Cookies and other similar technologies are used for collecting information such as tracking data with regard to the website from which the user moves to another, which websites they have browsed and when, the browser they are using, their screen resolution, device operating system and IP address.
Copla’s and DocStarter’s websites can use the following cookies of different types:
- Strictly necessary cookies: these cookies are strictly necessary to guarantee flawless functioning of the website and a good user experience. These cookies do not collect any information that would enable identifying the user.
- Functional cookies: these cookies allow saving information that have an effect on the web page appearance and functions. These cookies account for the user preferences such as their language settings or the geographical area.
- Statistical and analytical cookies: the website owner uses these cookies to understand how the visitors interact with the website. The cookies allow to improve the website functionality.
- Marketing cookies: these cookies help the website owner to personalize the website in an optimal way. For example, the cookies allow showing targeted advertisements and contents based on the user’s earlier web behavior.
Copla’s and DocStarter’s websites can also use so-called third-party cookies. Third parties refer to parties outside Copla such as providers of analytics and tracking services (for example, Google Analytics). Such third parties can place cookies on the user’s terminal device when the user visits Copla’s services for purposes such as compilation of statistics on the number of visitors on the different websites.
Copla’s and DocStarter’s websites can use so-called third-party community plugins to show social media (such as Facebook) contents on the website. The website community plugins can place cookies from their own service applying their own principles. The user can familiarize themselves separately with the community services and the privacy principles applicable in each service.
Copla uses both session cookies which expire when the user closes the web browser and permanent cookies which will be retained on the user’s device for a certain period of time or until the user removes them. The period of validity of permanent cookies varies from a couple of months up to a few years. The user can also influence the storage period of the information.