Cookie policy


This Cookie Policy applies to all website users who visit the website (the “Website” or the “Site”).

The information below is intended to inform users of the about the placement, use and administration of cookies in the context of browsing the Website.

We use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and similar technologies through which information can be collected automatically.

Cookies are used to provide website users with a better browsing experience and services tailored to each user’s needs and interest, namely:

– Improving the use of site navigation, including by identifying any errors that occur while users are visiting / using the Website;
– Providing anonymous statistics on how the Website is being used by Fastra Marine Services SRL (“Fastra Marine Services”) as the owner of the Website;
– The anticipation of possible services / goods that will be provided / made available to users via the Website, depending on the services / products accessed.

Cookies send important feedback to X on how the Website is being used, so that steps can be taken to make web browsing more efficient and accessible to users.

What are cookies?

A “Cookie Internet” (also known as “cookie browser” or “HTTP cookie” or “cookie”) is a small file of letters and numbers that will be stored on your computer, other equipment of a user through which the Internet is accessed.

Cookies are installed by requesting a web server to a browser (eg Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari). Once installed, cookies have a fixed duration of existence, remaining “passive” in the sense that they do not contain software, viruses or spyware and will not access the information on the hard drive of the user whose device they have installed.

A cookie consists of two parts:
– the name and
– the content or the value of the cookie.

From a technical point of view, only the web server that sent the cookie can access it again when a user returns to the web site associated with that web server.

There are the following categories of cookies:
– Session Cookies – A “session cookie” is a cookie that is automatically deleted when the user closes his browser;
– Persistent cookies – A “persistent cookie” is a cookie that remains stored in the user’s terminal until it reaches a certain expiration date (which may be in a few minutes, days, or a few years in the future).

What is the lifetime of cookies?

Cookies are managed by web servers. The life of a cookie may vary, as it depends on the purpose for which it is placed. Some cookies are used exclusively for one session (so-called “session cookies”) and are no longer retained since the user leaves the website. Some cookies are retained and reused whenever the user returns to that website (i.e., “persistent cookies”). However, cookies can be deleted by the user at any time through browser settings.

What are cookies placed by third parties?

In addition to the cookies set by Fastra Marine Services, certain content sections on the Website may be provided through third parties, that is, not by Fastra Marine Services, in which case these cookies are termed “third party cookies” .

Third-party cookies must also comply with the data protection and privacy policies available on the Site.

These cookies may come from the following third parties: Google, Facebook.

How to Use Cookies via the Website:

By using / visiting the Website, cookies may be placed for the following purposes:

1. Website performance cookies
2. User analysis cookies:
3. Cookies for geo targeting;
4. Cookies for advertising;
5. Cookies of advertisers;

– Performance cookies:
This type of cookies stores the preferences of the user’s Web page so that re-setting preferences for later Web page visits is no longer required.

– User analysis cookies
These cookies let us know if a particular user of the Website has previously visited / used the previous Website. These cookies are used for statistical purposes only.

– Cookies for geo targeting
These cookies are used by software that determines the country of origin of the user’s Web site. The same ads will be received regardless of the selected language.

– Cookies for advertising
These cookies allow users to see an online creative, its type, and the time elapsed since it was viewed. As such, such cookies are used to target online advertising. These cookies are anonymous, storing information about the viewed content, not about users.

What type of information is stored and accessed through cookies?

Cookies store information in a small text file that allows for browser recognition. This website recognizes the browser until the cookies expire or are deleted.

Customize browser settings for cookies

If the use of cookies is not disturbing, and the computer or technical equipment used to navigate the Site is only used by you, long expiry dates can be set for storing the navigation history.

If the computer or technical equipment used to navigate the Web page is used by several people, the setting for deleting individual browsing data can be considered whenever the browser is closed.

How can cookies be stopped?

Disabling and refusing to receive cookies can make the Website difficult to visit, resulting in limitations to its usage.

Users can configure their browser to reject cookies or to accept cookies from a particular website.

All modern browsers offer the ability to change cookie settings. These settings can be accessed, as a rule, in the browser’s “options” or “preferences” menu.

However, denying or disabling cookies does not mean you will not get online advertising – but it will not be adapted to your preferences and interests highlighted by your browsing behavior.

From the perspective of understanding these settings, the following links may be useful:

– Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
– Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge
– Cookie settings in Firefox
– Cookie settings in Chrome pentru Desktop
– Cookie settins in Chrome pentru Android
– Cookie settings in Safari