Policies for using the website

Cookies policy

1. Introduction

This Cookie Policy applies to all users of the www.givefirst.ro website. The following information is intended to inform users of this website about the placement, use and administration of cookies by GiveFirst in the context of user browsing on this website.

2. What are cookies?

We use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and similar technologies through which information can be automatically collected. An “Internet Cookie” (also known as “cookie browser” or “HTTP cookie” or “cookie”) is a small file of letters and numbers that will be stored on the computer, mobile terminal or other equipment of a user through which the Internet is accessed.

The cookies are installed by the request issued by a web server to a browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome). Once installed cookies have a fixed duration of existence, remaining “passive” in the sense that they do not contain software, viruses or spyware and will not access the information on the hard drive of the user whose device has been installed.

A cookie is formatted in two parts:
• the name of the cookie; and
• the content or the value of the cookie. From a technical point of view, only the web server that sent the cookie can access it again when a user returns to the web site associated with that web-server.

3. For what purposes are cookies used through this website:

Cookies are used to provide users of this website with a better browsing experience and services tailored to the needs and interests of each individual user, namely:
• improving the use of this website, including by identifying any errors occurring during
• Providing anonymous statistics on how this website is being used by GiveFirst as the owner of this website
• Anticipating future assets that will be placed in the future the provision of users through this website depending on the services / products accessed.

Based on the feedback provided by cookies about the use of this website, GiveFirst may take steps to ensure that this website to be more effective and me and user-accessible.
Thus, the use of cookies allows the storage of certain settings / preferences set by users of this website, such as:
• the language in which a web page is viewed,
• user access,
• posting comments on site.

4. What is the lifetime of cookies?

Cookie life may vary significantly, depending on the purpose for which it is placed.
There are the following categories of cookies that determine their lifetime:
• Session cookies – A “session cookie” is a cookie that is automatically deleted when the user closes his browser
• Persistent or fixed cookies – A “persistent” cookie or “fixed” cookie is a cookie that remains stored in the user’s terminal until it reaches a certain expiration date (which may be in a few minutes, days, or several years in the future) or until it has been wiped by the user in anytime through browser settings.

5. What are third-party cookies?

Certain sections of the content on the website may be provided through third parties, ie not by GiveFirst, in which case these cookies are referred to as third party cookies.
Third-party cookies must also comply with the data protection and privacy policies available on this website. These cookies may come from the following third parties: Google Analytics or Facebook.

6. The cookies used throughout this website

By using / visiting the website, the following cookies may be placed:
a. Website performance cookies
b. User analysis cookies;
c. Geotargetting cookies;

a. Performance cookies
This type of cookies stores the preferences of the user of this website, so re-setting preferences for later website visits is no longer required.

b. User analysis cookies
These cookies let us know if a particular user of the website has previously visited / used this previous web page. These cookies are used for statistical purposes only.

c. Geotargeting Cookies
These cookies are used by software that determines the country of origin of the user of the website. The same ads will be received regardless of the selected language.

7. What type of information is stored and accessed via cookies?

Cookies store information in a small text file that allows for browser recognition. This website recognizes the browser until the cookies expire or are deleted.

8. The customization of browser settings for cookies

If cookies are not disturbing and computer or technical equipment used to navigate on this website is only used by you, long expiration dates can be set for storing history.

If the computer or technical equipment used to navigate on this website is used by several people, the setting for deleting individual browsing data may be considered whenever the browser is closed.

9. How can cookies be stopped?

Users can set up their browser to reject cookies or to accept cookies from a particular web page. All modern browsers offer the ability to change cookies settings. These settings can be accessed, as a rule, in the browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu.

However, denying or disabling cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive online advertising – but only that it will not be adapted to your preferences and interests highlighted by your browsing behavior.

For any additional questions about how cookies are used, through this website, please contact us at contact@givefirst.ro.