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:
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 Analytics cookies (name – purpose – expiration):
- _utma – website statistics – 2 years
- _utmb – website statistics – 30 minutes
- _utmc – website statistics – session
- _utmz – website statistics – 6 months
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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.