What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser when you visit any web site. They are widely used to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Like all other users of cookies, we may request the return of information from your computer when your browser requests a web page from our server. Cookies enable our web server to identify you to us, and to track your actions and the pages you visit while you use our website. The cookies we use may last for a single visit to our site (they are deleted from your computer when you close your browser), or may remain on your computer until you delete them or until a defined period of time has passed.
What are cookies used for?
The main purposes for which cookies are used are:
- For technical purposes essential to effective operation of website.
- To enable Stackhouse Poland to collect information about the browsing including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc.
How do I disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use and we provide further detail below on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:
- For Microsoft Internet Explorer: 1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options” 2 Click on the “privacy” tab 3 Select the setting the appropriate setting
- For Mozilla firefox: 1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options” 2 Click on the icon “privacy” 3 Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options
- For Opera 6.0 and further: 1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences” 2 Privacy
What happens if I disable cookies?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.