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The entity placing cookie files on the end device of the Website User and obtaining access to the is the operator of the Website, Best Western Hotel Mariacki company seated at the address Mariacka 15, 40-014 Katowice, Poland.
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a) creating statistics that enable understanding how Website Users use websites, which makes it possible to improve their structure and content;
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Within the Website there are used two general types of cookies: „session“ cookies and“persistent“ cookies. „Session“ cookies are temporary files stored in the end device of the User until the time of logging out, leaving a website or software (web browser) shutdown. „Persistent“ cookies are stored in the end device of the User for a specific time set in parameters of cookie files or until these files are removed by the User.
Within the Website there are used the following types of cookies:
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c) „performance“ cookies, enabling collection of information on how the Website pages are used;
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