WHAT IS A COOKIE AND WHAT IS IT FOR?
A “Cookie” is a small file that is stored on user’s computer, tablet, smartphone or any other device with information about navigation.
The set of “cookies” of all users helps to improve the quality of a website, allowing to control which pages are useful, which are not and which are susceptible to improvement.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet, providing innumerable advantages in the provision of interactive services, facilitating the navigation and usability of a website. In no case cookies could damage your computer. By contrast, the fact that they are active helps to identify and resolve errors.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
ACCORDING TO THE ENTITY THAT MANAGES IT
- First-party cookies: Are those that are sent to your computer from computers or domains of the service provider.
- Third-party cookies: Are those that are sent to your computer from a computer or domain that is not managed by the service provider, but by another collaborating entity. For example, those used by social networks, or Google Analytics.
ACCORDING TO THE PERIOD OF TIME THEY REMAIN ACTIVATED
- Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave a website, so that none is recorded on your computer’s hard drive. The information obtained through these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the web. Ultimately, this allows to provide a better experience to improve the content and facilitate its use.
- Persistent cookies: They are stored on your hard drive and a website reads them every time you make a new visit. A persistent cookie has a specific expiration date. The cookie will stop working after that date.
ACCORDING TO ITS PURPOSE
- Technical cookies: They are those necessary for navigation and the proper functioning of a website. They allow, for example, to control traffic and data communication, use security elements, store content to be able to broadcast videos or share content through social networks.
- Personalization cookies: They are those that allow you to access the service with predefined characteristics based on a series of criteria, such as the language, the type of browser through which it is accessed the service, the regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.
- Analysis cookies: They are those that allow to quantify the number of users and thus carry out the statistical measurement and analysis of the use that users make of the services provided. For this, your browsing on a website is analyzed in order to improve the offer of products and services offered.
- Advertising cookies: They are those that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that could be included on a website.
- Behavioral advertising cookies: These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through continuous observation. Thanks to them, you can know your browsing habits on the internet and show you advertising related to your browsing profile.
COOKIES USED IN ALDELIS.COM
Next, we detail the cookies used on our website, listed alphabetically:
|_dc_gtm_UA-||Third-party||1 minute||Pattern cookie generated by Google Analytics and related to the _gat cookie pattern that Google Analytics also usually implements. The _gat cookie pattern is used to reduce the request rate. If Google Analytics is implemented through Google Tag Manager, the root of the cookie changes to _dc_gtm_|
|_fbp||Third-party||3 months||Cookie generated by Facebook that allows us to deliver our advertising to users who have already visited our website, when said users access Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.|
|_ga||Third-party||2 years||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to collect visitor, session, campaign data and track site usage for analytical reporting. Cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_gat_UA-||Third-part||1 minute||Pattern type cookie generated by Google Analytics, where the pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website with which it relates. It is a variation of the _gat cookie that is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high-volume websites.|
|_gid||Third-party||1 day||Cookie generated by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information about how visitors use a website and helps create an analytical report of how the website is performing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source from which they come and the pages visited anonymously.|
|_mailmunch_seen_month||First-party||4 weeks||Cookie generated by the MailMunch plugin, to enable the subscription functions to our Newsletter.|
|_mailmunch_visitor_id||First-party||1 year||Cookie generated by the MailMunch plugin, to enable the subscription functions to our Newsletter.|
|1P_JAR||Third-party||1 month||Cookie generated by Google. It is used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates.|
|CONSENT||Third-party||17 years||Cookie generated by YouTube to track cookie consent.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||First-party||1 year||Cookie generated by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and used to store the user's consent for cookies in the "Necessary" category.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||First-party||1 year||Cookie generated by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and used to store the user's consent for cookies in the "Non-Necessary" category.|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||First-party||1 year||Cookie generated by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and used to store the user's cookie consent status.|
|fr||Third-party||3 months||Cookie generated by Facebook to show relevant ads to users as well as measure and optimize them.|
|GPS||Third-party||30 minutes||Cookie generated by YouTube and that registers a unique identification to track users according to their geographical location.|
|IDE||Third-party||13 months||Cookie used by Google DoubleClick to record and report on user actions on the website after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser's advertisements for the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement and presenting specific advertisements for the user.|
|mailmunch_second_pageview||First-party||1 year||Cookie generated by the MailMunch plugin, to enable the subscription functions to our Newsletter.|
|NID||Third-party||6 months||Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called "NID" in their browsers. The browser itself sends this cookie with requests to Google sites. The NID cookie contains a unique identification that Google uses to remember browsing preferences and other information, such as the preferred language (for example, English), how many search results you want to display per page (for example, 10 or 20) and if you want to have Google's SafeSearch filter activated.|
|pll_language||First-party||1 year||Cookie generated by the Polylang plugin and that stores the language code of the last page browsed.|
|test_cookie||Third-party||11 months||Cookie used by Google DoubleClick to verify if the browser accepts cookies.|
|viewed_cookie_policy||First-party||1 year||Cookie generated by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and that stores the user's cookie consent status.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Third-party||6 months||Cookie generated by YouTube and that allows you to track the videos visited that are embedded in this website.|
|YSC||Third-party||Session||This cookie contains a unique identifier for the control of visits to YouTube videos and the registration of certain events such as likes or video sharing.|
|YTC||Third-party||Session||Cookie generated by YouTube and that manages the presentation and viewing of videos on the website.|
HOW CAN YOU CONFIGURE OR DISABLE YOUR COOKIES?
You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring the options of your Internet browser. If you do not allow the installation of cookies in your browser, you may not be able to access some of the services and that your experience on our website may be less satisfactory. In the following links you have at your disposal all the information to configure or disable your cookies in each browser: