Online service https://cybersecforum.eu uses cookie files to ensure top-quality experience related to service use.
A cookie file is a small set of text strings sent by a server and saved on the device of a person who visits our Service (most frequently in a PC permanent storage or in a mobile device). Information that is stored inside it is what the Service might need to self-modify to the ways in which the visitor uses the Service and to collect statistical data concerning it.
During the time in which Users view the Service content, information is automatically collected on the Service use by Users and on their IP addresses on the basis of access log analysis, e.g. the browser type, operating system type, data and time of the visit, number of connections, number of opened sites in the Service, content viewed.
No information that constitutes Service Users’ personal data is stored in cookies. Cookies are not used to determine User identity.Within the Service, two basic types of cookie files are in use: session cookies and persistent cookies.
“Session” cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s end device until such time as the User logs out, leaves the website or turns software (internet browser) off.
“Persistent” cookies are stored on the User’s end device for a time specified in cookie parameters or until their removal by User.
Apart from cookies, the Service can also collect the data customarily gathered by online system administrators as part of so-called logs or log files. Information the logs contain can include: the IP address, platform type, internet browser type.
Cookies are used in the Service with the User’s consent.
Consent for cookie use
Saving cookie files on Users’ end devices is entirely at the User’s discretion. This means that when you consent to storing cookies, these files can be temporarily stored in the drive space dedicated for this purpose and read by their provider. Meeting the purposes given below is also warranted by the Controller’s legitimate interest that lies in ensuring access to the Service and service rendering of the highest possible quality (Art. 6 para 1 point f of GDPR).
Cookie files are used for statistical purposes, to present and personalise Service content, to manage online forms, to modify Service content to suit a particular User’s preferences, to ensure correct functioning and functionalities of the Service, to conduct marketing of our products and services.
Cookies are also used for functional, content personalisation, statistical, analytical, and marketing purposes.
The basis for collecting information on Service Users is the Controller’s legitimate interest (Art. 6 para 1 point f of GDPR), which lies in marketing its products and services, conducting statistical analyses and analytical work, ensuring the highest level of services rendered.
As a rule, cookie files do not constitute personal data. Certain information stored inside cookies (e.g. regarding preferences), however, especially in conjunction with other information on a website user can be treated as personal data. Personal data collected by means of cookies can be processed solely in order to execute particular functions for the user, as described above. Such data are encrypted in a way that precludes unauthorised persons from accessing them.
While using our websites, you may receive cookies coming from third parties that are partnering with the Controller, such as Google, Facebook, X, and from the companies which carry out advertising campaigns on our websites as commissioned by advertisers. More information on such cookies can be found on the websites maintained by the individual third parties.
Changing cookie settings
As a rule, internet browsers and other types of software installed on a computer or another device which has been connected to the network allow cookie files to be stored on such a device by default. As a result, they enable collecting information about persons who visit the Service. However, by changing internet browser settings Service User can modify or revoke
the consent previously given to use the cookie technology at any time. The above means that Service User can for example partly reduce saving cookies on the device or disable this option completely. The Controller informs, however, that reducing or disabling cookie use may influence certain functionalities available on Service websites. Nevertheless, complete deactivation of cookie retention will not mean an inability to browse content posted in the Service.
User have the right to change or restore the cookie saving option at any time through changing their web browser settings.
Detailed information on changing cookie settings and their user-controlled removal across the most popular internet browsers is available in web browser help section and on the following pages:
• in the Chrome browser,
• in the Firefox browser,
• in the Internet Explorer browser,
• in the Opera browser,
• in the Safari browser.
We inform you that within the Service the links which allow its Users to reach other websites directly may be present. The Controller cannot affect privacy and cookie use policies pursued by the administrators of the said websites. We recommend that each User peruse the privacy and cookie use policy document before availing of the resources offered by other websites, if it has been made available, and should it be lacking, that he or she contact the person or persons responsible for a particular website to glean information on this topic.