The use of cookies and other analytical tools

By using the website www.geus.hr you accept cookies and other analytical tools. You can allow or block cookies, delete existing and define settings for specific websites.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a computer or mobile device when visiting a particular web site or when opening a specific e-mail.

Cookies help the website to remember your actions and settings for a certain period. Every time a user opens a page, the web server can read the values previously saved in the cookies.
There are various types of cookies, and are usually classified by duration, the domain to which they belong and purpose:

  • Temporary (session) cookies are deleted after the user closes the browser.
  • Permanent cookies remain stored on a user’s device for a certain amount of time.
  • The first-page cookies are set by the visited domain server. The third-page cookies are set from a different domain than the one the user has visited.
  • According to the purpose, cookies may be required if they support basic website technical features, and are functional when used for improving the user experience, analytical when used for site usage analysis, and marketing if used to track the interests of individual users.

Which cookies do we use and for what purpose?

At www.geus.hr we use cookies for the following purposes:

Technical:

These cookies enhance certain technical features to ensure a positive user experience, for example, in order to store your consent that you are familiar with the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy;

Functional:

These cookies are used to make it easier for you to use a website such as: remember the language you are browsing, and so on;

Analytical:

We also use analytical cookies that allow us web analytics, that is, analysis of the use of our site, which is performed to improve the quality and content of the services offered.

In particular, we point out that you have the right to stop receiving marketing cookies at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices.

For more information, below is a list of cookies that are currently used:

DomainNameTypeDurationDescription
geus.hr_gaThird party2 years Google Analytics – Registers a unique ID used to generate statistics about how a visitor uses a website.
geus.hr_gidThird party24 hours Google Analytics – Registers a unique ID used to generate statistics about how a visitor uses a website.
geus.hr_gatThird partysessionGoogle Analytics –  tracking the speed of the request
www.geus.hr_hjIncludedInSampleThird partysessionHotjar monitoring flows of users on the website

How can you manage cookies?

In your web browsers you can delete cookies and manage the general settings to save cookies; here are links to the instructions of popular browsers FirefoxChromeSafariMicrosoft Explorer. However, it should be borne in mind that if you reject cookies, then some parts of the website may not work normally or cannot be accessed.

More information on how to reject cookies can be found on  www.allaboutcookies.org.

External links

By using external links on our websites, such as social networks, you will be redirected to external domains that can use cookies, on which we have no influence. Information collected through cookies and similar technologies in these domains is not provided to us by their owners or managers.
For more information about cookies used and management options, please check the statements and rules about cookies on the visited domains.