Cookies policy

1. Introduction

1.1 Our website uses cookies.

1.2 By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2. Credit

2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

3. About cookies

3.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

3.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

4. Our cookies

4.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

4.2 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a) cookie_notice_accepted This cookie is set by a WordPress plugin “Cookie Notice” when the user accepts our website’s Cookie policy by clicking on the button “I accept” when visiting our website for the first time. This cookie is persistent and expires in 1 day.

(b) wfvt_ This cookie is set by the WordPress security plugin “Wordfence”. It used to track a user for the duration of their visit so that the “Wordfence” can group their page views together. This cookie is persistent and expires in 1 hour.

(c) wfwaf-authcookie- This cookie is set by the WordPress security plugin “Wordfence”. It is used to authenticate user’s login request. This cookie is persistent and expires in 1 day.

(d) wordfence_verifiedHuman This cookie is set by the WordPress security plugin “Wordfence”. It is only used within this website in order to separate human visitors from bots. This cookie is persistent and expires in 1 day.

(e) wordpress-logged_in_ This cookie is set by WordPress. It is used for indication and identification of the logged in user. This is a session cookie.

(f) wordpress_test_cookie WordPress sets this cookie when a user navigates to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether user’s web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies. This is a session cookie.

(g) wp-settings-, wp-settings-time- These cookies are set by WordPress. They are used to customize user’s view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. These cookies have no impact on user experience and do not store any personal information. They contain some information about user’s general geographic location. These cookies are persistent and expire in 1 year. 

5. Analytics cookies

5.1 We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website.

5.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

5.3 The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv.

5.4 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

5.5 Our analytics service provider’s privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

6. Third party cookies

6.1 Our website also uses third party cookies set by Google Maps.

6.2 Details of the other third party cookies used on our website are set out below:

APISID, CONSENT, HSID, HSID, NID, SAPISID, SID, SSID, GMAIL_RTT – These third-party cookies are set by Google. Some of our pages include interactive Google Maps and reCAPTCHA for mail forms provided by Google. Google may set cookies to store information and preferences about maps or other associated Google services on pages where we embed Google services. For more information on how Google uses cookies, please refer to their privacy policy.

7. Blocking cookies

7.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b) in Firefox (version 44) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 48), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

7.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

7.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

8. Deleting cookies

8.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);

(b) in Firefox (version 44), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 48), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

8.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

9. Our details

9.1 This website is owned and operated by Institute of Respiratory Hygiene and Halotherapy Kft. and Prof. Alina V. Chervinskaya, M.D., Ph.D.

9.2 We are registered in Hungary under registration number 01-09-884044, and our registered office is at Szent László út 48-50, H-1135 Budapest, Hungary.

9.3 You can contact us using our website contact form.