What are cookies?
Cookies are files that websites store in the user's browser and which are necessary for providing interactive services when browsing the web.
Possible types of cookies
Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that remain on the user's machine until they close the web site. They do not remain on the user's computer.
Persistent cookies: these cookies stay stored in a computer's cookies file after the user has closed the web site. They will re-connect to the web page when it is next opened, remembering information that facilitates navigation (direct access to the service without needing to repeat the login process) or providing a commercial service (offering products or services related to previous visits).
Cookies can also be:
Own: cookies created by the web site being visited.
Third-party: cookies received when navigating a website generated by a third-party service hosted by that website. For example, a cookie used by an advert or advertising banner on the website visited.
The purpose of cookies
Technical purposes: They are necessary for website function. These are known as 'strictly necessary' cookies. They make it possible to control traffic from the server to multiple users at the same time, to identify system users and enable access as a user, etc.
Customisation: They make it possible for each user to configure aspects such as the language in which they wish to view the website, view the page, etc.
Analysis or performance: They allow measurement of the number of visits and navigation criteria for different areas of the site.
Advertising: They allow effectiveness settings to be included in the advert provided on the web pages.
Behavioural advertising: They allow effectiveness settings to be included in the advertising on the website, based on information about users' behaviour.
www.almirall.com uses the following COOKIES:
Thirty-party, specifically, Google Analytics Cookies
Own cookies, these are temporary and for the exclusive purpose of maintaining the session while the user navigates once they have logged in.
The strictly necessary cookies allow the user to navigate the website and use its essential functions. These cookies do not collect any information about browsing that could be used for marketing activities or to remember which pages have been visited.
|__utma||Persistent||They allow the Google Analytics service to collect anonymous statistics about use of our website.|
|__utmb||30 minutes||They allow the Google Analytics service to collect anonymous statistics about use of our website.|
|__utmc||session||They allow the Google Analytics service to collect anonymous statistics about use of our website.|
|__utmz||6 months||They allow the Google Analytics service to collect anonymous statistics about use of our website.|
|JSESSIONID||session||Protects the identity of the user|
How to uninstall cookies
1. Enter the Safari menu > Preferences
2. In the Privacy section, click the Details button
3. Select the website that stores cookies and click Delete, or click Delete All to remove all of the cookies