The Cookie is a small file composed of letters and numbers that will be stored on your computer, mobile terminal or other equipment of a user from which web pages are accessed. Cookies contain information that is transferred to the hard drive / disk of the equipment you use at the request of a platform web server to the browser you are using (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Interned Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari).
Cookies do not contain software, viruses, spyware, malware etc., and can not access local information on the hard drive / user equipment.
2. Cookies and personal data
Cookies, in essence, do not require personal data to be used.
Thus, using Cookies will not personally or individually identify the users who have navigated the pages of the site and / or the ATLAS platform.
3. Using Cookies
The ATLAS Platform uses the following three types of Cookies:
These are cookies that are required for the correct and secure operation of the ATLAS site and / or platform. Can be included here, for example:
- Cookies that allow authentication in secure zones of the site and / or platform;
- Cookies that can help with initiating and executing transactions / online payments;
For performance measurement / analytical purposes
These cookies help us quantify the number of users / visitors of the platform and also identify how these visitors actually use the site / platform, such as:
- Pages visited and how many;
- Sequence of visited pages;
- Time spent on those pages;
In addition, we also use Google Analytics Cookies. These Cookies collect information anonymously, providing information on the trends of using the ATLAS platform without explicitly identifying / individual users.
You may choose not to participate in the collection of information by Google Analytics without affecting the way you use the website and / or the ATLAS platform. More information about Google Analytics can be found here.
Behavioral / related to user interests
These cookies record your visit to our site and / or platform, the pages you've visited, and the links / resources you've accessed.
All information in this category helps us to display content that is most relevant to users. Thus, for this purpose, there is the possibility to distribute this information to third parties.
For more information on how specific content delivery works in the online environment, and the steps you can follow to protect your personal data on the Internet, you can go to https://www.youronlinechoices.com.
4. Delete and opt-out of cookies
Normally, according to current practices, a web browser / a web navigator used to access web pages allows the default saving of Cookies on the affected device.
These settings can be changed in such a way that the automatic administration of the Cookies is blocked by the web browser / web navigator or the user is informed whenever cookies are used.
Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of managing Cookies can be found in the settings area of the web browser / web navigator you are using.
Also, users who do not want their visit data to be reported to Google Analytics can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser extension. The extension is available for most modern browsers. The Google Analytics opt-out browser extension does not prevent information from being sent to the site you visit or other web analytics services. Visit the following link to learn more about the Google Analytics opt-out browser extension.
5. Additional Information
All modern browsers offer the ability to change Cookie settings.
These settings are usually found in the browser's Options or Preferences menu.
Here are some resources that give you more information so you can easily understand these settings: