What is a cookie (“Cookie”)?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your web browser in response to a request from a website you are viewing. This allows the website you are viewing to remember you, such as your settings and history, or log you in.
Cookies can be stored on your computer for a short period of time (for example, if you have only opened your browser) or for a long time, even years. Cookies that are not set by this website are not accessible to us.
To record and maintain your preferences. This allows you to stay logged in and keep the website in the language or view you prefer.
Analytical. This allows us to see and improve how people use the website.
Advertising cookies (possibly from third parties). When this website displays ads, cookies may be set by advertisers to identify who is viewing an ad or similar. These cookies may be set by third parties, in which case this website has no way of reading or writing these cookies.
Other third-party cookies for things like Facebook or Twitter sharing. These cookies are usually set independently by third parties, so this website cannot access them.
The standard cookies we set
These are the main cookies we set for the normal and stable operation of our forum.
It stores a unique token that is used to verify that the actions you perform on the website are intended for you.
It stores the current ID of your session.
It stores a private key for you. This allows us to keep your current session so that you do not log out when browsing the forum.
Additional cookies and those set by third parties
While using the website, additional cookies may be set to store information and/or certain preferences while performing certain actions.
Other cookies may be set by third parties that can provide information, such as anonymously tracking which users visit the website or stopping some pages with embedded content, such as YouTube or other media service providers.
You can manage cookies and cookie settings through your internet browser settings.
Documentation on managing cookies in popular Internet browsers:
Managing cookies in Microsoft Edge.
Managing cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer
Managing cookies in Google Chrome
Managing cookies in Mozilla Firefox
Managing cookies in Safari for macOS
Managing cookies in Safari for iOS.
More about cookies
To learn more about cookies and blocking certain types of cookies, please visit the ICO’s cookies page.
Click here for detailed information about the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).