Cookies are small files which are stored and saved on your computer or mobile device when you visit Internet websites.
What are cookies used for
Cookies are used to personalize the content of websites and optimize webpage use. They are also used for gathering anonymous statistics, which provide the operator with an insight into how the website is used and allow to improve user experience in the future. These cookies are not used to collect information relating to the identity of users.
- adjust website content to User needs;
- optimize Internet sites and applications;
- to remember Users’ session details (after logging on), thanks to which Users don’t have to re-log on every sub-page of the site;
- collect information for performance purposes, thanks to which we see how the website is used and which allows us to improve its structure, navigation and content to provide a better User experience in the future;
- limit the number of times one User sees an advertisement and to suggest content that meets the User’s preferences;
- reach the User with relevant advertisements displayed on partner sites, on pages and in applications that do not belong to Bioton S.A.;
- support Users, guarantee that their personal data is safe during browsing thanks to the security mechanisms against data breach we apply, and enable instant communication via a live chat.
What kind of cookies Bioton S.A. uses
We use two types of cookies:
- session – cookies that remember your preferences used for logging on, etc. They disappear when you log out, close the website or application, or close the Internet browser;
- permanent – cookies that are stored in your device for a set period of time specified in the file parameters or until they are manually deleted by the user.
We use the following types of cookies and similar tracking technologies:
- strictly necessary cookies for website and application operation, needed for using our services, e.g. authenticating cookies for services that require authentication;
- cookies used for security purposes, e.g. to detect authentication data misuse;
- performance cookies, which provide information on how the websites and applications are used;
- functional cookies that “remember” User preferences and interface settings e.g. language, region, font size, site theme;
- advertising cookies, which allow us to customize advertisements displayed to Users;
- statistical cookies for gathering statistical data for webpages and applications.
How to change the cookies settings in your browser
Usually, cookies and similar tracking technologies are by default stored in the end-device. i.e. the device you actually use for browsing the Internet. Thus, your Internet browser automatically accepts cookies to be stored for the purposes listed in the above points. You can disable cookies at any time by changing your browser settings. If you do not change the settings, the above information will be stored and saved on your end-device.
Users can individually manage cookies from the level of their Internet browser, i.e.:
- accept cookies, which enables using all functionalities of websites;
- manage cookies for individual, selected websites;
- manage settings for different types of cookies e.g. accept permanent or session cookies only;
- disable or clear cookies.
For details on cookies management in your software, please see the following instructions for each browser:
Please be advised that disabling cookies may render it impossible to view the website or result in certain services and functions of the website being unavailable or not fully functional.