What are cookies and why do we use them on emmaginer.com?
A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto the user’s device when accessing certain web pages to store and recover information about the browsing activity from that device.
Cookies allow this website, among other things, to store and recover information on the user’s decisions and habits. On emmaginer.com we use them to customise the experience on the website, to identify and remember the registered user and to make it easier to navigate.
On the Wikipedia page (http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cookie_(informática)) further information can be found on what cookies are and how they work.
What type of cookies are used on emmaginer.com
Cookies, in terms of how long they are stored for, can be divided into session or permanent cookies. The first expires when the user closes the browser. The second expires once they have served their purpose (for example, so that the user is identified each time on the emmaginer.com website and services) or when they are deleted manually.
And in terms of their purpose, Cookies can be classified as follows:
Performance Cookies: this type of Cookie remembers your preferences for the tools found in services, so you do not have to go back to configure the service each time you visit. For example, this type includes:
Geolocalisation Cookies: these Cookies are used to check what country you are in when you request a webpage or service. This Cookie is totally anonymous and it is only used to help to target the content to your location.
Registration Cookies: registration Cookies are created once the User has registered or after they have opened their session, and they are used to identify the user on the webpages and services for the following aims:
Analytics Cookies: each time a user visits a website or service, a tool from an external provider (Google Analytics, comScore and similar) creates an analytics cookie on the user’s device. This cookie is only created on visiting the website and will help to anonymously identify the visitor on their future visits to emmaginer.com services. The main aims are:
Important: Unless the user decides to register on emmaginer.com, the cookie will never be associated to any personal data that can identify them. These cookies will only be used for statistical purposes that help to optimise the users’ experience to the website.
Advertising Cookies: this type of cookie help to provide further information on the adverts shown to each anonymous user on the emmaginer.com website. Among other things, they store the duration or frequency of which advertising positions are viewed, the user’s interaction with these, or users’ browsing patterns and/or behaviours as they help to shape a profile of advertising interest. This allows us to offer advertising to be shown related to the interests of the user.
To manage emmaginer.com advertising, third party advertising tools are used (Adservers – http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adserver”). These third parties may store cookies sent from the emmaginer.com website from users’ browsers, as well as access to data stored on them.
The companies that generate these Cookies have their own privacy policies.
Currently, emmaginer.com uses the platform Doubleclick from Google to manage these services. For more information, visit http://www.google.es/policies/privacy/ads.
How to disable cookies on your browser
Most browsers currently allow the user to configure if they wish to accept cookies and which ones. These settings are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘Preferences’ in the browser’s menu.
These are the instructions to configure cookies on the major browsers: