Cookies use policy
In this section you will find more information about what cookies are, how we use them and how you can manage them both on our site and on other sites. If more information is required, you can contact us at *4455 | 021.318.95.00 or by e-mail to email@example.com
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, tablet, or mobile phone when you visit a website. Cookies mean that the site will remember the visit and how you used it every time you come back (for example: the settings of the language in which you want to access the site, keeping a user logged in to your webmail account; online banking security, keeping products in your shopping cart, etc.)
Cookies are industry standard and are used by most sites, making it easy for a user to permanently access a site. Basically, this technology allows us to adapt the site to your needs. We have divided the cookies we use in a few categories to understand how simple we use and we need them:
- Strictly necessary - are used to make sure you can use our site correctly and efficiently
- Performance and functionality - are used to analyze how our site works and how we can improve it
- Traffic information / Advertising - Used to find out information about your visit to the site, where you visited our site, whether you viewed an online advertising message or other similar information; in this respect, the data relating to your behavior is aggregated and anonymous, the information gathered through cookies is anonymous and does not contain personal data. Furthermore, Idea::Bank does not transmit this information to third parties.
If the browser is configured not to accept, certain pages may not work partially or totally.
Other cookies of third parties
Besides our own cookies, on some pages, third parties can set up anonymous cookies in order to track the success of an application, or to customize an application. Due to the way it is used, this site can not access these cookies, just as third parties can not access the cookies owned by this site.
Cookies used by this site come mainly from:
The site uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use and interacts with our site and to identify possible browsing issues. Google Analytics stores information about the pages visited, how long the site was browsed, how the site was accessed, and the sections accessed within the pages. No personal information is stored, so this information can not be used to identify the user, his identity remains anonymous.
Security and problems regarding confidentiality
Cookies are NOT Viruses! They use plain text formats. They are not made of pieces of code so they cannot be executed or cannot run themselves. Consequently, they cannot duplicate or replicate on other networks to run or replicate again. Because they cannot perform these functions, they cannot be considered viruses.
Cookies can still be used for negative purposes. Because it stores information about users' preferences and browsing history, both on a particular site and on several other sites, cookies can be used as a form of Spyware. Many anti-spyware products are aware of this and consistently mark cookies to be deleted in anti-virus / anti-spyware removal / scanning procedures.
In general, browsers have built in privacy settings that provide different levels of cookie acceptance, period of validity, and automatic deletion after the user has visited a specific site.
Because identity protection is very important and is the right of every Internet user, it is advisable to know what problems can be created by cookies. Because their information is constantly transmitted in both directions between the browser and the site, if an attacker or unauthorized person interferes with the data transmission path, the information contained in the cookie can be intercepted. Although very rare, this can happen if the browser connects to the server using an unencrypted network (eg. an unsecured WiFi network).
Other cookie-based attacks involve bad cookie settings on the servers. If a site does not require the browser to use only encrypted channels, attackers can use this vulnerability to fool the browsers to send information through insecure channels. Attackers then use the information for purposes of unauthorized access to certain sites. It is very important to be careful in choosing the most appropriate method of protecting the provided information.
Tips for a safe navigation based on cookies
Due to their flexibility, cookies are everywhere and cannot be avoided if you want to enjoy access to the best and greatest websites on the Internet - local or international (example: Youtube, Gmail, Yahoo etc.). With a clear understanding of how they work and the benefits they bring, you can take the necessary security measures so you can browse with confidence on the internet.
Below are some tips to make sure you are surfing with the help of cookies:
- Customize browser settings for cookies
- If you do not mind cookies and you are the only person using your computer, you can set expiration dates to store your browsing history and personal data.
- If you share someone else's access to the computer, you can consider setting your browser to delete individual browsing data each time you close your browser. This is a way of accessing sites that place cookies and deleting any visitor information when closing the browsing session.
- Install and constantly update your antispyware applications.
Many of the spyware detection and prevention applications include site attacks detection. This prevents the browser from accessing sites that could exploit browser vulnerabilities or download dangerous software. Make sure your browser is always up-to-date. Many of the cookies-based attacks are exploited by exploiting the weaknesses of older browser versions.
How to disable a cookie
By disabling or refusing to receive cookies, you can make certain sites inappropriate or difficult to visit and use. Also, refusing to accept cookies does not mean you will not receive / see online advertising anymore.
It is possible to set the browser so that these cookies are no longer supported or you can set the browser to accept cookies from a particular site. But, for example, if you are not registered using cookies, you will not be able to leave comments.
All modern browsers offer the ability to change cookie settings. These settings are usually found in your browser's "options" or "preferences" menu.
Idea::Bank reserves the right to modify, revise and complete these rules at any time without prior notice to the user. Any changes will be made public on this page and will actually take effect as of the time of posting on the site.