a.s. several types of cookies are used:
Basic cookies are a basic prerequisite for the operation of OKTE, a.s. portals. Without such cookies, we cannot guarantee that web portals and websites of OKTE, a.s. will work properly and without issues. We use them to store, for instance, session identifier that user of the web page created on our website (a random sequence of characters and numbers without any informative value), name of logged in user etc.
These cookies are not necessary. They help us to improve the functionality of our web portals. In our case we use them mainly to remember the selected language version of our websites, notifications are displayed in that way so that you do not have to set these settings again the next time you visit our website.
Through statistic cookies we collect information on how you use our websites. Thanks to this information, we know how our websites are used, which websites have been visited by which number of visitors etc. It helps us to optimize our web portals so that they can react to the needs of our visitors in the most efficient way.
Web portals of OKTE, a.s. contain integrated content of our partners – third parties. It is in our biggest interest to ensure that on our websites content of reliable and verified partners is published. The content of third parties published on our websites enables partner websites to save cookies to user's browsers on end devices. These files are not under direct control of OKTE, a.s. They include tools of companies Google and Hotjar which are used to track attendance on our web portals, to evaluate visitors' activities, to protect from bots and to get feedbacks from users. OKTE, a.s. as provider, do not have control under data that are stored in cookies files of third parties. If you want to know how our partners, third parties, do use their cookies, please, acquaint yourself with the rules of using cookies and privacy protection on the websites of our partners.
• Google Analytics - Data privacy and security
• Google reCAPTCHA - Privacy&Terms
You can change Cookie settings in your browser
You can change the way of using cookies in settings of your web browser, in other words - end device. There are many types of Internet browsers on the market that are changing and are being constantly improved. We are thus not able to check the functionality of each of them. Web browsers are usually set to enable Internet websites to use cookie files. Every user can change the setting and disable cookies in his/her browser for all websites or only for selected ones. User can also set the browser for notification when website is trying to create a cookie and ask you to allow this activity.
Instruction for change of settings of using cookies you may find in "Help" section of every browser. These settings must be chosen in every browser and device that you use to access to the Internet.
We respect your choice to disable cookies in your browser. However, in such case we cannot guarantee correct functionality of web portals of OKTE, a.s.