To a limited extent, we may collect personal data automatically via cookies located on our websites. A cookie is a small file containing information data recorded and stored on a computer, tablet or a smartphone, used for accessing websites. Cookies usually contain the name of the site where they originate from, duration of their storage on the device and their unique number.

Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Adjusting the website to the user preferences and optimising the use of websites;
  • Personalising the content displayed for the specific user of the service;
  • Building statistics which explain how internet services are used by users, which allows for improving their structure and the content;
  • Sustaining the user’s session (after logging in), which allows for bypassing the necessity of logging in on each sub-page of the service;
  • Optimising the advertising and marketing offer to the specific user of the website.

Personal data collected via cookies are encrypted so as to prevent undesired and unauthorised persons from accessing them. They are collected for the sole purpose of performing specific functions for the user.

The majority of web browsers contain settings which allow for the default acceptance of cookies. If you do not consent to monitoring your activity on the website you may disable the use of cookies in your web browser at any time. Furthermore, you have the right and the possibility select such settings in your web browser which will automatically block cookie services.

Using our website without using cookies is possible, however in individual cases certain limitations in functionalities of the website may appear while browsing.

Detailed information about the possibilities and methods of supporting cookies is available in the settings of internet browsers.

In order to analyse the user behaviour we use google analytics, a web analytics and reporting software by google inc. (“google”). However, we have requested google to make your ip address anonymous before analysing user behaviours in the web. We have introduced certain lines to the program code of google analytics.

Google analytics uses cookies stored on your computer to allow for analysing how you use the website. The cookies used by google analytics may be session or persistent files which would, nevertheless, expire after usually no more than two years. The information gathered by cookies about your use of the website is normally sent to the google servers in the usa and stored there.

As we have requested making ip addresses anonymous, your ip address is cut to the eu member states or other european economic area states before it is sent to the google server in the usa. Your full ip address may be sent to the google server in the usa and abbreviated there only in some exceptional circumstances beyond our control. At our request google will use the above information to evaluate how our website is used, generate site activity reports and provide us with other services connected with the use of the website and the internet. Your ip address provided by your web browser to google analytics is in no way connected to other google data.

We would like you to note that you can prevent google from recording and processing the data from (google) cookies concerning your website use (including your ip address) as well as processing these data by google, if you download and install a special browser plug-in available at