Cookies Policy of the PavelAndreev.BG Platform

We use cookies and other similar instruments to enhance the level of user satisfaction when using the websites in the domain PavelAndreev.BG.

1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files and are stored on a computer, multimedia device or other equipment that the user uses to access the Internet. When a user visits a webpage, the web server serving it sends cookies that are installed in the user's browser (eg Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome). These cookies are "passive", i.e. do not contain any software, viruses, malware or spyware and do not have access to the information contained in user’s hardware.

2. What are cookies used for?
Cookies make it possible to recognize the user’s device, thus allowing the presentation of web content to be adapted to the user's preferences. These files assist PavelAndreev.BG in offering relevant and user-preferred resources and services; for example, remembering the user name or applying certain user settings. Besides, cookies are also used when working on anonymous statistics which contributes to better understanding user wishes and preferences while users surf the web pages in the domain of the PavelAndreev.BG and thus they allow to improve their structure and content without identifying the user.

3. What cookies are used by PavelAndreev.BG?
According to its storage period, PavelAndreev.BG applies user session cookies and permanent cookies. The first type is a temporary text file that remains on the user's device until the end of the user session or until the web browser is closed. Permanent cookies remain on the user's device for a period prior parameterized in their content or until they are manually deleted by the user.
Visiting the websites in the domain of PavelAndreev.BG may result in the installation of cookies from the following categories:
    - Website performance cookies;
    - Cookies for analyzing website users;
    - Cookies for geographic positioning;
    - Cookies for user registration;
    - Cookies for targeted advertising;
    - Cookies of third parties and advertisers.

4. Do cookies contain personal data?
Cookies do not contain and do not require personal information, and they cannot identify personal data within the meaning of the Personal Data Protection Act. The information collected by using cookies is implemented to enhance the user experience and use of resources within the PavelAndreev.BG domain.

5. Does anyone else use cookies on the PavelAndreev.BG websites?
Some advertisers use their own cookies to present targeted adverts to users. For example, they may use a behavioral model based on the websites a user has visited before to show them more relevant advertisements when they visit the PavelAndreev.BG websites.
PavelAndreev.BG allows third parties to use cookies on its websites, which gets into the categories mentioned under item 3. The team of PavelAndreev.BG, for example, use Google Analytics to monitor user traffic to the websites from the domain.
PavelAndreev.BG uses third-party cookies that help in analyzing user attitudes, tracking revenue, enhancing functionality and monitoring compliance with the  General Terms and Conditions of PavelAndreev.BG.

6. Security and privacy when using cookies.
Cookies are not viruses. They are in plain text format and contain no program code, therefore, they cannot be implemented as programs. Further, they cannot be duplicated on other networks to be launched or copied again; that is why they cannot be considered viruses or malware.
However, the user should be aware that cookies can be used for negative purposes, too. Because they store information about preferences or browsing history of users, for a particular website and other pages, cookies can be used as a form of spyware. Many anti-spyware and anti-virus programs do not correctly recognize cookies and mark them for removal during the removal or scanning processes.

7. How can I turn off cookies?
Browsers allow the storage of cookies, however, their settings can be customized so that the user would be informed when a web server attempts to store cookies on the user's device. More, some browsers allow the user to choose which websites can use cookies on their computer or to permanently stop their storage. All of these browser settings are traditionally found in the Options or Preferences menu.

8. How can I manage cookies on PavelAndreev.BG?
Even if you have accepted the cookies from the popup that appeared on your screen, you can always withdraw your consent or adjust it according to your preferences. This is done from the Cookies page - at the bottom corner of your screen you have a button which allows you to adjust your consent or withdraw it completely.