What is a cookie?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the device that the user is using when visiting a website. Its main purpose is to recognize the user each time they access the website, and it allows us to improve the quality and usability of our website.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the Internet, they do not harm the user’s system/device and, if activated in the settings of their browser, they help us to identify and resolve possible operational errors.
Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies. They all work in the same way, just with slight differences:
- Session cookies: Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit to the website and are deleted when the browser is closed. Their main purpose is to identify the type of device, support the security of the website or its basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that identifies a person.
- Persistent or permanent cookies: They are stored on the device’s hard drive and the web reads them each time a new visit is made; they have an expiry date or a specific expiration, once it has expired, the cookie stops working. They allow the identification of your actions and preferences; analyzing visits and they help us to understand how users get to our page and they help us to improve our page.
- Functionality cookies: They permit decisions made by the user to be remembered, such as their login or identifier. The information that these cookies collect is made anonymous (in other words, they do not store names, addresses, or any other kind of data).
- Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are cookies that are installed by a website which is not the one that is being visited; for example, those used by social media (such as Facebook) or external content plugins (such as Google Maps). Some advertising companies use these kinds of files to track visits to each site they advertise on.
- Analytical cookies: These are cookies whose main purpose is periodic maintenance to guarantee the best functioning and service for the user, collecting data from their activity.
By accessing www.asociacioncinde.org/en, you expressly accept that we can use this kind of cookie on your devices. If you disable cookies, your browsing might not be optimal and some of the utilities you have may not work correctly.
- Own cookies
In order to recognize and provide a better service, our website uses its own cookies. The advantages of accepting these cookies translate into saving time. They can also be used to recognize you between successive visits and thus adapt the displayed content; obtain information about the date and time of your visit, measure some traffic parameters within the site itself, and estimate the number of visits made, so that services and promotions can be focused and adjusted more effectively.
No cookie can extract information from your hard drive or steal personal information. No cookie allows contact with your telephone number, email address, or any other form of contact, nor does it harm your system.
Strictly necessary cookies
Cookie: __utmb/ Expiration time: TEMPORARY. Provider: Google Analytics. Description: They store the user’s session time through the site.
Cookie: __utmc temporary / Expiration time: TEMPORARY. Provider: Google Analytics.
Cookie:__utmz temporary/ Expiration time: Persistent. Provider: Google Anayltics. Description: Analytic Cookie. It contains the reference information if the user accesses the website through a search engine, a direct link or from an advertisement.
- Google Analytics Cookies
The site uses Google Analytics services, which is provided by Google, Inc., the entity whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
By using this website, you consent to the processing of your information by Google in the manner and for the purposes indicated above.
User configuration to avoid Cookies
Cookies can be blocked through browser configuration tools or the browser can be configured to notify you when a server wants to save a cookie:
- If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, in the menu option Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Configuration. To know more, visit: http://windows.microsoft.com/eses/windowsvista/blockorallowcookies
- If you use Firefox, in the menu option Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies To know more, visit: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox/privacy-and-security
- If you use Chrome, en section of Options > Advanced Options > Privacy. To know more, visit: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
- If you use Opera, in the option of Security and Privacy, you will be able to configure the browser. To know more, visit: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/