What are Cookies?
A web cookie, a commonly used data collection technology, is simply a piece of text which can be placed on the browser of your personal computer or mobile device and subsequently read as you visit a web site.
A cookie may be a session cookie, that is, a cookie that remains on your browser while you are logged on to a particular web site and then disappears when you close your browser, or it may be a persistent cookie, a cookie that remains on your browser over a period of time. Information from a cookie may be collected and used in aggregate form. Or data may be collected into an individual profile or record. That individual record may either be unique but anonymous, or the profile can be linked with information that identifies you as an individual.
You can learn more about cookies, generally, at www.allaboutcookies.org
Following, you can find each type of cookie and its function:
Based on the amount of time they remain activated
Session Cookies: allowing us to “remember” content from page to page (these expire when you leave the website or close the browser).
Persistent Cookies: which define “Time To Live” and help us to determine your preferences (these will expire after the “Time To Live” period)
Based on who manages them
1st party cookies: Cookies sent to the user’s technical equipment from a device or domain managed by the site from which the service requested by the user is provided.
3rd party cookies: Cookies sent to the user’s technical equipment from a device or domain that is not managed by the site, but rather by another entity which processes the data obtained through cookies.
Based on purpose
Technical cookies: Cookies that enable the user to browse a website, platform or application and use the various options or services thereon, including controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted areas, remembering items in an order, making purchases of an order, filling out a registration application or request to participate in an event, using security items while browsing, storing content to disseminate video or sound files and sharing content over social networks.
Functionality cookies: Cookies that enable the user to access the service with certain general features predefined on the user’s device based on a series of criteria, such as language, browser used to access the service, regional configuration for where the service is accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies: Cookies that enable those responsible for them to track and analyze the behavior of websites to which they are related. The data gathered through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to create a browsing profile for the website, application or platform users in order to analyze the data regarding the use the user makes of the service.
Advertising cookies: Cookies that allow for the most effective possible management of the advertising space, if any, that the publisher has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as the content published or frequency with which ads are shown.
Behaviorally targeted advertising cookies: Cookies that allow for the most effective possible management of the advertising space, if any, that the publisher has included on a website, application or platform from which the requested service is provided. These cookies store user’s behavioral information obtained through on-going observation of their browsing habits, which enables the development of a specific profile to show tailored advertising.
Cookies on this site
This site uses the following cookies:
First party cookies
Session cookies allow users to be recognised within a website by the pages they visit within that session. A session cookie only lasts for the duration of users using the website.
Cookie Finality Expiration
_ga Google Analytics cookie we use to know your browsing habits , below in the section on google Analytics we explain what their use. 2 years
_gat It is used to differentiate between different tracking objects created in the session. 10 minutes
Cookies set by third party sites
We use Google Analytics to understand how visitors interact with our website, such as how they found us, how long is spent viewing pages, and what time of day they visited us on. This allows us to improve the visitors’ experience on our websites and to track our marketing efforts.
Google Analytics Inhabilitation complement for web browsers
The purpose of each cookie is explained below:
Cookie Description Expiration
_utma This cookie is used to determine you as a unique visitor to our website and it is updated with each page view. It contains a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to help data validity. 2 years
_utmb This cookie is used to establish and continue a session on our website. Each time a new page is visited, it is updated to expire in 30 minutes (thus continuing your session). 30 minutes
_utmc This cookie is used in conjunction with __utmb to establish and continue a session. Should you choose to close your web browser, this cookie expires – ending your session on our website. End of user session
_utmv Should we choose to group distinct sets of people, we use this cookie to label visitors to allow us to examine the behaviour of each group in isolation. No personally identifiable information is stored. 2 years
_utmz This cookie allows us to track the type of referral that you used to reach our website and the performance it brings to our website. This includes search keyword, a specific marketing campaign and direct traffic. 6 months
Note: the expiration length of each cookie is from the time it was last updated.
For more information on the use of Google cookies visit www.google.com/policies
To store cookies in your computer, we must have your consent and it can be asked expressely or, once informed, if you decide to go on visiting our site we will considere you give us your consent.
If you wish later to revoke your consent, you just have to click on the removal cookies button, go to more information and set up your browser to reject cookies. You can also delete the history to delete all cookies already stored.
In case you decide that no cookie is installed in your computer, you have to setup upir web browser according to the links shown below for cookies setup for the main web browsers.
You can allow, disallow and delete any cookie installed in your computer by setiing up your browser options:
- Internet Explorer
This site uses links to direct to web pages managed by 3rd parties. We do not guarantee nor are responsible for the content shown on these 3rd party web pages, that can store cookies. You will have to visit the cookies policy of these sites to setup your preferences.