WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and other similar technologies such as local shared objects, flash cookies or pixels, are tools used by Web servers to store and retrieve information about their visitors, as well as to provide a proper functioning of the site.
The use of these devices allows the Web server to remember some data concerning the user, such as your preferences for viewing the pages of that server, name and password, products that most interest you, etc ....
COOKIES AFFECTED BY THE REGULATION AND EXEMPTED COOKIES
According to the EU directive, the cookies that require the user's informed consent are analytical cookies and advertising and affiliation cookies, with the exception of technical cookies and those necessary for the operation of the website or the provision of services expressly requested by the user.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
Regarding the types of cookies, there are five main groups:
- Analytical cookies: they collect information on the use made of the website.
- Social cookies: are those necessary for external social networks.
- Affiliate cookies: allow tracking of visits from other websites, with which the website establishes an affiliation contract (affiliation companies).
- Advertising and behavioral cookies: they collect information about the user's preferences and personal choices (retargeting).
- Technical and functional cookies: these are those strictly necessary for the use of the website and for the provision of the contracted service.
COOKIES USED ON THIS WEBSITE
- JSESSIONID: Technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the session identifier. It is deleted when the browser is closed.
- ac_cookies: Technical and strictly necessary cookie containing the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted. It expires in 1 year from the last update.
- _ga: Google Analytics cookie that enables the unique visits control function. The first time a user enters the website through a browser this cookie will be installed. When this user re-enters the website with the same browser, the cookie will consider that it is the same user. Only in the event that the user changes browser, it will be considered another user. It expires 2 years after the last update.
- _gat: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to limit the percentage of requests. If Google Analytics has been implemented using Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be called _dc_gtm_. It expires after 10 minutes.
- _gid: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users. It expires after 24 hours.
- AMP_TOKEN: This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It includes a token that can be used to retrieve a client ID from the AMP Client IDs service. Other possible values indicate disables, in-progress requests, or errors obtained when retrieving an ID from the AMP Client IDs service. Its duration ranges from 30 seconds to 1 year.
- _gac_: Includes campaign information related to the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads on-site conversion tags will read this cookie, unless you disable it. It lasts for 90 days.
- _utma: Google Analytics cookie that records the date of the first and last time the user visited the website. It expires 2 years after the last update.
- utmb: Google Analytics cookie that records the time of arrival to the website. It expires 30 minutes after the last update.
- _utmc: Google Analytics cookie used for interoperability with the urchin.js tracking code. It is deleted when the browser is closed.
- _utmt: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to process the type of request requested by the user. It expires at the end of the session.
- utmv: Google Analytics cookie. This cookie is used to segment demographic data. It expires at the end of the session.
- _utmz: Google Analytics cookie that stores the traffic source or a campaign to explain how the user arrived at the website. It expires 6 months after the last update.
REVOCATION OF CONSENT TO INSTALL COOKIES. HOW TO DELETE BROWSER COOKIES
1. Select the Tools icon
2. Click on Settings.
3. Click Show Advanced Options.
4. In the "Privacy" section click on Content Settings.
- Delete cookies: Click on All cookies and site data....
- Do not allow cookies to be stored.
5. Click on Delete browsing data (clear the Cache).
6. Close and restart the browser.
1. Select Tools | Internet Options.
2. Click on the General tab.
3. In the "Browsing History" section, click Delete Browsing History on Exit.
4. Select Delete files.
5. Select Delete cookies.
6. Click on Delete.
7. Click OK.
8. Close and restart the browser.
1. Select Firefox | History | Clear Recent History.
2. Next to "Details", click on the down arrow.
3. Select the following checkboxes: Cookies, Cache, Active Logins.
4. Using the "Time interval to clear" drop-down menu, select All.
5. Click Delete Now.
6. Close and restart the browser.
You can accept or reject cookies individually in Firefox Preferences, in the History section available under Tools > Options > Privacy.
1. Select the Safari icon / Edit | Reset Safari.
2. Select the following checkboxes: Clear history, Delete all website data, Delete all website data.
3. Click Reset.
4. Close and restart the browser.
Options - Advanced - Cookies.
The cookie options control how Opera handles cookies and therefore their acceptance or rejection.
Consult the documentation of the browser you have installed.