b) Type, purpose and working of the cookies:
Cookies, according to how permanent they are, can be divided into session cookies and permanent cookies. Session cookies expire when the user closes the browser. Permanent cookies expire depending on when the objective they are used for has been fulfilled (for example, so that the user is identified) or when they are erased manually. The cookies used by this website are the following:
purpose of this cookie is to identify the user's session within the web
browser, the duration of the cookie is the same as the duration of the
navigation. once the browser is closed the cookie disappears automatically
- _utma: This cookie expires 2 years since last update. It generates an unique user ID and registers the date, the first and the last time the user visited the website. This cookie keeps track of the number of times the unique user visits the site.
- _utmb: This cookie expires 30 minutes since last update. It records the moment in time when a visitor enters a site and expires 30 minutes after last page view registered. It is automatically deleted when a user switches sites or closes the browser. This cookie is used to calculate the duration of the visit.
- _utmc: This cookie has a similar purpose to the one above for websites that include the older tracking code urchin.js.
- _utmz: This cookie lasts 6 months. It storages the origin of the visit, the path followed to access the website either by direct access, a link on another site, a link on an email, introducing certain keywords on the search engine, through a display campaign or an AdWords Ad. It is used to keep track of the traffic coming from a search engine (organic and PPC), display campaigns and the website navigation (internal links). This cookie updates on each visit.
c) How to disable cookies in the main browsers:
It is normally possible to stop accepting browser cookies or stop accepting cookies from one service in particular. All modern browsers allow cookie settings to be changed. These settings are normally found in the "Options" or "Preferences" sections of your browser menu. This Website offers guidance to Users about the steps to access the cookie settings menu and, where appropriate, private browsing menu for each of the main browsers:
Tools -> Internet Options-> Privacy-> Settings. For more information, you can consult Microsoft support or the browser help options.
Tools -> Options-> Privacy-> History-> Use custom settings. For more information, you can consult Mozilla support or the browser help options.
Settings-> Show advanced settings-> Privacy-> Content settings. For more information, you can consult Google support or the browser help options.
Preferences-> Security. For more information, you can consult Apple support or the browser help options.
d) What happens if the cookies are disabled:
Some features of the Services will become disabled.