What is a Cookie?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the device that the user uses when visiting a website. Their main purpose is to recognize the user each time he or she accesses the site and also to improve the quality and usability of our website.
Cookies are essential for the operation of the Internet; they cannot damage the user’s computer/device and, if activated in the configuration of your browser, they help us to identify and resolve possible operating errors.
Types of Cookies
There are different types of cookies. They all work the same way, but have small differences:
a) Session Cookies: Session cookies only last for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. Their main purpose is to identify the type of device, to support the security of the website or its basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that can identify an individual.
b) Persistent or Permanent Cookies They are stored on the hard disk of the device and the website reads them each time a new visit is made; they have an expiration date, once this date is reached, the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences; analyze the visits and help us understand how users arrive at our site and improve our services.
c) Functionality Cookies: They allow us to remember decisions made by the user, such as their login or identifier. The information that these cookies collect is anonymized (i.e., they do not store name, address, or other data).
d) Third-party cookies: Third-party cookies are cookies installed by a website that is not the one being visited; for example, those used by social networks (such as Facebook) or external content add-ons (such as Google Maps). Some advertising companies use these types of files to track visits to each site where they are advertised.
e) Analytical Cookies: These are cookies that are intended for periodic maintenance to ensure the best performance and service to the user, collecting data on their activity.
By accessing www.fundacioncinde.org, you expressly agree that we may use such cookies on your devices. If you disable cookies, your navigation may not be optimal and some of the utilities available to you may not function properly.
a) Own cookies
In order to recognize and provide better service, our site uses its own cookies. The advantages of accepting these cookies translate into time savings. They can also be used to recognize you between successive visits and thus adapt the content shown; obtain information about the date and time of your last visit, measure some traffic parameters within the site itself, and estimate the number of visits made, so that services and promotions can be focused and adjusted more effectively.
No cookie can extract information from your hard drive or steal personal information. No cookie allows your phone number, email address or any other means of contact to be contacted, nor can they damage your computer.
Cookies strictly necessary
Cookie: __utmb/ expiration time: TEMPORARY. Provider: Google Analytics. Description: Stores user’s session time through the site.
Cookie: __utmc temporary / expiration time: TEMPORARY. Provider: Google Analytics.
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b) Google Analytics Cookies
The site uses the Google Analytics service, which is provided by Google, Inc. whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States («Google»).
By using this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
User settings to avoid Cookies.
Thus, you can block cookies through the browser’s configuration tools or configure the browser to notify you when a server wants to save a cookie:
a) If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, under the menu option Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Settings. To learn more, visit: http://windows.microsoft.com/eses/windowsvista/blockorallowcookies
b) If you use Firefox, under the menu option Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies.
To know more: http://support.mozilla.org/es/products/firefox/privacyandsecurity
c) If you use Chrome, in the Options > Advanced > Privacy section.
To learn more: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647
d) If you use Opera, under the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser.
To know more: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/