Version updated in May 2018

The protection of your personal data is important to us, therefore we pay special attention to the protection of personal data of all those with whom we conduct business, as well as the privacy of visitors who access the site OLGA GUDYNN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (“GDPR”).

1. The cookies we have and how they are used

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by the sites you visit. Your web browser sends these cookies back to the website that you set for each subsequent visit, so that they can make the website work more efficiently as well as provide useful information such as how you use the website. The data we collect on the OGIS website through the use of cookies helps us to better understand our customers so that we can offer you a more user-oriented experience. Using the knowledge of your previous visits to our site, we can improve subsequent visits by adapting our content to meet your requirements. We use cookies mainly because we want to make websites and mobile applications easy to use and we are interested in anonymous user behavior. In general, our cookies do not store sensitive or personally identifiable information, such as your name and address or debit / credit card details. Depending on how long they are used, cookies can be classified as ” session cookies” or “persistent cookies”:

  • Session cookies – remain on your used device for the duration of your online session and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies – remain on your computer or device after the browser is closed for a period of time set by the cookie.

The OGIS site uses persistent cookies

We use cookies (and resulting data) for the purposes described in the Privacy Policy.

Olga Gudynn International School

Str. Ancuța Băneasa, No. 8

Sector 2, Bucharest

Tel: 0212311202;,

2. How cookies are used on the OGIS website

The main purposes for which cookies are used are the following:

2.1. Cookies that are absolutely necessary

  • These cookies are essential for the operation of the site.
  • These cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for marketing or analysis (see below).

2.2. Performance cookies

  • These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for example, which of the OGIS pages are accessed most often by visitors.
  • They can also show us from which web page or email the visitors came to our site and if you opened an e-mail that we sent you.

2.3. Functional cookies

  • These cookies allow our site to store the choices you have made about how you want them to work. Examples would be to remember if you have acknowledged the cookie policy notification or if you have already participated in a study, so that we know that we will not show you these messages again.

2.4. Analytics cookies

  • These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors access and use our site. It is used to monitor performance, report and provide data that will influence site improvements.
  • Cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of people who visit the site, their sex and age, the number of pages they have analyzed, what pages they have visited and how much time they have spent on the site.

If you do not allow these cookies, you will have less targeted content.

The OGIS site uses:

Session cookies:

  • PHPSESSID – a session cookie which expires once the site is closed

Google Analytics statistics and marketing cookies:

  • _ga – valid for 2 years,
  • _gat – valid for 1 minute,
  • _guide – valid for 24 hours,
  • __utmz – valid for 6 months,
  • __utma – valid for 2 years,
  • __utmb – valid for 30 minutes,
  • __utmt – valid for 10 minutes,
  • __utm – valid until the browser is closed,
  • __utmc – expires when the browser is closed and IDE (used by Google DoubleClick to record user actions after viewing or clicking on one of the banner ads as a measure of ad effectiveness).

3. What kind of personal data are accessed through cookies?

Personal data accessed through the use of Cookies is collected only to facilitate certain functionalities for the user. This data is encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized persons to access it. A cookie contains information that links a web browser (user) to a specific web server (website). If a browser accesses that web server again, it can read the information already stored and react accordingly.

Cookies provide visitors to the OGIS site with a pleasant browsing experience and support the efforts of many websites to provide comfortable services to users: eg – online privacy preferences, site language options, etc.

4. Control, deactivation and deletion of cookies

Most cookies can be controlled from your browser settings. You can:

  • View individual cookies along with their expiration date and delete them.
  • Block third-party cookies (or request that they not be tracked).
  • Block all cookies.
  • Delete all cookies when you close the browser.

If you choose to block all cookies, many websites will not work properly and functionality may suffer. For this reason, we do not recommend disabling cookies when using our site.

The links below will guide you through instructions for changing cookie settings in your most popular browsers:

  • Google Chrome:
  • Firefox:
  • Internet Explorer:
  • Safari:

This is not an exhaustive list of all browsers – see the “settings” or “support” section for your browser.