Cookies are text files that are stored on the terminal device of the website user. Typically, cookies contain the name of the website they come from, the time of their storage on the terminal device and a unique number.
Cookies used on Medicover websites do not store any personal data or other information collected from users.
In accordance with the established practice of most websites, we store HTTP requests sent to our server. This means that we know the public IP addresses from which users browse the information content of our website. The browsed content is identified by URLs. We also obtain the following information:
- the time of the request;
- the time of the response;
- the URL address of the website which was previously visited by the user (referrer link) – if the user accessed Medicover website using a link;
- information about the user’s web browser.
These data are not associated with any specific persons browsing Medicover websites. To ensure the highest quality of the website, we occasionally analyse log files in order to determine which pages are visited most frequently, which web browsers are used, or whether the structure of the page does not contain errors, etc.
The data are also collected for the following purposes:
- to tailor the content of advertisements displayedon the website;
- to measure the traffic on pages using a Google Analytics code – more information about cookies in Google Analytics can be found on the website at: support.google.com/analytics/topic/2919631?hl=pl&ref_topic=1008008,
- to use surveys to identify user preferences;
- to measure the effectiveness of campaigns conducted via Google’s advertising network;
- to tailor the content of advertisements shown in Google’s advertising network (remarketing).
Use of data:
The collected data are stored as supporting material used to administer the website. The information contained therein is not disclosed to anyone other than persons authorised to administer the server and Medicover network. The log files may be used to generate statistics that help in administration. The aggregate summaries in the form of such statistics do not contain any features identifying the persons visiting the website.
Types of cookies:
For individual Medicover websites, we use the following cookies:
|Basic operation||These cookies are necessary to manage the websites. They allow us to recognise what type of subscriber you are and to provide services accordingly.|
|Operation/Analytics||We use these cookies to analyse how our websites are accessed and used, and howthey work. We need this information to maintain, manage and continuously improve our services.|
|Functionality||These cookies allow us to manage certain features of our websites in accordance with your settings. This means that when you continue to use the website or return to the website, we may provide you with our services in the manner you have selected to be delivered through the recognition of your username (e.g. if the website requires you to log in, you do not need to re-enter your username and password on each subpage of the website).|
The website uses two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the user’s terminal device until the user logs out or leaves the website or web browser. Permanent cookies are stored on the user’s terminal device for a period of time specified in cookies parameters or until they are deleted by the user.
How to block cookies:
To block the transfer of cookies, you have to change the settings of your web browser so that it refuses or deletes certain cookies. Click on the links below to learn how to change the settings of commonly used web browsers:
Note: Please note that if you block cookies, some features of this website may not be available.
If changes are introduced to the current policy, the above shall be amended accordingly.