In this policy OPINA uses the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies like pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs on privacy in electronic communications.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that the browser places on User’s computer or device in order to remember information about the User. Cookies allow a web server to transfer data to a computer or device for recordkeeping and other purposes, such as, language preference or login information. Cookies can help a website deliver a more user-friendly experience. The cookies themselves cannot collect any information stored on User’s computer or files.

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How OPINA uses cookies?

There are two kinds of cookies: “session” and “persistent.” Session cookies are temporary cookies that last only until the User closes the browser. Persistent cookies remain on the User’s hard drive or device until the User erase them or they expire. Both session and persistent cookies may be used in connection with the Site. These cookies are used for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to better serve the User with more tailored information. OPINA may also use cookies to gather statistical information about the usage of the Site in order to continually improve the design and functionality, to understand how visitors use the Site, and to assist us with resolving questions regarding the Site.

The cookies on this Site may be grouped into the following types:

Essential cookies are strictly necessary in order for the Site to perform basic functions and cannot be switched off in the systems. These cookies enable the User to navigate around the Site and use the features requested, such as accessing secure areas of the Site.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in the systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. The User can set the browser to block or alert her/himself about these cookies, but some parts of the site will then not work.

Functionality cookies improve User’s experience at the site. These cookies can, for example, remember information such as user name, language, or location preference. These cookies may be used to provide services the User has requested such as watching a video, commenting on a forum/blog, or interacting with third party services like social media features. Remembering User’s choices helps the Site provide enhanced functionality and personalisation.If the User does not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

How other companies’ cookies are used?

In addition to OPINA’ use of cookies on this Site, there are links to other websites. These companies’ use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the OPINA’s Privacy Policy.

How to control and delete cookies?

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to decline the use of cookies. To learn more how to manage cookies, please visit Some features of the Site may not work properly if you decline the use of cookies.