2. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a file that is saved on your computer by the website you visit and informs it that the “old” user has reconnected, remembering his settings. Cookies record your preferences, enter them into online forms and information about registered users.
Information can only be saved if the user allows it – websites cannot get access to information that the user did not give them, and they cannot access other files on the user’s computer. Cookies do not contain any personal data that could identify you. The user can change his settings and thereby choose whether to approve or reject requests to save cookies, whether to delete saved cookies automatically when closing the Internet browser, etc.
3. How to disable cookies?
By turning off cookies, you decide whether to allow them to be stored on your computer. You can control and configure cookie settings in your internet browser. For information about cookie settings, select the Internet browser you are using
• Internet Explorer 8 or later
• FireFox 3.5 or later
• Google Chrome 10 or later
• Safari 2 or later
• Opera 10.5 or later
By blocking cookies, you can still browse websites, but certain functions will not be available to you.
4. What are “persistent cookies”?
Permanent or saved cookies are stored on the disk (your computer) and remain there even after closing the Internet browser. They are used to store data such as login name and password, you don’t have to log in every time you visit a certain website.
5. What are “session cookies” (temporary cookies)?
Temporary cookies, as their name suggests, are temporarily stored on the disk and are deleted after closing the Internet browser. With them, websites store temporary data such as items in the shopping cart.
6. What are “local cookies / first party cookies”?
“First party cookies” come from the website that the user is browsing and can be permanent or temporary. Websites use this type of cookie to store information that will be used again the next time the user visits the site.
7. What are “third party cookies”?
“Third party cookies” originate from other, partner websites that you visit. In this way, third parties can collect information about users of various websites and use it for marketing and analytical purposes.
Yes, with the primary goal of providing you with a better user experience on our websites.
9. What kind of cookies does Catamaran-sailing.hr use and why?
We use temporary cookies – these are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically deleted) when you close your internet browser.
In addition to these, we also use persistent cookies – these usually have an expiry date far in the future, meaning they will remain in your browser until they expire or you manually delete them. We use permanent cookies in order to better understand the habits of our users and can personalize the website accordingly. This information is anonymous.
10. Are there “third party cookies” on the website?
There are several external services that store limited cookies for the user. These cookies are not set by the website, but some are used for the smooth functioning of certain features that make it easier for users to access content. We currently enable:
Users can log in and register through their own accounts on social networks. Sharing articles on social networks places cookies in the user’s browser.
Catamaran-sailing.hr uses the Google Analytics traffic measurement service. If you want to prevent the aforementioned service from saving cookies, you can block it at the following link:
Google Analytics – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
We deliver all advertising positions through the OpenX advertising system. If you wish to prevent OpenX from saving cookies, you can do so here: http://www.openx.com/about/privacy-policy?action=opt-out.
We use the Facebook Pixel service provider Facebook, Inc. (1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA – www.facebook.com – “Facebook”) on our website. The Facebook Pixel provides the ability to track user behavior after they have been redirected to one of our Internet sites by clicking on a Facebook ad. This process is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes and may help optimize future advertising efforts. The collected data is anonymous, so we cannot draw conclusions about the user’s identity, and we do not send any personal data to Facebook. However, Facebook stores and processes the data so that it is possible to connect to the corresponding user profile and Facebook can use the data for its advertising purposes in accordance with the Guidelines for the use of Facebook data (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). You can allow Facebook and its partners to display ads inside and outside of Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes. If you are a Facebook user and you do not want it to collect your data via the Facebook Pixel and link it to your user data stored on Facebook, you can deactivate the Facebook Pixel here. The contradiction is related to the browser you are using.
If you want to disable the aforementioned services from saving cookies, do so at the following link:
Additional information about turning off cookies
There are currently several websites to disable the storage of cookies for different services. Find additional information at the following links: