Information on the Use of Cookies

What Are Cookies?

They are small text files placed on the user’s computer hard disc or other device while the user is browsing a website.

The law states that we can place cookies on your device only when strictly necessary for the operation of the page. Any other types of cookies require your permission. For this purpose, you made your choice at the beginning when first visiting our website. Websites can use different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by services of third parties that are present on our website.

Types and Purpose of Cookies

This website uses three types of cookies: functional, statistical, and marketing.

Functional cookies help the website to be usable by providing basic functions, such as page navigation and access to the secured sections of the webpage. A webpage cannot function properly without such cookies. All the information obtained from the cookies is stored until the expiration date of the cookie and it is used for the purpose described in the table below. We do not share the acquired data with anyone.
Name Expiration Function/purpose
AllowCookieLevel 1 year Specifies which own cookies of the user are permitted.
CMSPreferredCulture 1 year Saves the user’s preferred language.
__RequestVerificationToken session Helps prevent CSRF attacks.
ASP.NET_SessionId session Saves the user’s ID for security reasons.
CONSENT 20 years Saves the present consent with cookie files (YouTube).
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 6 months Used for bandwidth estimate (YouTube).
YSC session Used to save the unique user’s ID (YouTube).

Statistical cookies help website owners understand how users use their websites. They collect and share information anonymously.
Name Expiration Function/purpose
_ga 2 years User differentiation (Google Analytics).
_gid 1 day User differentiation (Google Analytics).
_gat 1 minute Requirement speed restriction (Google Analytics).
_gcl_au 3 months Conversion storage and monitoring (Google Tag Manager).
_dc_gtm 1 minute Visitor identification (Google Tag Manager).
_ym_d 1 year Used for saving the first website visit (Yandex).
_ym_isad 20 hours Used to determine whether the user has blocked ads (Yandex).
_ym_uid 1 year Used for the current user identification (Yandex).
_ym_visorc 30 minutes Used for the proper session function (Yandex).
Marketing cookies are used for monitoring visitors at websites. The intention is to display an ad that is relevant and interesting for the individual user, and thus more valuable for the publisher and third-party advertisers.
Name Expiration Function/purpose
_fbp 3 months Storing and monitoring visits (Facebook).

Legal Grounds for Storing Cookies

Under Act No. 468/2011 Coll., On Electronic Communication, or Directive of the European Parliament and Council No. 2009/136/EC, we are required to ask for consent to use cookies before they are placed on the user’s computer, or before the information from the cookies is sent to the server.
However, consent is not required for cookies only used for the purpose of providing the proper function of the website, its optimisation, or essential for the provision of services that the user has expressly asked for.

Your Rights

You have the right to know how the data from the cookies will be used.

You should always have the option to deactivate or reject the monitoring cookies, which you have done or will do after reading this information. As a result, you might experience less (sometimes considerably less) comfort when browsing the website.

You have the right to ask the data administrator (operator of the website or entity that obtains data from the cookies in your computer) to delete or correct the data if you find out that they do not correspond with the reality.

Other Information

The principles of personal data processing on the website of CzechTourism are available here.

If you believe that your personal data are not handled in compliance with the law, or if you need any explanation or information, contact us at:

Česká centrála cestovního ruchu – CzechTourism
Štěpánská 576/15
120 00 Prague 2
Company ID: 49277600
Tax ID: CZ49277600