Cookie Policy

The https://www.expatincroatia.com/ website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website“) is operated by “MALA PLAVA HOBOTNICA j.d.o.o.”, “we”, “us” or “our”) with headquarters in the Republic of Croatia, Put Supavla 1, Split, OIB: 01088969042

Please read this Policy so that you can understand what cookies and similar technologies are, how we use them, the information we collect using them, and how you can control your cookie settings. Unless otherwise stated, we will collectively refer to cookies and cookie-like technologies for the purpose of this notice.

Moreover, terms not defined here have the meaning stated in our Privacy policy, which you can find here.

When you access our website, certain data is stored on your device using cookies. Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device when a website is loaded into your internet browser.

What are cookies?

Like many online service providers, we also use cookies and local storage (cookie-like technology) to provide you with the services you have requested, to enable you to navigate between pages efficiently, to remember your preferences, to analyze our traffic and to generally improve your user experience.

  • A cookie is part of the data stored on the user’s device. Some cookies are stored only during your visit to our Website. These cookies are known as session cookies. Others, known as persistent cookies, may remain stored on your device after your visit and may be accessed by our website every time you visit it again. First-party cookies are those that are sent to the user’s device from the website visited by the user, in this case, from our website. Other, known as third-party cookies, are sent to the user’s device from other network locations.
  • We use our partners, such as Google Inc. (including YouTube), to set certain cookies when you visit our website. This allows us to provide the services you have requested or to understand how you use our Website so that we can improve it.
  • Local storage allows you to store data locally in your browser or device and includes HTML5 local storage and browser cache.
  • Local storage allows us to store data locally in your browser or device to provide services at your request, as well as to prevent security threats or improve your experience, such as remembering your preferences. Local storage remains stored in your browser until you decide to delete it. You can delete it at any time by clearing your browser history. For an optimal user experience when using the services available on our website, we recommend that you do this regularly.

What cookies do we use?

Our website uses the following main categories of cookies:

NECESSARY COOKIES (sometimes referred to as “Strictly Necessary Cookies”) are necessary for us to enable you to use the services you have requested, to move around the Website and use its features and access its protected areas. Without these cookies, we cannot provide you with the requested services. These cookies may also collect information about you, such as your IP address, authentication information or your unique ID, which may be considered personal information. Since these cookies are strictly necessary, we do not need to ask for your consent before using them. You can disable them through your browser, but if you choose to disable or reject these cookies, the website will not function properly.

ANALYTICAL COOKIES help us measure, understand and report your use and interaction with our website, but we only use them if you have given your prior consent. We use this information to manage and improve the operation of our Website, to understand how users move through our Website and to improve their experience on our Website, for which we use the following service provider:

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) that uses cookies to analyze your use of the website. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. The information generated by the cookie through the use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America and stored there.

This data will be used to analyze the use of the website, analyze website traffic and to provide other information related to the use of the website and the Internet. Google may share this information with third parties if required by law or if third parties process this information at Google’s discretion. Google will not associate your IP address with other Google data.

You can disable Google Analytics cookies on the following site www.tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Furthermore, if you refuse to receive personalized ads, then you can receive ads on the Google network, but these ads will not be tailored to your preferences and browsing history.

With regard to international data transfers to the United States, Google is registered for the EU-US Privacy Shield and is therefore bound by EU data protection rules.

You can read more about Google’s privacy policy at www.policy.google.com/privacy?hl=hr

We use Google Analytics services, i.e. Google Analytics cookies, based on Art. 6 para. 6(1) (f) GDPR.

For more information, see Google Inc.’s Privacy and Security Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245 

These cookies may be set through our website by our carefully selected and supervised marketing partners (third parties). These companies may use cookies to create a portfolio of your interests and to display relevant ads on other sites. They do not store your personal data directly, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not enable these cookies, you will experience advertising that is not tailored to your preferences. If you need additional information about cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org. When we use marketing cookies, this is primarily so that we can display specifically targeted ads, depending on your preferences, for which we may use the following server:

Google Conversion Tracking

Google Ads Conversion Tracking generates statistics about the conversion of ads to queries that measure the effectiveness of our online advertising campaign. A conversion tracking cookie is installed when a user clicks on an ad that Google has shown. If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can deactivate the Google Conversion – Tracking cookie via the settings on your web browser.

You can read more about Google Ads, Google Conversion Tracking, and Google’s privacy policy at www.policy.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=hr and www.policy.google.com/privacy  .

Google Ads and Google Conversion Tracking cookies are stored in accordance with Art. 6 para. 6(1) (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize the performance of our websites and their advertising.

What else do you need to know?

Our website consists primarily of viewing content and information. Sometimes, our Website may contain certain audio, video or text content provided by YouTube (www.youtube.com operated by Google Inc.), Instragram and Facebook (www.instagram.com, www.facebook.com  operated by Meta) and Linkedin (www.linkedin.com managed by LinkedIn Corporation). While we strive to ensure that the privacy and cookie policies of third parties comply with applicable regulations, please note that each of these digital platforms has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control.

We advise you that this Notice does not apply to the setting of cookies or other actions of any third party, including any third party that operates any website or service to which our Website refers, nor are we responsible for such third-party actions. The inclusion of a link to the Website does not mean that we endorse the site or service referred to, so please familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of other websites beforehand.

How to manage cookies on your internet browser

When visiting our website, you have the option of including various analytical and marketing cookies.

The activities of storing and sending cookies are not visible to the end user, but you can control whether to approve or block requests for storing cookies and you have the option to delete cookies when you close your internet browser or on request. Approval or blocking of cookies is always available to you in the lower medicine corner of our website by clicking on the “Privacy” window.

We use the Consent Management Platform (CMP) Quantcast tool to manage cookies on this website, and all information about it can be found on https://help.quantcast.com/hc/en-us/articles/13422344847771-Consent-Management-Platform-CMP-  and https://www.quantcast.com/privacy/

Most Internet browsers allow some control of most cookies through your browser settings. To learn more about cookies, including how to see which cookies are set, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org

Please note that if you choose to refuse cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. By disabling cookies or categories of cookies, the cookie is not deleted from your browser, you will have to do it yourself from your browser.

To the extent that any personal data is collected through cookies or similar technologies, this and our Privacy Policy applies.

January 2024

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