Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored in the browser that is used by each user so that the server can recall certain information that it can use later on. This information can identify you as a certain user and it means that your personal preferences can be saved, along with technical information such as visits or specific pages that you visit. Users who do not want to receive cookies or who want to be informed when they are stored in their computer can configure their browser to do this.
The cookies that we use do not store any personal data, or any type of information that can be used to identify you. The cookies are used to improve the services that we supply you with. Some are strictly necessary so that the website works properly and others are used to improve the performance and your experience as a user.
Hereinafter the cookies are classified according a series of categories.
The types of cookies according to the company that controls them:
- The website’s own cookies:These are the cookies that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from equipment or a domain that is run by the editor itself or from the entity providing the service that is requested by the user.
- Third party cookies:These are the cookies that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from equipment or a domain that is not run by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Types of cookies according to the time period that they are enabled for:
- Session cookies:These cookies are designed to obtain and store data while the user accesses a webpage.
- Persistent cookies:These are a type of cookie where the data remains in the terminal and it can be accessed and processed for an indefinite period of time by the entity in charge of the cookie, which can be from a few minutes to various years.
Types of cookies according to their purpose:
- Technical cookies:These are the cookies that enable users to browse through a webpage, platform or application and use the different options or services that are available on it such as, for example, monitoring the traffic and passing on data, identifying the session, getting into restricted access parts, recalling the items included in an order, completing the purchase process of an order, filling out the request to register or take part in an event, use security features while browsing, store content to broadcast videos or audio or share content through social media.
- Personalisation cookies:These enable users to access the service with certain predefined general characteristics according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as for example the language, the type of browser which is used to access the service, the regional configuration from where the service is accessed, etc.
- Analysis cookies:These are the cookies that enable the entity that is in charge of them to monitor and analyse the behaviour of the users of the websites that they are associated with. The information obtained through this type of cookie is used to measure the activity of the websites, application or platform and to produce the browser profiles of the users of these websites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements according to the data analysis of how the users’ use of the service.
- Advertising cookies:These are the cookies that help run the ad spaces as efficiently as possible, where appropriate, which the editor has included in a webpage, application or platform from the one that supplies the service requested according to criteria such as the edited content or the frequency that the advertisements are shown.
- Behavioural advertising cookies:These are the cookies that help run the ad spaces as efficiently as possible, where appropriate, which the editor has included in a webpage, application or platform from the one that supplies the service requested. These cookies store information about the behaviour of the users that is obtained by continually monitoring their browsing habits. This contributes to developing a specific profile to show appropriate advertising that suits it.
There is more information about the cookies and how to administer with them at http://www.aboutcookies.org or in the “Help” menu of the browser.
The following types of cookies are used:
- Analytical cookies:These cookies are used to analyse the users’ behaviour in an aggregated, anonymous manner by including the number of visitors to the website and the different product fact sheets, the origin of the visit, day and time, platform, number of clicks on a banner ad, words that the user has used to search for the desired content. In this way Quinton uses this extremely practical medium to be able to make improvements to its website and determine what content or design is the most important for the user.
- Functional cookies:These are cookies that enhance the user’s experience when browsing through the website. One example of using this type of cookie is those that are used to store the browsing data of a certain language.
- Technical cookies:Technical cookies are necessary to display the webpage correctly and make sure that the website works properly.
The following table outlines the cookies used in the QUINTON website so that you can identify them in your browser:
- Type 1 Functional Cookies:Created by the Website itself.
- Type 2 Technical Cookies:Created automatically by the Applications server to run the session.
- Type 3 Analytical Cookies:Created by Google analytics type measurement codes.
|tecnocom.portal.locale||1||Variable with the language selected by the user on the Quinton Web when the language change link (language flags in the header) is clicked.||Undefined|
|JSESSIONID||2||Internal use of the application server. Variable with the id of the user session and the node that has been assigned to your session||Session|
|UID||2||Internal use of the application server.||Undefined|
|UIDR||2||Internal use of the application server.||Undefined|
|__gads||2||Internal use of the application server.||Undefined|
|__utma||2||Internal use of the application server.||Undefined|
|__utmb||2||Internal use of the application server.||Undefined|
|__utmc||2||Internal use of the application server.||Session|
|__utmz||2||Internal use of the application server.||Undefined|
|ns_cookietest||3||Generated automatically and transparently for the Web due to certain JS measurement codes embedded in the source code. Sitestat||Session|
|ns_session||3||Generated automatically and transparently for the Web due to certain JS measurement codes embedded in the source code. Sitestat||Session|
Hubspot Cookies (Type 3):
The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains: the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session)
(Expires: 2 years)
This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor’s identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
(Expires: 10 years)
Cookie for keeping track of sessions. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains: the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), session start timestamp.
(Expires: 30 min)
Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it simply to the value “1”, and use it to determine if the user has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when we manage cookies, we assume it is a new session.
(Expires: None. Session cookie)
(Expires: 2 years)
This cookie is set when you give users the choice to opt out of cookies and they choose to do so. It disables tracking and personalization.
(Expires: 2 years)
This cookie used to test whether the visitor has support for cookies enabled.
(Expires: Session cookie)
This cookie used to keep track of page views in a session.
(Expires: Session cookie)
You can allow, find out about, block or eliminate the cookies installed in your equipment through the browser options configuration installed in your computer.
- Chrome from here: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=es&answer=95647.
Firefox from here: http://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-que-los-sitios-we.
Explorer from here: http://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
Safari from here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ph5042.
Opera from here: http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.50/es-ES/cookies.html.