A cookie is a small file that stores on your computer when you first visit a website. When you visit that website again, the data are retrieved from the cookie, and the website recognizes the cookie. The purpose of this technology and obtained information is to improve the websites and your user experience.
We utilize cookies on the Castoola website, but only if you have consented thereto. Castoola uses session cookies and persistent cookies that remain stored on your device for a certain period of time after you leave our website. With session cookies we count the number of visitors to the website, with persistent cookies we store your contact data, so you do not have to fill out the registration form on each subsequent visit to our website. We also use persistent cookies, which originate from other websites, namely advertising cookies, and Google Analytics cookies that we use to find out how you move on our websites, which content is the most interesting to you and how long you stay on particular content.
We process data collected through cookies only for statistical purposes, but only in aggregated form so that you cannot be identified, for diagnosing problems with our server and administering our website, to inform you about our products and services as well as enhancing the user experience with the website.
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, necessary website functionality, and for serving the selected language version.
Cookie name: pll_language | Service: Polylang | Description: To store language settings. | Duration: Persistent
Cookie name: _atuvc | Service: AddThis | Description: To store performed actions on the website. | Duration: 1 year
Cookie name: _atuvs | Service: AddThis | Description: To store performed actions on the website. | Duration: 1 year
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to provide you with an excellent website user experience and will not be able to monitor website performance.
Cookie name: _ga | Service: Google Analytics | Description: This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session, and campaign | Duration: 2 years
Cookie name: _gid | Service: Google Analytics | Description: It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited. | Duration: 1 day
Cookie name: _gat | Service: Google Analytics | Description: This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate-limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. | Duration: 1 minute
Cookie name: _gat_UA-[#] | Service: Google Analytics | Description: This cookie limits the number of requests made through Google. | Duration: End of session
Cookie name: _hjIncludedInPageviewSample | Service: Hotjar | Description: To store unique visits. | Duration: 30 minutes
Cookie name: _hjid | Service: Hotjar | Description: To store unique user ID. | Duration: 1 year
Cookie name: _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress | Service: Hotjar | Description: To store session. | Duration: session
Managing and disabling cookies
You can manage the cookies consent on our website anytime within the Privacy Preference Center. Disabling cookies may impair the display and functioning of the website as well as the user experience itself.
Cookies can be also disabled in browser settings at any time. Information on cookie settings in individual browsers is available in browser settings (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari …). You are welcome to find out more on how to manage, disable or delete cookies on your web browser also on this website: www.aboutcookies.org.