In accordance with Section 55 Paragraph 5 of the NRSR [National Council of the Slovak Republic] Act No. 351/2011 Coll. on Electronic Communication, as amended, we hereby inform you about the use and sharing of information related to your activities on the website of Tatra Banka, a.s. and in the applications of Tatra Banka, a.s. intended for mobile devices, and to draw your attention to the possibility of changing your Internet browser and mobile settings, in case you do not agree with the given way of using cookies and advertising identifiers.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small amounts of data or small text files that can be uploaded to the web browser when viewing websites and can be stored on your device (on a computer or another device with an Internet access, such as a smart-phone or a tablet). Cookies are usually saved in the form of files to your internet browser; they usually contain the name of the website they come from and the date of their origin. During the next visit to the given web page, the web browser reloads the cookies and sends this information back to the website that initially created the cookies.
What are advertising identifiers?
These are unique identifiers used for the identification of mobile devices or Internet browsers. They are used by advertising platforms, so that it would be possible to link your activity on the websites and on the mobile devices; and so that it would be possible, based on this activity, to display a more relevant and interesting advertisement.
How can you change the cookie settings in your browser?
Most internet browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. You can change this setting by blocking the cookies or by an alert when cookies are to be stored on your device. Instructions for changing the cookies can be found under the "help" button of every browser. If you use a variety of devices to access the sites (for example a computer, smart-phone, tablet), we recommend customizing each browser on each device to your cookie preferences.
How can you change the setting of the advertising identifier on your mobile device?
Most mobile devices are automatically set to allow the use of the advertising identifier. You can change this setting in your device settings. For instructions on how to change the settings, refer to your device's operating system manual.
Why should you keep the setting of cookies and advertisement identifiers?
However, in case of changing their settings, some of our websites may have limited functionality and reduced user-friendliness.
Setting of the advertising identifiers will not affect the functionality of your mobile applications or websites. Once you turn them off, the ads will continue to show, however, they will not reflect your needs and interests and may be less useful for you.