What are cookies?
A cookie is a file downloaded on your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a web page to, among other things, store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way the computer is used, they can be used to recognise the user.
What types of cookies are used?
This website uses Google Analytics, an analytical web service provided by Google Inc. that allows to know the use that the users do of a website. The information that the cookies generate about your use of the website (including your IP address) may be transmitted and filed by Google in the United States servers. Google will use this information on our behalf with the purpose of following the trail of your website use, compiling reports of website activity and providing other services related to the website activity and Internet use.
Specially, we use the following Google cookies:
|Cookie Name||Expiration||Time Description|
|__utma||2 years||This is the main way Google Analytics tracks unique visitors. Stored in this cookie is a unique visitor ID, the date and time of their first visit, the time their current visit started and the total number of visits they have made.|
|__utmb||30 minutes||It stores the number of pageviews in the current visit and the start time of the visitor’s current visit.|
|__utmc||End of browser session||The __utmc cookie is the session cookie.|
|__utmz||6 Month||This is the traffic source cookie.|
|__utmt||10 minutes||it is used to throttle the request rate for the service – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.|
|__utmv||2 years||It is a persistant cookie|
How to manage Cookies in your computer?