About cookies

The following information are intended to bring more clarifications about placing, use and administration of "cookies" used by AndroidApplications.ro site.

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This website uses cookies to provide visitors a much better browsing experience and services tailored to the needs and interests of each.

"Cookies" are designed to facilitate the access and delivery of services used by the Internet user, and customize certain settings (language, country, prices displayed in local currency.

"Cookies", based on the information we collect about users helps owners of sites to streamline their product so that it can be more easily accessed by users, also increase the effectiveness of online advertising and last but not least can afford or other multimedia applications from other sites to be included in some sautéed to make navigation more useful.

What is a "cookie"?

Cookie ("browser cookie" or "HTTP cookie") is a small file consisting of letters and numbers that is stored on any terminal with Internet access (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) and is installed by request issued by a server to a web browser (eg Internet Explorer, Chrome).

Note: "Cookies" do not contain software viruses or spyware and can not access the information on the user's hard drive. Cookies do not request personal information and does not personally identify Internet users.

A cookie consists of name and content, during the existence of which is determined and can be accessed again by the webserver when a user turns on the website associated webserver respectively.

Cookies are classified as:

     Session cookies - these are stored temporarily in browser history to memorize them when the user exits the website in question or close the browser window.
     Persistent cookies - These are stored according to predetermined duration, the hard drive of a computer or device. Persistent cookies include those placed on another website than the one you visit the user at the time - known as "third party cookies" - that can be used anonymously to store a user's interests so that can supply most relevant advertising to users.

What are the advantages of cookies?

A cookie contains information that connect users and a particular site. If a web browser that accesses the server again, it can read the information already stored and react accordingly. Cookies provide users an enjoyable experience browsing various websites and support efforts to provide comfortable utilizatorillor ex - online privacy preferences, language options on the website, shopping cart or relevant advertising.

What is the lifespan of a cookie?

The duration of a cookie life can be different, depending on the purpose for which it is placed. There are cookies used only for one session - they are not retained after the user exits the website. Permanent cookies - are retained and reused each time the user returns to that website, but can be removed at any time by the user.

What are cookies placed by third parties?

Some parts of content from certain sites may be placed on the website accessed by third parties by banners, box or links - and all of these tools may contain cookies. They are called "third party cookies" that are placed by the owner of that website and third party providers are subject to the laws in force and privacy policy of the website owner.

How cookies are used by this site

Visiting this site may place cookies purposes:

     Cookies performance of the site
     Cookies visitor analysis
     Cookies for geotargetting
     Cookies registration
     Cookies for advertisers
     Cookies advertising providers

These cookies may come from third parties.

Cookies performance

This type of cookie retains user preferences on this site, so there is no need of setting them at each visit to the site. For example: volume settings for video player, video streaming speed with which it is compatible browser.

Cookies for visitor analysis

Each time a user visits this site analytics software provided by a third party generates a cookie for analyzing user. This cookie tells us whether you have visited it before. The browser will tell if you have this cookie, and if not, we will generate one. It allows monitoring of unique users who visit us and how often do. As long as you are not registered on this site, this cookie may be used to identify individuals, they are used only for statistical purposes. If you have registered we also know, the details you have provided to us, such as your e-mail and username - which are subject to confidentiality and the provisions of the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and legislation in force on the protection of personal data.

Cookies for geotargetting

These cookies are used by software that determines what country coming. It is completely anonymous and is only used to target content - even when you are on our website in Romanian or another language receive the same ad.

Cookies for registration

When you register on this site, we generate a cookie announce if you are registered or not. Our servers use cookies to show us that you ingregistrat account and you are allowed for a particular service. It also allows us to associate any comments you post on our site with your username If you select "Keep me", this cookie will be automatically deleted when you close your browser or computer.

Cookies for advertisers

These cookies allow us to find out if you have not viewed or online advertising, which is its type and length of time that has passed since you saw the advertisement. These cookies are used to target advertising and online. We also use cookies from a third party, for proper targeting of advertising better to show advertisements about vacant for example, if a user visited the site recently an article about vacancies. These cookies are anonymous, they store information's content viewed, not users. Also, set the anonymous cookies and other sites that have advertising. Receiving them, so we can use to recognize you as a visitor to that site later if you visit our site, we will be able to deliver advertising based on this information.

Cookies advertising providers

Much of the advertising you find on this site belong to third parties. Some of these parties use their own cookies to analyze anonymous how many people were exposed to an advertisement, or to see how many people were exposed to the same ad repeatedly. Companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and this site does not have access to read or write cookies. Of third party cookies may be used to show advertising Target and other sites, based on your browsing this site.

Other third-party cookies

On some pages, others may set their own cookies anonymous in order to track the success of an application, or to customize an application. Due to the use, this site can access cookies, as third parties can not access cookies owned by this site. For example, when using the distributed an article found on this social networking site, social network that will record your activity

What type of information is stored and accessed via cookies?

Cookies keep information in a small text file that allows a website to recognize a browser. The web browser will recognize until the cookie expires or is deleted. The cookie stores important information that improves Internet browsing experience (eg, language settings you wish to access a site, keeping a user logged into webmail accounts, online banking security, storage in your shopping cart)

Why are important for Internet cookies?

Cookies are focused on the efficient operation of the Internet, helping to generate a friendly browsing experience and adapted to each user's preferences and interests. Refusal or disabling cookies may be some sites impossible to use.

Refusal or disabling cookies does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising - but it will not be able to take into account your preferences and interests, evidenced by browsing behavior.

Examples of important uses cookies (that does not require user authentication through an account):

     Contents and services tailored to user preferences - categories of news, weather, sports, maps, public services and government, entertainment sites and travel services.
     Offers tailored to the interests of users - retaining passwords, language preferences (ie displaying search results in Romanian).
     Withholding child protection filters on Internet content (family mode options, functions Safe Search)
     Limiting frequency to broadcast commercials - limiting the number of views of an advertisement for a particular user on a website.
     Providing advertising more relevant to the user.
     Measurement, optimization and analytics features - such as confirming a certain level of traffic to a website, what type of content is viewed and how a user arrives on a website (eg by search engines directly from other websites etc.). Websites runs these tests to improve their use for the benefit of users sites.

Security and confidentiality issues

Cookies are not viruses! They use plain text format type. There are composed of pieces of code so I can not be executed nor can auto-run. Consequently, you can not duplicate or replicate on other networks to run or replica again. Because they can not perform these functions can not be considered viruses.

Cookies can still be used for negative purposes. Since preferences and stores information about users' browsing history, both on a particular site and on several other sites, cookies can be used as a form of Spyware. Many anti-spyware are aware of this fact and constantly marks the cookies to be deleted in removal proceedings / scan anti-virus / anti-spyware.

Generally browsers have integrated privacy settings that provide different levels of acceptance of cookies, the validity and erased automatically after the user has visited a particular site.

Other security issues related to cookies

Because identity protection is very valuable and is the right of every internet user, you should know about any problems can create cookies. Because through them constantly transmitted in both directions between the browser and the website information, or if an attacker unauthorized person intervenes during data transmission, the information contained in the cookie can be intercepted. Although rare, this can happen if the browser connects to the server using an unencrypted network (eg unsecured WiFi network).

Other attacks based on wrong setting of cookies cookie involve servers. If a website does not require the browser to use only encrypted channels Attackers can use this vulnerability to trick browsers to send information through insecure channels. The attackers then uses the information for unauthorized access certain sites. It is very important to be careful in choosing the most appropriate method of protecting personal information.

Tips for a safe and responsible navigation based on cookies

Due to their flexibility and the fact that the majority of the most visited sites use cookies, they are almost inevitable. Disabling cookies will not allow user access sites and the most widely used such as Youtube, Gmail, Yahoo and others. Here are some tips that can ensure carefree navigations but using cookies:

Customize your browser settings regarding cookies to reflect a comfortable level of security you use cookies If you do not mind cookies and you are the only person who are utilizing computer, you can set expiration dates for storing historyof  navigation and access statement. If you share access to your computer, you can consider your browser setting to delete individual navigation data every time you close your browser. This is an option to access sites that place cookies and delete any information from visitors browsing session closes. Install and update your anti-spyware applications constantly.

Many applications of detection and prevention of spyware include detecting attacks on websites. This prevents the browser from accessing websites that could exploit browser vulnerabilities or to download malicious software. Make sure that you always update your browser. Many cookies are made to exploit the weaknesses of the old versions of browsers.

Cookies are everywhere and can not be avoided if you want to enjoy access to the best and the biggest sites on the Internet - local or international. With a clear understanding of their mode of operation and the benefits they bring, you can take steps to increase security so you can surf the Internet with confidence.

Disabling cookies and refusal

Disabling and refusal to accept cookies may be specific sites visited impracticable or difficult to use. Also, refusing to accept cookies does not mean you will not receive / view online advertising.

It is possible to set your browser so that cookies will not be accepted or you can set your browser to accept cookies from a particular site. But for example, if you are not using cookies Record, you will not leave comments.

All modern browsers allow you to change the setting of cookies. These settings are found usually in the "options" menu or "preferences" of your browser.

To set cookies generated by third parties and for more information on confidentiality related to online advertising, IAB Romania offers the following site: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ro/

To understand these settings, the following links may be useful, otherwise you can use the "help" of your browser for more details.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari

To set cookies generated by third parties you can consult the website:

http://www.youronlinechoices.com

Useful links

If you want to know more information about cookies and how they are used, we recommend the following links:

Microsoft Cookies guide
All About Cookies

IAB Romania offers the following site to provide more information on privacy related to online advertising: http://www.youronlinechoices.com

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