2. About cookies
2.1 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.
2.2 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.
2.3 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.
2.4 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.
3. Our cookies
3.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
3.2 Our website’s core sets just one cookie, called contactTemplate. Its purpose is to remember the name, email address and phone users have used on the website’s contact form before, in order to auto-fill these fields.
3.3 All other cookies are set by third party libraries, as detailed in sections 4 and 5.
4. Analytics cookies
4.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
4.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
4.3 The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv. For more details on the purpose of each Google Analytics cookie, visit https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.
4.4 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
5. Third party cookies
5.1 Our website uses third party cookies for analytics and subscription management.
5.2 The chimpy_p cookie is used by the Mailchimp Chimpy WordPress Plugin to identify users which have subscribed to our the Algotech Blog newsletter.
5.3 Cookies set by WordPress:
(a) wordpress_logged_in tracks whether the user is logged in with WordPress
(b) wordpress_test_cookie tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled
(c) wp-settings-5 and wp-settings-time-5 remember users preferences for the blog and admin panel settings
5.4 Cookies set by the WordPress Plugin JetPack (more information on https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/):
(a) comment_author_email, comment_author, comment_author_url to remember users who commented, for the purpose of auto-filling the email, author name and URL fields in the comment form
(b) akm_mobile remembers a user’s preference for a mobile site
(c) jetpack_comments_subscribe, jetpack_blog_subscribe stores whether the user has subscribed to comments or the blog
5.5 Our company uses third-party vendors in good faith. It is important to note that such vendors may update their list of cookies without notice and therefore some new cookies may appear without our previous consent. In such cases, please contact us and let us know.
6. Blocking cookies
6.1 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 47) 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 52), 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.
6.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
6.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
7. Deleting cookies
7.1 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 47), 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 52), 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”.
7.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
8. Our details
8.1 This website is owned and operated by Algotech Solutions SRL.
8.2 We are registered in Romania (part of the EU and compliant to its laws) under registration number RO34562755, and our registered office is at 21st December 1989 Avenue, no. 75, ap. 5, 400124, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania.
8.3 Our principal place of business is at 25-37 Nicolae Tonitza Street, Cluj-Napoca, 400506, Cluj, Romania.
8.4 You can contact us:
(a) using our website contact form https://www.algotech.solutions/contact;
(b) by email, using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.