What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are generated when you request from your browser to our web server and are stored on your device. Their purpose is usually to be able to identify your device and its behavior when you visit our website.
There are two types of cookies - permanent and temporary (session cookies).
Session cookies are temporarily stored on your computer when you visit our website, but are deleted the moment you close the page.
Persistent cookies are stored as a file on your computer or mobile device for a longer period of time.
With the exception of cookies required for the operation of our website, we store cookies on your device with your consent. If you do not want to accept cookies, you can adjust your browser settings - you will find more information at the end of this document.
How to delete cookies?
You know when and if your browser receives cookies, as it notifies you on the first visit. This way you have the opportunity to accept or reject a cookie.
Your browser may be set to reject all cookies. If you want to know how to do this, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org or the Microsoft Cookie Guide https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/260971/description-of-cookies.
Please note that changes to your browser that disable cookies may prevent the site from functioning properly.
You can choose which cookies to allow or deny by visiting the appropriate settings sites for your browsers:
Internet Explorer cookie settings: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Chrome cookie settings: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Safari web cookie settings https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=en_US and iOS https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265.
Cookies are absolutely necessary.
Certain cookies are required in order for us to securely provide our services through this website. This category includes, for example:
- Cookies that identify or authenticate our users;
- Cookies, which temporarily store certain user data (for example, the content of an online form);
- Cookies that store certain user preferences (for example, search settings or language settings);
- Cookies that store data to ensure the smooth playback of video or audio content.
They are used to record user behavior (for example, by clicking on specific links or entering search queries) and to statistically evaluate these actions.
Advertising cookies are used to display ads or offers that are in line with users' interests ("showing interest-based content").
Third party advertising cookies
These cookies allow other companies to analyze and evaluate user data through advertising cookies. This would allow us, as well as third parties, to show targeted interest-based ads to users based on an analysis of user usage behavior (e.g., clicks on specific links, sub-pages visited, queries entered), such as this is not limited to those listed.
Cookies when forwarding
These cookies can be used in case you have reached our website through partner advertising. These cookies usually expire after 30 days. If you visit certain of our pages, and that the cookie has not yet expired, we and the potential conversion tracking partner may see that a particular user has clicked on an ad and has been redirected to our page. The information collected through the referral cookie is used to generate referral statistics and to determine the total number of users who clicked on the relevant river.