Cookie Policy

Last updated: April 6, 2020

This Cookie Policy explains how Interestingsamples s.r.o. ("Company", "we", "us", and "our") uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our website at, ("Website"). In accordance with applicable laws, it explains what this technology is and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

In some cases, we may use cookies to collect information which may directly or indirectly qualify as personal information. However, in all circumstances, we take all reasonable efforts to safeguard this information, through appropriate technical measures and by abiding by the principles of data minimization and privacy by design.

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Interestingsamples s.r.o.) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third-party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

2. Why do we use cookies?

We use first and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Website to operate, and we refer to these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.

3. How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject all cookies, with the exception of the essential cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you our services.

The Cookie Consent Manager can be found in the notification banner and on our website. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. You may also set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information:

If you are not using any of the above-listed browsers, then you should select "cookies" in the "Help" function of the browser you are using for information on where to find your cookie folder.

The specific types of first and third-party cookies served through our Website and the purposes they perform are described in the table below.

4. Types of cookies

Our Website collects three types of cookies:

  • Essential cookies. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
  • Performance and functionality cookies. These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our Websites but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality (like videos) may become unavailable.
  • Analytics and customization cookies. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Websites for you.

5. List of Cookies:

Cookie name Provider Purpose Expiry
cookie_consent Interestingsamples Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year
interestingsamples_session Interestingsamples Basic session token used to keep users logged in. 1 day / being re-generated on every page refresh
XSRF-TOKEN Interestingsamples Used to verify that the authenticated user is the one actually making the requests to the application. 1 day / being re-generated on every page refresh
rc::a, rc::b, rc::c Google Recaptcha Used to distinguish between humans and bots. Persistent, Session
Performance and functionality
APISID, 1P_JAR, CONSENT, HSID, NID, DV, SAPISID, SID, SIDCC, SSID, __Secure-3PAPISID, __Secure-3PSID, __Secure-APISID, __Secure-HSID, __Secure-SSID, YSC, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, LOGIN_INFO Google (Youtube) These cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click "like" on a video. For more information, read the general Google Privacy policy. Various
TawkWindowName, tawkUUID, TawkCookie, TawkConnectionTime, twk_<id>, __tawkuuid, Tawk These are third-party cookies used by Tawk that allow us to use the Tawk service. We use Tawk for real-time communication with our users via our website. Various
Analytics and Customization
_gid, _ga, _gat, _gat_UA-150425848-1, r/collect, collect Google (Google Analytics) Google Analytics cookies are used to measure traffic on our website. A unique textstring is saved to identify browser, timestamp for interactions and the browser/sourcepage that led the user to our website. No sensitive information is saved. For more information, read the general Google Privacy policy, analytics policy or the description of Google Analytics cookies by Google. You can optout of cookies from Google Analytics here. Various
_hjClosedSurveyInvites, _hjDonePolls, _hjMinimizedPolls, _hjid, _hjShownFeedbackMessage, _hjRecordingLastActivity, _hjTLDTest, _hjUserAttributesHash, _hjCachedUserAttributes, _hjLocalStorageTest, _hjIncludedInPageviewSample, _hjIncludedInSessionSample, _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress Hotjar Hotjar cookies collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone. For more information, visit the Hotjar website here. Various
em_p_uid, em_cdn_uid Embedly We use Embedly to embed rich content into our web site. This cookie measures the number of times an embedded element from a third party service has been used. For more information, please visit Embedly Privacy Policy 1 year

6. Targeted advertising

In light of our respect for your privacy, our website does not use, at this point, any targeted advertising, neither by us, nor by third-parties.

7. Updating our Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

8. Name and Address

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Cookies Directive, our contact details are as follows:

Interestingsamples s.r.o

Dunajska 8, 81108 Bratislava, Slovakia

+421 950 807 735

9. Email of the data protection officer