Using cookies

In order to ensure the proper functioning of this website, we sometimes store small data files called cookies on your device. They are part of most websites. They help with the display and delivery of services and enable you to find what you are looking for as quickly as possible. Third-party cookies collect information about your use of the website to improve it in the future. They also ensure the functionality of various tools (such as viewing YouTube videos, sharing social media posts, etc.) and a better user experience. Law 452/2021 on electronic communications states that we may store cookies on your device as long as they are necessary to view the website. For all other types of cookies we need your consent. You consent to the use of cookies as a visitor to the website by clicking on the relevant button in the drop-down box that appears on the website. Even after you have obtained this consent, you can disable the use of cookies at any time in this window or by changing your browser settings. Your consent or non-consent is stored for 1 year.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be sent to your browser when you visit a website and stored on your device (computer or other device with internet access, such as a smartphone or tablet). Cookies are stored in the file folder of your internet browser. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate and the date on which they were created. The next time you visit the site, your web browser will reload the cookies and send this information back to the website that originally created the cookie. The cookies we use do not harm your computer. They do not include any personal information and cannot be used to identify you on third-party websites, including analytics providers' sites.

Types of cookies

Short-term, so-called session cookies

Sú to dočasné cookies, ktoré sa vypnutím internetového prehliadača vymažú.

Long-term, so-called persistent cookies

They remain stored in your browser even after you turn off your computer. These cookies store the user's preferences and serve to enhance the user's browsing experience or serve analytical or advertising purposes.

How you can change your cookie settings?

You can change or delete your cookie storage settings at any time by using the drop-down box that appears directly on the website or in your browser. You can set your web browser to disable or block the storage of cookies on your device, including third-party cookies. It is also possible to block or allow the storage of cookies only for certain websites. You can then delete cookies that are already stored on your device at any time. The use of cookies and their authorisation in your web browser is at your discretion. However, if you change their settings, some websites may have limited functionality and you may have a reduced user experience.

The specific setup procedure for the most commonly used web browsers can be found here:

List of cookies used

1. Necessary cookies

Name Provider Purpose Expiry
SERVERID City Loading a web page. Indicates the server that delivered the last page to the browser. Session
PHPSESSID City A generic identifier that is used to maintain user session variables. Usually a randomly generated number, it is used, for example, to maintain the login state when clicking through to subpages. Session
cookie-mobile-app City It is used to connect to the mobile application. Session
cookie_use City It is used for general cookie management. 1 year
cookie_use_extended City It is used for general cookie management. 1 year
ck_mode City It is used for general cookie management. 1 year
ck_settings City It is used for general cookie management. 1 year

2. Analytical cookies

Name Provider Purpose Expiration
_ga Google Cookie of the most commonly used statistical tool Google Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in every page request and is used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for analytics site reports. 1 year
_gid Google This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track page views. 1 day
_gat_gtag Google This cookie is part of Google Analytics and is used to limit requests. 1 minute

3. Other cookies

Name Provider Purpose Expiration
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube Tracks user preferences for YouTube videos embedded in the site. It can also determine whether a website visitor needs a new or old version of the YouTube interface. 6 months
YSC YouTube Tracks the playback of embedded YouTube videos. Session
_atuvc AddThis The AddThis cookie widget, which is commonly embedded into websites to allow visitors to share content with a range of social networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated count of page shares. 1 year
_atuvs AddThis AddThis cookie widget allows you to share content to social networks and other sharing platforms, print the page and send the page via email. 30 minutes
uvc AddThis Tracks how often a user uses the AddThis widget for sharing. 1 year
loc AddThis For statistical purposes, it records the geographical location of the user. 1 year