About cookies

Cookies are information packets sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

You can read more about cookies on Wikipedia, if you’re really interested.

Cookies on our website

You may accept our cookies by clicking ‘yes’ in the pop-up window, which appears on the site on your first visit. If you choose ‘no’, our cookies will not be transferred to your computer. You may change your cookie settings for this website by clicking the cookie settings link in the bottom right corner of your screen.

St. Stanislav’s Institution uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

Our cookies

We by ourselves only serve one, but very delicious cookie. It’s called ‘good_ol_stan’. It’s job is to remember your choice about cookies on this website and will expire in one year.

Google cookies

St. Stanislav’s Institution  uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Google Analytics cookies (name –  purpose –  expiration):

  • _utma – website statistics – 2 years
  • _utmb – website statistics – 30 minutes
  • _utmc – website statistics – session
  • _utmz – website statistics – 6 months

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.