Creditinfo stores cookies
Cookies allow us to monitor the user statistics of webpages, the usability of various parts of webpages and the activity on webpages. The information received from cookies is used for improving user friendliness and content of webpages as well as for directing marketing activities.
The domains owned by Creditinfo may, among other things, contain elements which store cookies on behalf of third persons.
Types of cookies used on webpages
- Permanent cookies are essential for moving around on a webpage and using the functions. In the absence of permanent cookies the user would not be able to use all the functions of a webpage.
- Session cookies allow webpages to remember choices the user has previously made on the webpage (e.g. user name, choice of language) and therefore to offer more efficient and personalised functions.
- Tracking cookies collect data about the user’s behaviour on a webpage. The information obtained from tracking cookies allows the improvement of user friendliness of the webpage.
- Advertising cookies collect data about the browsing habits of the user, which in turn allows webpages to display advertising content that corresponds to the user’s preferences. This type of cookies also allow measuring the efficiency of an advertising campaign.
Refusal to accept cookies
Users have the right to refuse to accept the storage of cookies on their computer. The cookie acceptance settings vary across web browsers, but it is still possible to refuse to accept cookies. In the case of a respective wish, the user has to change the settings of his/her web browser. In order to obtain a better overview, it is recommended to review the web browser’s cookie management settings.
Different types of web browsers use different methods for disabling cookies. You can find more detailed information about this at www.aboutcookies.org. In order to find instructions on how to refuse to accept cookies on a mobile phone, you may have to consult the user manual of your mobile device.
Upon blocking cookies, users should keep in mind that not all the functions of webpages might any longer be available to them.