1. Cookie Policy

Cookies policy section refers to the usage of cookies on the web page operated by “MAGIC PLANT POWER” SRL – Romania (hereinafter Plant-Power.eu).

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

 

  1. What are cookies?

The cookie is a small file, consisting of letters and numbers that will be saved on your computer, mobile or other terminal equipment of a user that is accessing the Internet. The cookie is installed by request provided by a web server to a browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome. Firefox) and is completely harmless (does not contain software programs, viruses or spyware and is unable to access the information on the hard driver or other confidential information).

 

  1. Why are cookies used?

These files make possible the recognition of the user’s Terminal and the presentation of the content in a relevant way, adapted to the user’s preferences. Cookies provide users with an enjoyable browsing experience and support Plant-Power.eu efforts to offer its users agreeable services: online privacy preferences, shopping cart or relevant advertising.

 

  1. What type of cookies is used?

There are two types of cookies: “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies. “Session” cookies are temporary files, which remain in the user’s Terminal until the session is completed, or the application is closed (the web browser). “Persistent” cookies remain on the user’s Terminal for a period of time given by the Cookie’s parameters or until they are deleted manually by the user.

 

  1. How does this website use cookies?

A visit on this website may enable the following cookies:

– Website performance cookies

– Visitors’ analysis cookies

– Geo-targeting cookies

– Registration cookies

–  Advertising cookies and cookies for advertising providers, etc.

 

  1. Do cookies contain personal data?

Cookies do not typically request personal information and they do not personally identify internet users. The personal data collected through use of cookies may be stored only in order to facilitate certain functionality to the user. Such data are encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized persons to access to them.

 

  1. 3rd party cookies

Our website uses 3rd party cookies. The cookies that Plant-Power.eu uses (its own or from 3rd party) are:  Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Facebook Login, Globessl, Pinterest, Profitshare, Twitter, Conectoo etc.

Visiting this website may place cookies for specific purposes:

–  Website performance cookies

– Visitors’ analysis cookies

–  Geo-targeting cookies

– Registration / Log-in cookies

– Advertising cookies and cookies for advertising providers, etc.

These cookies may originate from the following third parties: google.com, facebook.com, twitter.com, plus.google.com, conectoo.ro, others.

Cookies represent the engine of effective functioning of the Internet, helping create a friendly navigation experience while being adapted to each user’s preferences and interests. Denying or disabling cookies may result in the impossibility to use certain websites.  Denying or disabling cookies does not mean that you will not receive online advertising, it means that advertising will no longer be able to take into account your interests and preferences, highlighted by your browsing behavior.

 

  1. Deleting cookies

In general, an application used to access web pages allows saving cookies on terminal by default. These settings can be changed so that automatic administration of cookies to be blocked by the web browser or a notification to be sent to the user whenever cookies are sent to the Terminal. Detailed information on possibilities and cookie management can be found in the settings of the application (the web browser). Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect certain functionality of the web page.

Disabling and refusing to receive cookies may result in the impossibility or certain-degree of difficulty to visit and use some websites. Also, refusing to accept cookies does not mean that you will not receive/see advertising online.

Acceptance of cookies may be set as default from the Browser setting, or you can set your browser to accept cookies from a particular site. But, for example, if you are not registered as cookie-acceptant, you will not be able to leave comments.

All modern browsers offer the possibility to change your cookies settings. These settings are usually found in the “Options” or “Preferences” menu of the browser used. To understand these settings, the following links may be useful (or you can always use the “Help” option of your browser for more details).

– Cookie settings in Internet Explorer

– Cookie settings in Firefox

– Cookie settings in Chrome

– Cookie settings in Safari

For the settings of cookies generated by third parties, you can consult the site: http://www.youronlinechoices.com and choose your language.

If you want to find out more information about cookies and what are they used, we recommend the following links:

– Microsoft Cookies guide on www.Microsoft.com

www.allaboutcookies.org

 

  1. Why are cookies important for Internet?

Cookies represent the engine of effective functioning of the Internet, helping create a friendly navigation experience while being adapted to each user’s preferences and interests. Denying or disabling cookies may result in the impossibility to use certain websites.  Denying or disabling cookies does not mean that you will not receive online advertising, it means that advertising will no longer be able to take into account your interests and preferences, highlighted by your browsing behavior.

Examples of uses of cookies (which do not require a user authentication via an account):

– customizing content and services according to user’s preferences;

– identifying categories of products and services of user’s preference;

– creating offers tailored to users ‘ interests;

– retaining passwords and language preferences;

– retention of protective filters for children relating to content on the Internet (family options mode, safe search functions);

– limiting the frequency of broadcast advertising;

– limiting the number of hits to an ads for a particular user on a website;

– providing advertising more relevant to the user;

– measurement, analytics and optimization features, such as confirmation of a certain level of traffic on a website, the type of content being viewed and the way a user arrives on a website (e.g. via search engines, directly from other websites, etc.). Websites run these type of analyses in order to improve the websites’ functionality for the benefit of users.

 

  1. Security and privacy-related issues

Cookies are not viruses! They use plain text type formats. They are not formed of pieces of code so they can be executed nor can auto-run. As a result, they cannot duplicate or replicate themselves on other networks to run or replicate again. Because they cannot fulfill these functions, cookies cannot be considered viruses.

Cookies can be used for negative purposes. Because they store information about user’s preferences and browsing history, both on a particular site and on various sites, your cookies may also be used as a form of Spyware. Many anti-spyware products are aware of this fact and consistently mark cookies to be deleted during erasing/scan anti-virus/anti-spyware procedure.

In general, browsers have integrated privacy settings that provide variable levels of acceptance of cookies and also the period of validity and automatic deletion after the user has visited a particular site.

 

  1. Tips for a safe and responsible navigation based on cookies

Given their flexibility and the fact that the majority of the largest or most visited sites use cookies, they are almost inevitable. Disabling cookies will not allow the user’s access to most commonly used sites, including Youtube, Gmail, Yahoo and others.

Here are some tips that will ensure your safe navigation while using cookies:

  • customize your browser settings on cookies to reflect a comfortable level of security insofar as using cookies is concerned;
  • if you do not feel bothered by the cookies and you are the only person using that particular computer, you can set long expiration terms for storing browsing history and personal data access;

– if the access to the computer is shared, you could consider setting the browser to delete individual browsing history every time you close your browser. This is the right option if you access cookie-placing websites and you want all information referring to your visit to be deleted when you close your browser;

– constantly install and update anti-spyware applications. Many of the applications used for detecting and preventing spyware include detecting attacks on Websites. Thus, they prevent the browser from accessing websites that could exploit the vulnerability of the browser or to download dangerous software. Make sure that your browser is always updated!