Cookie policy

By accessing the website (the website) you agree to these Cookie policy of Regional Urban Development Fund (RUDF), UIC 201834519.

RUDF respects the privacy of your data and guarantees their lawful processing and protection. This Policy is intended to provide you with information on how cookies are used on the website.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file that is stored on a user’s end device when visiting a website. It is used to collect anonymous information, which is processed for statistical purposes, to improve the functionality of the website, etc. Cookies are used by many websites for various purposes – to preserve your preferences, to activate on-line services, etc.

How are cookies used?

RUDF uses cookies and/or other similar technologies to analyse trends, administer the website, track the activities of users in the website, and to collect users’ typified information.

Cookies are small files of information that a website sends to a visitor’s browser. The browser stores this information in a file on the user’s end device. Cookies allow visitors to navigate the website and, where applicable, make it possible for RUDF to personalise the website and its content according to the needs of the visitors, as well as to improve the results of their actions. If the function of the respective cookie is not activated, RUDF cannot ensure that the website will function properly.

The cookies used by RUDF on the website do not store data that can directly identify users. If you provide your personal data while using a service provided through the website, it will not be provided to third parties. Where and how does RUDF use cookies on the website?

 RUDF uses cookies:

  • To protect customer privacy and prevent fraud;
  • To understand how users log in and use the page – this helps improve the quality of the customer services we provide. For this purpose, RUDF uses Google Analytics – an Internet-based service provided by Google, which helps RUDF analyse through cookies, how visitors use the website. You can find more details about using the service in the Google Analytics Privacy Policy (;
  • To monitor and manage the data flow on the website.

Types of cookies

RUDF uses two main types of cookies on the website:

  • Session cookies. These are temporary cookies that are only active when the user logs in to the website (i.e. until the user leaves the page and closes the browser). Session cookies help the website remember the steps the visitor took on the previous page, thus eliminating the need to re-enter information;
  • Persistent cookies. Persistent cookies remain on the user’s computer after visiting the website. These cookies allow RUDF to identify the user as a unique user (keeping this information as a randomly generated number). How long the cookie will stay on the user’s computer depends on the type of cookie.

In terms of functionality, cookies are divided into:

  • Strictly necessary – This type of cookies make the work of the site possible by supporting basic functions such as navigation between pages and access to the secure parts of the site. This site cannot function properly without such cookies;
  • Functional – Functionality cookies allow the site to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks like, such as your preferred language or the region where you are located;
  • Statistical – This type of cookie allows us to track and analyse the effectiveness of our site, as the collected information is in the form of anonymised summary;
  • Advertising – This type of cookie is used to track visitors between individual sites. They enable us to provide engaging content for our users in line with their interests. And as well help us measure the interactions of the advertising messages we distribute. The information from these cookies is anonymous. They help us measure the interactions of the advertising messages we distribute.

Consent to the use of cookies:

Before you start using the website, RUDF should obtain your consent to the use of cookies. Therefore, when you log in to the website, there is a pop-up window that notifies you of the use of cookies and asks for your consent to use them by clicking “Accept all” or “Accept the marked cookies”. If you do not agree with the use of cookies, through the menu you can opt out of all except Strictly necessary cookies or leave some of them active when using the website.

Blocking and deleting cookies:

If you want to restrict cookies or block them on the website, you can do so by changing the settings of your internet browser. You can block all the cookies, accept only first-party cookies, or delete all cookies when you exit the browser. You can get more information from the help menu of your browser. Some of the services provided by RUDF on the website may not function when cookies are blocked or deleted.