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Policy on the use of cookies and similar technologies

1. Policy on the use of cookies and similar technologies
This policy applies to cookies and similar technologies used, as appropriate, in websites and applications operated by Bluffs.
Cookies are used for the following purposes:
  • Site operation,
  • for analyzing the behavior of site visitors,
  • for advertising.

This policy is supplemented by the Bluffs Privacy Policy in general and the Site Terms and Conditions, which we encourage you to read, including additional useful information, including the Bluffs Privacy Officer, all the purposes of the data processing by Bluffs, your rights, as well as their exceptions and limitations, etc.
Proper protection of personal data is an important goal for Bluffs. Our desire is to be as clear and transparent as possible about the Bluffs approach. For any question, please contact us at
2. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file, consisting of letters and numbers, that will be stored on the computer, mobile terminal or other equipment of a user from whom the Internet is accessed. The cookie is installed by the request issued by the user's terminal to a Bluffs server or to a third party server.
3. What are cookies used for?
These files make it possible mainly to recognize the user's terminal and present the content in a relevant way, adapted to the user's preferences.
Cookies provide users with a pleasant browsing experience and support Bluffs' efforts to provide more user-friendly services. They are also used in the preparation of anonymous aggregate statistics that help us understand how a user benefits from our web pages, allowing us to improve their structure and content, without allowing the user's personal identification.
4. What cookies do we use?
We use two types of cookies: per session and fixed. Cookies per session are temporary files that remain in the user's terminal until the end of the session or closing the application. Fixed cookies remain on the user's terminal for a period determined by the cookie parameters or until they are manually deleted by the user.
5. How are cookies used by this site?
A visit to this site may place the following types of cookies:
  • Cookies strictly necessary for the operation of the site
  • Analysis cookies
  • Advertising cookies

Cookies and / or similar technologies strictly necessary are essential for the proper functioning of the site, being set on your device when accessing the site or following the actions performed on the site, as appropriate. You can set your browser to block cookies, but in this case certain sections of the site will not work properly.
The other categories of cookies have the role indicated in section 11.
6. Do cookies or similar technologies contain personal data?
Cookies or similar technologies themselves do not require personal information in order to be used and, in many cases, do not personally identify Internet users. However, there are situations when personal data can be collected by using cookies to facilitate certain functionalities for the user or to offer the user an experience more adapted to his preferences. Such data is encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized persons to access it.

What are similar technologies?
There are other technologies that can be used for the same purposes as cookies.
Bluffs uses Local Storage as a similar technology.
7. Block cookies
If you wish to block cookies, some features of the site will be disabled, and this may generate certain malfunctions or errors in the use of our site. For example, blocking cookies may prevent you from:
  • Log in to your account

If you agree to these limitations and wish to block cookies, follow the instructions below:
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can change the settings to block some or all of the cookies.
8. Manage cookie placement preferences
In general, an application used to access web pages allows you to save cookies and / or similar technologies on the terminal by default. These are stored for the periods described in the table in section 11 below. These settings can be changed so that the automatic administration of cookies is blocked by the web browser or the user is informed every time cookies are sent to his terminal.
Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of managing cookies can be found in the settings area of ​​the application (web browser). Limiting the use of cookies may affect certain functionalities of the website.
9. Why are cookies and / or similar technologies important to the Internet?
Cookies and / or similar technologies represent a central point of the efficient functioning of the Internet, helping to generate a friendly browsing experience and adapted to the preferences and interests of each user. Refusing or disabling cookies may make some sites or parts of sites impossible to use.
Disabling cookies does not mean that you will no longer receive, in compliance with the law, online advertising - but only that it will no longer be able to take into account your preferences and interests, highlighted by browsing behavior.
Examples of important uses of cookies (which do not require a user to authenticate through an account):
Content and services adapted to user preferences - categories of products and services Offers adapted to the interests of
users Password retention
Retention of child protection filters on Internet content (family mode options, safe search functions).
Limit the frequency of ad serving - Limit the number of impressions of an ad for a specific user on a site.
Providing user-relevant advertising Measuring, optimizing and adapting analysis features - such as confirming a certain level of traffic on a website, what type of content is viewed and how a user gets to a website (eg through search engines, directly from other websites etc.). Websites conduct these analyzes regarding their use to improve their services for the benefit of users.
10. Security and privacy issues
In general, browsers have integrated privacy settings that provide different levels of acceptance of cookies, validity period and automatic deletion after the user has visited a certain site.
Other security issues related to cookies:
  • Customize your browser settings for cookies to reflect a comfortable level of security for you to use cookies.
  • If you are the only person using the computer, you can set long expiration dates for storing your browsing history and personal access data if you wish.
  • If you share access to your computer, you can consider setting your browser to clear individual browsing data each time you close your browser. This is an option to access the sites that place cookies and to delete any visit information at the end of the browsing session.
11. Useful links and additional information
The table below describes each cookie used on the website, including its role. We will not use these cookies in any way other than those indicated in this Cookie Use Policy.
Name Tip Purpose
__gads Tracking The __gads cookie is associated with Google's DoubleClick service. It serves purposes such as measuring interactions with ads in our domain and preventing them from showing the same ads too often.
__utma - Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library is executed and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated each time the data is sent to Google Analytics.
_ga Tracking Google Analytics tracking only
_gid Tracking Google Analytics tracking only
bluffs_accept_cookie Preferences Verification of acceptance of cookies.
em_cdn_uid Content We use Embedly to embed rich content in our website. This cookie measures how many times a built-in item from a third party service has been used.
em_p_uid Content We use Embedly to embed rich content in our website. This cookie measures how many times a built-in item from a third-party service has been used.
fpestid Distribution Fpestid is a ShareThis cookie ID set in the domain of the website operator.
PHPSESSID Functionality The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and allows websites to store serialized status data. The Action website is used to establish a user session and to transmit status data through a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. Stores the unique session ID.