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Cookies Policy

The owner of the website http://www.easse.org/ hereby informs about the use of cookies on its website:

1. What are cookies?

Cookies are files that can be downloaded to your computer through webpages. They are tools that play an essential role in the provision of numerous Information Society services. Among others, they allow a website to store and retrieve information about a user’s browsing habits or their equipment, and depending on the information obtained, they can be used to recognise the user and improve the service offered.

2. Types of cookies

2.1 Depending on the entity that manages it.

Depending on who is the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and processes the data obtained, two types can be distinguished:

  • Own cookies: those that are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
  • Third-party cookies: those that are sent to the user’s terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor but by another entity that processes the data obtained through cookies.

Cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself but the information collected through these is managed by a third party cannot be considered own cookies.

2.2 Depending on the length of time they remain in storage.

According to the period of time that they remain stored in the client’s browser, which may be:

  • Session cookies: designed to collect and store data while the user accesses a webpage. They are usually used to store information that only needs to be kept to provide the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g., a list of products purchased).
  • Persistent cookies: the data remains stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

2.3 According to the purpose for which the data obtained are processed.

  • Technical Cookies: those that allow the user to navigate through a webpage, platform or application and use the different options or services on it such as controlling traffic and data communication, identifying the session, accessing restricted access areas, remembering the items in an order, doing the purchasing process of an order, applying for registration or participation in an event, using security features while browsing, storing content to broadcast videos or sound or sharing content through the social media.
  • Personalization cookies: allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as the language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from which the user accesses the service, etc.
  • Analytical cookies: these allow the party 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 to create browsing profiles of the users of these sites, applications and platforms in order to make improvements based on the analysis of the data on how users use the service.
  • Advertising Cookies: they allow advertising spaces to be managed as effectively as possible.
  • Behavioral advertising cookies: they store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows a specific profile to be developed in order to display advertising based on this profile.
  • External social media cookies: these are used to allow visitors to interact with content from different social platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) and are generated only for users of these social media. The terms of use of these cookies and the information collected is regulated by the privacy policy of the corresponding social platform.

3. Disabling and deleting cookies

You have the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting the browser options installed on your computer.

By disabling cookies, some of the available services may no longer be operational.

The way to disable cookies is different for each browser, but it can usually be done from the Tools or Options menu.

You can also consult the browser’s Help menu, where you can find instructions.

The user may choose which cookies he/she wants to operate on this website at any time.

You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting the browser options installed on your computer:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
  • Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/impedir-que-los-sitios-web-guarden-sus-preferencia
  • Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=es
  • Safari: http://safari.helpmax.net/es/privacidad-y-seguridad/como-gestionar-las-cookies/
  • Opera: http://help.opera.com/Linux/10.60/es-ES/cookies.html

In addition, you can also manage the cookie stored in your browser through tools such as the following

  • Ghostery: www.ghostery.com/
  • Your online choices: www.youronlinechoices.com/es/

4. Cookies used on .easse.org

The cookies that are being used in this portal are identified below, as well as their type and function:

  1. Own cookies.
  • Technical session cookies, to ensure that users are human and not automated applications. This is the way we combat spam.
  1. Third-party cookies.
  • Google Analytics: This stores cookies to compile statistics on traffic and volume of visits to this websiteb. The exercise of any rights in this regard should be made by communicating directly with Google. For more information, please check: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/cookie-usage?hl=es
  • Social media: Each social media uses its own cookies to enable you to click on Like or Share buttons

Cookie name

Default duration

Description

__utma

Two years from configuration or upgrade

It is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and there is no __utma. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmt

10 minutes

It is used to limit the percentage of requests.

__utmb

30 minutes after configuration or update.

It is used to determine new sessions or visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and there is no __utmb cookie. The cookie is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmc

End of browser session

It is not used in ga.js. It is configured to interact with urchin.js. Previously, this cookie acted in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session or visit.

__utmz

Six months after configuration or upgrade

It stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and is updated each time data is sent to Google Analytics.

5. Acceptance of Cookies Policy

https://www.easse.org/ assumes that you accept the use of cookies. However, it displays information about its Cookie Policy at the bottom or top of all pages on the portal with each login in order to make you aware of it.

In view of this information, you may take the following actions:

  • Accept cookies. This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the portal during the current session.
  • Close . The notice is hidden on this page. It will result in a rejection of all unneeded cookies.
  • Change cookie settings. You can learn more about what cookies are and the Cookie Policy of http://www.easse.org/ and change your browser’s settings.Modify Cookies

Last updated: June 23, 2022