- What are cookies?
Cookies are small files with information that are stored in your web browser when you access and use certain web pages. These files allow the recovery of information about your habits and preferences or about the device from which you connect.
Although they are essential to provide a good service, depending on the type of information it contains, they can be dangerous to your privacy. For this reason, to install certain types of cookies in the user’s browser, it is necessary to inform them in advance and obtain their consent. Through this cookies policy we want to inform you clearly and specifically about the type of cookies we use on this website.
- What kind of cookies do we use?
Depending on where they are sent:
- Cookies: they are sent to your computer, mobile units from our own devises or from our domain.
- Third-party cookies: they are sent to your browser from a computer or domain that is not managed by us, but by another collaborating entity.
According to its purpose:
- Technical cookies: are essential for the website functioning.
- Analytical cookies: are to analyze the use made by the user of a web. They make it possible to quantify the number of users who visit the website and identify which layers of the website are most visited and most popular.
- Session Cookies: allow users to be recognized on a website so that any changes you make, items you select or data you enter are remembered from page to page.
Some of the cookies we use are persistent, which are stored on the user’s computer for a longer period of time and may vary from cookie to cookie. If you do not delete this type of cookie, they will stop working on their own when they reach their expiration date.
In the following table we indicate which cookies we use and their purpose, their length and information in this website, whether it is own or from a third party:
|JSESSIONID||This cookie is used to allow session variables to be stored on the web server.||Own||Session|
This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like days and visits to purchase.
|third-party cookies (Google Inc.)||2 years|
|__utmt||It is used to limit the percentage of requests. The information collected is completely anonymous, it does not allow visitors to be identified in any way.||third-party cookies (Google Inc.)||10 minutes|
|__utmb||Both cookies work together to calculate how long a visit takes. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. __utmb expires at the end of the session. __utmc waits 30 minutes, and then it expires. You see, __utmc has no way of knowing when a user closes their browser or leaves a website, so it waits 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it does not, it expires. |
|third-party cookies (Google Inc.)||30 minutes since the last page view and third-party page view record|
|__utmc||Both cookies work together to calculate how long a visit takes. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site. __utmb expires at the end of the session. __utmc waits 30 minutes, and then it expires. You see, __utmc has no way of knowing when a user closes their browser or leaves a website, so it waits 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it does not, it expires. |
|third-party cookies (Google Inc.) |
|when closing the browser|
|__utmz||It keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website, |
|third-party cookies (Google Inc.)||Six months from configuration or update|
If you want more information about the use of Google’s analytical cookies based on the website, please refer to the following link:
- How can you control cookies?
It is important to know that you can withdraw your consent to the cookies policy at any time by deleting the cookies stored in your web browser through its settings and configurations.
If you want, you can easily modify your web browser preferences to control yourself which cookies access your computer and which ones you prefer to limit. This option can be usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu in browsers. If you use any of the following, you only have to select the link and follow the instructions on the linked page:
- Cookie preferences in Internet Explorer
- Cookie preferences in Chrome
- Cookie preferences in Firefox
- Cookie preferences in Safari
However, if you change your preferences and limit the ability of cookies to your device, you may worsen your overall user experience and/or lose the ability to access the services. It may also stop you from saving customized settings, like login information.
- Modifications to the Cookies Policy
Last update date: March 2023.