Cookies

WHAT A COOKIE IS

An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items added in the shopping cart in an online store) or to record the user’s browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited in the past). They can also be used to remember arbitrary pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields such as names, addresses, passwords, and credit card numbers.

TYPES OF COOKIES ACCORDING TO THEIR PURPOSE

There are different types of cookies. They could be grouped mainly into three sections: cookies according to their purpose, according to their duration and also according to their property. In this first table we will detail each of the types that exist according to their purpose.

They allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and use the different options or services that exist, such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the purchase process of an order, make the request for registration or participation in an event, use security elements while browsing, store content for the dissemination of videos or sound, or Share content through social networks.

TYPES OF COOKIES ACCORDING TO DURATION AND OWNERSHIP

There are different types of cookies. They could be grouped mainly into three sections: cookies according to their purpose, according to their duration and also according to their property. In this first table we will detail each of the types that exist according to their purpose.

They allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as language, the type of browser through which he accesses the service, the regional configuration from which he accesses at the service, etc.

They allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of the users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform; and for the elaboration of navigation profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements based on the analysis of the use data made by the users of the service.

They allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service based on criteria such as edited content or content. frequency at which ads are shown.

They allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, where appropriate, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which it provides the requested service. These cookies store information on the behavior of users obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows developing a specific profile to display advertising based on it.

They are temporary that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the website, so none is registered on the user’s hard drive. The information obtained through these cookies, serves to analyze traffic patterns on the web. In the long run, this allows us to provide a better experience by improving the content and facilitating its use.

They are stored on the hard drive and our website reads them every time you make a new visit. A permanent cookie has a specific expiration date and will stop working after that date. We use them, generally, to facilitate the purchase and registration services.

Own cookies are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third-party cookies are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies. Third-party cookies are also installed by the editor but managed by a third party.

WHICH COOKIES THIS WEBSITE USES

This website only uses cookies for the use of Google Analytics, consent to the use of cookies for compliance with the European GDPR law and cookies for the management of users in the purchase and processing platform of orders and payments. This website does not use any behavioral advertising cookies or other third-party cookies. In the following subsections each of them is detailed according to their functional area.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

The library is used to determine the domain to be measured, distinguish unique users, limit the percentage of requests, remember the number and duration of previous visits, remember information from traffic sources, determine the start and end of a session and remember the value of the visitor’s personalized variables. The cookies used for these purposes are __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv with variable duration times between browser closing, 10 minutes or 2 years. For more information about Google Analytics you can visit this link.

They are used to distinguish unique users and limit the percentage of requests. The cookies that could be saved are: _ga, _gid, _gat, AMP_TOKEN or _gac_. For more information about Google Analytics you can visit thise link.

CONSENT POLICY COOKIE

Generated by the “The GDPR Framework of Data443” plugin, the cookie cookie_consult_status will be generated for the consent of the use of cookies according to European GDPR law and will be used for acceptance or decline by the user of the use of cookies on the site.

SHOP AND USER MANAGEMENT

For the management of the store, orders and users we use the following cookies: woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart and wp_woocommerce_session_. The first two cookies contain information about the shopping cart, while the third contains a unique identifier for each customer that allows to associate it with the cart in the database. As you see, we do not keep personal information in any of them.

On the other hand, for secure payment management you can find two new cookies, __stripe_mid and __stripe_sid that are used by the payment gateway when making a payment with a credit or debit card.

If you have created an account on uvaspain.com to save your shipping and billing addresses, order history and other features, three other cookies are used to store this information. On the one hand, wordpress_logged_in_ [hash] will indicate that you are validated and who you are. Applicable only to the / admin-wp area, a double wordpress_ [hash] is created during the authentication process.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

CACHE OPTIMIZER

Associated with WordPress, wpSGCacheBypas, is used to improve the use of the cache in the environment.

Cookie management in browsers

As we know, today there are many browsers in the market, which have also evolved in their different versions. As it is almost impossible to cover the processes of configuration, blocking or deletion of cookies in all browsers and their versions, we have chosen to give you a selection of links of the most common. You can check:

Questions?

We hope this document on our cookie policy has been useful to you. In any case, if you have any questions about our use of these technologies, we will always be happy to answer you if you send us an email to hello@uvaspain.com.