This cookie statement was last updated on 23.09.2020
This cookie statement has been drawn up by CORPORATE OFFICE SOLUTIONS SRL, with full contact details available below, in capacity as data controller with respect to cookie modules placed via www.cos.ro.
By way of this document, we would like to inform our website users about the cookies we use, as well as about the data processing activities that we conduct in relation to these cookies.
2. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small simple file, consisting of letters and numbers, that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device which you use for internet browsing. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.
The cookies by themselves do not require personal data in order to be used and, in most cases, do not identify internet users, as the information collected through cookies are not of such nature as to lead to the identification of internet users. By means of cookies, the following types of information may however be collected: IP address, geo-location data, data regarding the operating system, data regarding the resolution of the devices being used, information regarding website visits (including the number of visits, the time spent on the website, the manner of accessing the website, user behavior on the website), data regarding organic traffic.
Depending on their lifetime, cookies may be classified in session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies have a storage duration that is limited to the length of a user session. When closing the session or the browser, the stored information is deleted.
Persistent cookies are stored in a user’s device for a variable amount of time, longer than the duration of a session, and are not deleted when closing the session or the browser, but at the expiry of said duration.
3. What Are Cookies placed by Third Parties (known as “third party cookies”)?
5. What cookies does this website use?
5.1 Strictly necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website. These allow the use of basic functions, like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. We may place these cookies without your consent.
Our website uses the following strictly necessary cookies:
Sharing: This data is not shared with third parties.
5.2 Functional cookies
By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, your user preferences remain known and you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website. We ask for your permission to place functional cookies.
Our website uses the following functional cookies:
Sharing: This data is not shared with third parties.
5.3 Analytical cookies
We use analytical cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these analytical cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place analytical cookies.
Our website uses the following analytical cookies from Google Analytics:
We use Google Analytics, as service for web analysis provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookie type files to help us analyze the way you use our website. The information collected by these cookies regarding your use of our website (including the URL of the page you’re visiting and your IP address) will be sent to and stored by Google on servers which may be located in EU, EAA and/or US.
Google is a data processor and shall use your data as per the privacy statement available at this address: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites
You may also find additional information here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
Generally, Google will use the data for the purpose of evaluating you use of our website, drafting reports and providing other related services regarding your use of our website.
You can deny consent for Google Analytics at any time by using our cookie consent management tool, the functionalities of our website not being affected by your withdrawal of consent. In order to reject our use of Google Analytics you can also install an add-in on your web browser (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).
Also, our website uses the following first party cookie for analytical purposes:
5.4 Social media cookies and buttons (third party cookies)
5.4.1. On our website we have included buttons for Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) on social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram or on platforms like Pinterest. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram themselves. This code places cookies or similar technologies as soon as you have used the buttons. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you on other websites you visit.
Please read the privacy statement of these networks (which can change regularly) to see what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies and similar technologies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible.
Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram are located in the United States and their privacy statement and cookie policies are available at:
- https://www.facebook.com/policy.php and https://www.facebook.com/policy/cookies/
- https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy and https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy
- https://help.instagram.com/402411646841720 and https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370?ref=ig
- https://policy.pinterest.com/en-gb/privacy-policy and https://policy.pinterest.com/en/cookies
We can also place embedded content, such as videos available on YouTube. In such case, the third parties may place their own cookies on our website.
Our website uses the following cookies of third parties: