1. Cookies use policy
This refers to cookies on the website www.wfs.eu
2. What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on an Internet user’s terminal equipment. The cookie is installed by request issued through a web server to a browser (eg Internet Explorer, Chrome) and does not contain software, viruses or spyware, having no access to the information on the user’s hard drive. These files allow the recognition of the user’s equipment and the appropriate display of the Internet page, adapted to the individual preferences of the user.
3. The role of cookies
Cookies allow the recognition of the user’s equipment and the appropriate display of the Internet page, adapted to the individual preferences of the user.
The role of cookies is to ensure a pleasant and safe web browsing experience and to provide you with complete services, depending on the online behavior shown on the website www.wfs.eu. Specifically, based on cookies, the Company has the possibility to:
a.Adjust the presentation and display of the site according to your preferences (language, resolution, etc.)
b. Create anonymous, non-personally identifiable statistics based on your behavior on the site and your interest in the products presented. These statistics allow us to improve the structure and content of the site so that we can provide you with the information you need.
c. Provide web security measures
4. Types of cookies used on the site
The site www.wfs.eu uses two types of cookies: per session and fixed. Per session cookies are temporary files that are installed on your terminal during your visit to the website and until the end of the session or browser used. Fixed cookies remain in the terminal used by you for a longer period of time, depending on their parameters or until they are manually deleted by you.
5. How are cookies used on www.wfs.eu?
Your visit to www.wfs.eu may install cookies so that we can analyze:
b. Your registration (log in, newsletter, etc.), your user profile
c. Your location for geographic targeting purposes
But also to be able to deliver personalized advertising content.
6. Do cookies record and / or contain personal data?
7. Deleting Cookies
8. Why are cookies important for the Internet?
Cookies are important for the efficient functioning of the Internet, in the interest of the user, because they contribute to the creation of a simple and personalized web browsing experience according to the interests, preferences and behavior of each user.
Blocking or disabling cookies may make some sites unusable or may significantly limit your web experience. Blocking or disabling cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive advertising messages, but that the web pages you are on will no longer give you an experience tailored to your behavior and preferences.
Cookies are important for:
a.Content and services tailored to your preferences – product and service categories.
b.Offers tailored to your interests – password retention – if you opt for this feature.
c. Retention of child protection filters regarding web content (family mode options, safe search functions).
d. Limiting the frequency of delivery of advertising messages – limiting the number of impressions of an advertisement for a specific user on a site.
e. Providing relevant user-specific advertising.
f. Measurement, optimization and recording of data related to performance – traffic statistics, visualized content. This information is important for improving the web experience of users.
9. Web security and user privacy issues
Cookies are NOT viruses and do not collect personal data
However, cookies may be used to the detriment of users by Spyware programs. Because they store information about users’ preferences and browsing history, cookies can be used as a form of Spyware. Anti-spyware applications have the role of marking cookies to be deleted during anti-virus / anti-spyware scanning procedures.
Browsers have integrated privacy settings that offer different levels of acceptance of cookies – such as the validity period and automatic deletion at the end of a web session.
10.Other security issues related to cookies
As all Internet users have the right to the protection of their online identity, it is advisable to be informed about possible security risks. Because these files constantly exchange information between the browser and the site you are visiting, the information transmitted through cookies may be intercepted by unauthorized persons or programs. For example, this is possible if the browser connects to the server using an unencrypted / unsecured network – as is the case with some Wi-Fi networks.