Cookies Policy

  1. Cookies Policy

This policy refers to the cookies and the webpages operated by ANCHOR REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT SRL with the registered office in Bucharest, 55-59 Calea Vitan, Sector 3, (hereinafter referred to as ARED).

  1. What are cookies?

The cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that will be stored on your computer, mobile device or other equipment of a user accessing the Internet. The cookie is installed through a request sent by a web-server to a browser (for instance Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari) and is completely ‘passive’ (it does not contain software programs, viruses or spyware and cannot access information on the user’s hard drive).

  1. What are cookies used for?

These files make it possible to recognize the user’s terminal and to present the content of the website in a relevant way, adapted to the preferences of the user. Cookies provide users with an enjoyable browsing experience and support ARED’s efforts to provide user-friendly services: for instance, online privacy preferences or relevant advertising. Cookies are also used to prepare certain aggregated statistics that help us understand how users benefit from our webpages, allowing us to improve their structure and content, leaving out the personal identification of the user.

  1. What Cookies do we use?

We are using two types of Cookies: per session and fixed. The first are temporary files that stay in the terminal of the user until the end of the session or when the application is closed (the web browser). The fixed cookies are stored on the device for the time specified in the cookie parameters or until they are manually deleted by the user.

  1. How are Cookies used by this site?

A visit to this website can place cookies for the purposes of:

  1. Do the Cookies contain personal data?

Cookies themselves do not require personal data to be used and, in most cases, do not personally identify internet users. Personal data collected through the use of Cookies can be collected only to facilitate certain user functions. Such data is encrypted in a way that makes the access of unauthorized individuals to them impossible.

  1. Cookie removal 

Generally, an application used to access webpages allows you to save cookies to the terminal by default. These settings can be changed in such a way that the automatic administration of Cookies is blocked by the web browser or the user is informed whenever Cookies are sent to his or her terminal. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of managing cookies can be found in the application settings area. (or the web browser’s). Restricting the use of Cookies can affect certain features of the website.

  1. Why are Cookies important for the internet?

Cookies are the central focus of an efficient Internet, helping to generate a friendly browsing experience that is tailored to the preferences and interests of each user. Denying the use of cookies or disabling them can make certain website unusable.

Denying or disabling cookies does not mean that you will not receive online advertising anymore, only that the advertising will not be able to keep track of your preferences and interests highlighted by your browsing behavior.

Examples of important uses of cookies (not requiring authentication of a user through an account):

  1. Security and privacy issues

Cookies are not viruses. They use plain text formats. Cookies are not composed of pieces of codes so they cannot be executed or auto-run. Consequently, they cannot duplicate or replicate in other networks to run or replicate again. Because they cannot perform these functions, they cannot be considered viruses.

Cookies can still be used for negative purposes. Because it stores information about user preferences and browsing history, both on a particular site and on several other sites, cookies can be used as a form of Spyware. Many anti-spyware products are aware of this and consistently mark cookies to be deleted in anti-virus / anti-spyware removal / scanning procedures.

In general, browsers have built in privacy settings that provide different levels of cookie acceptance, shelf life, and automatic deletion after the user has visited a particular site.

  1. Other security issues related to cookies:

  1. Tips for a safe and responsible cookie-based navigation:

Due to their flexibility and the fact that most of the most visited sites and the biggest ones use cookies, they are almost inevitable. Disabling cookies will not allow the user to access the most popular and used sites including Youtube, Gmail, Yahoo and others.

Here are a few tips that can help you navigate worry-free but with the help of cookies:

Many of attacks based on cookies are happening by exploiting the weaknesses of the old versions of browsers.

Cookies are everywhere and cannot be avoided if you want to enjoy access to the best and largest websites on the Internet – local or international. With a clear understanding of how they work and the benefits they bring, you can take the necessary security measures so you can browse with confidence on the internet.

Disabling and refusing to receive cookies can make some sites unfeasible or difficult to visit and use. Also, refusing to accept cookies does not mean you will not receive / see online advertising anymore.

It is possible to set up the browser so that these cookies are no longer supported or you can set the browser to accept cookies from a particular site. But, for example, if you are not registered using cookies, you will not be able to leave comments.

All modern browsers offer the ability to change cookie settings. These settings are usually found in your browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu.

To understand these settings, the following links may be useful, otherwise you can use the browser’s “help” option for more details.

  1. Useful links

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