1. What are Cookies?

A cookie is a term for a small packet of data sent by a web server to a web browser and stored in a user’s computer. The browser sends the data back to the server when the user revisits the same server. Cookies recognize individual users, keep track of user customization, and make web use easier.

Cookies are tools that provide web functionality for a specific user. The previously visited website can use cookies to store information about a user’s browsing activity or activity within internet banking, and that way, it gradually discovers specific users’ interests. The cookies cannot be used to track a user’s identity by a third party.

The cookie information can be used for targeted advertising, statistical evaluation of visitor behaviour, etc.

2. Information about the Data Controller

The organization GreenScan, registered by the Municipal Court in Prague, Section O, File 119 (“Controller”), contact details:, as the operator of this website uses the cookies on this website for:

  • tracking website traffic
  • creating visitor statistics involving visitor traffic and visitor behaviour on websites
  • functioning of websites

3. Legal Basis for Processing

The collection of cookies for the purposes referred to in the previous paragraph may be considered processing of personal data under Regulation (EU) No 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council on the protection of natural persons concerning the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (hereinafter referred to as the “Regulation”).

Such processing is possible based on the following grounds:

  • for necessary technical cookies, the legitimate interest of the Controller in operating the website,
  • for preferential, statistical and marketing cookies, the reason for processing is your consent. You consent for the period indicated below for each type of cookie. You can withdraw your consent to collecting cookies data for these purposes at any time.

4. Purposes of Processing

There are two types of cookies depending to their durability:

  • Short-term (session cookies) remain in your browser until you close it, then they are deleted.
  • Long-term (persistent cookies) remain stored in the browser for a long time (depending on your browser settings and cookie settings) or until you delete them manually.

There are two types of cookies epending on who creates and processes them:

  • First-party cookies are created by the site you visit. It is most often used to ensure the basic functionality of the website.
  • Third-party cookies are created by other sites. These sites own some content, such as advertisements or images, on the visited page. Usually these are cookies of advertising systems, widgets of social networks or embedded videos.

We use the following cookies on this website:

Necessary technical cookies (first parties, short-term)

Necessary cookies help the website to be usable by enabling fundamental functions such as page navigation and access to secured parts of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Preference cookies (first parties, long-term)

Preference cookies allow a website to remember information that changes how the website behaves or looks. For example, it’s your preferred language.

Statistical cookies – Google Analytics (first parties, long-term)

Statistical cookies help website owners to understand how visitors use the website. They collect and share information anonymously.

We never use cookies to identify you. We never store sensitive or personal data in them.

5. Processors

Other processors process the collected cookies:

  • Google Analytics, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
  • by a web solution provider, driven by Automattic, Inc. –, based in San Francisco, California, USA

The above-mentioned platforms (processors) further handle cookies following their terms and conditions, which can be found in particular here:

6. Your rights

Please note that under the Regulation, you have the right to:

  • Request the Controller to tell you what personal data are processed about you or to request a copy of the data,
  • to request access to this data from the Controller and have it updated or corrected, or to restrict processing,
  • the right to obtain personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format where the processing is based on consent or a contract,
  • the right to withdraw consent at any time (where processing is based on consent), for example, by sending an email or letter to the contact details of the Controller,
  • request the Controller to erase such personal data – the erasure will be carried out unless the erasure is contrary to applicable law and the legitimate interests of the Controller,
  • in the case of personal processing data based on consent, request the transfer of such data,
  • in case of doubts about compliance with the obligations related to personal processing data, contact the Controller, the Office for Personal Data Protection, or the court.

7. How to Further Configure the Use of Cookies

The use of cookies can be set using your internet browser. Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default. You can refuse cookies or set your web browser to use only certain cookies.