Cookie Policy

  


1. Policy on the use of cookies and similar technologies

This policy refers to cookies and similar technologies used, as appropriate, in the applications of SC Turist in Transilvania SRL with its registered office in Mediaș, Strada Stadionului 14A, Sibiu County, Romania (hereinafter referred to as Turist în Transilvania).

  • Cookies are used for the following purposes: the operation of the site,
  • analysis of the behavior of site visitors,
  • for advertising.

This policy is supplemented by the Tourist in Transylvania policy on the protection of personal data in general which you can find here and the Terms and Conditions of the site which you can find here, which include additional useful information, all purposes of data processing to Tourist in Transylvania, your rights, as well as their exceptions and limits, etc.

Proper protection of personal data is an important goal for Tourists in Transylvania. We want to be as clear and transparent as possible about this.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file, consisting of letters and numbers, that will be stored on a computer, mobile terminal, or other equipment of a user accessing the Internet. The cookie is installed by the request issued by the user's terminal to a Turist server in Transylvania or to a third party server.

3. What are cookies used for?

These files mainly make it possible to recognize the user's terminal and present the content in a relevant way, adapted to the user's preferences.

Cookies provide users with a pleasant browsing experience and offer more tailored services to users, eg: - online privacy preferences, relevant services. They are also used in the preparation of aggregated anonymous statistics that help us understand how a user benefits from our web pages, allowing us to improve their structure and content, without allowing the user to be personally identified.

4. What cookies do we use?

We use two types of cookies: per session and fixed. Per session cookies are temporary files that remain in the user's terminal until the end of the session or the closing of the application. Fixed cookies remain on the user's terminal for a period determined by the cookie parameters or until they are manually deleted by the user.

5. How are cookies used by this site?

A visit to this site may place the following types of cookies:

  • cookies strictly necessary for the operation of the site
  • analysis cookies
  • advertising cookies

Cookies and / or similar technologies strictly necessary are essential for the proper functioning of the site, being set on your device when accessing the site or following actions performed on the site, as appropriate. You can set your browser to block cookies, but in this case certain sections of the site will not work properly.

6. Do cookies or similar technologies contain personal data?

Cookies or similar technologies do not in themselves require personal information in order to be used and, in many cases, do not personally identify internet users. However, there are situations when personal data can be collected by using cookies to facilitate certain functionalities for the user or to offer the user a more tailored experience to his preferences. Such data is encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized persons to access it.

What are similar technologies?

There are other technologies that can be used for the same purposes as cookies. Tourist in Transylvania uses Local Storage as a similar technology.

7. Block cookies

If you wish to block cookies, some features of the site will be disabled, and this may lead to certain malfunctions or errors in the use of our site. For example, blocking cookies may prevent you from:

  • show the location of the accommodations offered
  • display the location of the tourist circuits offered
  • request reservations online

If you agree to these limitations and want to block cookies, follow the instructions here to block some or all cookies.

8. Managing cookie placement preferences

In general, an application used to access web pages allows you to save cookies and / or similar technologies on the terminal by default. These settings can be changed so that the automatic administration of cookies is blocked by the web browser or the user is informed every time cookies are sent to his terminal.

Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of managing cookies can be found in the settings area of ​​the application (web browser). Limiting the use of cookies may affect certain functionalities of the website.

9. Why are cookies and / or similar technologies important to the Internet?

Cookies and / or similar technologies are a focal point of the efficient operation of the Internet, helping to generate a friendly browsing experience tailored to the preferences and interests of each user. Refusing or disabling cookies may make some sites or parts of sites impossible to use.

Disabling cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive online advertising in compliance with the law - but only that it will no longer be able to take into account your preferences and interests, highlighted by your browsing behavior.

Examples of important uses of cookies (which do not require a user to authenticate through an account):

  • Content and services tailored to user preferences - product and service categories.
  • Offers adapted to users' interests
  • Remembering passwords
  • Retention of child protection filters on Internet content (family mode options, safe search functions).
  • Limit the frequency of ad serving - Limit the number of impressions of an ad for a specific user on a site.
  • Providing user-relevant advertising.
  • Measuring, optimizing and adapting analytics features - such as confirming a certain level of traffic to a website, what type of content is viewed and how a user gets to a website (eg through search engines, directly from other websites etc.). Websites conduct these analyzes regarding their use to improve their services for the benefit of users.

10. Security and privacy issues

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

Other security issues related to cookies:

  • Customize your browser settings for cookies to reflect a comfortable level of security for you to use cookies.
  • If you are the only person using your computer, you can set long expiration dates for storing your browsing history and personal access data if you wish.
  • If you share access to your computer, you can consider setting your browser to clear individual browsing data each time you close your browser. This is a way to access the sites that place cookies and to delete any visit information at the end of the browsing session.

11. Links and additional useful information

If you want to know more about cookies and what they are used for, we recommend the following links: