remember a session identifier allowing the recognition of whether the user is still logged in,
remember the acceptance of a message notifying about cookies,
Cookie files (so-called “cookies”) contain information-technology data, especially text files that are stored on the end device of the Service User and are to be deployed in connection with the use of the Service’s websites. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originated, their storage time on the end user, and a unique number.
As an operator of the Service of www.ptppd.pl, the Polish Society for Psychodynamic Psychotherapy [Polskie Towarzystwo Psychoterapii Psychodynamicznej] with its registered office in Kraków, at ul. Zamoyskiego 56, 30-523 Kraków, Poland, KRS number 0000285776, is an entity that places cookie files on the User’s end device and obtains access to them.
Cookie files are used for the following purposes:
the development of statistics facilitating the understanding of how the Service Users use websites, which provides for the improvement of their structure and content;
the maintenance of the Service User’s session (after logging on) results in the User’s not having to enter a login and a password on each sub-site of the Service.
There are two basic types of cookie files used in the Service: “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. “Session cookies” are temporary files which are stored on the User’s end device until logging out, leaving the website, or switching off the software (Internet browser). “Persistent cookies” are stored on the User’s end device for a period of time specified in the parameters of the cookie files or until their removal by the User.
The software used for browsing websites (Internet browser) allows by default the storing of cookie files on the User’s end device. The Service Users may make changes in the settings in that respect. The Internet browser allows the removing of cookie files. It is also possible to automatically block cookie files. Detailed information on this is provided in a help section or the documentation of the Internet browser.
Limitations on the use of cookie files can also affect certain functionalities available on the Service’s websites.
Cookie files may be used by advertising services, especially Google’s, to display advertisements adjusted to the manner in which the User uses the Service. To this end, they may save information on the User’s navigation path or how long he/she has stayed on a given site.
As regards information on the User’s preferences collected by Google, the User may view and edit information provided by cookie files by accessing the following tool on https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/
Resources that have been viewed can be identified by URL addresses. Additionally, the following can be saved
customer’s station name – identification implemented by HTTP,
information on errors which have occurred during the implementation of an HTTP transaction,
the URL address of sites previously visited by the User (referral link) – if a transfer to the Service effected via a referral address,
information on the User’s browser,
Information on the IP address.
The above data is not associated with any specific persons who view the websites.
The above data is used exclusively for purposes related to server administration.
The operator might be obliged to provide information collected by the Service to authorised bodies pursuant to lawful requests to the extent established in such requests.
If the User does not wish to receive cookie files, the web browser’s settings must be changed at that point. We advise that disabling cookie files necessary for the processes of authentication, security, and the maintenance of the User’s preferences, can make using websites difficult, and in extreme cases even prevent such use.