Use of cookies

1.1. To serve users more efficiently, the websites of Delfi Meedia use cookies.

1.2. The domains belonging to Delfi Meedia may include, among other things, elements that store cookies on behalf of third parties.

Disabling cookies

1.3. A user has the right to disable the use of cookies on his or her computer. To do that, the user must change his or her web browser settings accordingly.

1.4. Different types of web browsers use different methods to disable cookies. For more information, see Legislation.

1.5. The user should bear in mind that by disabling cookies, all features of the website may no longer be available to the user.

What is a cookie?

1.6. A cookie is a text file that is sent to and stored on the user's computer by the websites that the user visits. A cookie is stored in the file directory of the user’s web browser. If a user has visited a website before, the web browser reads the cookie and returns the information back to the website or element that originally installed the cookie. For more information about cookies, see Legislation.

1.7. Cookies allow monitoring the user statistics of the website, the popularity of different sections, and other activities on the website. The information provided by cookies is used to improve the user-friendliness and content of the website.

Types of cookies used on the website

1.8. Persistent cookies are cookies that are needed to browse the website and use its functions. If persistent cookies are not allowed, the user is unable to use all functions of the website.

1.9. Session cookies allow the website to remember earlier choices made by the user (such as username, language preferences, etc.) and thereby provide more efficient and personalised features.

1.10. Tracking cookies collect information about user behaviour on a website. The information provided by tracking cookies allows to improve the user-friendliness of the website.

1.11. Advertising cookies collect information on the user’s browsing habits, which in turn allows for the website to display advertising content that is consistent with the user’s preferences. In addition, advertising cookies allow measuring the efficiency of advertising campaigns.