Privacy policy concerning cookies

This Cookie Policy applies to all users of the website. The purpose of the information presented below is to inform the users of this website about the placement, use and administration of cookies by Aateq SRL in the context of users browsing this website. 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on an Internet user’s terminal equipment. The cookie is installed by a web server request to a browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome) and does not contain software programs , viruses or spyware, having no access to the information on the user’s hard drive. These files allow the recognition of the user’s equipment and the appropriate display of the Internet page, adapted to the user’s individual preferences. 

The role of cookies

Cookies are used to provide users on this website  a better browsing experience and services tailored to the needs and interests of each individual, such as: 

• Adjusting the presentation and display of the site according to your preferences (language, resolution, currency, etc.)
• Providing anonymous statistics that allow us to improve the structure and content of the site so that we provide you with the information you need.
• Providing web security measures. 

Cookies used on the website

The website uses two types of cookies:
per session and fixed. 

Per session cookies are temporary files that are installed on your terminal while browsing our website  until the  session or browser used end. 

Fixed cookies remain in the terminal you use for a longer period of time, depending on their parameters or until they are manually deleted by you. 

How cookies are used

Your visit to may install cookies so that we can analyze: 

• site performance;
• your registration (log in, newsletter, etc.);
• your user profile;
• your location, for geographic targeting purposes; 

But also to be able to deliver custom advertising content. 

Do cookies record and/or contain personal data?

Cookies do not request personal information and do not identify users on the website. Personal data collected through the use of cookies can only be used to ease certain functionalities for you. This data is encrypted so that unauthorized persons cannot access it. 

Deleting cookies

The applications used to access web pages (browser, for example) save cookies on the Internet users’ terminal by default. However, the settings may be changed by you so that the automatic installation of cookies is blocked by the web browser. Detailed information on how cookies are managed is available under the settings button of your web browser. You need to know that limiting the use of cookies may affect certain functionalities of the way that the pages of the website are displayed. 

Blocking or disabling cookies could make some sites unusable or may significantly limit your web experience. Blocking or disabling cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive advertising messages, but it means  the web pages you are on will no longer give you an experience tailored to your behavior and preferences. 

For a better understanding of these settings, the following links may be useful:

Why are cookies important?

Cookies are important for the efficient functioning of the Internet, in the interest of the user, because they help creating a simple and personalized web browsing experience based on each user’s  interests, preferences and behavior. 

Cookies are important for: 

• Content and services adjusted to your preferences – product and service categories.
• Offers based on your interests – passwords retention – if you choose this feature.
• Keeping  child protection filters regarding web content (family mode options, safe search functions).
• Limit the frequency of advertising delivery – limit the number ad pop-ups for a specific user on a site.
• Providing relevant advertising – based on the user.
• Measurement, optimization and recording of data regarding the site performance – traffic statistics, visualized content. This information is important for the improvement of users’ web experience. 

Web security and privacy

Cookies are NOT viruses and DO NOT collect personal data. 
However, cookies may be used to harm the users by Spyware programs. Because they store information about users’ preferences and browsing history, cookies can be used as a form of Spyware. Anti-spyware applications are meant to mark the cookies to be deleted during anti-virus/ anti-spyware scanning procedures. 
Browsers have built-in privacy settings that offer different levels of acceptance of cookies – such as the expiration date and the automatic deletion at the end of a web session. 

Tips for safe web browsing

Due to their flexibility and the fact that almost all of most visited sites use cookies, they are kind of inevitable. Disabling cookies will not allow you to access sites such as YouTube, Gmail, Yahoo, etc.
That’s why we offer some tips to ensure a safe web browsing through Cookies. 

• Customize your browser’s cookie settings.
• If you are the only user of the terminal, you can set extended Cookie expiration dates.
• If you are not the only user of the terminal, consider deleting individual browsing data each time you close the browser.
• Install anti-spyware applications and update them constantly.