What are they?

A cookie is a small file, which consists of a sequence of letters and numbers, which is imposed on the visitor’s computer when he first enters a specific web page. It allows the web site that the visitor is recognised at every return, which contributes to better functioning of the site and the user`s experience. A typical example is the shopping bag. Without a cookie it would be emptied every time you would leave the site. Cookies are not viruses, do not reproduce and are generally harmless. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Data Protection

We dedicate utmost care and attention to the personal data of our users. We ensure that all requirements are met, as we are aware of the sensitivity of this area. Therefore the web site manager of I.T. TIM d.o.o., Maribor, as well as the individual owner of the domain, are in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act (ZVOP-1-UPB1) committed to protecting the personal data of its users. The web site manager will in no case hand over the user data to unauthorized persons.

New legislation

The changed Electronic Communications Act (Official gazette no. 109/2012; known as well as the ZEKom-1), which entered into force in early 2013, has brought new rules regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies for storing information or access to information stored on the user`s computer or mobile device. The deadline for implementing changes was on 15.June 2013.

Privacy and Cookies

It is possible to analyse the circulation on the website, perform advanced advertising techniques and follow a specific user through various websites and create his profile, from which you can see intimate details of his life. In practice, this is often carried out in a hidden way; therefore cookies can mean an intervention in privacy. Resultantly, this is why the new legislation is restricting the use of cookies. The legislation does not prohibit them, but sharpens the rules of use. The key is that the users of websites get familiar with cookies and that they should be offered a choice, whether they agree with the website to monitor their online activity in such a way.

Why are they needed?

Cookies are essential to ensure user-friendly online services. The most common features of online services would not have been possible without cookies. The interaction between the web user and the website is with help of cookies faster and simpler. With their help, the website remembers individual preferences and experiences, it is time saving, browsing through websites is thus more efficient and enjoyable. Cookies are used by most websites; they are convenient means of keeping fresh and relevant content, which is in within the interests and preferences of each web user. There are several reasons for using cookies, firstly their property to store data about the state of each website (details on adjustments of individual webpages), secondly, they assist in the implementation of various web services (online store), thirdly, they help to gather various statistics about the habits of a web user – because only through them the frequency of visits of certain websites can be monitored. Companies can with help of cookies evaluate the effectiveness of their website design, as well as the type-appropriateness and number of ads offered to users on their websites.

Necessary cookies

A list of all cookies that may, or may not, necessarily occur on webpages. These cookies are automatically allowed, because webpages cannot work without them. They are essential to navigate through webpages and ensure that the basic processes of the website work.

Cookies for analytics

For the wish to improve the online content and services there can be used tools to monitor browsing habits of individuals during the website visit, such as Google Analytics. These cookies collect information anonymous, which go into analysis together with data from other visitors and serve to determine how the website is used.

Cookies of social media

These cookies allow the connection to social media, login to the website with Facebook and allow you to publish your activities on the website on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to publicize your activities online.

YouTube cookies

These cookies allow the use of data associated with the user’s browsing through YouTube.

Marketing cookies

These cookies allow the determination of whether the user has seen an advertising message and when he saw it the last time.