What exactly is a cookie?
It is a file that is downloaded to your computer or other device when you access certain web pages and which collects information about how you browse the website. In some cases, cookies are necessary to facilitate surfing and to store and retrieve information about a user’s browsing habits or his computer, among other things, and depending on the data they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to recognise the user.
Following the guidelines set down by the Spanish Data Protection Agency, the cookies used on this site are classified as follows:
- First-party cookies: They are cookies issued to the user’s PC terminal from a computer or domain controlled by the editor of the website from where the service requested by the user is provided.
- Third-party cookies: These are cookies issued to the user’s PC terminal from a computer or domain not controlled by the editor but rather from a third entity that processes data collected by the cookies.
- Persistent cookies: Session cookies collect and store data only while the user continues to surf a website.
- Cookies Persistents: These cookies store data in the PC/terminal so that it can be accessed and handled over a specific period of time pre-loaded in the cookie - from a few minutes to several years.
- Technical cookies: These enable the user to surf the website, platform or application and to use the different options or services that exist there.
- Personalisation cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with certain general characteristics already pre-defined according to a series of criteria on the user’s terminal, such as, for example, language, type of browser used to access the service, regional configuration where the user accesses the service from, etc.
- Analytics cookies: These cookies allow the person in charge of them to monitor and analyse the user’s behaviour on the websites it is linked to. The information collected by such cookies is used to measure traffic on the web, application or platform and to create surfing profiles of the users of those sites, applications and platforms in order to implement improvements depending on the feedback from that data on how users’ use the service.
The table below shows the first-party and third-party coookies used on the www.gocco.com website and explains the purpose behind each one.
|COOKIE||PURPOSE||EXPIRY||DOMAIN||FUNCTIONALITY AFFECTED WHEN DISABLED|
|frontend||_____||Session||www.gocco.com||User cannot put items into shopping trolley and so cannot complete the purchase.|
|COOKIE||PURPOSE||EXPIRY||RESPONSIBLE ENTITY||FUNCTIONALITY AFFECTED WHEN DISABLED|
|__utma (1)||Records how many times user visits site.||Persistent||None|
|__utmb (1)||Records time user arrives on site so as to calculate user’s length of stay.||Persistent||None|
|__utmc (1)||Records session status.||Persistent||None|
|__utmz (1)||Records user’s place of connection.||Persistent||None|
|__utmy(1)||Measures customisable variables.||PersistentGoogle||None|
|c_id||Add-on cookies to exchange social contents.||Persistent||shareaholic.com||The functionality that collects data about exchanges made on social networks would stop working.|
|(1) Enables the website to be monitored using Google Analytics tool, which is a service provided by Google to obtain data about user access to websites. Google, Inc., a Delaware-registered company whose main offices are at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, USA. Some of the data stored for further analysis are: the number of times the user has visited the site, the dates of the user’s first and latest visit, duration of visits, page from which the user accessed the website, the search engine used by the user to reach the selected website or link, place in the world from where the user accesses the site, etc. The configuration of these cookies is predetermined by the service offered by Google, which is why we suggest you consult the Google Analytics privacy page at http://www.google.com/intl/es/analytics/privacyoverview.html for further information about cookies and how to disable them using (as such, we are not responsible for the content or accuracy of third party websites).|
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- Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For further information, please consult Microsoft support or the Help section on your browser.
- Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Personal Settings. For further information, please consult Mozilla support or the Help section on your browser.
- Chrome: Settings -> Show advanced settings -> Privacy -> Content settings. For further information, please consult Google support or the Help section on your browser.
- Safari: Preferences -> Segurity.
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Disabling or deleting cookies belonging to Google Analytics