What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that most websites have. When you visit a website, they are stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookies usually contain the name of the server from which the cookie was sent, cookie lifetime and a value that is usually a randomly generated unique number.

Their storage is under the complete control of your browser – the user may limit or disable cookie storage as desired; however, due to restrictions, the website may not work properly, the content will not be displayed and access to some functionality will be restricted. Cookies are not harmfuland are always time-limited.

Cookies are used by most contemporary websites, as without them, the usability of websites would be severely curtailed.The storage and reading of information in cookies is used for:

  • For sessions (e.g. logging into forums);
  • For shopping carts in online stores;
  • To re-use selections you have made (e.g. language or currency you are using);
  • To display various advanced content on a website (e.g. maps, video);
  • To manage web traffic statistics;
  • To support social network plug-ins (e.g. likes and sharing);
  • To display custom-made ads.

Cookies may be temporary (for the current “session”), which means they are in use only during your website visit and are deleted when you close the web browser; they can also be permanent, which means that they remain in your device after you leave the website until you delete them yourself or your browser after the expiration of a certain period.


We strive to offer our users a modern, fast and easy to use website that automatically adjusts to your needs and desires. To achieve this, our website can use the following types of cookies: technical, functional, analytical and commercial cookies. Cookies by themselves do not enable your identification, and it is not possible to exactly determine who you are only based on cookies.

What types of cookies do we use on our website?

There are different types of cookies and different ways of how we use them. Cookies can be sorted according to their function, lifetime and depending on who installs them.

Cookies that are indispensable for the operation of the website

Without these cookies, the website or parts of the website would not function properly; therefore, they are installed as soon as you visit our website. Cookies are installed and managed by LAH CONTEMPORARY ART FOUNDATION.

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