Cookie Policy


MERIT MEDIA INT. d.o.o , Šetalište 150. brigade 10, 10000 Zagreb, OIB: 09122628912 (referred to as “MERIT MEDIA”) operates a strict privacy policy. We are committed to being transparent about the technologies we use, and we’ve outlined below how we use cookies when you visit our site: https://transformers-magazine.com/.

Insofar as the information collected using cookies constitutes personal data, the provisions of the Privacy Policy shall apply and supplement this Cookie Policy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small snippet of text that a website asks your browser to store. By using cookies website remembers your actions and preferred settings (login, language, font size and other layout related settings) during a longer period. All cookies have expiration dates in them that determine how long they stay in your browser. Cookies can be removed in two ways: automatically, when they expire, or when you manually delete them. We’ve included more details below to help you understand what kinds of cookies we use.

Does MERIT MEDIA use cookies?

Yes, with the primary purpose to make our website work more effectively and to memorize various information in order to facilitate your navigation on a website, to ensure the smooth functioning of these or to make them more effective, for example by memorizing your language preferences.

What kinds of cookies does MERIT MEDIA use and why?

https://transformers-magazine.com/ uses different kinds of cookies for various reasons:

1) Session-id and / or persistent cookies limited to a few hours – we use them to store your preferences and settings on your device and to enhance your experience. For example, storing your personal preferences in cookies, which allows you to not have to set your preferences every time you visit the site;

2) Authentication cookies used for authentication services for the duration of the page visit – we use them to verify your authenticity. This cookie lets you navigate from page to page without having to log in again on each page;

3) User Security Cookies, which are used to detect authentication abuses of limited duration – we use them to process information that enables us to be secure and to identify fraud and misuse;

4) multimedia cookies, such as flash player cookies, for the duration of the page review;

5) Preference cookies (performance) – These cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and make your navigation more pleasant and personalized. These cookies make it possible to memorize the language chosen during your first visit to our Website in order to personalize it accordingly.

We also use:

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DOMAIN: Transformers-magazine.com STORAGE TIME: 2 years
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PURPOSE
Used to differentiate users. This cookie enables the owner of the web site to monitor user behaviour and measure web site performance. The purpose of this cookie is to improve the website’s performance.
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DOMAIN: Transformers-magazine.com  STORAGE TIME: 24 hours
DESCRIPTION: Used by Google Analytics INFORMATION TO/FROM THIRD PARTY: This cookie sends data to Google
PURPOSE:
Used to differentiate users. This cookie enables the owner of the web site to monitor user behaviour and measure web site performance. The purpose of this cookie is to improve the website’s performance.
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DOMAIN: Transformers-magazine.com  STORAGE TIME: 1 minute
DESCRIPTION: Used by Google Analytics INFORMATION TO/FROM THIRD PARTY: This cookie sends data to Google
PURPOSE:
Used to regulate request rates. This cookie does not store any user data. The purpose of this cookie is to improve the website’s performance.
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ACCEPTED COOKIES
DOMAIN: Transformers-magazine.com STORAGE TIME: No limit
DESCRIPTION: Cookie settings INFORMATION TO/FROM THIRD PARTY: No
PURPOSE:
Used to determine whether a user has accepted the use of cookies or not. It’s used only if the user clicks on “I accept” in the cookie banner. The purpose of this cookie is to improve the site’s performance.

What other cookies might you encounter on https://transformers-magazine.com/?

There are also limited third-party cookies on the site. These cookies could be session or persistent and are set by entities other than MERIT MEDIA.

For example, we currently allow:

Social sharing – This allows you to share our articles through various social sharing networks like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram. Social networks providing such a sharing button are likely to identify you with this button, even if you did not use this button when visiting our Website. We invite you to consult the privacy policy of these social networks, by visiting their respective websites, to learn the purpose of using the information collected through these sharing buttons.

The collection and use of information by these companies is governed by the relevant third party’s privacy policy and is not covered by our privacy policy.

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram use different types of cookies to run their website and ads-related products.

More about Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn Policy you can read on:

Facebook. Twitter and LinkedIn use cookies and receive your personal data when you visit these websites and applications, including device information and activity data without any further action on your part. This happens whether you have a Facebook or LinkedIn account and whether or not you are logged in.

Cookie information is not used for identification purposes.

MERIT MEDIA cannot affect processing of personal data conducted by third parties.

Aforementioned cookies are not used for purposes other than those described in this document.

How can I configure, delete or disable cookies?

You can easily delete, disable or accept cookies from our Website at any time by configuring your browser settings.

Each browser (Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) has its own cookie configuration mode.

To learn about the procedure to follow concerning your navigator, visit the site:
www.allaboutcookies.org
www.youronlinechoices.com/hr
www.aboutads.info/choices
https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
You can also visit:
•European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EU) Safari (Desktop)
Internet Advertising Bureau (US) Safari (Mobile)
Internet Advertising Bureau (EU) Android Browser
•Google Chrome Opera
Internet Explorer Opera Mobile
Mozilla Firefox

Will the Website work if I disable cookies?

You can browse https://transformers-magazine.com/ with cookies disabled, though some interactions may not work.

Why does the message explaining cookies keep appearing?

If you close the banner and it reappears the next time you visit us, you most likely have cookies disabled. We use a persistent cookie to remember that you closed the banner, but this only works when cookies on our site are enabled.

Other questions?

If you have other questions, contact us:

  • by sending an email to the following address: info@merit-media.hr
  • by writing to the following postal address:

MERIT MEDIA INT. d.o.o
Šetalište 150. brigade 10,
10 000 Zagreb