Cookie policy

Aim and Scope of Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy describes the ways in which personally identifiable information about natural persons (hereinafter Users) who visit and use the RLS website (https://www.rls.si/) (hereinafter Website) is collected, stored and further processed by RLS Merilna tehnika d.o.o., Poslovna cona Žeje pri Komendi, Pod vrbami 2, 1218 Komenda, Slovenia (hereinafter RLS), through cookies. This Cookie Policy also details the collection, through cookies, of certain information which are not personally identifiable, as they are collected, stored and further processed in anonymised form.

In addition to this Cookie Policy, the collection, storing and processing of personal data of Users, some of which are also being acquired by RLS through cookies, is detailed in the Privacy Policy.

Contact Person and Email

The person in charge of providing information about personal data processing and the use of cookies at RLS is Martina Gajšek. You can send any inquiries about personal data and the use of cookies, including claims and demands, to gdpr@rls.si.

What are Cookies and Why are They Being Used on the Website, First-Party and Third-Party Cookies

Cookies are small files that get stored on your device (e.g. computer, tablet, telephone) with which you access the Website. What cookies get stored may depend on your device (web browser) settings. Upon each subsequent visit to the Website, the Website checks the contents of the cookies stored on your device.

Generally, the purpose of cookies is a better experience on the Website or ease of use of the Website for Users. Some cookies also help RLS pursue its legitimate interests, e.g. to sell more products or to get to know better the needs of Users. Example: The User puts some products in the shopping cart but doesn’t checkout. The products get stored in the cookie which is saved on User’s computer. Upon the next visit of the Website, the Website reads the information stored in the cookie and fills the shopping cart with the products. The User can checkout, thus saving time by not having to search for products again. At the same time, RLS increases the chance of selling the products in the cart.

Some cookies are placed on Users’ devices by RLS. These are called first-party cookies. Some cookies are placed on Users’ devices by other entities. These are called third-party cookies.

Legal Grounds for the Use of Cookies

The use of cookies is governed by the Electronic Communications Act (Zakon o elektronskih komunikacijah, ZEKom-1).

RLS uses cookies that are strictly necessary for the functioning of Website or service, based on the provision of Paragraph 2, Article 157 of Electronic Communications Act. User may disable these cookies by changing their web browser settings, but this may affect how the Website functions.

RLS uses all other (non-necessary) cookies based on User’s explicit consent.

Which Cookies are Being Used

The names of the cookies, their function, duration, whether they are first-party or third-party cookies and whether they are necessary or non-necessary cookies are described in the table below:

Name of the Cookie

Functionality

Duration

1st Party / 3rd Party

Necessary / Non-necessary

PHPSESSID

The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted by the latest when the web browser is closed.

1 hour

first party

Necessary

frontend

Stores a random ID which ensures that a user can be uniquely identified as a guest or logged-in user. Functions such as "Items last viewed" or retention of the logged-in state are connected with this cookie.

24 hours

first party

Non-necessary

akavpau_ppsd

PayPal cookie: when making a payment via PayPal these cookies are issued – PayPal session/security

Session

third party

Necessary

nsid

Cookie for fraud detection. When making a payment via PayPal these cookies are issued – PayPal session/security

Session

third party

Necessary

X-PP-L7

Paypal - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Session

third party

Necessary

x-pp-s

This cookie is provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.

Session

third party

Necessary

LANG

This cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services on the website.

Session

third party

Necessary

ts_c

This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website.

3 years

third party

Necessary

ts

This cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services on the website

3 years

third party

Necessary

X-PP-SILOVER

This cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services on the website.

30 minutes

third party

Necessary

tsrce

This cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services on the website.

Session

third party

Necessary

_gid

This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.           

24 hours

third party

Non-necessary

OTZ

Aggregate analysis of website visitors

1 month

third party

Non-necessary

_ga

This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

2 years

third party

Non-necessary

collect

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices an d marketing channels.

Session

third party

Non-necessary

NID

Cookie that contributes to the personalisation of the ads inside Google’s properties, like the Google Search. I.E. this cookie stores the most recent searches or search results, to show more personalised ads on Google.

6 months

third party

Non-necessary

_gcl_au

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the website.

2 months

third party

Non-necessary

_gat_
UA1168580691

This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.

1 minute

third party

Non-necessary

_gat_gtag_UA_
139080276_1

Google uses this cookie to distinguish users.

1 minute

third party

Non-necessary

_hjAbsolute
SessionInProgress

The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user's journey for a total session count. It does not, by itself, contain any personally identifiable information.

30 minutes

third party

Non-necessary

_hjid

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the user first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.

365 days

third party

Non-necessary

_hjIncluded
InSample

Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

365 days

third party

Non-necessary

GPS

This cookie is set by Youtube.com. It registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

24 hours

third party

Non-necessary

VISITOR_
INFO1_LIVE

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated You Tube videos

179 days

third party

Non-necessary

YSC

Registers a un ique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen

Session

third party

Non-necessary

yt-remote-
cast-installed

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

Session

third party

Non-necessary

yt-remote-
connected-devices

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

Persistent

third party

Non-necessary

yt-remote-
device-id

Stores the user's video player preferences usin g embedded YouTube video.

Persistent

third party

Non-necessary

yt-remote-fast-
check-period

Stores the user's video player preferences usin g embedded YouTube video.

Session

third party

Non-necessary

yt-remote-
session-app

Stores the user's video player preferences usin g embedded YouTube video.

Session

third party

Non-necessary

yt-remote-
session-name

Stores the user's video player preferences usin g embedded YouTube video.

Session

third party

Non-necessary

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

1 year

third party

Non-necessary

test_cookie

This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies.

15 minutes

third party

Non-necessary

Changes, Amendments and Updates

This Cookie Policy may be changed, modified, amended or updated at any time, without prior notification. Any changes of or amendments to this Cookie Policy shall be published on the Website. By continuing to use the Website after the change, the User confirms to be aware of the changes and modifications.

This Cookie Policy shall be effective as of May 20, 2020.

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