What are cookies?
Cookies are information stored on your computer from web sites you visit. Cookies usually store your settings and settings for web sites such as an address or preferred language. The next time you open the same web site, the internet browser sends back the cookies that belong to that web site. This enables the site to show information which is adapted to your needs.
Cookies can store a wide range of information including personal information (such as your name or e-mail address). However, this information can be stored only if you enable it – web sites cannot gain access to information you have not given them and cannot access other files on your computer. The set activities of storing and sending cookies are not visible to you. However, you can change the settings on your internet browser in order to choose for yourself if you want to approve or reject the request for storing cookies, delete the stored cookies automatically when closing the internet browser and alike.
How to enable cookies?
By turning off cookies you decide whether you want to allow the storage of cookies on your computer. Cookie settings can be controlled and configured on your web browser. For information on setting cookies, select the web browser you are using. • Chrome • Firefox • Internet Explorer 10 • Internet Explorer 9 • Internet Explorer 7 i 8 • Opera (page in the English language) • Safari (page in the English language. If you disable cookies, you will not be able to use some of the functionalities on the web sites.
What are temporary cookies?
Temporary cookies or session cookies are removed from the computer when the internet browser is closed. With their help, web sites store temporary information, such as items in baskets.
What are persistent cookies?
Persistent or stored cookies stay on the computer after closing the internet browser. The web sites with their help store information such as registration name and password so that you do not have to register with every visit to a certain site. Persistent cookies will stay on the computer for days, months and even years.
What are first party cookies?
First party cookies come from web sites you view and can be permanent or temporary. With the help of these cookies, web sites can store information which will be used again during the next visit to that web site.
What are third party cookies?
Third party cookies come from adverts of other web sites (such as pop-ups and other adverts) which are located on the web site you are viewing. With the help of these cookies, web sites can monitor the use of Internet for marketing purposes.
Yes, with the goal of enabling our web site a better user experience and more simple web shopping.
What kind of cookies does Kompas.hr use and why?
- Temporary cookies (Session cookies) – these are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically deleted) when you close your internet browser. We use session cookies to enable access to contents and enable commenting (things you must do when you register with your information on a web site).
- Permanent cookies (Persistent cookies) – these cookies usually have an expiration date far in the future and will therefore stay in your browser until they expire or until you manually delete them. We use persistent cookies with functionalities such as “Stay registered” which makes it easier for a user to access the site as a registered user. We also use persistent cookies in order to better understand the habits of the user so that we may improve the web site according to your habits. We also use „AffiliateWizAffiliateID“ which serves for monitoring the sales of customers who came to our web site from other web sites of our affiliate partners. This information is anonymous – we do not see your individual information.
Does the web site have third party cookies?
There are several external services which store limited cookies for the user. These cookies are not set by this web site, but some serve for the normal functioning of certain possibilities which give users easier access to the contents. Currently we are enabling:
- Social networks
Users can register through their own computer from the social network Facebook. Sharing articles on social networks also sets cookies for the user.
- Measuring visits
Kompas.hr uses the service Google analytics for measuring visits.
If you want to disable that the stated services store cookies for you, you can forbid them on the following link: Google Analytics – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Additional information on turning off cookies
There are several web sites for turning off the storage of cookies for various services.
You can read more about this on the following links: