The website www.theopen-art.com (“Website”) is managed by Arbor Institute for Culture (Republic of Moldova) and Arbor Association of Culture and Arts (Romania) (“we”), non-governmental organizations aiming to support and promote emergent East European artists.
An “internet cookie” (also known as “browser cookie”, “HTTP cookie” or simply “cookie”) is a file of small dimensions, consisting of letters and numbers which will be stored on the user’s computer, mobile device or other equipment from which internet is accessed.
A cookie consists of two parts: name and content (or value). Technically, only the webserver which sent the cookie may access it again when the user returns to the website associated with such webserver.
The cookies by themselves do not require personal data in order to be used and, in most cases, do not identify internet users, as the information collected through cookies are not of such nature as to lead to the identification of internet users.
Depending on their lifetime, cookies may be classified in session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies have a storage duration that is limited to the length of a user session. When closing the session or the browser, the stored information is deleted.
Persistent cookies are stored in a user’s device for a variable amount of time, longer than the duration of a session, and are not deleted when closing the session or the browser, but at the expiry of said duration.
Our website uses only strictly necessary functionality cookies. Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website. These allow the use of basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
The retention period of such strictly necessary functionality cookies is of 12 months.
If you are the only person using the computer, you may set long terms of expiry for browsing history. If you share the computer, you may consider setting the browser to delete the browsing data each time you close the browser.
In addition, users can configure their browser to reject all the cookie files or to alert the user when cookies are sent to the device.
All the modern browsers offer the possibility to change the settings of cookies. However, it is worth noting that the deactivation or refusal to receive the strictly necessary functionality cookies mentioned above can make certain sections of the website difficult to view and use or can even make it impossible to navigate on the Website.