What are “cookies” and what are they used for?

“Cookies” are small text files containing data that your browser saves in your computer or device.  With their help, a website becomes easier to use and user satisfaction is increased.

What “cookies” do BACB AD websites use?

BACB websites use two types of “cookies”, depending on their lifespan: session and persistent. Session cookies are temporary and last only while you are visiting the website. They are deleted the moment you close the browser window. The persistent cookies remain in your computer or device until you erase them or to the end of their lifespan.

The cookies used in the websites of BACB AD can be classified as follows:

Basic “cookies”

They are absolutely necessary, because functionalities of websites depend on their presence. Deactivating them will cause difficulties when using the website or even make it impossible to use the services they provide. Functionality cookies do not store information in your computer or device, i.e. they are deleted when you leave the website.

Performance “cookies”

They record anonymous information on the way visitors use websites. These cookies help BACB AD understand how visitors use the website. The cookies save information about the pages visited, the time spent in the website, the problems that come up, e.g. error messages. This information helps improve the efficacy of the website.

Personal cookies

They help make the contents of the websites as relevant to your needs as possible. For instance, cookies save time and efforts to choose a language every time you visit the websites of BACB AD.

Advertising cookies

They allow us to personalize the advertisement messages on the site and assess the effect of advertisements and promotion campaigns. Cookies are often placed by advertising networks under pre-arranged conditions. They are used to the purpose of taking into consideration your preferences when launching advertising or marketing campaigns. In addition, they help to select only messages you are interested in.

Information about cookies used on the websites of BACB AD.

Type of cookies

Cookie Name

Lifespan

Used

Personal

DAISForwardCookie_Check

1 month

transact.bacbplus.bg

Basic

DAISForwardCookie_UserCookie_

10 seconds

transact.bacbplus.bg

Basic

Citrix_ns_id

Session

Sites

Personal

_icl_current_language

1 day

Sites

Basic

GUID (unique per session)

Session

transact.bacbplus.bg

Basic

transact.bacbplus.bg

Session

ib.bacb.bg

Basic

STDXFWSID

Session

Sites

 

Do BACB AD websites use third-party cookies?

Apart from the cookies used in the BACB AD websites, third-party cookies are used. Information about them can be found in the table below.

Type of cookies

Cookie Name

Lifespan

Used

Performance

__utma

2 years

Google analytics

Performance

__utmt

10 minutes

Google analytics

Performance

__utmb

session

Google analytics

Performance

__utmz

6 months

Google analytics

Performance

__utmv

2 years

Google analytics

Personal

PREF

244 days

Youtube

Personal

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

244 days

Youtube

Personal

YSC

session

Youtube

 

Please keep in mind that BACB AD has no control on the third-party cookies.

Management and deletion of cookies?

All modern browsers allow users to change the settings related to using cookies.  These settings are usually found in the “Options” menu or “Preferences” of the browser.  More information is available at:

Internet explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Safari

What happens if you block cookies?

If you block the use of cookies, some sections of the websites of BACB AD will stop functioning properly, partially or completely.

Do BACB AD websites use cookies that contain personal data?

No, cookies are used in the websites are anonymous and do not contain any personal data such a names, identity numbers, bank transaction data, IBAN, customer numbers, etc.

Can cookies collect information from your computer?

No, cookies cannot collect information stored in your computer or your files.

For more information

You can find more information about cookies and how they work if you visit the following web address: www.allaboutcookies.org